Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2009

304 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719080517

Bookseller Code (06)


The Elizabethan conquest of Ireland

The 1590s crisis

John McGurk

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides insights into the central position of Ireland in England's problems at the end of the reign of Elizabeth I
  • Contributes to our understanding of the 1590s crises in both islands
  • Looks at practical issues around shipping soldiers, reinforcements and supplies, and how these were overcome
  • Looks at billeting and transportation of troops using the three main military ports: Chester, Bristol and Barnstaple