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Hell or Connaught! the Cromwellian colonisation of Ireland, 1652-1660 by Peter Berresford Ellis

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658,
  • Land settlement -- Ireland -- History -- 17th century,
  • Protestants -- Ireland -- History -- 17th century,
  • British -- Ireland -- History -- 17th century,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1649-1660

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Peter Berresford Ellis.
LC ClassificationsDA944.4 .E44 1975b
The Physical Object
Pagination[10], 268 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5247150M
ISBN 100241890713
LC Control Number75319279

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