Irish Liberty and the Spanish Crown

A litany of disasters from royal marriage to Armadas

Portrait of Philip II by Sofonisba Anguissola

ItIt has often been said of Ireland that its role in history and ultimate fate has been one inextricably linked with that of its larger island neighbour. The same can also be said in terms of its position within the strategic planning of King Philip II Von Habsburg of Spain. For the most part, Philip viewed assisting…

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Frank Ó'hÁinle

Frank Ó'hÁinle

24-year-old Irish Trainee Solicitor (lawyer) writing about Stoicism, philosophy, and finding their way in life. Contact me: frankohainle23@gmail.com