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Loyal Clubs and Societies in Ulster, 1770-1800

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Blackstock, Allan (2010) Loyal Clubs and Societies in Ulster, 1770-1800. In: Clubs and Societies in Eighteenth-Century Ireland. (Eds: Kelly, James and Powell, Martyn J.), Four Courts Press Dublin, Dublin, pp. 447-465. ISBN 978-1-84682-229-2 [Book section]

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Abstract

This chapter examinespatterns of loyal associationalism in Ulster in the later eighteenth century. Included in its remit are voluntary military organisations (principally the Irish Volunteers and Yeomanry), town and city corporations, Orange societies and political clubs. By tracing loyal associationalism over time it emerges that the early 1790s witnessed the emergence of more militant forms of loyalism shaped more by memories of seventeenth-century Irish Protestantism than by Enlightenment-inspired sociability.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:Loyalism, Patriotism, Political Associations, sociability, Eighteenth-Century Ireland, Irish Volunteers, Irish Yeomanry
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of English and History
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > History
ID Code:20076
Deposited By:Dr Allan Blackstock
Deposited On:27 Sep 2011 11:00
Last Modified:27 Sep 2011 11:00

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