Pirate Queen of Ireland The True Story of Grace O'Malley by Anne Chambers
  

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Pirate Queen of Ireland The True Story of Grace O'Malley by Anne Chambers

This is the true story of Grace O'Malley, or Granuaile, who ruled on land and sea in Connaught over 400 years ago. A Pirate Queen and Chieftain, she became a legend. We meet Grace as a young girl on Ireland's west coast. Her father is a strong chieftain and loves the sea. Despite her parents' objections, Grace becomes a better sailor than any of her father's crew and so the adventures of the Pirate Queen begin. We sail on her galley to Spain where war with England affects Grace and Ireland. We meet her husbands, Donal of the Battles and Richard in Iron, and are on board ship for her son's birth and pirate attacks. After many escapades we sail to London for her famous meeting with Queen Elizabeth I. And we stay with her in her castle at Rockfleet where she dies in 1603. This non-fiction account is a must for kids who love Irish history!

About the Author

Anne Chambers is a fulltime writer and a best-selling biographer who has received acclaim from critics and the reading public. She lectures extensively on the subjects of her books, which have been adapted for TV and widely translated.

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Format

Paperback
120 pages

Author

Anne Chambers
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Publisher

The Collins Press

Publication date

11th March 2014

ISBN

9781848891920


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