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Ruling Ireland, 1685-1742 : Politics, Politicians and Parties - D. W. Hayton

Ruling Ireland, 1685-1742

Politics, Politicians and Parties

Hardcover Published: 15th June 2004
ISBN: 9781843830580
Number Of Pages: 318

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In a series of studies, David Hayton offers a comprehensive account of the government of Ireland during the period of transformation from "New English" colonialism to Anglo-Irish "patriotism", providing a chronological survey of the development of English policy towards Ireland and an account of the changing political structure of Ireland; particular attention is paid to the emergence of an English-style party system under Queen Anne. The Anglo-Irish dimension is also explored, through crises of high politics, and through an examination of the role played by Irish issues at Westminster. In his introduction Professor Hayton provides historical perspective, and establishes Irish political developments firmly in their British context.

Professor D.W. HAYTON is Reader in Modern History at Queen's University, Belfast.

This is a first-rate, highly professional, and necessary monograph, written for the specialist and the advanced student. THE JOURNAL OF BRITISH STUDIES A masterly account of early-eighteenth-century Irish politics.... A historical tour de force, which combines exhaustive primary research with a sophisticated ability to place local events in their Anglo-Irish context.... This is a superbly researched and important work by a master of his craft. H-ALBION Provides a concise and comprehensive study of Irish political history from the reign of James II through the ministry of Robert Walpole. SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS (US) Illuminates a much-neglected period of Irish political history. HISTORY

Two revolutions : Jacobite and Williamitep. 8
Anglo-Irish politics, 1692-1704 : the rise of partyp. 35
The beginnings of the 'undertaker system'p. 106
High churchmen in the Irish convocationp. 131
The crisis in Ireland and the disintegration of Queen Anne's last ministryp. 159
Exclusion, conformity and parliamentary representation : the impact of the sacramental test on Irish dissenting politicsp. 186
British whig ministers and the Irish question, 1714-25p. 209
'A remote part of the king's dominions' : Sir Robert Walpole's administration and the government of Ireland, c.1725-42p. 237
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ISBN: 9781843830580
ISBN-10: 1843830582
Series: Irish Historical Monographs Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 15th June 2004
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.68