LENIHAN, Maurice. Limerick; its History and Antiquities, Ecclesiastical, Civil, and Military, from the earliest ages, with copious historical, archaeological, topographical and genealogical notes and illustrations.


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With maps, plates, appendices, and an alphabetical index. Compiled from the ancient Annals, the most authentic manuscripts, and printed records, recent researches etc etc. Dublin: Hodges, Smith, & Co., 1866. Medium octavo. First edition. pp. xv, 781. Publisher’s green cloth, title and armorial badge of Limerick in gilt. Previous owner’s signature on half-title, armorial bookplate on front pastedown. Occasional foxing. A good copy.Very scarce.
A valuable reference work tracing the history of Limerick from its foundation and occupation by the Danes, through the reign of Brian Boru, the Norman invasion, Limerick under the English, under the Tudors, under Queens Mary and Elizabeth, persecutions, inquisitions, the Cromwellian period, the Siege of 1690, the Rebellion of ‘98 through to Catholic Emancipation.

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