IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 1112: Conflict in Medieval Ireland, II

Wednesday 14 July 2004, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Keith Alan Waters, Department of History, University of Durham
Moderator/Chair:Andy King, Department of History, University of Southampton
Paper 1112-aThe Friars and the Scottish Wars of Independence: An Irish Perspective
(Language: English)
Niav Gallagher, Department of Medieval History, Trinity College Dublin
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History
Paper 1112-bThe Desmond Geraldines and the Mac Carthaigh Mór
(Language: English)
Keith Alan Waters, Department of History, University of Durham
Index terms: Administration

The papers in this session will address the ‘clash of cultures’ which took place in medieval Ireland between the Irish and English. The first paper looks at the involvement of Scottish and Irish Fransiscan in the Scottish Wars of Independence in support of both the native and royalist cause. The second and third papers deal with the English/Irish relations in specific localities. The second looks at the terms of the relationship between an Anglo-Irish magnate family and a Gaelic dynasty. The third paper will address the changing relationships between the Anglo-Irish of Dublin and the Irish of Leinster.