Hugh ONeill, 2nd earl of Tyrone Irish Rebel, Leader of the Nine Years War

Hugh O’Neill, Earl of Tyrone Wikipedia In 1595, Sir John Norris was ordered to Ireland at the head of a considerable force for the purpose of subduing him, but O’Neill succeeded in taking the Blackwater Fort before Norris could prepare his forces. O’Neill was instantly proclaimed a traitor at Dundalk.[1] The war that followed is […]