Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh. New Edition (1900)
Book ID: 65898
Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh. New Edition. Revised, Corrected and Largely Re-Written by Rev. Ambrose Coleman, Member of the Royal Irish Academy. Dublin: Browne, 1900. Pp xxiv, 477. Maynooth binding half calf, cloth boards. Light damp staining to spine and endpapers, otherwise a good copy.
The foundations of the city are traced back to St Patrick, born in the area around 373 and follows development of Christianity in Ireland from that point.
The revision of the original “Memoirs” (with its Protestant focus) to one in which the emphasis shifted to Catholicism, came at the suggestion of Cardinal Michael Logue, Archbishop of Armagh