United Irishmen

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • United Irishmen an organisation originally formed to help Grattan in carrying his reforms, but which quickly became a rebel organisation, and caused the rising of 1798
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Usage

In literature:

Blackwell had been one of the leaders of the united Irishmen.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
The women of the United Irish period are fully dealt with in K. R. Madden's Lives and Times of the United Irishmen.
"The Glories of Ireland" by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
On returning to Ireland in January, 1793, the brothers joined the ranks of the United Irishmen.
"Speeches from the Dock, Part I" by Various
This was in truth the origin of the United Irishmen.
"An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800" by Mary Frances Cusack
Some day Irishmen will ask, as a united country, for the repeal of these statutory safeguards.
"The Framework of Home Rule" by Erskine Childers
Madden (Dr.), Literary Remains of the United Irishmen, 1798.
"The House by the Church-Yard" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
The United Irishmen were organised and drilled in every county.
"Kilgorman" by Talbot Baines Reed
Great opportunities came with the Volunteers and United Irishmen, but the men were wanting.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
He had known before that his father was a supporter of the United Irishmen.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
The United Irishmen eagerly expected a French invasion.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
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