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              Books by John McGurk

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              The Tudor Monarchies, 1485-1603
                

              The Tudor Monarchies, 1485-1603 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McGurk, John; Series edited by Brown, Richard; Smith, David

              • RRP: $33.99
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              An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history.

              ISBN 9780521596657
              Released NZ 14 Jun 1999
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Cambridge perspectives in history
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              The Elizabethan Conquest of Ireland: The 1590s Crisis
               

              The Elizabethan Conquest of Ireland: The 1590s Crisis (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McGurk, John; Other Mortimer, Rebecca

              • RRP: $49.99
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              Tells about the impact of the Nine Years' War on central and local government and society in the English and Welsh shires in the 1590s. This book contains fresh insights into the centrality of Ireland to England's problems in the crucial last decade of Elizabeth I's reign.

              ISBN 9780719080517
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2009
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Sir Henry Docwra,1564 - 1631: Derry's Second Founder
               

              Sir Henry Docwra,1564 - 1631: Derry's Second Founder (Hardback)

              By McGurk, John

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              Docwra was an important military commander in Ulster during the Nine Years War responsible for making the crucial divide between ONeill and ODonnell by his lodgment of garrisons at Derry and along the Foyle and elsewhere in Tyrone and Donegal. His intrusive military regime laid t...he foundations of the early modern city of Derry, thereby preparing the way for the first Jacobean charter in 1604 which in turn paved the way for James Is Plantation of Ulster. Docwra suffered at the hands of contemporaries and historians for not being among the inner circle of Mountjoy, Chichester and Carew, either in the Dublin administration or at the privy council and court in London. His prolific pen became his own worst enemy both during his military campaigns and when it came to seeking rewards for his services to the state. Dr McGurk trains the searchlight of long years of research onto the logistics of how Docwra got an army to settle in garrison on the Foyle and gives many insights into the realit
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              ISBN 9781851829484
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2005
              Publisher Four Courts Press Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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