Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Ireland, of the Reigns of Henry VIII., Edward VI., Mary, and Elizabeth. ...: 1509-1573 (Google eBook)

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Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1860 - Ireland
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Page 37 - And in any wise some order to be taken immediately for the building of the castle hall, where the law is kept : for if the same be not builded, the majesty and estimation of the law shall perish, the justices being enforced to minister the laws upon hills, as it were Brehons or wild Irishmen.
Page 412 - ... and torment them with more cruel pains than either Phalaris or any of the old tyrants could invent. The chieftains of this rebellion are James Fitzmaurice, called Captain of the Geraldines, and MacCarthy...
Page 412 - The good subjects in the country are forced by the rebels to become partners of their confederacy, or else to end their wretched lives by famine.
Page 413 - to aboolissh oute of that cittie that old heresy newely raised and invented, and all theim that be Hugnettes, boothe men and woomen," and, especially, Grenville's wife and children, 3 though it is doubtful whether the eldest, Bernard, was yet born.
Page 158 - ... an unsuccessful effort to recover a great collection of books and manuscripts which he had carried over to Ireland but had been forced to abandon on his flight from that country. About this same year (1559), Queen Elizabeth sent a letter to Warham and Robert Saint Leger, in Ireland, requesting them to send over the "books and writings" of John Bale, "late Bishop of Ossory."1 The queen's message further describes Bale as "a man that hath byn studious in the serche for the history and antiquities...
Page 424 - ... protection without his humble submission presently swearing them to be true to the Queen's Majesty, and taking bonds and pledges of them for keeping of Her Highness' peace, never practising directly or indirectly to bring in any rebels, for that I would not have them to think that the Queen's Majesty had more need of their service than they had of her mercy, neither that we were afraid of any number of them our quarrel being good, putting also all those from time to time to the sword that did...
Page 252 - Cecill he acts with the wild Irish as with bears and bandogs. So that he sees them fight earnestly, and tug each other well, he cares not who has the worse.
Page 289 - ... throughout the English Pale; 'the countries of the Walshes, Byrnes and Tooles, within four miles of Dublin ... were almost throughout waste'; and Shane O'Neill had 'all the countries from Sligo to Carrickfergus, and from thence to Carlingford, and from Carlingford to Drogheda'.
Page 429 - It must be valiant and courageous captains and hardy soldiers that must make a way for law and justice in these remote parts or else, farewell Ireland.
Page xxix - His ancestors were Kings of Ulster, Ulster was theirs, and Ulster is his, and shall be his.