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Marianne Elliott

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781846318078

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317774

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Treason

Treason

Chapter:
(p.227) Eighteen Treason
Source:
Wolfe Tone
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317774.020

This chapter focuses on the start of Theobald Wolfe Tone's career as a revolutionary republican in 1794. It discusses Reverend William Jackson's formulation of a revolutionary plan with the involvement of Tone and Archibald Hamilton Rowan. But they were being spied on by John Cockayne. When the information reached the government, the headquarters of the United Irish Society was raided and its formal existence was terminated on May 23, 1794.

Keywords:   Theobald Wolfe Tone, revolutionary republican, William Jackson, Archibald Hamilton Rowan, John Cockayne, United Irish Society

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