A History of the Kildare Hunt

by Dermot Bourke

Publisher: Read Books Ltd.

Publication Date: August 25, 2017

ISBN: 9781473349926

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This vintage book contains a detailed history of hunting in Kildare country, with details on its origins, development, notable figures and packs, and more. With authentic photographs and a wealth of interesting information, "A History of the Kildare Hunt" is highly recommended for those with an interest in historical fox hunting, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "The First Packs of Kildare Country", "Sir Fenton Aylmer and Mr A. Henry, 1798-1814", "Sir John Kennedy, 1814-1841", "Mr John La Touche, 1841-1846", "Mr O'Connor Henchy, 1846-1847", "Mr William Kennedy, 1847-1854", "Lord Clonmell, 1854-1857", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. This volume is being republished now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.