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From: "Is Mise Gan Ainm" <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 23:12:36 GMT
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Well, if the "(That's a nutshell comment.The issues are far
wider than this") - why don't you explain your self and take
us out of our ignorance on the subject?
"Renia" <> wrote in message
> Paul Carr wrote:
> > "Matthew Harley" <> wrote in message
> > news:...
> >>Sam Sloan wrote:
> >>>What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
> >>Simple really.
> >>Scoti/Scotti was the Roman name for the Irish pirates
> >>raided Britain in the later days of the Roman Empire
> >>and 5th centuries). Then a pile of these Irish Scots
> >>Dal Riata in County Antrim settled across the water in
> >>Northern Britain and gave their name to Scotland.
> >>Then eleven hundred years later a pile of these Scottish
> >>Irish Scottish came back as Presbyterian planters to
> >>(including Antrim).
> > But didn't the planters come from all over Britain?
> There were other migrations of what became Protestant
> the time of Elizabeth, but particularly from Cromwell's
> couldn't pay his army so he gave them Irish land. (That's
> comment. The issues are far wider than this.)
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