Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 8728
Author(s): King, Andy.
Title : Jack Le Irish and the Abduction of Lady Clifford, November 1315: The Heiress and the Irishman [The author argues that Jack Le Irish was an Anglo-Irish soldier in service to Edward II who set his eyes on too high a prize (Maud de Clifford and her estates) for a mere man-at-arms. His methods, abduction and forced marriage, were used with many heiresses, but in this case Maud's relatives used their influence to have her rescued. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Northern History , 38., 2 (September 2001):  Pages 187 - 195.
Year of Publication: 2001.