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History and Genealogy for descendants of O'Sullivan and Sullivan. ALso if interest to people who enjoy reading about Irish history and genealogy in general.
Originally published in 1908, Bantry, Berehaven, and the OSullivan Sept follows the arrival of the mythic Milesian forces into Bantry, Berehaven and Cork, the emergence of the OSullivan sept, and the role that the OSullivans have played in Irish life, culture, and politics throughout history. The editors notes to this edition contain OHarts genealogy of the OSullivan sept, and biographical notes on the author, T.D. Sullivan. In the text, the author discusses: Arrival of the Milesian Invaders in Bantry Bay. Berehaven Harbour called after their Queen, Beara.French and English Naval Fight in the Bay in 1689, The attempted French Invasion in 1795.Wolfe Tones Account of the Expedition/The Elizabethan Wars, The Battle of Kinsale. The Spanish Commanders intended Surrender of Donal OSullivans Castle of Dunboy.The Castle retaken by OSullivans Men, Letters of OSullivan to the King of Spain/The Desolation of MunsterDescriptions by English Writers.The Siege of Dunboy Castle.The Massacre in Dursey Island.Capture and Destruction of Dunboy Castle.Fate of the Garrison./OSullivan commences his famous retreat to the North.Unparalleled sufferings of his Followers.Fighting all the Way.A Brilliant Irish Victory.Thomas Daviss poems on the OSullivans. Some other Quotations/The English Market for Irish Heads. The Price List issued by the Lords Justices at Cork. OSullivan Escapes to Spain. Is welcomed and honoured by the King. Is Assassinated by an Englishman at Madrid/Religious Troubles.Endeavours to Protestantise Ireland. Settlements of French and Dutch Protestants encouraged by the Government.Lord Deputy Strafford and his Foreign Artificers.A Huguenot Settlement at Berehaven under Jacques de la Fontaine, and what became of it/How the Irish suffered for their Loyalty to King Charles I.The Cromwellian War, Confiscations, and Plantations.Dispossession of the Native Land-owners in Cork and Kerry.Their Properties acquired by English Adventurers.Whites, Brownes, Herberts, &c./The Romantic Career of Morty Oge OSullivan.His Shooting of Lewellen Puxley.A Military Force sent from Cork to capture him.Their Attack on his House.Morty Shot Dead His Body towed at the Stern of a Sloop from Berehaven to Cork.His Head set on a Spike over the Jail.Poems of Lamentation/General John Sullivan.A Leader in the American War of Independence.Captures the First Fort in the War Honoured by George Washington.Helps to rout the English Army out of Boston.American Counties called by his name/The Admirals Sullivan of the British Navy.Gunner John Sullivan of Bantry at the Siege of Sebastopol.The OSullivans in Literature.Don Philip OSullivan the Historian.Tadh Gaolach and Owen Roe OSullivan, Gaelic Poets. Sir Arthur Sullivan, Musician. etc./The Grand Grabber, Sir William Petty.His Acquisitions in Kerry.He is publicly accused by Sir Jerome Sankey of Enormous Frauds.The Prosecution fizzles out.Pettys Down Survey.His Property now the Lansdowne Estates.Scandals of their Management in the fifties.Stewart Trenchs Rules and Regulations.The Lansdowne Ward in a New York Hospital/The White Family. The Lords Bantry. Lord Clintons Purchase of Bere Island. Extraordinary Scenes Descriptions of them by John P. Prendergast, Author of The Cromwellian Settlement of Ireland. (FOR THE LOWEST PRICE: if you found this book via a search engine, check for the lowest price by searching for THE O'DALY BOOKSHOP directly, then check the price there.)