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am·i·ty [am-i-tee] noun 1. friendship; peaceful harmony. 2. mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord.Not bloody likely.Amity O'Malley is anything but peaceful or harmonious.

Author: Michelle Phinney-Smith

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1499259913

Category: Fiction

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am·i·ty [am-i-tee] noun 1. friendship; peaceful harmony. 2. mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord.Not bloody likely.Amity O'Malley is anything but peaceful or harmonious. Descended from a famous female pirate, and containing Irish Fae blood, she is not only a good pirate, but the best there is. You don't want to cross her; her weapons and strength are unmatched by any on the North Atlantic, and the high-tech Achrann is the most powerful ship sailing the seven seas in this century. She's got (too much) whiskey, and power. She is almost invincible.Then her twin brother Trevor decides to show up again and ruin everything.The sibling rivalry is enough to make their poor mum turn over in her grave, but a tragedy forces them to stop fighting to get rid of a common enemy—before they lose everything, including each other.
2014-04-26 By Michelle Phinney-Smith

In this "enthralling historical fiction" (Publishers Weekly), Robin Maxwell masterfully brings to life these strong and pugnacious women in order to tell the little-known but crucial saga of Elizabeth's Irish war.

Author: Robin Maxwell

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061853234

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Two female titans -- perfectly matched in guts, guile, and political genius. Elizabeth, queen of England, has taken on the mighty Spanish Armada and, in a stunning sea battle, vanquished it. But her troubles are far from over. Just across the western channel, her colony Ireland is embroiled in seething rebellion, with the island's fierce, untamed clan chieftains and their "wild Irish" followers refusing to bow to their English oppressors. Grace O'Malley -- notorious pirate, gunrunner, and "Mother of the Irish Rebellion" -- is at the heart of the conflict. For years, she has fought against the English stranglehold on her beloved country. At the height of the uprising Grace takes an outrageous risk, sailing up the Thames to London for a face-to-face showdown with her nemesis, the queen of England. In this "enthralling historical fiction" (Publishers Weekly), Robin Maxwell masterfully brings to life these strong and pugnacious women in order to tell the little-known but crucial saga of Elizabeth's Irish war.
2009-10-13 By Robin Maxwell

'Letter-Book of Sir Arthur Chichester 1612–1614', Analecta Hibernica, 8 (1938), 69, 112–13. See also J. McCavitt, ... Grannia O'Malley was one of the most celebrated pirate leaders of the O'Malleys during the later sixteenth century.

Author: Claire Jowitt

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230627642

Category: History

Page: 244

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This book provides an insight to the cultural work involved in violence at sea in this period of maritime history. It is the first to consider how 'piracy' and representations of 'pirates' both shape and were shaped by political, social and religious debates, showing how attitudes to 'piracy' and violence at sea were debated between 1550 and 1650.
2006-11-02 By Claire Jowitt

The O'Malleys traded overseas and taxed vessels which came into their waters. Graceis considered tohave taken part in ... English Tudor power (by nowinthe form of Queen Elizabeth I's soldiers andofficials) was flooding Ireland.

Author: Tom Bowling

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472107701

Category: History

Page: 160

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From Stevenson's Treasure Island to Pirates of the Caribbean, the romantic image of pirates in popular culture has long been with us. But pirates are not all as charming as Johnny Depp. In ancient times Thracians, Cilicians and Illyrians terrorised traders in the Mediterranean, while the Barbary pirates of North Africa instilled fear wherever they went from the Holy Lands to the coast of Ireland. It was not until the age of Discovery, when ships began to cross the Atlantic carrying unimaginable riches from the New World that the traditional image of the buccaneering pirate was created. In England, heroes such as Sir Francis Drake were feted for their exploits against the Spanish fleet in which piracy was little more than state-sponsored terrorism. Tom Bowling's lively history explores many of the myths and true stories about the notorious outlaws of the oceans: including Captain Kidd, Blackbeard as well as Mary Read and other famous female pirates.
2013-02-07 By Tom Bowling

This updated anniversary edition brings Grace O’Malley’s story to a new generation awakened to the global focus on gender equality as well as positive ageing.

Author: Anne Chambers

Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd

ISBN: 9780717151745

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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Grace O’Malley is unique as the only woman recorded on the famous Baptista Boazio map of Ireland (1599), a tribute to the status she achieved as a leader on land and at sea in the 16th century. In 1979 Anne Chambers’ original biography of this famous Irishwoman, who over the centuries had been airbrushed from historical record, put her on the map once again. The biography became a milestone in Irish publishing and the catalyst for the restoration of Grace O’Malley to political, social and maritime history, as well as establishing her as an inspirational female role model in the classroom. In the 40th anniversary edition of this international bestselling biography, drawn from rare contemporary manuscript records, the author presents Ireland’s great pirate queen not as a vague mythological figure but as one of the world’s most extraordinary female leaders. Political pragmatist and tactician, rebel, intrepid mariner and pirate, wife, lover, mother, grandmother and matriarch, the ‘most notorious woman in all the coasts of Ireland’, Grace O’Malley challenged and triumphed over the social and political barriers she encountered in the course of her long, pioneering life. Breaching boundaries of gender imbalance and bias in a period of immense social and political upheaval and change, Grace O’Malley rewrote the rules to become one of the world’s first recorded feminist trailblazers. This updated anniversary edition brings Grace O’Malley’s story to a new generation awakened to the global focus on gender equality as well as positive ageing.
2018-10-26 By Anne Chambers

here are as many ways to spell O'Malley as there are O'Malleys . Even the O'Malley clan spelled their names different ways . One tombstone spelling in County Mayo is U'Mallie ; in this book the ...

