Sir Walter Raleigh in Ireland

Sir Walter Raleigh in Ireland

Sir Walter Raleigh was one of the most one of the most enigmatic adventurers, soldiers, scholars and courtiers to emerge in the Tudor Age. This essay looks at his multiple Irish connections, good and bad. Much of the information was gleaned from an excellent...
Bunburys in the Medieval Age

Bunburys in the Medieval Age

Looking at the Bunbury family during the 100 Years War and the Wars of the Roses, including a timely sickie on the eve of Agincourt. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...

The Bunbury’s First Irish Connection

THE BUNBURY’S FIRST IRISH CONNECTION SIR WILLIAM STANLEY, LISMORE CASTLE & THE GUNPOWDER PLOT Thomas Bunbury of Stanney (1542–1601), father of the first Sir Henry Bunbury, is the first known member of the Bunbury family to have had any involvement with Ireland....