What was O’Doherty’s Rebellion (1608)?

Introduction O’Doherty’s rebellion took place in 1608 when Sir Cahir Rua O’Doherty (Irish: Sir Cathaoir Ruadh Ó Dochartaigh), Lord of Inishowen, began an uprising against the Crown authorities in the west of Ulster in the north-west of the Kingdom of Ireland. O’Doherty, a Gaelic chieftain, had been a long-standing supporter of the Crown, but having… Read More