The History Of Ireland, From The Earliest Records To The Present Time; For The Use Of Schools.

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byTownsend Young

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1863 Excerpt: ... 360 CATHOLIC ASSOCIATION. of his wavering followers. The whole tumult was suppressed in a few hours. A short time after Emmett was made prisoner. He was tried for high treason, and executed. His untimely end is still deplored by the many admirers of his eloquence and ardent enthusiasm, and even by those who censure his rash undertaking. CHAPTER XXVI. GEORGE IT. TO VICTORIA, A. D. 1820 TO 1861. George IT. Asd "whjxaji IT.--George visited Ireland in 1821, and was received with enthusiasm. In 1823 Mr. O'Connell established the Catholic Association, for the purpose of procuring catholic emancipation, that is, a repeal of those laws which imposed civil disabilities and disqualifications on Roman catholics. The catholic claims were so strenuously promoted by the founder's indefatigable exertions, by the advocacy of the whigs in parliament, and other protestants, both within and without the house, and by the temper of the times, which was generally opposed to political distinctions on the score of religion, that they were several times recognised by majorities in the commons, though rejected by the lords. The hopes of the claimants were raised to the highest pitch in 1825, but again disappointed by the opposition of the upper house of parliament. The association redoubled its efforts, and appeared so formidable that it was suppressed by act of parliament; but it was remodelled by Mr. O'Connell, and became more active and powerful than ever. At length, in 1829, Sir Robert Peel and the duke of Wellington, deeming the measure necessary to the peace of the country, though long its zealous opponents, introduced the Roman catholic Relief Bill into both houses, and conducted it triumphantly through them. VICTORIA. 261 One of its ablest advocates in Ireland waB R. L. Shei...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1863 Excerpt: ... 360 CATHOLIC ASSOCIATION. of his wavering followers. The whole tumult was suppressed in a few hours. A short time after Emmett w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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