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A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.
{Lord lieutenant}, a representative of British royalty: the {lord lieutenant of Ireland} being the representative of royalty there and exercising supreme administrative authority; the {lord lieutenant of a county} being a deputy to manage its military concerns, and also to nominate to the chancellor the justices of the peace for that county.
Lord Cadde I don't hesitate to declare Unworthy the father-in-legal care Of that elderly sport, notwithstanding the truth That Cadde had renounced all the follies of youth; For sad to relate, he'd arrived at the stage Of existence that's marked by the vices of age.
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 Ireland -> History on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Parts of Ireland had already been Christianized before the arrival of St. Patrick in the 5th cent., but pagan tradition continued to appeal to the imagination of Irish poets even after the complete conversion of the country.
The English conquest of Ireland was begun by Richard de Clare, 2d earl of Pembroke, known as Strongbow, who intervened in behalf of a claimant to the throne of Leinster; in 1171, Henry himself went to Ireland, temporarily establishing his overlordship there.
Although Bruce was killed in 1318, the English authority in Ireland was weakening, becoming limited to a small district around Dublin known as the Pale ; the rest of the country fell into a struggle for power among the ruling Anglo-Irish families and Irish chieftains.
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Ireland resembles a basin—a central plain rimmed with mountains, except in the Dublin region.
The Republic of Ireland was proclaimed on April 18, 1949, and withdrew from the Commonwealth.
Ireland's rejection of the Nice Treaty came as a shock to the 14 other EU members as well as to the numerous countries aspiring to EU membership—the vote had to be unanimous among the EU partners to move ahead with the expansion.
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 Aspect Ireland - Lord Leitrim
These landlords held vast areas of land as grace and favour bequests of the English Crown and in many cases their cruelty and inhumanity are legendary and their practice of imposing exorbitant rent and short-notice evictions is one of the most prominent issues in the Irish political and social history of the period.
Lord Leitrim was a man of considerable wealth and his main estate was in the county of Leitrim but he also owned extensive areas of north Donegal.
He was reviled by the population at large but especially by the peasantry, to the extent that he usually required a heavily armed guard when travelling on or between his estates.
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Ireland lies in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain, from which it is separated in the north-east by the North Channel, in the east by the Irish Sea, and in the south-east by St. George's Channel.
Moreover, the influence of the Marquis of Ormond was a fatal cause of discord.
Michael Davitt, the son of a Mayo peasant, and favoured by the prevailing distress and by the heartlessness of the landlords, it rapidly spread.
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 SIR EDWARD BELLINGHAM - LoveToKnow Article on SIR EDWARD BELLINGHAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1549), lord deputy of Ireland, was a son of Edward Bellingham of Erringham, Sussex, his mother being a member of the Shelley family.
Ireland was then in a very disturbed condition, but the new governor crushed a rebellion of the OConnors in Leinster, freed the Pale from rebels, built forts, and made the English power respected in Munster and Connaught.
Bellingham, however, was a headstrong man and was constantly quarrelling with his council; but one of his opponents admitted that he was the best man of war that ever he had seen in Ireland.
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 STEELE - LoveToKnow Article on STEELE
168o), lord chancellor of Ireland, was a son of Richard Steele of Sandbach, Cheshire, and was educated at Caius College, Cambridge.
In 1648 he was chosen recorder of London, and he was one of the four counsel appointed to conduct the case against Charles I. in January 1649, but illness prevented him from discharging this duty.
Steele wasM.P. for the City of London~ in 1654, was chief baron of the exchequer in 1655, and was made lord chancellor of Ireland in 1656.
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 Ireland on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The island is divided into two major political units—Northern Ireland (see Ireland, Northern), which is joined with Great Britain in the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland (see Ireland, Republic of).
Of the 32 counties of Ireland, 26 lie in the Republic, and of the four historic provinces, three and part of the fourth are in the Republic.
Mo MOWLAM, the UK Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, is confronted by a Nationalist during a walkabout.
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 The Titles of the European Rulers
Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland and the dominions thereto belonging;
Oliver, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions and territories thereunto belonging
Ireland had been recognized as a separate state (with exception of the Nothern Ireland that continues to be part of the Kingdom).
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 History of IRELAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A significant attempt to establish English control in Ireland is made by Henry VII in 1494.
Led by the earl of Tyrone, this rebellion leads eventually to his departure from Ireland in 1607, in the flight of the earls.
Land within it will be distributed to the parliamentary army, in payment for their services, and to other 'adventurers' who have contributed funds under the terms of the act of 1642.
