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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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Republican ‘Ambassador’ in Paris

Republican ‘Ambassador’ in Paris

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(p.271) Twenty-One Republican ‘Ambassador’ in Paris
Source:
Wolfe Tone
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317774.023

This chapter focuses on Theobald Wolfe Tone's work as a republican ambassador in France. It explains that Tone had total freedom to conduct his mission according to his own guidelines because he had no formal instructions or accreditation from the United Irishmen. It discusses his success in negotiating with French officials and highlights the significant influence of his French experience on Irish policy.

Keywords:   Theobald Wolfe Tone, republican ambassador, France, United Irishmen, Irish policy

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