Irish rebel Shane O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, is assassinated

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Historical Context Note

Shane O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, the Irish rebel, who recently invaded Tyrconnel, is assassinated by the MacDonnells, to whom he had fled for safety.
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Editors. "Irish rebel Shane O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, is assassinated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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