Irish warfare in the age of the military revolution : the 'Nine Years War', 1593-1603

  • James O'Neill

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


    This thesis explores the military aspects of the war. It examines the military resources and tactics used by both the Gaelic forces and the Tudor army. It points to some of the similarities in tactics adopted and the use of different forms of guerrilla war tactics used by the Irish troops led by Hugh O'Neill, 2nd Earl of Tyrone. Since graduating in 2014, Dr O'Neill published his thesis as 'The Nine Years War, 1593–1603 O'Neill, Mountjoy and the Military Revolution' (Dubin: Four Courts Press, 2017).
    Date of Award2013
    Original languageEnglish
    Awarding Institution
    • Queen's University Belfast
    SupervisorMary O'Dowd (Supervisor) & Sean Connolly (Supervisor)


    • military history
    • Irish history

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