The Irish highwaymen
The lives & times of 15 of Ireland's most notorious adventurers are told in these stories of audacious ambushes, sword & gun battles, daring escapes, hideouts & disguises, plots, betrayals, & raids. These action-packed stories weave historical events with local folklore & include the traditional Irish songs that developed around each highwayman's legend. Illustrated with drawings, maps, & photographs of still-existing landmarks, this book brings to life the tales of criminals whose lives sometimes ended brutally by hanging, beheading, or gunfire.
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Excellent blend of history and music - the real lives of Ireland's highwaymen and the songs written about them.
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