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Author Stradling, R. A.

Title The Spanish monarchy and Irish mercenaries : the Wild Geese in Spain, 1618-68 / R.A. Stradling.

Published Blackrock, Co., Dublin : Irish Academic Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  355.350899162 STRA    AVAILABLE
Physical description 219 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-211) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Spanish and Irish Crises - Demand and Supply. I. Prologue: More Geese than Swans. II. Spain, England and Ireland, 1630-40. III. The Fate of Strafford's Army, 1640-41. IV. Madrid and the Confederate Catholics, 1642-46. V. Failures and Frustrations, 1646-49. VI. The Tragic Denouement, 1649-54 -- Pt. 2. The Catholic Cause - Cost Benefit Analysis. VII. The Ulster Army: from Benburb to Briviesca. VIII. Life and Death on the March. IX. Contracts, Numbers, Costs. X. Epilogue: Of Geese, Swans and Lame Ducks -- APP. Deliveries of Troops to Spain from Ireland, 1641-54 -- APP. Irish Troops in the Army of Flanders, 1623-65 -- APP. Ulstermen (and others) in Cantabria, 1653-54 -- APP. Estimated Costs of Irish Troops to Spain, 1640-54 -- APP. Troops Asiento made by Christopher O'Brien, 1653.
Subject Spain. Ejército -- Irish regiments.
Irish -- Spain -- History -- 17th century.
Exiles -- Ireland -- History.
Mercenary troops -- Spain.
Mercenary troops -- Ireland.
Spain -- History -- Philip IV, 1621-1665.
Spain -- History, Military.
ISBN 0716525097