Land League

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Land League:

see Irish Land QuestionIrish Land Question,
name given in the 19th cent. to the problem of land ownership and agrarian distress in Ireland under British rule. The long-term result of conquest, confiscation, and colonization was the creation of a class of English and Scottish landlords and of an
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His study is based on a very impressive range of sources, including the Land League papers and those of the principal Irish politicians involved, including Issac Butt, Michael Davitt, etc.
We've got a couple of tricky jumps cards at Southwell and Fakenham and the only runner who stands out across the two meetings is Land League in the Weatherbys Racing Bank Handicap Chase (3.20) at Fakenham.
Gwaith y Land League oedd trefnu protestiadau bob tro y cai ty ei ad-feddiannu.
The Irish National Land and Industrial League of America (subsequently the American Land League) was founded in early 1880, enabling Parnell to return to the United Kingdom in triumph shortly before the British general election of March 1880.
A picture of the Land League Executive contains two priests, Mahon founds the Catholic Literary Society in Goulburn and is involved in drafting an address to welcome Cardinal Moran home to Sydney in 1885.
He focuses on the Irish National Land League, a transatlantic organization, to show how this Greater Ireland presented new opportunities for groups like the working class and women to contribute within Irish-American society, but ultimately limited the long-term participation of these groups in Irish-American nationalism.
Crop failures in Ireland, the renewed threat of famine, the agitation of the Land League, and the rise of the home rule movement under Charles Stewart Parnell, captured public attention in the United States during the last decades of the century, Sim argues, but did not stir government policy or halt the growing accord between Britain and the United States.
Focusing on leaders of that Greater Ireland, including Charles Stewart Parnell, Michael Davitt, and John Devoy, Janis follows the birth of the Land League, which offered unique and unprecedented opportunities for input from two important groups: working-class radicals and Irish American women.
Anthony Clarke was a radical, a key figure in the Irish National Land League of tenants fighting for rent reductions.
Her family tree took her back to County Mayo, Western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clarke was one of the very rst members of the Land League, an organisation formed in 1879 which campaigned for impoverished tenant fathers to have the right own their land.
In 1881, the British government banned the Land League and the leaders were rounded up and imprisoned.