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 Timeline of British History
This is the first appearance of the name, Artorius, in history and some believe that this Roman military man is the original, or basis, for the Arthurian legend.
The theory says that Castus' exploits in Gaul, at the head of a contingent of mounted troops, are the basis for later, similar traditions about "King Arthur," and, further, that the name "Artorius" became a title, or honorific, which was ascribed to a famous warrior in the fifth century.
Constantine's move created a top-heavy structure that would quickly depart from its original purity; a church beholden to the state, out of touch with the needs of its adherents and concerned only with its own comfort.
www.britannia.com /history/time1.html   (1634 words)

  Ireland History @ Irelandseye.com
This section of Irelandseye.com presents a selection of articles on all aspects of Irish history covering the events and the people that have made an impact on this island.
The Great Famine - The famine began in 1845 and transformed Irish social history as millions of impoverished peasants starved or were forced to emigrate.
Irish Saints - History and legends of well-known and obscure Irish holymen and women.
www.irelandseye.com /aarticles/history/index.shtm   (295 words)

  History of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This 'golden age' of Christian Irish culture was interrupted in the ninth century by the beginning of two-hundred years of intermittent warfare with waves of Viking raiders who plundered monasteries and towns.
Subsequent Irish antagonism towards England was aggravated by the economic situation of Ireland in the eighteenth century.
Partly in response to this rebellion, in 1801 Irish self-government was abolished altogether.
www.brujula.net /english/wiki/Ireland/History   (0 words)

 Wikinfo | Irish Traveller
Irish Travellers (also called Irish Gypsies or Irish Tinkers) are itinerant people of Irish origin living in Great Britain, Ireland and the United States.
Their pursuit of a nomadic lifestyle in these urbanized countries has generated much friction with the settled population, many of whom have characterised them as thieves or accused them of causing problems due to large amount of rubbish left behind at sites they have stayed at temporarily.
The Shelta language is the traditional language of the Irish Travellers, adapted as a jargon from the Irish language.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Irish_Travellers   (0 words)

 CAIN: Chronology of Key Events 1170 to 1967
This is a draft chronology of key events in Irish history from 1170 to 1967.
Irish Parliament accepts Elizabethan church settlement thus recognising Elizabeth I as head of the reformed Church.
The CSJ was the forerunner of the civil rights movement and it began a programme of publicising what it saw as widespread discrimination, in a number of areas of life, against Catholics in Northern Ireland.
cain.ulst.ac.uk /othelem/chron/ch67.htm   (0 words)

 Indiana Local History
History of the Delaware (Lenape) - The "grandfather tribe of all Algonquin", obtained permission to settle in the Indiana area from the Miami in 1770.
Alerding, Herman J. A History of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Vincennes.
History of Allen County, Indiana, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers, to Which is Appended maps of its Several Townships and Villages.
home.att.net /~Local_History/IN_Timeline.htm   (0 words)

"Irishness is not primarily a question of birth or blood or language; it is the condition of being involved in the Irish situation, and usually of being mauled by it.
Students enrolled in the Irish Studies Program may pick up a free CD sampler of contemporary Irish pop, rock, and folk music (in MP3 format) from Dr. Nordquist (nordqudi@mail.armstrong.edu) in Solms 211 any time after May 3, 2006.
"The Irish went out and rescued and rediscovered their music in the 1950s and 1960s, at a time when this precious tradition seemed to be in decline, under threat from the modern changes in society.
www.nt.armstrong.edu /Iculture.htm   (0 words)

 History and Legends
Records of harps, Irish harpers and their music from early times are very slim largely due to the plundering and destruction of records by Vikings.
Despite the Statute of Kilkenny one Irish harpist was given license to perform in houses of the English.
Irish Cistercian monk, Brother Aengus, of Holy Cross Abbey, Co. Tipperary was welcomed as a harper into the community of Duiske, now Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny.
www.harpsaroundireland.com /history   (0 words)

 History of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Irish scholars excelled in the study of Latin learning and Christian theology in the monasteries that flourished shortly thereafter.
Largely in response to this rebellion, Irish self-government was abolished altogether by the Act of Union on January 1, 1801.
The Irish language, once the spoken language of the entire island, declined in use sharply in the nineteenth century as a result of the Famine and the creation of the National School education system, as well as hostility to the language from leading Irish politicians of the time; it was largely replaced by English.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Irish_history   (0 words)

 Irish History Facts & Timeline
The Irish History Timeline & Facts outlines and records all of the critical and major incidents in the history of the nation.
Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration
The History of Wales - 1222-1283 Llywelyn Ap Gruffudd took the title of Prince Of Wales and in 1284 Wales became incorporated into The Kingdom Of England under the Statute of Rhuddlan
www.facts-about.org.uk /history-and-events-timeline-irish.htm   (713 words)

