Isaac Corry betrays Ireland


Benedict Arnold is infamous in American history as that country’s most renowned traitor. Unfortunately Newry is better remembered for our home-grown traitors than for our several heroes. This article focuses on two of the more influential traitors. It is the present author’s opinion that their betrayal is comparable with that of Arnold’s.

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Originally posted 2003-11-11 00:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Bagenal deaths


In 1567 Nicholas Bagenal eventually returned to favour with the English administration courtesy of friends in high places such as his patron Robert Dudley, the Earl of Leicester (Nicholas named one of his three sons Dudley) who himself was a friend of Queen’s favourite Sir Henry Sidney  (a few times Lord Deputy of Ireland).

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Originally posted 2008-11-30 14:19:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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