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ceding, and he suffered very little ei. the garrison of London-Derry, were ibet in bis health or spirits from the stripped, plundered, and killed by croffes and disappointments he expe- the laid garrison. Desced. In the month of March, 1644. Mr. Morris, Mac. Daniel, 1992, be found himself indisposed with natural lon of the late Earl of Ana catarrhal affc Aion and cough. A trim, was hanged at Coleraine, by phyficiap being called in, declared his the governor's orders, notwithstanddisorder to be an inflammation of ibe ing he had Colonel Michael Jones's luogs, which producing a suppuration, pais. pot an end to his life in the course of a few weeks. Hell is certainly en
County of Down. titled to a place among those who bave rendered effential service to the 1641. The Burgeftes, and inhabifcience of astronomy The Ephe- tanis, of the town of Newry, mesto merides Aftronomică ad meriadianum ing the English army on their naich Vindobonensem, begun in the year to beliege the castle of the laid town, 1767, and continued till his death, were received into protection ; and. forms a valuable altronomical calendar, after quarter given to the gaviton of
bich contains a great many intereft. the faid cafile, the faid inhabitants. ing papers, His literary labours were and the soldiers of the faid garriton, confined to bis favouriie science and to the number of 500 and upwards, its different branches. In the other men, women, and children, were branches of knowledge, and particu- brought on the bridge of Newry, and larly theology, he was a firm adhe- thrown into the river, ard fuch of reat to the priociples lie had been them, az endeavoured to elcape by taught in his youth, and which he wimming, were murdered. ftrenuoully defended. He was warmly attached also to the order into which : County of Donegal. he had entered at an early period ; the dissolution of it gave him great 1641. About the both of Novemá uneasiness, and be always flattered ber, Sir William Steward commanded himself with hopes of its revival. He the gentry and inhabitants of that poffeffed a benevolent heart, and was county to join with his forces in opalways ready to affift those in distress position to the rebels, and accordingly to the utmost of his ability ; be in they came to the place appointed. particular endeavoured to relieve the where captain Cunningham, with a lufferings of the poor, and with this party of the said Sir William's revi. noble view he expended alınost the ment, under pretence of incorporating whole of his property.
with them, fell upon the inhabitants with his armed soldiers, and killed very many of them ; among whom
were Owen Mac Sherney, Morris A colle&tion of some of the Massacres, O'Farey, and Donagh O'Callan, gen
and Murders committed on the Irish tlemen of quality, and estates. in Ireland.
About the same time Capr. Flem.
ing, and other officers of the said reContinued from page 16. giment, commanding a party, smoth
ered to death 220 women and chilCounty of Derry.
dren, in two caves. And about the
same time also the faid Capt. Cun1641. Some 300 men, women, ningham murdered about 63 women, and children of the Irish, having and children, in the Illes of Rois. ircely come under the protection of
1641. The governor of Letter, . Couniy of Monaghan. kenny gathered iogether on a Sunday.' morning, 53 poor people, most of: 1641. Caplain Townley, goverthem women, and children, and caur- nor of Migherneckle, killed four, laed them to be thrown off the bridge bourers, and a woman, being under iato the river, and drowned them protection,'Capt. Bromwell, gover
nor of Clones, meeting upon the 1641. In November, one Reading road with Ma:c Charles O'Connolly,. muidered the wise, and three chil- a gentleman living under his protecti. dren of Shane O Morgby in a place on, caused him to be not to death. called Ballykenny of Ramelton, and The foldiers of the garrisons of Dunafter her death cut off her Breasts dalk and "Trim, killed no less than with his sword.
: , 500 innocent persons, women, and 1671. 1612. The garrisons of Ra children, in that county. pho, Diombo, Lifford, and Caile 1641. 1642. The armies of MonRaghaen, Daughtered no less than troe, and the Legan, in their several 1500 of the poor neighbouring inha; marches through that county, Daughbitants, never in arms, and three per- tered about 2000 poor old meo, fons were chiefly noted among them women, and children. for their barbarous cruelty, by namc 1 652. Colonel Barrow of CromJames Graham, Henry Dungan, and well's army, having taken an island. Robert Cunningham, coinmonly call. defended by Lieutenant Colonel Pa. ed the killer of old women.
