20 July-Hugh O Neill

Hugh O Neill Earl of Tyrone was leader of the resistance to the Tudor conquest of Ireland. At the end of the Nine year’s war he joined O Donnell in the Flight of the Earls. O Neill died in Rome in the year 1616 On This Day.

Hugh O Neill photo

Photo by luigig

 

Hugh O Neill photo

Photo by luigig

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*