1494 – Poynings lands at Howth and summons a parliament to Drogheda. He then campaigns in the north. 1566 – Birth of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork in England. Also known as the Great Earl of Cork, he was Lord Treasurer of the Kingdom of Ireland. Boyle was an important figure in the continuing […]

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