Plantation of ulster the plantation of ulster it was the first great scottish venture overseas - and its effects were so powerful and far reaching that they continue to influence british and european history right up to the present day. Ulster (photo credit: gerald 2560) for much of the 16 th century, ulster was a wild and wooly place the region was thickly wooded, scarcely developed, and (according to the english) under populated. Ulster's rich tapestry of cultural diversity largely has its origins in the early seventeenth-century plantation of ulster with its influx of mainly protestant english and scottish settlers.
Hamilton/montgomery plantation it could be said that the genesis of the ulster-scots lay in a christmas party held at his home at castle reagh by the great gaelic chieftain, con o'neill, in 1602 despite the upheavals of recent decades and the various claimants to his territories, o'neill had managed to hold on to his lands. The plantation of ulster (irish: plandáil uladh ulster-scots: plantin o ulstèr)  was the organised colonisation of ulster - a province of ireland - by people from great britain during the reign of king james i. The plantation of ulster (irish: plandáil uladh ulster-scots: plantin o ulster) was the organised colonisation (plantation) of ulster - a province of ireland - by people from great britain during the reign of king james i.
The plantation of ulster (irish: plandáil uladh) was the organised colonisation (or plantation) of ulster—a province of ireland—by people from great britainprivate plantation by wealthy landowners began in 1606,  while official plantation controlled by king james i of england and vi of scotland began in 1609. The plantation of ulster was under the reign of james i and vi of ireland, england and scotland in an attempt to lessen the chances of further rebellion in troublesome ulster. Ulster scots is a term referring to those scots who migrated to the northern province of ireland (ulster) beginning about 1605 during the 'plantation scheme' the term is used primarily in the united kingdom and ireland although sometimes in north america they are referred to as scotch-irish or ulster-irish. The plantation of ulster is just as i had hoped it would be - a cogent, well documented story told by an author who is well versed in the history of ireland, with all its intricacy's.
This short clip covers the plantation of ulster it looks at why it happened what happened who was involved and the results and impact of the plantation. Plantation settlements were confined to the province of ulster, in the counties of antrim, down, armagh, tyrone, donegal, cavan, fermanagh and derry as many as 200,000 lowland scots crossed the north channel to settle in ulster in this approximately 90 year period. The plantation of ulster towns why towns were important king james believed that towns were an important part of the plantation he planned to build 14 towns in ulster.
Ulster plantation cancel the plantation of ulster: the british colonization of the north of ireland in the 17th century may 10, 2013 by jonathan bardon. Today in irish history: 19 july 1608 - preparations commence for the plantation of six ulster counties (armagh, cavan, coleraine, donegal, fermanagh and scots-irish americans are descendants of scots who lived in northern ireland for two or three generations but retained their scottish character and protestant religion. The plantation of ulster was the organised colonisation (plantation) of ulsterulster is a province of irelandpeople from scotland and england were sent by the english government to live there.
The plantation of ulster was the biggest of the plantations of ireland it led to the founding of many of ulster's towns and created a lasting ulster protestant community in the province with ties to britain. Plantation (ulster) the redistribution of escheated lands after the defeat of the ulster gaelic lords and the 'flight of the earls' in 1607 only counties donegal, derry, tyrone, armagh, fermanagh and cavan were actually 'planted', portions of land there being distributed to english and scottish families on their lands and for the building of. The plantation of ulster was the organised colonisation of ulster ulster is a province of ireland people from scotland and england were sent by the english.
The plantation of ulster took place from roughly 1605 through 1701 within its tumultous history are periods of massive restructuring known as the cromwellian and williamite plantations the idea behind plantation was to take the land away from the catholic irish, replacing them with english and scottish settlers. The plantation of ulster (irish: plandáil uladh ulster-scots: plantin o ulstèr) was the organised colonisation of ulster - a province of ireland - by people from great britain during the reign of king james i. Starting in 1609, scots began arriving into state-sponsored settlements as part of the plantation of ulster this scheme was intended to confiscate all the lands of the gaelic irish nobility in ulster and to settle the province with protestant english and scottish colonists. The plantation of ulster began in the 17th century when english and scottish protestants settled on land confiscated from the gaelic irish through essays, audio, photographs and interactive maps.
Of cahir's death and the plantation of ulster, the four masters wrote, he was cut into quarters between derry and cuil-mor, and his head was sent to dublin to be exhibited and many of the gentlemen and chieftains of the province, too numerous to be particularised, were also put to death. Within a decade after the flight of the earls came the ulster plantation ----- a scheme of fatal and far-reaching consequence for the island ever since it was the sixth james of scotland who, after he became james i of england, perpetrated this crime. The circumstances in which the ulster plantation was formed had much to do with fixing the characteristics of the breed the plantation was attended by an ouster of native irish that is a staple subject of censure by historians who, from the point of view supplied by the ideas of our own times, hold that wiser arrangements might have been made. During the early seventeenth century when british colonists were settling in ulster under the plantation of ulster, landed estates were required to muster tenants for defence when areas were under threat from the native irish.