trick Mac Mahon, for his majelty, 1641, 1642. About 2000 poor la. after killing the laid Lieutenant Colohourers, women and children, of the nel, and his soldiers, put all the wo- : 5 Barony of Terhu, were inafsacred by men and children to the sword, io, the Garrisons of Ballashany, and the number of 80, among whom a Donegal, and Lieutenant Thomas child, of six years old, being spared Poe, an officer among them, coming by the soldiers, was killed by order of under colour of friendship to wisit a the said Colonel Burrow. neighbour that lay fick in his bed, and to whom he owed money, carried a
County of Cavan. naked dagger under his cloak, which (whilft he seemed to bow towards Marc de la Pool, an English gena the Gck man in a friendly manner, tleman, having taken lands in that asking how he did) he thrust it into county some years before the war; his body, and told his wife her hur. invited several of his friends to come band should be no longer fick. out of England, and live with him,
1640. In the month of June, who were all murdered in their houses about 3000 horse and foot of his by the army, (only the said de la Pool, Majefty's army, being defeated near ; who was brought into the Town of Leiter-kenny, by the English rebels, · Cavan,) and there hanged for no adhering to Cromwell, most of the other reason, but their being Roman principal officers of the said party, Catholics, and living ainong the Irish." taken prisoners in the battle, were Sir Alexander Godren, and his lady, killed in cold blood, by order of Sirk both Scotch, but Roman Catholics, Charles Coote, late Lord of Mounts, each of them , above 70. years old, rath, notwithstanding they had quar- were plundered of their goods, and. ter from the officers who took them, stripped naked; and all their tenants, prisoners.
servants, and all their fons murdered. In the same year the. Enguith forces in this county, drowned 600 men, wonen, and childrer, in, and about,
Butler's bridge, no murders having might be sure he would keep what been committed on any Protestants canie to him by descent, and what there, although in the pamphlet they never durit have disputed his lately printed, several murders are said claim io, if they had not 'aken a to have been committed in that mean advantage of the fruation of place.
his affairs ; for that if the brave tribe
he commanded had not suffered to [To b? Continued.] much at Clontarf, instead of giving
hostages for his renunciation of the crown of Munster, he would have
chastised them for their disobedience Amazing Instances of Intrepidily in a in making so bold a demand, and Bedy of Irisb.
would have obliged them to give hof
tages for their loyalty, and better bes After the battle of Clontarf, the baviour for the futuie. Alter he had Irish army separated, the forces of dispatched the messenger with this Connaught departing by the nearest answer, he made his troops acquainiroad to their own country, whilst the ed with the whole proceeding. who Mamonians returned, under the core highly approved his conduct, and in, mand of Donogh, one of the surviving mediately ran to arins, But as there fons of Brian; but as they were pro- were puinbers of sick and wounded ceeding on their match, the dispute among them, it was first resolved concerning the alternate succession or that there should be lodged for fe:udained by Olliol Olum, was again re- rity in a fort at a little distance, with vived between the tribe of the Dalgais a sufficient guard, while the rest and the Eugenians The princes of might engage the Eugenians, who the latter race now separated their were full three times their number. forces from those of the former, and -ut to this the sick and wounded sept a message toDonogh (who till then could by no means be prevailed upon bad led all the troops of Munfter) to agree : they were all determined laying claim to the crown of that pro. not to be separated from their beloved vince on the principle above-mention- general and their brave companions ed, which they thought reason fufficia of war, therefore tenting their cot for them to demand of the son of wounds with mofs, they began to Brian, at this critical time, a formal brandith their weapons, and prepare Tenunciation of his right of succeflion for the fight ; a circumstance which in that province, for which they ex. struck the enemy with so much terpected hostages to be given, alledg. ror and aftonishment, that they ining that his father and uncle had vio- ftantly withdrew their forces, and laid the ordinance of their great an. suffered Donogh with his tribe of the cestor, by succeding each other, in- Daigais to purlue their way home Itead of oblerving the alternate claiın uomolested. of the Eugenian family.
But in their route this valiant tribe To this message Donogh replied met another obstacle of the same nawith great firmness, That the sub- ture, from the opposition that they miffion paid to his uncle and father were threatened with by Mac Gilly was only extorted by force, and that Patrick, king of Offory, who presum. they bad attained the sovereignty ed to insult them in their distress, unof their province rather by their va- der the pretence of demanding hostalour in taking it out of the hands ges that they would commit no out: of the Danes, than by any establishe rages, before he let them marchi ed law.--- And he farther added through his territories; which if they with great contenipt, That they refused, he declared he would meet thein in the field.-It seems the whole die with their companions. It was Antent of this proceeding was not real. in vain that the prince represented to dy to secure the safety or property of them their inability 10 fustain the his subjects, but rather to proveke charge, and even the incumbrance Donogh to engage in an unequalfight, they would be to the found and healas this mean prince kept in reinein. thy troops. As to the first argubrance some inconveniencies his fami- ment, they declared themselves reJy had sustained from Brian, who had solved on victory or death ; and to ob. nade his father p isoner, and Dain viate the second, they propoled a many of his subjects. Seeing there method scarcely to be paralleled in fore how much Donogh's force was hiftory, which was that of driving a reduced since the batild of Clontarf, sufficient number of stakes into the he resolved to take advantage of the earth, 10 which the wounded who situation of the Dalgais, whom he were scarcely able to stand fhould now considered as unable to refiit his be tied, with an effective man on eiarms.