Abstract of the By-Laws, Made by the Governors of the Royal Hospital of King Charles II (1752)
Book ID: 63300
Abstract of the By-Laws, Rules and Orders, Made by the Governors of the Royal Hospital of King Charles II, near Dublin, for the Relief and Maintenance of Antient and Maimed Officers and Soldiers, of the Army of Ireland. Collected from the Registry Books of the said Hospital by Order of the Governors. Dublin : Printed by George Faulkner, 1752. First Edition. Pp v, 76  index. Original full calf boards, marbled endpapers to front, repair to lower hinge, covers scuffed & worn along spine. Contents bright & clean.
A list of By-Laws commencing on 17th April, 1684 to 17th June, 1751; with ten-page Index to rear.
The Royal Hospital Kilmainham was built in 1680 (it began looking after army pensioners from the Battle Of The Boyne) & is the oldest classical building in Ireland and was based on Les Invalides in Paris. In 1991, the RHK became home to the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA).