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Wars and Conflict - The Plantation of Ulster

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  Tully Castle
  Religious legacy
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  Ulster Scots
  Settlement map
  Bardic poetry
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The Plantation of Ulster began in the 17th century when English and Scottish Protestants settled on land confiscated from the Gaelic Irish. Through essays, audio, photographs and interactive maps you can discover how the Plantation transformed Gaelic Ulster.
Montage of Ireland before the Plantation
Gaelic Ireland was a patchwork of independent kingdoms each ruled by a chieftain and bound by a common set of legal, social and religious traditions. Read and listen to views on Brehon law, religion and the role of women in Gaelic Ireland.
Montage of English and Scottish Planters
King James I believed that colonising Ulster would quell rebellion and win over the 'rude and barbarous Irish' to 'civility' and Protestantism. Learn about the English and Scottish planters and the role played by the London Companies in the Plantation of Ulster.
Cartographers
London Companies
American Connections
Plantation Architecture
Tully Castle, 1641
Religious Legacy
Personal Perspective
Ulster Scots
Settlement Map
Bardic Poetry
Audio Gallery


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