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Lives of Victorian Political Figures, Part II, Volume 3 Daniel O'Connell, James Bronterre O'Brien, Charles Stewart Parnell and Michael Davitt by their Contemporaries

    Looks at the lives and politics of four of the key players in the independence and labour movements of the 19th century: Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847); Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-91); Michael Davitt (1846-1906); and James Bronterre O'Brien (1805-64).

    I. Background and Early Years (1846–69) II. Trial and Imprisonment (1870–7) III. Th e New Departure and the Land League (1878–82) IV. Portland Prison and the Phoenix Park Murders (1881–2)V. Years in the Wilderness (1882–7) VI. Marriage to Mary Yore (1887) VII. Th e Plan of Campaign and the Special Commission on Parnellism and Crime (1886–9) VIII. Th e Labour Movement and Parliament IX. Th e Boer War and the Formation of the United Irish League (1899– 1900) X. Th e Final Years (1901–6) XI. Memories of Davitt XII. Poems, Ballads and a Drawing of Davitt