Hatfields and McCoys

Hatfields and McCoys

19th-century mountain families carried on endless feud in southern U.S. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 942]
See: Rivalry
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He also has a regular role in ITV's comedy drama Doc Martin and featured alongside Kevin Costner and fellow ex-Walford resident Michael Greco in the Western series Hatfields and McCoys.
The plot is a thinly disguised rewrite of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, or the Hatfields and McCoys or every other tale of feuds.
Channel 5's brilliant mini-series, Hatfields and McCoys, starring Kevin Costner, also features British talent including Sarah Parish, Joe Absolom and Michael Greco.
Nobody knows the Hatfields and McCoys, it's just an expression.
The Cardiff actor, who relocated to the States five years ago, has just starred in a cowboy series called Hatfields and McCoys, which last week became a massive ratings smash.
Like the Capulets and Montagues or the Hatfields and McCoys, political feuds in Ireland and Australia are kept alive for hundreds of years as they are handed down through the generations.
Next up for the actress who became a household name in the hairdressing drama Cutting It is playing opposite Kevin Costner in American TV mini-series Hatfields and McCoys.
An amiable young woman with sparkling eyes and an impressive mane of red hair, Hatfield is quick to distance herself from the feuding Hatfields and McCoys of the state of Virginia, a subject that immediately comes up in a Google search of her name.
Hatfield And McCoy Feud: Kingdom Of The Hollow, The Story Of The Hatfields And McCoys by Phillip Hardy (Staff Writer for the "Sound of the Sirens" online magazine) is the famous story of a blood feud between two struggling families and their kinfolk and friends in the years following the economic hardships which descended upon their mountain region after the end of the debilitating American Civil War.
The team names - the Hatfields and McCoys - were chosen from one of the greatest family rivalries in American history.
DiIulio, too, lavished praise on the report, calling it the most important document since the Hatfields and McCoys signed a truce.
In her remarkably detailed analysis, Waller explains what legend does not: namely, that both Hatfields and McCoys devotedly sought legal redress, ultimately through the Supreme Court of the United States.