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A Valley of Kings: The Boyne : Five Thousand Years of History Henry Boylan

A Valley of Kings: The Boyne : Five Thousand Years of History

Henry Boylan

Published July 31st 1989
ISBN : 9780862781705
Paperback
168 pages
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 About the Book 

The Boyne is a place of fertile lands and rich history, the site of ancient crosses, prehistoric passage graves, abbeys, castles and fine houses. Here crucial battles were fought and High Kings crowned. Its past is peopled with names such as St.MoreThe Boyne is a place of fertile lands and rich history, the site of ancient crosses, prehistoric passage graves, abbeys, castles and fine houses. Here crucial battles were fought and High Kings crowned. Its past is peopled with names such as St. Patrick, King William, and Oliver Cromwell. This fascinating book follows the course of the Boyne river, visiting the famous sites at Newgrange, Monasterboice, Tara, and Kells and tells the story of the people, places and legends.