Sentence Examples


  • Presbyterianism in Ireland, in modern times at least, dates from the plantation of Ulster in the reign of James I.
  • And plantation works.
  • In 1585 Lord Deputy Sir John Perrot undertook the shiring of Ulster (excluding the counties Antrim and Down, which had already taken shape); and his work, though of little immediate effect owing to the rising of Hugh O'Neill, served as a basis for the division of the territory at the plantation of Ulster in the reign of James I.
  • For their government the settlers adopted (1639) a plantation covenant.
  • Among the ancients it was in request for poles, rafters, joists, and for the construction of winepresses, tables and musical instruments; and on that account was so valuable that a plantation of cypresses was considered a sufficient dowry for a daughter.

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