The Grubbs of Tipperary (1972)
Book ID: 63616
The Grubbs of Tipperary. Studies in Heredity and Character. Cork: Mercier Press, 1972. First Edition. Pp xx, 260. Green Rexene boards in publisher’s pictorial dust jacket. Light wear to jacket otherwise a very good copy.
Profusely illustrated with maps, tables and thirty-eight plates.
The author expertly traces the history of the Grubbs in Ireland over the past 300 years. A soldier turned Quaker, John Grubb arrived in Ireland in 1656. He fought in the New Model army of Oliver Cromwell and for his services was rewarded with a castle in Kilkenny.