Drogheda

Cromwell's famous siege and massacre of Drogheda has often been misunderstood and misrepresented. Based on the best recent historical writing, Rutherfurd gives a historically balanced and blow-by-blow account of the drama and tragedy of that day, in the 'Drogheda' chapter of his second Irish book.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
Chaucer's cheerful prologue to his Canterbury Tales about April’s sweet showers was echoed grimly at the start of T.S. Eliot’s Wasteland : “April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land . . .”




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