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**Podcast** – The Norman Invasion XVIII Prince John in Ireland

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Bad, possibly mad and very dangerous, Prince John was one of the most notorious men of the Middle Ages. While his cruel reputation is preserved in the Robin Hood myths his real life notoriety began in Ireland in 1185. If the Island did not have enough problems in the aftermath of the Norman Invasion, the arrival of this prince threatened not only the Gaelic Irish kings but the existing Norman Colonists as well. Hear the full story of the Johns escapades in Ireland in this show.

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Prince John in Ireland

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