Book on life of Sir Frederick Hamilton

The Life and Times of Sir Frederick Hamilton 1590–1647, written by Dominic Rooney, will be officially launched at Sir Hamilton’s former home, the historic Manorhamilton Castle on Friday, September 13.

The Life and Times of Sir Frederick Hamilton 1590–1647, written by Dominic Rooney, will be officially launched at Sir Hamilton’s former home, the historic Manorhamilton Castle on Friday, September 13.

Sir Fredrick was an ambitious and boastful 17th-century Scottish nobleman who secured a grant of land during the Leitrim Plantation in 1620.

The book will be launched by Professor Raymond Gillespie, Department of History, NUI Maynooth.