A History of the City and County of Cork

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McGlashan and Gill, 1875 - Cork (Cork) - 588 pages
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Page 106 - Henry King of England, Duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and Earl of Anjou, to all his liegemen, English, Norman, Welsh and Scotch, and to all other nations under his dominion, sends greeting.
Page 530 - OH ! haste and leave this sacred isle, Unholy bark, ere morning smile ; For on thy deck, though dark it be. A female form I see ; And I have sworn this sainted sod Shall ne'er by woman's feet be trod.
Page 106 - Prince of Leinster, has been received into the bosom of our grace and benevolence : wherefore, whosoever, within the ample extent of our territories, shall be willing to lend aid towards this prince as our faithful and liege subject, let such person know that we do hereby grant to him for said purpose our licence and favour.
Page 362 - As for your carrying away any artillery or ammunition, that you brought not with you, or ' that' hath not come to you since you had the command of that place, — I must deny you that; expecting you to leave it as you found it. ' As' for that which you mention concerning liberty of conscience, I meddle not with any man's conscience. But if by liberty of conscience, you mean a liberty to exercise the Mass, I judge it best to use plain dealing, and to let you know, Where the Parliament of England have...
Page 350 - From Scotland came many, and from England not a few, yet all of them generally the scum of both nations, who from debt, or breaking or fleeing from justice, or seeking shelter, came hither, hoping to be without fear of man's justice, in a land where there was nothing, or but little as yet, of the fear of God.
Page 351 - so great a meanness cannot enter your hearts, as once to suspect his majesty's gracious regards of you, and performance with you, where you affie yourselves upon his grace.
Page 316 - ... of himself, or doubt to have his doings drowned in another man's praise, but will straight take a way quite contrary to the former : as if the former thought (by keeping under the Irish) to reform them ; the...
Page 140 - A nobleman of wonderful bounty, mirth and cheerfulness in conversation, charitable in his deeds, easy of access, a witty and ingenious composer of Irish poetry and a learned and profound chronicler; and, in fine, one of the English nobility that had Irish learning and professors thereof in greatest reverence of all the English of Ireland.
Page 103 - The nobles and bishops built castles, and filled them with devilish and wicked men, and oppressed the people cruelly, torturing men for their money. They imposed taxes -upon towns, and when they had exhausted them of everything, set them on fire. You might travel a day, and not find one man living in a town, nor any land in cultivation. Never did the country suffer greater evils. If two or three men were seen riding up to a town, all the inhabitants left it, taking them for plunderers. And this lasted,...
Page 508 - James Sarsfield, in 1599; Thomas Sarsfield, in 1603 ; William Sarsfield, in 1606 ; Thomas Sarsfield, in 1639. It was probably during the mayoralty of one of these that the insignia was purchased.

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