Standard Name: Emmet, Robert
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|Friends, Associates||Amanda McKittrick Ros|
|politics||Amanda McKittrick Ros||
AMKR was loyal to the British throne and an ardent British nationalist. It is puzzling that her trinket box of prized possessions should include a copy, written in her own hand, of the final speech...
|Textual Production||Medbh McGuckian|
Late May 1798
A Catholic uprising began in Ireland; this became known as the Irish Rebellion.
23 July 1803
Irish nationalist Robert Emmet mounted a rising which was designed to seize Dublin Castle and take the Viceroy hostage.