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Colonel Despard. The Life and Times of an Anglo-Irish Rebel., Conner, Clifford

Author Name    Conner, Clifford

Title   Colonel Despard. The Life and Times of an Anglo-Irish Rebel.

Binding   Hardcover in DJ.

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Size   Octavo

Publisher    Combined Pub 2000.

ISBN Number    1580970265 / 9781580970266

Seller ID   2084cc

332 pp "In spite of having Admiral Nelson testify in his defense, Colonel Edward Marcus Despard went to the scaffold in 1803, accused of treason and plotting to assassinate King George III. Despard's execution ended a life of adventure and intrigue, and a career that encompassed the American Revolution, the Irish Rebellion of 1798, and the French Revolutionary Wars. A Protestant Irishman accused of plotting with a circle of conspirators within the Brigade of Guards to assassinate the King of England would seem to be of obvious interest to historians and biographers, but such has not been the case."

Price = 15.00 USD



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