The Boyne

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The Boyne
A Valley of Kings
by Henry Boylan
ISBN 0862781701
The O’Brien Press 1988
The Boyne Valley is an area of great historical importance, of fertile lands, ancient crosses, abbeys, castles and fine houses, a place where battles were fought and High Kings crowned. Its richly varied past is peopled with names such as St Patrick, Poynings, King William, Oliver Cromwell, Jonathan Swift, Lord Dunsany, Francis Ledwidge, Admiral Francis Beaufort, founder of the Beaufort Scale
The author follows the course of the river Boyne, from its source at Trinity Well in Co Kildare to the estuary at Mornington where it enters the sea, on the way taking the reader on visits to the famous sites and ancient monuments – at Newgrange, Tara, Kells, Monasterboice etc and giving a fascinating and lively narrative on the people, events and legends of this hugely important area.

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The Boyne
A Valley of Kings
by Henry Boylan
ISBN 0862781701
The O’Brien Press 1988
The Boyne Valley is an area of great historical importance, of fertile lands, ancient crosses, abbeys, castles and fine houses, a place where battles were fought and High Kings crowned. Its richly varied past is peopled with names such as St Patrick, Poynings, King William, Oliver Cromwell, Jonathan Swift, Lord Dunsany, Francis Ledwidge, Admiral Francis Beaufort, founder of the Beaufort Scale
The author follows the course of the river Boyne, from its source at Trinity Well in Co Kildare to the estuary at Mornington where it enters the sea, on the way taking the reader on visits to the famous sites and ancient monuments – at Newgrange, Tara, Kells, Monasterboice etc and giving a fascinating and lively narrative on the people, events and legends of this hugely important area.

Weight 400 g

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