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The best pictures of Captain Boycott

Posted in Best pictures, Famous news stories, Farming, Historical articles, History, Language, Politics on Friday, 31 July 2015

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The best pictures of Captain Boycott show episodes in the story of this notorious Land Agent in County Mayo famously ostracised by his community.
The first picture shows the Orange Men shipped in to harvest Boycott’s crops after farm workers withdrew their labour; they work under armed guard.

Captain Boycott, picture, image, illustration

The Saving of Captain Boycott's Crops

The second picture shows Captain Boycott driving cattle from Lough Mask House through Ballinrobe to Claremorris station with armed escort.

Captain Boycott, picture, image, illustration

The Land Agitation in Ireland, driving Captain Boycott's Cattle from Lough Mask to Claremorris

The third picture shows a Spy cartoon of Captain Boycott.

Captain Boycott, picture, image, illustration

Mr Charles Boycott by Leslie Matthew (Spy) Ward

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