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Red Hugh, Prince of Donegal

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208 pp, Sewn Softcover, Ages 10-up

"A tale that is not told dies." So say the old Irish storytellers as they prepare to spin their tales of legends and "little folk." How much the better when the story, like this one about the fighting prince of Donegal, is true! It is 1587 and Queen Elizabeth plans to bring Ireland under her iron rule. Only one thing is stopping her: Warrior queen Ineen Duive and her young son, Hugh Roe. Red Hugh was a true champion for Irish liberty from Queen Elizabeth's constricting reign in the late 1580'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 Ireland make this a wonderful read-aloud book for the entire family.
You learn an astonishing amount of Irish geography and culture while relishing this true adventure, as well.

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