Illustrations vi Map vii Acknowledgements viii Introduction ix 1. Momentous and Dangerous Times 2. The 'Crop-Haired Girl' 3. Bride to the Ferocious O'Flaherties 4. Revenge and Piracy 5. The Pirate Queen 6. 'Iron Richard' 7. Captured! 8. Grace of the Gamblers 9. '... She Thinks Herself No Small Lady ...' 10. Drawing in the Scots - the Shadow of the Gallows 107 11. The Spanish Armada 12. Rebellion 13. Talking to the Queen 14. The O'Neill - War in Ulster 15. Endgame - The Flight of the Wild Geese Appendix One. Queen Elizabeth's Representatives in Ireland Appendix Two. The Eighteen Articles of Interrogation and the Responses Bibliography Index Illustrations 1. Rockfleet Castle 2. Irish warriors and peasants, by DuÌ rer 3. English soldiers 4. A Gaelic chieftain 5. The MacSweeney chieftain feasting 6. Grace O'Malley's castle on Clare Island
Judith Cook is well known as a crime writer and investigative journalist. Born in Manchester, she now lives in Cornwall.