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Author Pérez Tostado, Igor.

Title Irish influence at the court of Spain in the seventeenth century / Igor Pérez Tostado.

Published Dublin : Four Courts Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  946.050899162 PERE    AVAILABLE
Physical description 213 pages ; 24 cm.
Series International studies in Irish history : Modern research in direct translation ; 1.
International studies in Irish history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The Irish migrant community in Spain prior to 1640 -- Types and waves of migration -- The invention of an exile community: memory, culture and the quest for acceptance and integration -- The Spanish perception of the Irish -- 2. Spain's search for soldiery and the outbreak of the Irish rebellion -- The Wentworth army and the search for an Anglo-Spanish alliance -- How the 1641 rebellion was 'sold' in Spain -- The first Confederate mission to Philip IV -- 3. The unfolding of Irish political activity across Europe -- Rome -- France -- The Spanish Netherlands -- 4. Irish lobbying at the Spanish court -- 5. The failure of Spanish-Irish collaboration -- The dispatch of agents and Spanish strategy in Ireland -- Spanish political practice in Ireland -- Franco-Spanish rivalry - its Irish dimension -- The triumph of 'self-interest and altruism' -- 6. The twilight of Irish political activity in Spain -- English royalists, Irish Catholics and an alliance with Spain -- An Anglo-Irish royalist lobby, 1659.
Subject Irish -- Spain -- History -- 17th century.
Spain -- History -- Philip IV, 1621-1665.
Spain -- Relations -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Relations -- Spain.
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