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From: "Edward Andrews" <>
Subject: RE: [Sc-Ir] Beatty
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 08:58:12 +0100
Looked up the writings of Jane Ohlmeyer in the Library of Congress
Catalogue. She certainly is involved in a lot of very recent writing.
I think I'll see what Edinburgh University has by her. I doubt if the local
Thanks Charles. Looks as if we have a resource.
From: Charles.Clark [mailto:]
Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2005 1:42 AM
To: Edward Andrews
Subject: Re: [Sc-Ir] Beatty
If we struggle to understand these events in retrospect, just think what it
have been like to live through it all, with the intention of surviving its
twists and turns. One person who was at the middle of a lot of it, and
was Randal McDonnell, Marquis of Antrim.
A book that I have got, but have not yet got my teeth properly into, is
"Civil War and Restoration in the Three Stuart Kingdoms: TheCareer of Randal
MacDonnell, Marquis of Antrim", by Jane Ohlmeyer. One of these days I will
to grips with it, I swear, but I've had it a few years now and it's still
Note the description of those events as being civil war in the "Three Stuart
Kingdoms", rather than being the "English civil war"
Much like the internecine strife that tore Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia etc apart
few years ago, all fighting each other and looking for advantage for
Edward Andrews wrote:
> I couldn't give you a reading list, for quite honestly I haven't kept up
> speed on the English Civil War. I'd send you to C V Wedgewood and
> Christopher Hill, but they are ages old - kind of 40 years
> As far as the Scottish bit, I find Patterson A Land Afflicted Scotland and
> the Covenanter Ward 1638 - 1690: John Donald 1998 ISBN 0-85976-486-9 is as
> good as you need unless you are going into very local stuff. In any case
> there is a good Bibliography.
> On Ireland, Haven't a clue. There has been so much new writing about