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Red Hugh

Red Hugh

In 1857 the old Irish clans struggled desperately to hold on to their lands against Queen Elizabeth, who also had the Spanish Armada to worry about. Could this be Hugh O'Donnell's opportunity to escape from Dublin Castle?
Our Price: €7.95
ISBN/EAN9780862786045
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Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
Pub. Date: August 1 1999
Author: Lisson, Deborah
Format: Paperback
Pages:224
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The extraordinary true story of Red Hugh O'Donnell -- kidnap, gaol, dungeons, escapeIreland in 1587 was a tough place. The old Irish clans struggled desperately to hold on to their lands. With the Spanish Armada threatening her in the background, the English queen, Elizabeth I, set out to subdue them.A few weeks before his fifteenth birthday, Red Hugh was captured and taken to Dublin Castle. He was held as hostage to ensure the good behaviour of his father, chief of the powerful O'Donnell clan of Donegal. After several years, one freezing winter's night the chance of escape seemed to come at last. But there were great risks ...
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