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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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Emergence of a Revolutionary

Emergence of a Revolutionary

(p.236) Nineteen Emergence of a Revolutionary
Wolfe Tone
Liverpool University Press

This chapter traces the events leading to the emergence of Theobald Wolfe Tone as an Irish republican revolutionary. It discusses the revival the Catholic emancipation campaign and of the United Irishmen and the highlights the return of tone as agent of the Catholics in December 1794. It evaluated the impact of the trial and suicide of Reverend William Jackson on the revolutionary movement and mentions the decision of Tone's family to move to America.

Keywords:   Theobald Wolfe Tone, republican revolutionary, Catholic emancipation, United Irishmen, William Jackson, suicide, revolutionary movement, America

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