[O’Connor, Arthur O’Connor, United Irishman.

[O'Connor, Arthur O'Connor, United Irishman.

[O’Connor, Arthur / United Irishmen] Hayter-Hames, Jane. Arthur O’Connor, United Irishman. Cork, Collins Press, 2001. 24 cm. xi, 338 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent, close to new condition with only minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example: The Origins of Conner and O’Connor / Childhood in West Cork / Growing up with Soldiers / High Sheriff of Cork / Emissary of the United Irishmen / In Grattan’s Parliament / A Decisive Speech / Imprisonment and Agitation / Anguish in Kilmainham / Napoleon’s Irish General / With an Appendix: “Bibliography of Arthur Condorcet O’Connor” /

In eighteenth century Ireland radical intellectuals embraced revolution with tragic results. One was Corkman, Arthur O’Connor, of Ascendancy stock, who was a member of the Irish House of Commons. He later became High Sheriff of Cork, visited France and became strongly republican. Exiled in France he became a General de Division in the French army. He spent his final years writing and publishing and is buried in the grounds of his French estate.

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[O'Connor, Arthur O'Connor, United Irishman.
[O’Connor, Arthur O’Connor, United Irishman.