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Faulkland recalled and terrorism begins_Commencement of
Unshaken loyalty of the Irish catholics to Charles,
Charles II. restored - Richard dissolves the parliament-Charles
proclaimed throughout Ireland-Persevering loyalty of the
The Reign of James II. p. 441 James proclaimed on his brother's death-Earl of Clarendon ap
pointed lord-lieutenant-Tyrconnel appointed commander in chief of the army-Tyrconnel sent to England to procure a repeal of the acts of settlement-James and Tyrconnel ob. noxious to the protestants of Ireland - James's religious enthusiasm–Irish protestants disloyal to James before he abdicated-Conduct of government towards the northern insurgents—James sails from France to head the armies in Ireland Conduct of James at Dublin-Commencement of open warfare-Lawless state of Schomberg's army, according to his own secretary-The duty of allegiance to James lasted longer in Ireland than in England-Purjıy of the Irish allegianceNature of the contest between James and William- Beneficial act of James for the trade and navigation of Ireland Difficulties attending William after his accession to the throne of England-Address to the King, against his going to Ireland - The situation and force of the hostile armies–Difference of the two Kings—The battle of the Boy nie~Movernents of the two armies—Effects of the battle of the Boyne-James escapes under convoy to France-William's progress after the battle of the Boyne-Marlborough takes Cork and Kinsalem William's anxiety to terminate the Irish war-Battle of Aghsiin-Siege of Limerick-Capitulation articles of Limerick.
HISTORY OF IRELAND.
A nation is as much entitled to historical, as an in- Irish His. dividual is to distributive justice. Since the Irish rally misre. have been connected with England, they have labour." ed under more historical misrepresentation and traduce pris! tion than any people of Europe. No attempt has hitherto succeeded, perhaps none ever will succeed, to write an History of Ireland that shall be admitted true, in all its parts, by all parties. The attempt is disheartening, it is not impracticable*. Who follows truth
* It is the duty of the historian to falsify Mr. Hume's assertion, that, No man has as yet arese, who has been enabled to pay · an entire regard to truth, and has dared to expose her, without covering, or disguize, to the eyes of the preju: iced public. (Jac. ii.)
That this duty is severe is admitted by one of the most respectable historiographers of that country: “Even at this day, the bistorian of Irish affairs must be armed against censure only by an integrity, which confines him to truth, and a literary courage, which despises every charge, but that of wilful or careless misrepresentation." (Lel. Prel. Disc. iii.) Disappointment would follow any expec