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Song of Dermot and the Earl


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

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Scotland, Ireland, Wales: early medieval Ireland to 1166

 

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A key source for the English invasion of Ireland, this early-13th-century Norman-French poem relates the flight of Dermot MacMurrough (Diarmait Mac Murchada), his alliance with Henry II of England, and ...

Subjects: Literature — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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