Description of the State of Ireland in the Reign of James 1 (1923)
Book ID: 64490
Advertisements for Ireland. Being a Description of the State of Ireland in the Reign of James 1. Contained in a manuscript in the Library of Trinity College Dublin. An Extra volume of The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. Dublin: 1923. Pp viii, 66, pages unopened. Slim volume. Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt. a nice bright copy.
Text is from a manuscript of uncertain authorship, but dated with certainty to 1623. This was toward the end of “plantation” period during which the British government seized Catholic owned lands in Ireland and turned them over to Protestant settlers.