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During the 7th century CE, an Irish fili or sacred poet composed a poem on one of the mysteries of the Irish wisdom tradition.
Dates in Irish Myth and Legend This is part of the chronology of the legendary prehistory and history of Ireland, mainly from the Lebor Gabála (literally "The Book of Takings"), The Annals of the Four Masters (17th century), The Annals of Ulster, The Annals of Clonmacnoise, The Annals of Tigernach, and Chronicum Scotorum.
The Historium Britonum -Tracts on the History of the Gaedil Written by Nennius (a Welshman) c.
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 Timeline of Events Leading to The Easter Rising
This of course resulted in the decline of the Irish language, the decline of the Irish spirit and would later mainfest itself in a move towards independence.
July 26th 1914 Irish Volunteers unload a shipment of 1,500 rifles and 45,000 rounds of ammunition freshly arrived from Germany aboard Erskine Childers' yacht the Asgard.
January 1916 James Connolly encouraged to join the IRB and is voted onto the Military Council thus ensuring that the Irish Citizens Army shall be involved in the Rising.
www.1916rising.com /timeline.html   (1257 words)

 Irish Thymes: A Scrapbook ~ Irish History
Excerpt: "One surprising aspect of Ireland is the richness of its history.
Growing up in America, we didn't get the formal training in Irish history or geography (and certainly not the language), but we did get the stories, which I loved to hear.
The history of the people, however, is important to understading who we are now and why.
www.irishthymes.com /irishhistory.html   (533 words)

 Timeline of Irish History - Richard Killeen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A Timeline of Irish History is popular reference publishing at its best: concise, attractively presented and reliable.
This is a crisply written, succinct summary of Ireland's past from the construction of Newgrange to the Northern Ireland peace process.
Maps and illustrations are used to bring the events in the timeline to life.
www.irishbook.com /item2822.htm   (0 words)

 IrishGen.com - Irish Genealogy Online
The evolution of the Irish race from the time that people are first believed to have arrived in Ireland, i.e.
Irish churches and monasteries were the main focal points of these attacks because that was where the richest pickings existed.[more]
What was to follow was to change the course of Irish history for over 800 years.
www.irishgen.com /index.asp?id=16   (0 words)

 Timelines of the Atomic Age <META NAME="DESCRIPTION" CONTENT="Timelines, Popculture/counterculture, music, movie, ...
American History Timeline - History timelines of America in the 20th century.
Bradford Timeline - History (architecture and events) of Bradford, Yorkshire related to national and international events and culture.
World History - Timelines for each day in history and a universal history with timelines of countries, states and cities.
www.ctc.edu /~dpearson/pctmln.htm   (0 words)

 Irish History Links
A timeline of dates and their significances in greater detail than the FAQ site.
A concise history of freedom leader, Charles Stewart Parnell's involvement in the Irish Home Rule movement of the late 1800's.
The speech was in favor of equal justice for the Irish.
www.suite101.com /links.cfm/5719   (0 words)

 Australian Cultural Timelines
To appease the masses, the actions of the troopers came under greater scrutiny and in a subsequent investigation, nearly every officer involved in the Kelly case was dismissed or reduced in rank.
Although Ned remains a controversial figure in Australian history, "the only other figures of Kelly's stature are the cricketer Don Bradman, and the racehorse, Phar Lap.
The two soldiers were executed for killing Boer prisoners even though they claimed they had been ordered not to take prisoners.
www.convictcreations.com /history/timeline.htm   (0 words)

 Irish History
Wherever you happen to stop for a pint, you'll never be farther than 50 miles from the sea, and yet this tiny island land has one of the richest histories in the Western world.
Irish landowners evicted and land handed over to Protestant settlers.
There are many good Irish news sites available on the interenet to keep you current on the situation in Ireland.
members.tripod.com /~pg4anna/hist.htm   (0 words)

 Bicycle History Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The answer to the question often depends upon the nationality of who you ask; the French claim it was a Frenchman, Scots claim a Scotsman, the English an Englishman, and Americans often claim that it was an American.
Pneumatic tire: First applied to the bicycle by an Irish veterinarian who was trying to give his sickly young son a more comfortable ride on his tricycle.
This interest also includes history of bicycle dealers, wholesaler/distributors, industry personalities, etc. Of course the bicycles themselves are a central focus of The Archive.
www.ibike.org /library/historytimeline.htm   (0 words)

 Irish History Timeline
English peasantry were not introduced to the west; the tenants were almost all Irish, governed by native rulers who answered to the English.
The Irish, particularly those of Ulster, began to unite and attack the colonists, and some of the colonists began paying fl-rent or protection money to the Irish chieftains.
There were 60 Irish chieftains who gave themselves various titles and 30 English doing the same, all warring against one another without input from the King.
www.irishhistorylinks.net /Irish_History_Timeline.html   (3763 words)

