IRISH REBELLION WAR OF INDEPENDENCE EASTER RISING 1916 THOMAS J CLARKE

Vintage Postcard by Powell Press Dublin...............THOMAS J CLARKE

At the age of 18 he joined the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) and in 1883 he was sent to London to blow up London Bridge as part of the Fenian dynamite campaign advocated by Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa , one of the IRB leaders exiled in the United States.

Clarke was soon arrested, under the alias of "Henry Wilson". Along with three others, he was tried and sentenced to penal servitude for life on 28 May 1883 at London's Old Bailey .[ 3]

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