Like most Irish children in the 1950s, Ruth Dudley Edwards was taught to revere the seven men who had signed the Easter Rising Proclamation. Her fascist grandmother owned a stirring portrait called The Last Stand that depicted the 1916 leaders in various heroic poses. One of her convent school friends was taught that only two men in history were exactly six feet tall - Patrick Pearse and Jesus Christ.
Dudley Edwards set out to discover the...
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