Wolfe Tone Arrives in France to aid Rebellion 1796

#OnThisDay 1796 Theobald Wolfe Tone arrived in France after 31 days at sea from exile in America. He spoke with future US President Monroe & French diplomats. By the year’s end Tone & General Lazare Hoche launched an (unsuccessful) invasion to liberate Ireland.

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