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Wars and Conflict - The Plantation of Ulster

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King James I’s Plantation of Ulster began in 1611 a few years after he had granted a charter to the London Virginia Company to establish an English settlement in Virginia.

Image of Dr. Audrey HorningDr Audrey Horning, an archaeologist at Queen’s University Belfast, describes the architectural comparisons between settlements in Ulster and settlements in Jamestown, Virginia.
 
 

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