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Grace O'Malley (born around 1530, died around 1603) was one of the most important women in Irish history, a Queen of Umaill (territory in the Ireland), chieftain of the Ó Máille clan and a pirate.

The meeting of Grace O'Malley and Queen Elizabeth I Nickname Gráinne Mhaol, Granuaile Type Pirate Place of birth Connaught, Ireland Place of death most likely Rockfleet Castle Allegiance Ó Máille Clan Battles/wars Nine Years War (Ireland)

Grace O’Malley (1530 – 1603) was the called the Sea Queen of Connacht. She inherited a large shipping and trading business from her father (they were accused many times of piracy). Between this and the land passed on to her through her mother, Grace was a very wealthy woman in 16th century Ireland. In 1593, her sons and half-brother were kidnapped by the English governor of Connacht, Sir Richard Bingham, Grace sailed straight to England to petition to for their release. She made her case…

· Les pirates de l'Ile d’Émeraude · Grace O’Malley – was the called the Sea Queen of Connacht.

A guide to the meeting of two Irish queens - Elizabeth I, queen of England and Ireland, and Grace O'Malley the Irish pirate queen. The meeting of these two powerful women was quite remarkable - the political leader and the pirate formed a special bond.

Elizabeth I and Grace O'Malley: The Meeting of Two Irish Queens

A guide to the meeting of two Irish queens - Elizabeth I, queen of England and Ireland, and Grace O'Malley the Irish pirate queen. The meeting of these two powerful women was quite remarkable - the political leader and the pirate formed a special bond.

Scotch-Irish Immigrant -- I wonder how many people realize that the Scotch-Irish were *Scottish*, and not Irish....They were Scots that moved to Ireland {who then later moved to America}. *shakes head*

Scotch-Irish Immigrant -- I wonder how many people realize that the Scotch-Irish were *Scottish*, and not Irish.They were Scots that moved to Ireland {who then later moved to America}. *shakes head* CHECK OUT THE BASKET

Matsukaze Workshops: 16th Century Irish Dress Gallowglass Lass

I feel that claims that Irish clothing changed very little over time are completely false. A 4 th century Irishman.

Grace O’Malley, the 16th Century Pirate Queen of Ireland…  In-honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day…. Sept. 19th

Grace O’Malley, the 16th Century Pirate Queen of Ireland…

Grace O’Malley, the Century Pirate Queen of Ireland… In-honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day….

Grace O'Malley was a 16th century Irish warrior who led a horde of broadsword-swinging Vikings, Celts, and Scottish Highlanders in naval operations that dominated the coast of Ireland for decades. Known to her contemporaries as "The Pirate Queen of Connaught,"

Grace O'Malley was a century Irish warrior who led a horde of broadsword-swinging Vikings, Celts, and Scottish Highlanders in naval operations that dominated the coast of Ireland for decades. Known to her contemporaries as "The Pirate Queen of Connaught,"

The ‘Potato Orphans’ of Australia is a tragic, little-known period in the nation's history, in which thousands of vulnerable teenage women, orphaned by the Great Famine, were shipped from Ireland to be wives for the Australian convicts.

Untold story of Irish teen shipped to Australia to marry a convict

An image of potato orphan Jane McDonald, which her great-great-great granddaughter Gail Newman was 'so happy' and emotional to uncover after months of searching

Pirate Queen of Ireland: the Adventures of Grace O'Malley by Anne Chambers,  For young readers, an illustrated version of Grace O'Malley's life.     http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FOS5SL4/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_hcKbub1E988VT

Pirate Queen of Ireland: the Adventures of Grace O'Malley by Anne Chambers. For young readers. Don't know how practical that hair would be in battle, but kind of a cool look!

No explanation given as to why the lady on the right has a band over her mouth. But..she has an angry look on her face so perhaps it was punishment for ill tempered utterances. Ca 15th century.

No explanation given as to why the lady on the right has a band over her mouth.she has an angry look on her face so perhaps it was punishment for ill tempered utterances.

Ireland

Statue of St. Brigid, County Kildare - In the center of the cross on Brigid’s chest is a crescent moon. It’s believed to be a sign connecting the old world with the new as Brighid embodies Pagan Celtic and Christian Celtic Ireland.

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