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Outside the Pale, Ireland is a patchwork of lordships owing allegiance to the Crown on their lords' whims.
The principal protagonists are the Fitzgerald earls of Desmond and Kildare and the Butler Earls of Ormond, whose lordships straddle Ireland in a diagonal from Dublin to Cork.
The earls of Desmond, Ormond and Kildare strive for supremacy, manipulate and are manipulated by lesser lords.
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Ireland, Iceland, and the UK dispute Denmark's claim that the Faroe Islands' continental shelf extends beyond 200 nm.
In the Stone and Bronze Ages, Ireland was inhabited by Picts in the north and a people called the Erainn in the south, the same stock, apparently, as in all the isles before the Anglo-Saxon invasion of Britain.
Ireland, Church of - Ireland, Church of, Anglican church of both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
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 Lord Cloncurry's Memoirs.
Borne, Lord Redesdale, and Myself - Intervention of Lord Hardwicke - Submission of the Chancellor - Letters from him and Mr.
The First Recall of Lord Anglesey - Reasons assigned by the Duke of Wellington - His Attack upon Myself - Lord Anglesey's Reply - Ministerial surveillance of Hospitality - Letters from Lord Anglesey - Viceroyalty of the Duke of Northumberland - Unnecessary Irritation of Mr.
Abandonment of Lord Anglesey's Policy - Statesmanship on the Whig Model - Its results in the Demoralization of the People - Testimony to this Truth; of Dr. Doyle, of Mr.
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Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death.
Lord Rochford was beheaded soon after the trial ended; the four others implicated had their sentences commuted from hanging, drawing and quartering to decapitation.
In 1542, Henry changed the title "Lord of Ireland" to "King of Ireland" after being advised that many Irish people regarded the Pope as the true head of their country, with the Lord acting as a mere representative.
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 Northern Ireland Court Service
On the 6 January 2005, Her Majesty the Queen appointed His Honour Judge Anthony Hart QC to be a Judge of the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland.
On the 6 September 2004, Her Majesty the Queen appointed a new Lord Justice of Appeal in Northern Ireland, a new Judge of the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland and 4 new Judges of the County Court in Northern Ireland.
Lord Filkin attended the launch of the Causeway Programme on 16th September 2003 to add the support of the Department of Constitutional Affairs to this major criminal justice system initiative.
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 The Senate of Southern Ireland, 1921
Senate and House of Commons of Northern Ireland were elected in 1921 and continued until 1972.
The Government of Ireland Act stipulated that if fewer than half the members of the House of Commons came to its first meeting on June 28, the institutions would lapse and Southern Ireland would be ruled as a Crown Colony.
The House of Commons of Southern Ireland had a curious resurrection a few months later, when as part of the process of ratification of the December 1921 Ango-Irish Treaty its members were called together to approve it and appoint the Provisional Government of the Irish Free State on 14 January 1922.
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The first people to live in Ireland came from the European mainland at about 6000 B.C. They settled on the northeast coast, near what today is known as Larne in Northern Ireland,and moved further inland along the rivers.
She seized land in Leix and Offaly counties in central Ireland and gave it to the English settlers.
At this time, because of the poverty in Ireland at this time most of the people were dependent on potatoes as their primary source for food.
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1172 Henry was decreed feudal lord of Ireland by the Pope.
When they first came to Ireland, many of the men in King Henry II's army decided to stay, and they are the ancestors of many of the Catholics in Ireland today.
Even today, Catholics in Northern Ireland are still twice as likely to be unemployed, and cannot become a police officer, Northern Ireland's most promising occupation, for fear of being assassinated by the IRA for doing so.
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 Ireland 1789-1801
After 1795 there were increasing incidents of sectarian violence in Ireland, exacerbated by the attempts of the United Irishmen to enlist French help in their struggle to free Ireland from English control.
Ireland was to be represented at Westminster by 100 MPs, 4 Lords Spiritual and 28 Lords Temporal (all were Anglicans).
Ireland was to keep a separate Exchequer and was to be responsible for two-seventeenths of the general expense of the United Kingdom.
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Speeches made at that time by the Young Ireland leader Thomas Francis Meagher suggest that it was regarded as an innovation and not as the revival of an older flag.
Around the time of the American Revolution, there was anxiety in the ruling classes of Europe; fearing that the ideas of liberty and so on would spread to their own population and spark some kind of revolt.
A gold harp on a green field (as opposed to the blue of the arms) was the traditional Green Flag of Ireland before the tricolour became popular.