-But Donogh, knowing the ther hand :-By this scheme The!e bravery of the hardy veterans he fatigued and mangled soldiers, have a commanded, answered the meffenger, ing their arms at liberty, might then That he was surprised at his balenes formi a kind of rampart against the in thus taking advantage of his disc enemy, on one hand, whillt, on the tress; and that he esteemned it as a other, they would mark the ground, great mislortune to be thus insulted from which the rest of the army would by a man whom he had eyer delpiled; he ashamed to recede, as their retreat but that, notwithstanding the king from thence mult prove certain deof OfToiy had been base enough to struction to their brave disabled combid him defianco, at a time when his panions. troops were wearied by a long jour. Having overcome their general in ney, yet he would accept the chal- this tender struggle, he cauled them lenge. The herald, hearing Dou to be put in battle array ; and there nogh talk in such terms, took upon more than berves were just going to be hiin to represent to the prince the im- placed according to their desire, prudence of his resolution, consider. when the king of Oflury's troops came ing the in quality between the two in fight, who with astonishinent bearmies, but he was told, thai he ought held the strong preparation for the not to interfere, and that if the law engagement. But no sooner did they of nations had not preserved his per perceive what end it was intended to son inviolate, he should have had answer, than one and all laid down his tongue cut out for his infolence. their weapons, and refused to enter Donogh then dimifted him from his upon the desperate combat ; which presence with a strict command 10 when Mac Gilly Patrick found it tell his master, that he would fight was impossible to persuade them to, him as long as he had a lingle man aller upbraiding them uiih cowarleft to support his cause.
dice, and giving vent to a fruitless Having returned this spirited an- passion, he withdrew his army from swer to the king of Offory, Donogh ihe field, very much mortified ;--again propoiid to his men the sepa- yet he resolved to harrass them in their Jaling the fick and wounded from the arch with flying parties, which rearmy ; but there again refused it, folution he so far effected, as 10 cut holding a friendly and affecting con- off many of these brave soldiers in test with their general, and begged their retreat, (which sonicwhat remoft earnestly that they might be al. fenibled that of the Greeks from Perlowed to thare the honour or the fa, called the retreat of the ica ruin of ihe day, and to triumph or thousand) so that after their lofs at
th: barile o? Clontarf, and the in- glad to hire myself out to a farmer jury they recived from his mean re- in the neighbourhood, in whom I It neat, of alithis martial cribe not found an indulgent talher. In this si. arove eight hundred and fitty retuin- tuation the mule used to visit ine, as eu late into their own countrs. it were, by stealth, for I was afhın.
ed ard afraid 'o acknowldge, that a Thus did the resentmert or anbi. plou binan fhould care to approach tion of the Irish princes Thed, in in the fountain of Aganipne ; but it was leitce wars, that blood which would love that first led me to it." have flowed more nobly in the defence I could collect little more of his of their lives and liberties, and ad- life than what I have just tranícribed. tance witb hasty Arides towards the Bridget Brady, it seems, was the obhoal dillolotion of that government joet of his fruitless pallion ; she was their ancestors had taken so much the daughter of a purle-proud millora palos to establish.
almost all the young women could repeat a number of the verses that he poured forth in praise of this inexora.
ble be uy. I have attempted the Tbaddeus Ruddy.
tranllation of a few, in wbich I have
endeavoured to preserve the local THADDEUS Ruddy was one of the comparisons. laft of the Irish bards :- his was uctered with a G. h. and I now record it with a lear. He was born near Lake
Bridget Brady. Clean, the fountain of the Shannon, is the counly of Leitriin, in 1623. I She's as straight as a pine on the mounwas told at first, that he could scarcely tains of Kilmannan, tead his own language (Irish), nor She's as fair as the lilies on the banks even speak English ; but on fasther of the Shannon; inquiry, I learnt that he had studied Her breath is as sweet as the blossoms has inother tongue gramatically, and of Druacallan, that towards the latter end of his life And her breal gently swells like the he could read a litle English, but waves of lake Allan. cculd not be-prevailed on even to attempt to speak it. He was descended Her eyes are as mild as the dews of of a good family, but, to use his own Dunlany ; expression, he firft saw the light Her veins are as pure as the blue-bells ihrough the chinks of a ruined house, of Slaney ; ibar once flourished in peace and Her words are as smooth as the pebpleaty.
blus of Terwinny, The following passage is taken and her hair Rows adown like the from the introduction to one of his ftreamlets of Finny. poems, called “ The Spring and Suinmer of Life."
“ The fixteenth Lent bad scarce puffed over my head, when the best of mothers was called to receive the reward that is promised to the pious.
To the fame. D:ab did not long separate those wbom early love had united: my fa- I won't compare you to the rose, ther foon followed, and they now The modest renant of the shade, fleep in one grave together, which is Nor yet to any flower that blows : a great confolation to me. I was The fairelt flowreis quickly
ade. I won't