The Lismore Papers: A Seminal Resource for  16 th  and 17 th  Century Irish History Donald Brady 14 th  June 2008
An Introduction to the Lismore Papers
Distribution <ul><li>Cork Papers - Chatsworth </li></ul><ul><li>Lismore Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Associated Collections </...
The Richard Boyle Collection Charlotte Boyle Charlotte Boyle “ God’s Providence is my inheritance” “ Lives of the Boyles ”
The   Work of   Alexander Grosart
The Papers <ul><li>Transport & Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Religious Persecution </li></ul><ul><li>Banking & Financial Manage...
Transport & Travel <ul><li>Land Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Sea Travel </li></ul>
Land Transportation
“ Holy Rood day the ferry boat  of Youghal was cast away and about xxx persons drowned” Transportation by Sea
Religious Persecution “ Heigho Ile tell you newes the pope is jacke adandie; His head is shorne, his arse is torne, oh tha...
Banking & Financial Management “ Angell of God” gold coin 17 th  Century English Bank
Conflict and Demography Lismore Garrison 1642 17 th  Century Musket 17 th  Century sword
Family & Social Life <ul><li>Significant Events </li></ul><ul><li>Games & Leisure Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Food & Drin...
Significant Events St. Patrick’s Cathedral Dublin St. Mary’s Youghal Battle of Liscarroll
Games & Leisure The Dicemen “ The Mask”
Food & Drink “ A Rundlet was an old liquid measure equal to approximately 15 gallons”
His Daughters Mary Boyle Henry Goring Goring House
Conclusion Conclusion Robert Boyle  by John Coll  Lismore Library
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An overview of the Lismore Estate Papers.
Waterford County Archive holds the nineteenth century records of the Lismore Estate. The Lismore Estate refers to the estates of the Dukes of Devonshire and relates to lands largely situated in the counties of Waterford and Cork. Lismore Castle was and remains the seat of the Dukes of Devonshire in Ireland.

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Lismore Papers Presentation

  1. 1. The Lismore Papers: A Seminal Resource for 16 th and 17 th Century Irish History Donald Brady 14 th June 2008
  2. 2. An Introduction to the Lismore Papers
  3. 3. Distribution <ul><li>Cork Papers - Chatsworth </li></ul><ul><li>Lismore Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Associated Collections </li></ul>Chatsworth House
  4. 4. The Richard Boyle Collection Charlotte Boyle Charlotte Boyle “ God’s Providence is my inheritance” “ Lives of the Boyles ”
  5. 5. The Work of Alexander Grosart
  6. 6. The Papers <ul><li>Transport & Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Religious Persecution </li></ul><ul><li>Banking & Financial Management </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict & Demography </li></ul><ul><li>Family & Social Life </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>Richard Boyle
  7. 7. Transport & Travel <ul><li>Land Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Sea Travel </li></ul>
  8. 8. Land Transportation
  9. 9. “ Holy Rood day the ferry boat of Youghal was cast away and about xxx persons drowned” Transportation by Sea
  10. 10. Religious Persecution “ Heigho Ile tell you newes the pope is jacke adandie; His head is shorne, his arse is torne, oh that’s as good as can be. But as for Gondomar and all that Cursed Crewe both Spain and Poape, I wish a rope unlesse they become newe.” St. Patrick’s Purgatory
  11. 11. Banking & Financial Management “ Angell of God” gold coin 17 th Century English Bank
  12. 12. Conflict and Demography Lismore Garrison 1642 17 th Century Musket 17 th Century sword
  13. 13. Family & Social Life <ul><li>Significant Events </li></ul><ul><li>Games & Leisure Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Food & Drink </li></ul><ul><li>His Daughters </li></ul>Richard Boyle
  14. 14. Significant Events St. Patrick’s Cathedral Dublin St. Mary’s Youghal Battle of Liscarroll
  15. 15. Games & Leisure The Dicemen “ The Mask”
  16. 16. Food & Drink “ A Rundlet was an old liquid measure equal to approximately 15 gallons”
  17. 17. His Daughters Mary Boyle Henry Goring Goring House
  18. 18. Conclusion Conclusion Robert Boyle by John Coll Lismore Library

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