Humphrey Gilbert: the brutal English conquistador who sought to establish Ireland as an English colony!

Humphrey Gilbert (1539-September 9,1583) in a three week time span had men,women, and children were all put the sword during the conquest of Ireland. When he conquered Ireland, the head of all of the victims that were executed were lined on both sides of the path leading to his tent. He established a colony in Newfoundland. But when he set sail to North America, he tried to head back to Newfoundland where he eventually drowned.