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1. Mayors Of Waterford City
A list of mayors of Waterford City from the Year 1377 To 1891 inclusive.
2. The Freedom Of Waterford City
The originations of the freeman system and the effect of the Municipal Reform Act of 1835 on the freeman system in Ireland. Details of the privileges afforded a freeman and a list of Nationalist freemen from the latter half of the 19th century is included.
3. The Genevese And The Settlement At New Geneva
The story of the proposal to establish a colony of emigrant Genovese artisans and intellectuals near Passage East in 1783.
4. Early Waterford History
Early Waterford history to the coming of the Normans.
5. The English Invasion
The establishment of English Rule in Waterford. Includes some comments on Lambert Simnel, Perkin Warbeck and internecine strife between the 12th and 15th Century.
6. The City Walls Of Waterford
A history of the city walls along with P. M. Egans account of the remains of the walls that were extant towards the end of the 19th Century. This chapter also has some comments on the mayoral hat and sword.
7. The Huguenots In Waterford
The settlement of French protestants in Waterford City from 1685 onwards and their subsequent involvement in commerce in the city, particularly in the linen trade.
8. Waterford In The Confederate Wars
The Confederate Wars in Waterford 1642 to 1650. Information and commentary on the actions of the Confederation Of Kilkenny, the Royalists and the Parlimentarians.
9. Cromwell In Waterford
The story of the Cromwellian campaign in Waterford City and County.
10. James II & The Williamite Wars
An overview of the war between King James II and William Prince Of Orange. Particular mention is made of the effect of the wars on Waterford City.
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