Episode Six: Grace O’Malley, the Pirate Queen

January 8, 2020 @ 9:05 am

This tale begins close to it's chronological end, in September 1593, at a meeting between two queens - one Ralph Waldo Emerson's typical law-lord, the other a good, old fashioned warlord. Though both come from decidedly different backgrounds, they also had much in common, including an ugly conflict which dated back to the late 1550s. In this week Simone looks into the life and times of Grace O'Malley, pirate queen of Connaught. 

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