#OnThisDay 1858 Thomas Clarke, was born to Irish parents on the Isle of Wight. Clarke, arguably the main instigator of the Easter Rising, spent 15 years in prison beforehand. First signature on the Proclamation & one of the first three leaders to be executed.
Birth of Fenian Thomas Clarke 1858
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Hi, I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now. I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in. Hope you enjoy. View all posts by theirishatwar