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  • Colonial Ulster: The Settlement of East Ulster 1600–1641
  • Dewey Decimal Number: 941.6 GILL
  • No. of Copies: 2
  • Author: Raymond Gillespie
  • Publisher: Ulster Historical Foundation
  • Publication Date: 2020
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  • Publisher City: Belfast
  • No. of Pages: 288
  • ISBN: 9781909556935
  • Format: Hardcover
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This landmark volume by Raymond Gillespie reconstructs the society of east Ulster – the counties of Antrim and Down – in the early seventeenth century. These counties formed a distinct region within Ulster and were excluded from the official scheme for the Ulster plantation. In remarkable detail – all the more impressive due to the loss of so many records of this era – the author explores demographic and economic developments, the emergence of rural and urban communities, and the tension between central government and local interests. In doing so, he reveals a fascinating picture of the strivings of both settlers and natives to establish a modus vivendi during a period of rapid change.
  • Colonial Ulster


  • Economic History
  • Ulster Plantation
  • Political History
  • Colonial Ulster