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A History of Ulster, by Jonathan Bardon, Blackstaff Press, 1992

Making Ireland British 1580-1650, by Nicholas Canny, Oxford University Press, 2001

Granuaile: The life and times of Grace O´Malley 1530-1603, by Anne Chambers, Wolfhound Press, 1998

The Londonderry Plantation 1609-1914, by James Stevens Curl, Phillimore & Co Ltd, 1987

The Honourable The Irish Society and the Plantation of Ulster, 1608-2000, by James Stevens Curl, Phillimore & Co Ltd, 2000

Beyond Reform; Martial Law and the Tudor Reconquest of Ireland, by David Edwards, History Ireland, 5/2,1997

The Catholics of Ulster: A History, by Marianne Elliot, Penguin Books, 2001

Devoted People: Belief and Religion in Early Modern Ireland, by Raymond Gillespie, Manchester University Press, 1997

Iona, Kells and Derry: The History and Hagiography of the Monastic Familia of Columba, by Maire Herbert, Four Courts Press, 1996

Plantations in Ulster, by R. J Hunter, Public Record Office of N. Ireland, 1975

The Fishmongers´ Company of London and the Londonderry Plantation, by R. J Hunter in G. O´Brien ed. Derry and Londonderry: History and Society, Geography Publications, 1998

County Armagh: a map of plantation c.1610, by R. J Hunter in A. J Hughes & William Nolan eds. Armagh History and Society, Geography Publications, 2001

Style and form in gravestone and monumental sculpture in County Tyrone in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, by R. J Hunter in C Dillon & H Jeffaries eds. Tyrone: History and Society, Geography Publications, 2000

Plantations in Donegal, by R. J Hunter in Nolan, Ronayne & Dunlevy eds. Donegal; History and Society, Geography Publications, 1995

Ulster Plantation towns 1609-41, by R. J Hunter, in D Harkness and M O´Dowd eds. The Town in Ireland, Appletree Press, 1981

A Guide to Early Irish Law, by Fergus Kelly, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1988

Sir Arthur Chichester, Lord Deputy of Ireland 1605-16, by John McCavitt, Institute of Irish Studies, 1998

The Flight of the Earls, by John McCavitt, Gill & Macmillan, 2002

The quest for Celtic Christianity, by Donald E. Meek, The Handsel Press Ltd, 2000

The Londonderry Plantations, by T. W Moody, Belfast, 1939

Political Ideology in Ireland, 1541-1641, by Hiram Morgan, Four Courts Press, 1999

Tyrone´s rebellion: the outbreak of the Nine Years War in Tudor Ireland, by Hiram Morgan, The Royal Historical Society Studies in History Series, 1993

Hugh O´Neill and the Nine Years War in Tudor Ireland, by Hiram Morgan, Historical Journal, 1993

Faith and fatherland in sixteenth century Ireland, by Hiram Morgan, History Ireland, Summer 1995.

Gaelic and Gaelicised Ireland in the Middle Ages, by Kenneth Nicholls, Gill & Macmillan, 1972

Ireland before the Normans, by Donncha O Corrain, Gill & Macmillan, 1972

Early Medieval Ireland 400-1200, by Donncha O Corrain, Longman, 1995

Power, Politics and Land: Early Modern Sligo, 1568-1680, by Mary O´Dowd, Institute of Irish Studies, 1991

Calendar of State Papers, Ireland, 1571-75, by Mary O´Dowd eds. Public Record Office London, 2000

Field Day Anthology of Irish Studies Vol. 5, by Mary O´Dowd co-ed. Cork University Press, 2002

The Scottish Migrations to Ulster in the Reign of James 1, by M. Perceval-Maxwell, London, 1973

From Kings to Warlords: The Changing Political Structure of Gaelic Ireland in the Later Middle Ages, by Katharine Simms, Boydell & Brewer, 1987

Out and about:

Ulster Plantation Centre - 50 High Street, Draperstown, Co Londonderry. This purpose built interpretative centre is located in the Plantation town of Draperstown.

Manor House - Moneymore, Co Londonderry provides a re-creation of an early plantation settlement.

Bellagy Bawn - Castle Street, Bellaghy, Co Londonderry has exhibitions on the Plantation and on modern poetry especially the work of the Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney who was born nearby.

Tower Museum at Union Hall Place - Londonderrry, introduces the visitor to aspects of Celtic monasticism, the Plantation of Londonderry, the siege of Derry and the Georgian Period.

Flight of the Earls Heritage Centre - Rathmullan, Co. Donegal explores the life and times of the Earls and the aftermath of their flight.

Ramelton Heritage Exhibition and Genealogy Centre - Ramelton, Co Donegal, takes the visitor on a tour of Ramelton´s path from Gaelic stronghold through Plantation upheaval to Georgian prosperity.

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