Grattan

Grattan's famous Parliament in the late eighteenth century, in which Ireland's Patriots hoped to secure independence from the English Parliament, forms the political background to the story of the 'Grattan' chapter in Edward Rutherfurd's second Irish book.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
The first Armistice Day observances, which included a two minute silence, were held in London at Buckingham Palace on the eleventh day of November 1919, exactly a year after the last day of World War I. That same day, in America, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation commemorating the day as Armistice Day. In Britain, Canada and many other places, this date is now called Remembrance Day; in the US Veterans Day.




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