Attention Crowell lovers was Re: Question about Ireland

Gary MacLennan g.maclennan at SPAMqut.edu.au
Fri Nov 3 03:31:32 MST 2000


At 05:08  3/11/00 +1300, you wrote:
>Louis writes:
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>Ireland was methodically plundered for centuries even before the 1600s,
>when James I's armies forced the 'Flight of the Earls' from Ulster and
>crushed the strongest area of Irish resistance.  The job was finished off a
>generation later by Cromwell with mass slaughter.
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>Ireland was left defeated, plundered and demoralised.
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>Moreover, all kinds of laws were placed in the way of Irish economic
>development.  For instance, the Irish were refused the right to export
>fattened livestock, cloth and linen and so on to Britain, denied the right
>to trade with Europe and the Americas and so on.  Industry after industry
>in Ireland was ruined deliberately in the 1600s and 1700s.
>Philip Ferguson


Comrade Bradley and other fans of the mass murderer please note above.

regards


Gary







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