By Roger B. Manning

This publication explores the ways that the various army reports at domestic and in a foreign country of the British and Irish humans through the 17th century brought glossy army thought and perform into the 3 Kingdoms of the British Isles and formed the embryonic British military that emerged throughout the reign of the soldier-king William III.

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1608). ³⁵ BL, Harley MS. 35 (‘Richard Bingham’s Relation of the Suppression of the Bourkes in co. Mayo, Province of Connaught, 1586’), fos. 222v–35r. ³⁶ Churchyard, Generall Rehearsall, sig. A1v; Triumphs of Nassau, trans. W. Shute (1613), 79; Richard Beacon, Solon His Follie (1594), 16, 19; DNB, sub Richard Bingham (1528–99). The Irish wars 15 The English government could not ignore Ireland, because if foreign powers intervened in or invaded Ireland, England would be strategically vulnerable.

Jack, Towns in Tudor and Stuart Britain (1996), 5–8, 14; P. Somerville-Large, Dublin (1979), 85, 87; Davies, True Causes, 166, 252. Professor Canny points out that the plantation of Ireland provided a model for planting colonies across the Atlantic, and thus a garrison mentality was carried into the New World. In the North American colonies, as in Ireland, authority was vested in the hands of colonial officials with few limits placed upon the exercise of that authority. Because they were usually soldiers, seventeenth-century colonial governors were disposed to use military action against the native inhabitants and to dispossess them (Kingdom and Colony: Ireland in the Atlantic World, 1560–1800 (1988), 29).

Davies, True Causes, 5–7, 261–2; Morgan, Tyrone’s Rebellion, 3. The judges in the common-law courts of Ireland held that the Irish were not reputed to be subjects of the king nor subject to English law because they were aliens, and consequently they did not enjoy the protection of common law unless they purchased charters of denization, which were often not available when a native Irish person applied for them (ibid. 107–10). ⁵⁴ S. S. Webb, The Governors-General: The English Army and the Definition of Empire, 1569–1681 (1979), 110–11, 179, 440–1; L.

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