Through his aid the towns of Waterford, Wexford and Dublin had already become English colonies before the arrival of Henry II.
After the fall of Drogheda Cromwell sent a few troops to relieve Londonderry, and marched himself to Wexford, which he took on the 11th of October, and where similar scenes of cruelty were repeated; every captured priest, to use Cromwell's own words, being immediately "knocked on the head," though the story of the three hundred women slaughtered in the market-place has no foundation.
Lyell points out that the eye of an observer placed above a point between Pembroke and Wexford, lat.
He was educated at Louvain, and returning to Ireland became a priest at Wexford, and before 1646 was appointed bishop of Ferns.
Wexford, and she became his companion in all his travels.