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The Scots In Early Stuart Ireland: Union and separation in two kingdoms

Simon Egan and David Edwards


Increased Irish-Scottish contact was one of the main consequences of the Ulster plantation (1610), yet it remains under-emphasised in the general accounts of the period. The Scottish involvement in early-to-mid seventeenth-century Ireland was both more and less pervasive than has been generally understood, just as the Irish role in western Scotland and the Isles has been mostly underappreciated. Despite growing academic interest in English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh inter-connections sparked by the ‘New British History’ debate, the main emphasis in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century ‘British’ ... More

Keywords: Irish history, Scottish history, British history, Early Modern History, Atlantic World History, Three Kingdoms History, Ulster Plantation, Reformation and Counter-Reformation Studies, Religious Missions, Colonialism and colonisation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780719097218
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719097218.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Egan, editor
University College Cork

David Edwards, editor