Strongbow

Strongbow

The Norman Invasion of Ireland

The coming of the Normans to Ireland from 1169 is a pivotal moment in the country’s history. With colourful personalities and sharp political twists and turns, Strongbow’s story is a fascinating one.

A powerful and absorbing account of the stormy affairs of an extraordinary era

Paperback: €16.99
Paperback: 256 pages
Size:234x153 mm
ISBN: 9781847172006

E-Book (ePub): €12.99
Also available as an E-Book (ePub)
ISBN: 9781847176073

Category: History

The coming of the Normans to Ireland from 1169 is a pivotal moment in the country’s history. It is a period full of bloodthirsty battles, both between armies and individuals. With colourful personalities and sharp political twists and turns, Strongbow’s story is a fascinating one.

Combining the writing style of an award-winning novelist with expert scholarship, historian Conor Kostick has written a powerful and absorbing account of the stormy affairs of an extraordinary era.

Conor Kostick

Conor Kostick is a novelist and historian living in Dublin; he holds a PhD and a gold medal from Trinity College Dublin. His research into medieval history has won a number of awards, including the Dublinia Medieval Essay Prize, the Marsh’s Library Fellowship, and the prestigious European Marie Curie award. His other history books include The Siege of Jerusalem: Crusade and Conquest in 1099; Revolution in Ireland and – together with Lorcan Collins –The Easter Rising: A Guide to Dublin.                                     

a lively and engaging read; a perfect introduction to history for anyone who thinks it stuffy or boring

Irish Roots

really enjoyable

Newstalk’s Talking History

this is the book for you

Newstalk’s Talking History

Beautifully written

Clare County Express

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Also by Conor Kostick:

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The Easter Rising
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