Editors. "The English Council undertake an enquiry into the plantation of Ulster". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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In England, Queen Elizabeth's Privy Council establishes an enquiry into the state of the plantation of Ulster. Similar plantation attempts in Munster had begun three years previously.