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n Great Britain, than there are living in the Emerald Isle today. The historian, Lord Macaulay, wrote of the Irish Diaspora, "there were Irish of great ability, energy, and ambition, but they were to be found everywhere except in Ireland: at Versailles, and at St. Ildefonso, in the armies of Frederick and in the armies of Maria Teresa. One exile became a marshal of France, another became Prime Minister of Spain.
Lecky, in Volume II of his famous History of England, gives a fascinating list of Irishmen who attained ranks of dignity and honor in literally every kingdom of Europe:
Название: Irish history
Дата публикации: 2004-10-10