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ACT of Oblivion passed by James I. ...... 121
Ambition, one real cause of the Irish Rebellions. .67, 68
Arms, privilege of wearing, taken away froin the
Irish gentry ..

.151, 159
consequences
of this measure.

..152, note
Aversion of the Irish to subjugation by foreigners,
one cause of their insurrections.

.65, 66

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Bacon, Lord, his wise policy towards the Irish..

117
Bigotry, (Catholic) existed only in a small degree 107
causes of its increase

· 108
entirely to be attributed to persecution.. 152
Boroughs, a large number of, created by James I. 138
Brehon Law of Descents. ....

.90, 91
respecting property abolished by
James I..

124
particulars respecting. .....126, 128

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Carew, Sir George, his account of the cause of the
Irish rebellion

....63, 64
Catholic Religion, persecution of, the cause of dis-
affection among the Roman Catholics 3, 4, 140, 141

inquiry into its immediate con-
nection with events in Ireland, from the Re-
formation to the great rebellion..........9 & fol. .
Edward VI. state of Ireland under his reign .25, 41
Elizabeth, state of Ireland under her reign ....56, 118
English Government, severe measures of, the real
cause of rebellion

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Catholic Religion, intolerance of, by government,
the real cause of present disaffection. ...155, 156

progress of, endangered by the
successful zeal of the Methodists......161, 162
Character, amiable, of the native Irish. .

68
Charles I. conduct of, towards Ireland.. ..142, 143
Chieftains (Irish) submitted to Henry VIII. ..... 14

their dependencies, how broken.... 29

their submission, merely feudal, and
nominal

33
anecdotes of.

...66, 68
subjugation of, a cause of insurrection 88,104

power of, finally destroyed by James I. 124,125
Clergy, (Irish) formerly illiterate, and of no influ-

ence.
Confiscations of Irish property, one cause of the
rebellions ...

....69 & fol. 130
Connaught, province of, unwarrantably confis-

132
Coronation oath, a violation of the Treaty of Li-
merick .

166
Cox, Sir Richard, his account of the cause of Irish
insurrections

57

9, 10

cated ...

.131,

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Davies, Sir John, account of the Irish laws, by..126, 129
Dependencies of the Irish chieftains, how broken 29, 30

destruction of, a cause of their rebel-
lion

.88, 104
Desmond, Earl of, cause of his rebellion

.58, 59
House of, account of its rise and fall. .90, 104

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....36 & fol.
injurious treatment of, ano-

...65, 68
their confiscations of Irish
property, one cause of the rebellions.....:69 & fol

ther cause

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English Government, unwise policy of the present,
investigated....

.163 & fol.
Essex, Earl of, defeated by the Irish

104
Extortions of English Sherit

..95, 96

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Feudal Rights, the nature of ..... ..34, 35, 39, 40
Fitz-William (the Lord Deputy), oppressive and
treacherous conduct of

..92, 94

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Garet, last Earl of Desmond, driven into rebellion 86

is defeated and slain ib. 87
Grand Juror, office of, engrossed by Protestants.: 170
Grievances, statement of, under which the Irish
now labour

...167 & fol.

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Henry VIII. received feudal allegiance from the
Irish chieftairs

14
State of Ireland under his reign.

.12, 21

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James I. state of Ireland under the government of 119

policy of, with regard to the Irish chief-
tains

bo..120,122
unwarrantably confiscated the province
of Connaught. ..

..131, 132
consequences of that procedure,

of that procedure. .....!32, 133
Jesuits, the, spirited the Irish into rebellion... 150
Ireland, rebellions in, equally prevalent under a
* Catholic, as under a Protestant government 4,7
review of its condition under Henry VIIL 12, 21

Edward VI. 25, 41
Mary ......41,56
Elizabeth..56, 118
James I..119, 141

Charles I. 142 & fol.
Irish, aversion of, to subjugation by foreigners, one
cause of their insurrections

64

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Irish, their hatred of the English for their oppres-
sive conduct, a second cause.

...65, 68
abolished early the traffic in English slaves 68, 69
destruction of their princes' power and privi-
leges, a cause of their rebellions.

......103, 107
- Law, outline of, respecting real property 90,91, 126

true interests of, never consulted till the reign
of James I.....

127.
oppressive conductof James I. towards them,

the real cause of their disaffection........134, 140
-spirited into rebellion by the emissaries of
Spain and Rome

150
statement of the grievances under which they
now labour ...,

.167 & fol.
excluded from all offices of trust. ..170, 174

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King, the Irish much attached to the

168, 169
coronation oath of, unjust.

166
- supremacy of, acknowledged ......... 14, 15

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Laws of Ireland, brief notice of

.90, 91, 126
L'estrange, Sir Roger, fable from.

........182, 183
Limerick, treaty of, violated ..

166

M
M‘Mahon, an Irish chieftain, treacherously put to

death, and his property confiscated ... 94
Mary, state of Ireland during her reign ........41, 56
Methodists, successful progress of, against the Ca-
tholic religion

....161, 162
Military necessities of government in England,

..154, 155
Moryson, his account of Irish insurrections ....65, 104
Mountjoy, Lord, defeats the Irish.

..105, 106
barbarous policy of ..

107, 108
Munster, province of, confiscated,

.87, 88

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Oath, the coronation, a violation of the treaty of
Limerick,

166

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Oblivion, general act of, published by James I. 121, 122
O'Connor and O'Moor defeated and imprisoned 37, 38
O'Donnel (Hugh), account of ..

99
defeats the Earl of Essex.

104
is defeated by Mountjoy

106
retires into Spain ...

ib.
O'Moor, Roger, character of

144
his ineffectual efforts in behalf of his op-
pressed countrymen...

:145 & fol.
O'Neil (the Great), received titles from Henry VIII.

15
(Shane) the cause of his enmity to the Eng-
lish ....

.30, 31
cause of his insurrection

52
account of the confiscation of his property 73
name of, abolished ..

89
(Hugh) account of..

.100, 102
is defeated by Lord Mountjoy.

106
retires into Spain.

ib.
Offices of trust excluded from Catholics......170, 172
Orange Lodges, mischievous tendency of ....174, 175

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Pale, Irish Catholics of the, loyalty of..... ..61, 62

driven by persecution to oppose the Eng-
lish ...

.140, 141
Persecution, the real cause of disaffection among
the Catholics. ....

..3, 4, 140
Property, outline of the old Irish law respect-
ing .

90, 91, 126
Protestants engross all offices of trust in Ire-
land...

.....170, 172
consequences of this unwise policy 175, 176

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Rebellions as frequent in Ireland under a Catholic
as under a Protestant government

4,7
real cause of, in Henry VIII.'s reign..21, 22

Mary's reign .52, 54
the time of Elizabeth 56%

118
five real causes of, assigned ......64 & fol.
great, in Charles I.'s reign, cause of 142, 143

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