Editors. "Abortive Fenian risings in Ireland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18531, accessed 10 December 2016.]
Abortive Fenian risings in Ireland (36 words)
Historical Context Note
In Ireland, Fenian risings break out in the north and west of the country, organised by the Irish Republican Brotherhood, but it soon peters out and most of its leaders are arrested, although none are executed.18531 Abortive Fenian risings in Ireland 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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