Theobald Wolfe Tone
Standard Name: Tone, Theobald Wolfe
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|Friends, Associates||Frances Wright||
FW 's close friend Robina Millar had written letters of introduction for her and her sister, and once in New York they made the acquaintance of the conservative Charles Wilkes , nephew of the radical...
|Textual Production||Susanna Watts||
It is uncertain whether this was the first edition, for it was often reprinted with no date at all. Besides a Dublin edition of 1789, and London ones of 1794 and 1799, a cheap, undated...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Medbh McGuckian||
This is an anniversary volume, looking back two hundred years to a watershed year in Irish history: a year of assassinations, martial law, the Rebellion or Rising that began in late May, the virtual wiping...
MG travelled around the USA on a fund-raising tour, seeking money for the Amnesty Association (whose object was the liberation of jailed Fenians) and for a memorial to Wolfe Tone .
Tone killed himself in...
Wolfe Tone , on a three-week visit to Belfast, founded a United Irish Society or club of United Irishmen.
10 July 1793
In the Irish House of Lords Lord Chancellor Fitzgibbon accused Wolfe Tone (on the basis of a letter written two years previously) of favouring Irish separatism.
22 August 1798
A French invasion force landed at Killala, County Mayo, Ireland: joined by some Irish reinforcements, it won a victory at Castlebar but was finally defeated near Granard, County Longford, by British troops. The...
21 October 1803