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The main family of Munster were the Fitzgeralds of Desmond. CAUSE. The Fitzgeralds began rebelling against the Queen in the 1570’s because: They were Catholic and didn’t want to become Protestant They controlled Munster for hundreds of years and didn’t want to give their land to anyone.

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Cause
CAUSE

The Fitzgeralds began rebelling against the Queen in the 1570’s because:

  • They were Catholic and didn’t want to become Protestant

  • They controlled Munster for hundreds of years and didn’t want to give their land to anyone


Queen elizabeth fought back against the fitzgerald s she defeated them and took all their land

Queen Elizabeth fought back against the Fitzgerald's.

She Defeated them and took all their land.


How it happened the course

How it happened??THE COURSE

The queen took the land from the Fitzgeralds

The land was divided up into estates (4,000, 8,000 or 12,000 acres)

Land was given to English people who were going to be loyal to the Queen.

These people were called undertakers


Called undertakers because
CALLED UNDERTAKERS BECAUSE

  • They undertook to keep the rules of Plantation.

  • Bring in English families to farm the land

  • Pay soldiers to protect them from the Fitzgeralds

  • Were not allowed to rent land to Irish farmers.

  • Must follow the Protestant religion.


Consequence
CONSEQUENCE

SUCCESS OR FAILURE???


Success because
SUCCESS BECAUSE

  • Farming practices took hold and are still common in Munster today.

  • New towns that the English people built grew. They are still major towns today. (Mallow and Killarney).



Failure because1
FAILURE BECAUSE:

  • Only 4,000 English settlers came to Munster. Queen Mary expected 20,000.

  • They had to employ Irish people because there was not enough English.

  • They also rented land to Irish people because they paid high rents.


Cause 1 the fitzgerald s of desmond caused a rebellion elizabeth wanted to control them 2 l r f c
CAUSE: 1. The Fitzgerald's of Desmond caused a rebellion. Elizabeth wanted to control them. 2. L. R. F. C.

  • CONSEQUENCE

  • Success:

    • Farming Practices were adapted.

    • New Towns built by planters. E.g. Mallow and Killarney.

COURSE

The queen took the land from the Fitzgerald's

The land was divided up into estates (4,000, 8,000 or 12,000 acres)

Land was given to English people who were going to be loyal to the Queen.

These people were called undertakers

They promised to:

Bring in English families to farm the land

Pay soldiers to protect them from the Fitzgerald's

Were not allowed to rent land to Irish farmers.

Must follow the Protestant religion.

  • Failure

    • Not many families came to Ireland.

    • Undertakers had to employ Irish as there was no one else.

    • They rented land to the Irish because they were happy to pay high rents.


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