Parnell

The great leader's campaign for Irish Home Rule, his family background in Wicklow, and his tragic fall form part of the story of the final 'Rising' chapter of Rutherfurd's second Irish book.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
The award for shortest reign in history goes to…Louis-Antoine Duke of Angoulême of France ! Louis XIX ruled for approximately 20 minutes – the time between when his father Charles X of France signed abdication papers in 1830 and the moment he too wielded a quill, signing away his rights to the throne.




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