9"Sir Cahir O'Doherty's Rebellion 1608." Ask About Ireland. Web. 07 June 2012. <http://www.askaboutireland.ie/reading-room/history-heritage/history-of-ireland/the-ulster-plantation/sir-cahir-odohertys-rebel/>.
O'Doherty's original English patron was a military officer, Sir Henry Dowcra. He was replaced by Sir George Paulet, who mistrusted O'Doherty, and enraged the Irishman by punching him in the face. Paulet was killed during O'Doherty's siege of Derry.