History of Monaghan for Two Hundred Years 1660-1860

Author: Denis Carolan Rushe

Book ID: 68003

Price: 95.00

History of Monaghan for Two Hundred Years 1660-1860. Preface by Shane Leslie. Dundalk: Tempest, 1921. First Edition. Pp 359, + adverts. Red cloth boards, title blocked in gilt to spine. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Rebound in green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A good copy.

Frontispiece ‘Seal of the Corporation of Monaghan,’ with eleven plates in the text.

A history of County Monaghan from the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy to just after the Great Irish Potato Famine when Deasy’s Land Act abolished feudal rents.

Denis Carolan Rushe was born in Monaghan in 1852. A solicitor by profession, he was also a supporter of the Gaelic League and a local historian.

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