Red Hugh: The Story of Hugh Roe O’Donnell

A 40-page biography of Hugh Roe O'Donnell (1572-1602), last of the Gaelic kings of Ireland. Well-researched and written from original sources, including the Annals of the Four Masters, Lughaidh Ó Clerigh, Don Philip O’Sullivan Beare, and Red Hugh's confessor Father Donagh Mooney. Illustrations include Simancas Castle and Red Hugh's letter to King Philip of Spain. The cover is heavy gold parchment printed in four colors.


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Red Hugh: The Story of Hugh Roe O'Donnell