 Ulster-Scots & Irish Unionist Resource - A rough and read Irish history timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Irish welcomed the invader, indeed, but Henry in many ways seemed protection against both expansionist local kings and his unruly barons.
The Irish did enlist, UVF and IV and many others, and the European war defused the armed struggle at home.
Emigration, a barometer of Irish economic health, again began to increase in the mid-1980s.
www.ulster-scots.co.uk /docs/articles/historical/timeline.htm   (0 words)

 A Timeline of Irish History
Under leadership of Irish chieftain, Rory O'More, conspiracy was formed to seize Dublin and expel the English.
Over 60,000 Irish Catholics had been sent slaves to Barbados, and other islands in the Caribbean.
IRA cease-fire resumes; talks begin in Belfast between government of Irish Republic, Britain's ne Labor government, and representatives of all NI's political parties.
www.computer-2tr.com /Ireland/links/Timeline_of_Irish_History.html   (1496 words)

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This legend has it that the Irish originated in Scythia and were descendants of a King Feinius Farsaid, a King of Scythia.  Contains links to other legends.
Summarized timeline of the Celts prepared by the An Leabharlann Ghaidhlig Againn.
This website is dedicated to bringing together documents and links related to the history, theology and life of the Orthodox Churches of the British Isles — from their origins to their eclipse by the Norman Conquests of the 11th and 12th centuries, to their revival today.
stthom.edu /academics/centers/irishstudies/links/ancienthistory.html   (0 words)

 Search Irish Family History | Irish Roots
As the Irish lost their holdings, new families and landowners were moving in.
It focuses on the men who fought on the Irish side, who lost the battle, and were sent into exile as the Wild Geese of Ireland.
Both the 'Annals', and Keatings 'History', are published in reliable English for the first time in the mid 19th century.
www.irishroots.com /annals.php   (2490 words)

 Island Ireland: Irish History
Senator Fergal Quinn's Oireachtas (Irish Parliament) site does a great job of explaining what's going on in the Dáil, and reading his 'stance on issues' provides a quick and interesting insight into current affairs under debate in the government.
The names of Irish men and women on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall) in Washington, D.C. Learn more about the tragedy of the Magdalen Laundries, where poor unwed pregnant girls were forced to work...
Members are often 'living history' re-enactors who strive for authenticity in their events, but there's lots of humour too...
www.islandireland.com /Pages/history.html   (0 words)

 Websites-British Isles History and Cultures
A segment on Northern Ireland's history and sources reflects the well-established pedigree of republican history.
Irish Literature, Mythology, Fokllore, and Drama In three main topics, History, Language, and Periodicals.
A timeline of Irish History Just that, from a genealogy site.
www.csupomona.edu /~library/websites/historybritain.html   (0 words)

 Irish History Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There is unfortunately no really dependable scholarly history of Ireland yet available on the internet, but the following links all provide some coverage (often with a strong point of view included) of part or all of Irish history.
See also the History of Northern Ireland entry.
Prehistoric and Celtic Ireland and History of Ireland, 500-1998 -- The most complete general history available online.
www.facstaff.bucknell.edu /rickard/IrishHistory.html   (0 words)

 NEWSHOUND – History: Links to daily newspaper articles about Northern Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Articles from daily newspapers relevant to the debate on Irish history.
Was this the most wicked man in Irish history?: Irish Independent, September 30, 2006
De Valera's betrayal of the women of 1916: Irish Democrat, July 5, 2006
www.nuzhound.com /history/index.php   (0 words)

 Info Center   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Irish History Timeline from 1910 to the Present
This site was created for teachers to use with grade school students, but it provides a very concise timeline of Irish history complete with photographs.
The site is organized by topic (the Irish potato famine, the "Troubles") and by type of information (timelines, historic documents).
cba.unomaha.edu /faculty/rmorris/WEB/mysite7/info_center.htm   (0 words)

 Food Timeline: food history & historic recipes
Food history presents a complicated buffet of popular lore and contradictory facts.
Lynne Olver, reference librarian and IACP member, in response to students, parents and teachers who frequently asked for help locating food history and period recipes at the Morris County Library (Whippany, NJ).
As with most historical topics, there are some conflicting stories in the field of food history.
www.foodtimeline.org   (909 words)

 Christian History Timeline: Christ to Luther (The Prayer Foundation)
The story of the missionary Irish Monks is found in the 2nd half of the book: How the Irish Saved Civilization.
It establishes the birth of Christ as the central point of all of history.
(543-Nov. 21, 615) was an Irish monk who, with 12 monks who recognized him as their leader, went to France to preach the gospel, then to Germany, and finally to northern Italy, where he founded the monastery at Bobbio near Milan.
prayerfoundation.org /christian_history_timeline_1.htm   (0 words)

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