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The hunt for Red Hugh: Archaeologists in Spain search for 16th-century Irish chieftain’s bones (FOX NEWS)

By James Rogers | Fox News.  JUNE 1 2020 Archaeologists in Spain are searching for the bones of Red Hugh O’Donnell, a 16th-century Irish chieftain who fought English rule in Ireland and died in exile. Born into a noble family, Red Hugh O’Donnell is known as ‘Red Hugh’ as a…...

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Red Hugh: Spanish dig for the bones of ‘Fighting Prince of Donegal’ (BBC)

By Eimear Flanagan. BBC News NI. 31 May 2020 Image copyright City Hall of Valladolid/Carlos Arranz Image caption Several sets of unidentified human remains have already been discovered Are the bones of a historic Irish leader entombed below the foundations of a bank in northern Spain? Archaeologists have dug up…...

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Spanish Dig Unearths Human Remains in Hunt for Irish Rebel Lord (THE NEW YORK TIMES)

Writing by Nathan Allen.The New York Times. 29-5-2020 VALLADOLID, Spain — Spanish archaeologists may have uncovered the final resting place of an Irish nobleman whose bloody 16th-century rebellion almost toppled Ireland’s English rulers. With some Spanish support, Red Hugh O’Donnell waged war against the English for nine years before his…...

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Are these the remains of Irish rebel ‘Red’ Hugh O’Donnell? Skeleton found in ruined Spanish chapel could be that of nobleman who fought the English during Tudor conquest of Ireland (DAILY MAIL)

By Ross Ibbetson For Mail online Published: 17:02 BST, 29 May 2020   Born in the modern day County Donegal in 1572, the ginger-haired Red Hugh led a rebellion against the English from 1593, commanding the Irish in the Nine Years’ War until 1602 before fleeing to Spain Excavations are…...

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Spanish Dig Unearths Human Remains in Hunt for Irish Rebel Lord (US NEWS)

May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Juan MedinaReuters By Juan Medina VALLADOLID, Spain (Reuters) – Spanish archaeologists may have uncovered the final resting place of an Irish nobleman whose bloody 16th-century rebellion almost toppled Ireland’s English rule. A view shows human remains found in an archeological dig, during the search for Irish nobleman…...

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Excavation underway in Spanish city to recover bones of ancient Irish chieftain (irish central)

Irish Central 21-May-2020 Spanish archaeologists are preparing to dig beneath the remains of an ancient chapel in Valladolid looking specifically for the remains of the Irish hero, Red Hugh O’Donnell. Beginning this Monday a team of Spanish excavators will begin a week-long dig inside the remains of a chapel on Constitution…...

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Skeleton Of Irish Hero, Red Hugh O’Donnell, To Be Exhumed Hero (Ancient Origins)

Ashley Cowey. Ancient Origins 25 May 2020 Spanish archaeologists are preparing to dig beneath the remains of an ancient chapel in Valladolid looking specifically for the remains of the Irish hero, Red Hugh O’Donnell. Beginning this Monday a team of Spanish excavators will begin a week-long dig inside the remains of a…...

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Bones found on the fifth day of dig in search for Irish hero Red Hugh O’Donnell (The Independent)

Gabija Gataveckaite THE INDEPENDENT May 22 2020 10:27 PM Bones have been found on the fifth day of the search for the remains of Irish hero Red Hugh O’Donnell on the streets of Valladolid in Spain. A part of a skull a femur and other bones have been found on…...

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