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ID: 7003478
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003478

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ulster (province)  Ulster (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 007 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -7.0000  decimal degrees

Note: The province of Ulster in the north of the Republic of Ireland includes the three southern counties of the former larger province of the single united Ireland. The modern province was once part of the ancient kingdom of Ulaid that was captured by the Anglo-Normans in 1177. In 1205 King John of England made the kingdom an earldom under Hugh de Lacy, founder of the de Burgh family who held the land until 1333. Then it passed by marriage to a son of Edward III and thus to the English crown. The clans of O'Donnell and O'Neil, Catholic leaders of the province, rebelled unsuccessfully against English rule from 1594 to1607. Scottish Presbyterians were settled in the area, which became largely Protestant, especially in the six northernmost counties. Those six refused to accept Irish Home Rule in 1920 and thus became the separate country of Northern Ireland, also known as Ulster. The remaining three, Cavan, Donegal, and Monaghan, formed the modern Irish province of Ulster, which culturally still retains considerable English influence. The 2003 estimated population was 248,600.

Names:
Ulster (preferred,C,V,English,U,N)
Ulster (French)
Alsteris (C,U,Lithuanian)
Còigeamh Uladh (C,U,Scots Gaelic)
Cúige Uladh (C,U,Breton)
Cúige Uladh (Irish Gaelic)
Cúige Uladh (Croatian)
Olster (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Olstera (C,U,Latvian)
Ouotonîn (C,U)
Provincia Ulster (C,U,Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Provinz Ulster (C,U,German)
Queiggey Ulley (C,U,Gaelic, indigenous Manx)
Ulaidh (C,U,Aragonese)
Úlster (C,U,Galician)
Úlster (Spanish)
Ulster Séng (C,U,Chinese, Min Nan)
Ultonia (C,U,Latin)
Ольстер (C,U,Ossetian/Ossetic)
Ольстер (Russian)
Ольстер (Ukrainian)
Ълстър (C,U,Bulgarian)
ოლსტერი (C,U,Georgian)
الستر (C,U,Panjabi, Western)
السٹر (C,U,Urdu)
얼스터 (C,U,Korean)
อัลสเตอร์ (C,U,Thai)
烏勒省 (C,U,Chinese, Yue)
אלסטר (C,U,Hebrew )
Алстер (C,U,Serbian)
Алстер (Macedonian)
اولستر (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
Ольстэр (C,U,Belorussian)
アルスター (C,U,Japanese)
أولستر (C,U,Arabic)
Օլսթեր (C,U,Armenian)
阿爾斯特省 (C,U,Chinese)
Ulaid (H,V,Irish Gaelic,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ireland (nation)  ........  Ireland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ulster (province)  ............  Ulster (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
region (geographic) (C)
earldom (H)  ............  from 1205 until divided into counties in 16th cen.
kingdom (H)  ............  of Airgialla from ca. 400 until ca. 12th cen.
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ольстер..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Ълстър..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
ოლსტერი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
الستر..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
السٹر..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
얼스터..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
อัลสเตอร์..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
烏勒省..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
אלסטר..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Алстер..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
اولستر..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Ольстэр..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
アルスター..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
أولستر..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Օլսթեր..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
阿爾斯特省..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Alsteris..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Còigeamh Uladh..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Cúige Uladh..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Olster..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Olstera..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Ouotonîn..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Provincia Ulster..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Provinz Ulster..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Queiggey Ulley..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Ulaid..........  [VP]
..............  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979) 51
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 117
Ulaidh..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Ulster..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 295
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 962-963
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 136-137
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-181
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 204
Úlster..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Ulster Séng..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Ultonia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979) 51
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 295
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 962-963
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 117; XXIX, 136-137
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 7521316
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-181
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 204
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulster
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 22 Oct. 2003

 

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