John de Courcy

(d. c. 1219) conqueror of Ulster

Related Overviews

Henry II (1133—1189) king of England, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou


St Patrick (c. 389—461) patron saint of Ireland

Isle of Man

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • European History


Quick Reference

(d. 1219).

Conqueror of Ulster. De Courcy's parentage is unknown, though he probably came from Somerset. He is said to have visited Ireland in 1171 with Henry II, who promised ...

Subjects: European History.

Reference entries