The Enigma of the Battle of Orra and the Fate of the MacQuillans

Home » Familia Articles » Familia: Vol. 13 - 1997 » The Enigma of the Battle of Orra and the ...

Product Description

Please note this is available in electronic format only. It will be sent to you via email when your order is complete.

"It is an oddity of the history of North Antrim that there is much confusion about the date of one of the region's most important military engagements, the Battle of Orra, even though a great deal of information about it is available, and excellent evidence as to when it actually happened.

Orra's importance is considerable, for it is regarded as an historical watershed: the crucial battle at which Sorley Boy MacDonnell irrevocably broke the power of the MacQuillans, giving him control over their old lordship of the Route."

This article looks at the confusion about the date of one of North Antrim's most important military engagements, the Battle of Orra.

Hector McDonnell

Sorry, we have no information on this author.

Product in stock
Loading Updating cart...
Our Price: £1.00

Shopping Cart