Published July 2001
by O"Brien Press .
Written in English
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The Fighting Prince of Donegal (or Red Hugh, Prince of Donegal) follows the teen years of Hugh O'Donnell: his imprisonment in Dublin by the English and his escape from prison. This was a so-so book. It was interesting, and I'd love to do more reading about Hugh O'Donnell and the O'Neills now. But parts were just a little too far-fetched.4/5. Red Hugh is a book set back in time, about a prince and what he went through before he became the king. I really enjoyed the book, but my sister thought it was too boring. The first 7 chapters or so are about his life and how perfect it was, but after that things go downhill fast/5(12). Red Hugh was a true champion for Irish liberty from Queen Elizabeth's constricting reign in the late 's and beyond. Hugh's capture, imprisonment, and escape from the Dublin Castle; his triumph over a blizzard and frostbite; his dramatic rescue of his family's castle; his conflict with the evil Captain Leeds; and his inexhaustible love for. The Nine Years War was the greatest challenge that Gaelic Ireland presented to the Elizabethan English state. The role played by the young chieftain, Red Hugh O'Donnell (), in the Gaelic confederacy which fought this war, was crucial. Without him, the possibility of such successful and wide-ranging resistance to the expansion of English power in Ireland would not .
The Fighting Prince of Donegal (or Red Hugh, Prince of Donegal) follows the teen years of Hugh O'Donnell: his imprisonment in Dublin by the English and his escape from was a so-so book. It was interesting, and I'd love to do more reading about Hugh O'Donnell and the O'Neills now. But parts were just a little too far-fetched/5(22). Get this from a library! Red Hugh. [Deborah Lisson] -- The story of Red Hugh O'Donnell, a fifteen-year-old Irish boy who was taken prisoner by the British and held in Dublin Castle and his efforts to escape. Set in the late 's. Red Hugh: Prince of Donegal tells the tale of Hugh's imprisonment, attempts to escape, and his heroic fight against the English. It is engagingly written and is a quick and satisfying read. The characters are very well drawn--from the brave and long-suffering Hugh, to the indomitable Queen Ineen Duive, Hugh's mother; from the brawny and 5/5(5). Red Hugh, Prince of Donegal (Living History Library) by Robert Reilly and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
Welcome to Hugh’s “Necessary Bookshelf.” It is actually six different shelves in one big bookcase. Click a shelf to see the books on that shelf. Shelf One: Hugh's Books. Books written by Hugh Hewitt. The Fourth Way: The Conservative Playbook for a Lasting GOP Majority. The Queen: The Epic Ambition of Hillary and the Coming of a Second. Red Hughs is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Red Hughs and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world Occupation: Editor. Get this from a library! Red Hugh, Prince of Donegal. [Robert T Reilly] -- In , teenaged Hugh Roe O'Donnell, son of the rulers of Donegal, is seized by the English and imprisoned in Dublin Castle for three years before escaping to join in the struggle to rid Ireland of. Hugh O'Neill (Irish: Aodh Mór Ó Néill; literally Hugh The Great O'Neill; c. – 20 July ), was an Irish Gaelic lord, Earl of Tyrone (known as the Great Earl) and was later created The Ó Néill Mór, Chief of the Name.O'Neill's career was played out against the background of the Tudor conquest of Ireland, and he is best known for leading the resistance during the Nine Years' Predecessor: Turlough Luineach O'Neill.