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Henry II and the ideological foundations of Angevin rule in Ireland (2018)
Journal Article
Veach, C. (2018). Henry II and the ideological foundations of Angevin rule in Ireland. Irish Historical Studies, 42(161), 1-25. doi:10.1017/ihs.2018.6

The English invasion of Ireland is of central importance to the interconnected histories of Britain and Ireland. Yet there is still disagreement over the agency of its ultimate sponsor, King Henry II. This article argues that from the very beginning... Read More

King John and royal control in Ireland: Why William de Briouze had to be destroyed (2014)
Journal Article
Veach, C. (2014). King John and royal control in Ireland: Why William de Briouze had to be destroyed. English Historical Review, 129(540), 1051-1078. doi:10.1093/ehr/ceu221

This article re-examines King John’s persecution and eventual destruction of his former friend, William de Briouze, a signal example of John’s tyranny on the eve Magna Carta. Approaching the episode from the transnational perspective of the two men i... Read More

A question of timing: Walter de Lacy's seisin of Meath 1189–94 (2009)
Journal Article
Veach, C. T. (2009). A question of timing: Walter de Lacy's seisin of Meath 1189–94. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section C, Archaeology, linguistics, and literature, 109(-1), 165-194. doi:10.3318/priac.2009.109.165

The Irish kingdom of Mide was granted by King Henry II to Hugh de Lacy in 1172. After Hugh’s death in 1186, what had come to be known as the lordship of Meath passed, after a period of wardship, to Hugh’s son, Walter. Until now, the trans... Read More