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 Projects - LORD.ie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The island of Ireland enjoys a bountiful wind resource both in its coastal and upland regions.
Lord Consulting Engineers have provided a specialist electrical engineering consultancy service to a number of these, being commissioned both directly by the client and as specialist advisers to other participants in such projects.
In addition, our extensive experience of MV and LV distribution system engineering and project management can be readily applied to the provision of a broader engineering service to developments of this type.
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 Travel to Ireland. Car rental travel in Ireland from Auto Europe.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ireland was one of the last lands in Europe to be inhabited by humans.
Ireland was declared Independent after the Irish Republicans won a large majority of Irish seats and created the first Irish Assembly.
Ireland is known for its history, flawless beaches, misty valleys and emerald landscapes and most travelers will recognize Ireland as the ideal place to enjoy a golf vacation or walking tour, but a richness of Irish heritage can be found throughout the country.
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 Senate of Southern Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Senate of Southern Ireland (1921-1922) was the upper house of the Parliament of Southern Ireland theoretically established by the 1920 Government of Ireland Act.
The Lord Chancellor of Ireland (who would be chairman).
Fifteen Peers of the Realm resident in Southern Ireland (elected by a constituency of all Southern Ireland peers).
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 Lord Kingsale, B&B, Bar, Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Lord Kingsale offers luxurious and homely Bed and Breakfast accommodation, delightful bar and restaurant, all within walking distance of Kinsale’s harbour, craft shops and historical attractions.
The Lord Kingsale is run as an extension of the Mortimer’s home, ensuring a friendly and first class service.
in Kinsale for over 250 years, the Lord Kingsale was leased from the gentry in 1778 for the sum of one old penny per annum.
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 Terrell Tirrell Tyrell Tyrrell coat of arms
The arms of Sir John Tyrell, Mayor of Dublin, knighted at Christ's Church, Dublin, by Sir George Cary, Lord Deputy of Ireland, St. James' Day, 1603, son of Richard Tyrell, Mayor of Dublin in 1541, son of Richard Tyrell Mayor of Dublin l530, son of Sir Walter Tyrell thrice Mayor of Dublin.
Very shortly after the invasion of 1170 the Anglo-Norman family of Terrell or Tirrell, which had gone from France to England with William the Conqueror, came to Ireland, obtaining a grant of the greater part of the barony of Fertullagh in Westmeath as well as the lordship of Castleknock in county Dublin.
The battle of Tyrrell's Pass is described by MacGeoghegan, and mentioned by Leland and other historians; it was fought in the summer of 1597, at a place afterwards called "Tyrrell's Pass," now the name of a town in the barony of Fartullagh, in the county Westmeath.
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 BBC - History - John and Ireland 1210   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Henry II had made his youngest son, John, Lord of Ireland in 1185.
His chance came in 1210, when he led a large force to Ireland and defeated the English barons, like the de Lacy and de Braose families, who were colonising it.
The English claimed to rule Ireland by the authority of the Pope - the English Adrian IV - who had authorised Henry II 'to subject its people to the rule of law and root out the weeds of vice'.
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 Gilbertstown - Superior Accomodation in Ireland
King Henry II of England is declared Feudal Lord of Ireland by the Pope.
Deposed James II flees to Ireland and is defeated at the Battle of the Boyne.
Ireland remains neutral during WW2 despite the offer of a United Ireland having been made to DeVelera if Ireland enters the war on behalf of the Allies.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Henry VII (January 28, 1457-April 21, 1509), King of England, Lord of Ireland (August 22, 1485-April 21, 1509), was the founder of the Tudor dynasty and is generally acknowledged as one of England's most successful kings.
By means of this marriage, Henry hoped to break the Auld Alliance between Scotland and France.
Margaret Tudor's second marriage was to Archibald Douglas; their grandson Henry Stewart Lord Darnley married Mary Queen of Scots, whose son was James VI of Scotland, who inherited the throne of England as James I after the death of Elizabeth I.
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 House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 30 October 1649 | British History Online
A LETTER from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, from Wexford, the Fourteenth Day of October 1649: A Letter of Summons, from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Commander of Wexford, of the Third of October 1649, with the Answer of Da.
Sinnott to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, from Wexford, 4 Octobris 1649, desiring a Safe Conduct: A Safe Conduct, granted by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to Da Sinnott, of October the Fourth, 1649, to Persons to treat about Surrender of the Town of Wexford: A Letter from Da.
Rabbysha, who brought the said Letters from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland: And that it be referred to the Council of State, to see the same forthwith paid to him accordingly.
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