Sentence Examples


  • St Albans was also the headquarters of an attempted Fenian invasion of Canada in 1870.
  • From the age of 13 he belonged to the Canadian volunteer militia, with which he saw service in 1870 at the time of the Fenian raids.
  • The close of the American Civil War, the Fenian raids across the American border, and the dangers incident to the international situation, gave a decisive impulse to the movement.
  • In 1867 the most serious of modern conspiracies, that known as the Fenian organization, came to light.
  • His murderer, a Fenian acting under the instructions of the secret society to which he belonged, was discovered, and executed in 1869.