Author: Matt Faulkner

Publisher: Philomel

ISBN: PSU:000056916676

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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When the son of notorious Irish pirate queen Granny O'Malley is captured by the English, Granny tries to meet with Queen Elizabeth I to negotiate for his freedom.
2005 By Matt Faulkner

Books 1–3 Jennifer Rose McMahon. Facing her was my plan, and not a pleasant one. ... “Like the O'Malleys just disappeared from their homeland and no one knows what happened to all of them... particularly Brigid. Where could she be now?

Author: Jennifer Rose McMahon

Publisher: CityOwl+ORM

ISBN: 9781949090000

Category: Fiction

Page: 821

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A young woman travels to the magical past and present of Ireland in this complete fantasy romance series from a USA Today–bestselling author. Bohermore (Book 1) – Eighteen-year-old Maeve O’Malley is a recent high school graduate who should be thinking about college. Instead she’s stalked in her dreams by the very pirate queen who killed her mother years ago. She decides to ditch college and head to Ireland to search for answers. Soon she finds help from an attractive, Irish history professor as she sets off on a medieval treasure hunt. Inish Clare (Book 2) –Maeve returns to Ireland with relics in hand to restore balance to her cland and prove her clan’s rights to their land and its treasures. With murderous rival clans and warrior chieftains challenging her and her romantic life complicating her mission, she races to the pirate queen’s final resting place before it’s too late… Ballycroy (Book 3) – To save the future of her clan and break an ancient family curse, Maeve must travel back in time to medieval Ireland where her actions can have greater consequence than she realizes. Threats of clan battles clash with the burden to make things right when Maeve realizes the danger of becoming trapped in the past forever and is forced to make the boldest decision of her life. Grab it now with the added special excerpt to Legend Hunter. “McMahon’s excellent debut makes a contemporary paranormal mystery feel cozy and romantic... The slowly unfurling romance doesn’t go in obvious directions, which adds to the story’s allure. Teen and adult readers alike will be clamoring for the sequel.”— Publisher's Weekly Starred Review
2018-09-04 By Jennifer Rose McMahon

I can't think of any other country outside Africa's Barbary Coast where pirates have loomed so large in the ... of our coastline was controlled by four great pirate families – the O'Driscolls, O'Sullivans, O'Flahertys and O'Malleys.

Author: Des Ekin

Publisher: The O'Brien Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781788492669

Category: History

Page: 368

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Bloodthirsty buccaneers and buried treasure, fierce sea battles and cold-blooded murders, Barbary ducats and silver pieces of eight. Des Ekin embarks on a roadtrip around the entire coast of Ireland, in search of our piratical heritage, uncovering an amazing history of swashbuckling bandits, both Irish-born and imported. Ireland’s Pirate Trail tells stories of freebooters and pirates from every corner of our coast over a thousand years, including famous pirates like Anne Bonny and William Lamport, who set off to ply their trade in the Caribbean. Ekin also debunks many myths about our most well-known sea warrior, Granuaile, the ‘Pirate Queen’ of Mayo. Thoroughly researched and beautifully told. Filled with exciting untold stories.
2021-05-03 By Des Ekin

She was married twice, divorced once, took a lover when she wanted, and gave birth to one of her sons on the deck of her own ship.

Author: Anne Chambers

Publisher:

ISBN: 1567318584

Category: Ireland

Page: 205

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2003 By Anne Chambers

The O'Malley clan traced their ancestry back to Cosgrach, a descendent of a King killed by the Vikings in 811 A.D., ... one of the very few histories of the area, notes that in the twelfth century Book of Rights the O'Malleys had to pay ...

Author: Judith Cook

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd

ISBN: 9780857903112

Category: History

Page: 208

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In a life stranger than any fiction, Grace O’Malley, daughter of a clan chief in the far west of Ireland, went from marriage at fifteen to piracy on the high seas. She soon had a fleet of galleys under her commander, but her three decades of plundering, kidnapping, murder and mayhem came to a close in 1586, when she was captured and sentenced to hang. Saved from the scaffold by none other than Queen Elizabeth herself – another powerful woman in a man’s world – Grace’s life took another extraordinary turn, when it was rumoured she had become intelligencer for the queen’s spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham. Was this the price of her freedom? Judith Cook explores this and other questions about the life and times of this remarkable woman in a fascinating, thrilling and impeccably researched book.
2021-05-06 By Judith Cook