Protestant Church


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Cultural formation Sarah Butler
She was Irish, presumably by birth and certainly by passionate allegiance, most likely from the professional class. In 1990 an article identified her as a probably Protestant in religion and a Whig in politics on...
Cultural formation Anne Dacier
Shortly before the revoking of the Edict of Nantes on 22 October (when as Protestants they would have lost their claim to tolerance and religious freedom) AD and her husband were received into the Roman Catholic Church
Cultural formation Seamus Heaney
He grew up surrounded by casual English and Ulster Protestant prejudice against Catholics , and was accustomed to being regarded as a second-class citizen.
Fox, Margaret, and James McKinley. “Keeper of the Irish Essence”. The Globe and Mail, p. S12.
Though some commentators presented Heaney as no longer a believer, he...
Cultural formation Rose Hickman
Rose, who was pregnant and soon to give birth when her husband fled into exile, consulted Cranmer , Latimer , and Ridley as to whether it would be betraying her faith to have the child...
Cultural formation Adelaide O'Keeffe
AOK was an Irishwoman born (on both sides) into the Dublin theatre world, though her father had gentry origins. Her mother was Protestant , and her father Catholic . AOK says that she never experienced...
Cultural formation Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit
If she was the recipient of this dedication, however, that implies that her religious views had undergone no serious change since her early days as a Protestant champion in the closing stages of Henry VIII
Education Mavis Gallant
By the age of four, MG was already boarding at Pensionnat Saint-Louis de Gonzague, a Jansenist convent in Montreal, on Sherbrooke Street East, the same street on which she lived.
She was the only...
Literary responses Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
Reviewer Camille-Yvette Welsch read this poem as an allegory of the uneasy bonds joining pagan with Christian, Catholic with Protestant .
Welsch, Camille-Yvette. “New Irish poets”. Women’s Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 9, pp. 17-18.
Publishing Hannah Arendt
After this HA made the shift towards more popular modes of writing, with an article on Augustine und Protestantismus for the newspaper Frankfurter Zeitung on 12 April 1930. Other important publications of this period include...
Textual Production Catherine Marsh
Having published a religio-political pamphlet about the Indian Mutiny in 1857, CM again became involved politically when the House of Commons was debating the question of Home Rule for Ireland in 1886. When on 8...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Catherine Sinclair
CS sets up a dichotomy between Protestantism , which is based on the truth of Scripture, and Catholicism , which rests on legends. Without the Bible, she writes, men would be mere weeds in...


12 July 1691: At the battle of Aughrim in county Galway,...

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12 July 1691

At the battle of Aughrim in county Galway, William III 's forces in Ireland (having just taken the town of Athlone with fearful destruction) won a decisive victory over those of James II ...


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