Robert Essex & the Siege of Caher

Robert Essex & the Siege of Caher

The Irish chieftains had been up in arms against the Elizabethan army since 1592. In August 1598, Hugh O’Neill, the renegade Earl of Tyrone, had achieved his greatest victory to date when he massacred the army of Marshall Bagenal at the battle of Yellowforde....
Cuffe, Earls of Desart – Ghostly Women and Forgotten Heroes 

Cuffe, Earls of Desart – Ghostly Women and Forgotten Heroes 

This account is dedicated to the memory of my friend John Rogers (1968-2022) who commissioned me to write this story in 2002. John consistently encouraged me when I was unsteady during the early years of my historical odyssey.     Contents 1.The Origins of the Cuffe...