An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland: From the Reign of Queen Elizabeth to the Settlement Under King William. : With the State of the Irish Catholics, from that Settlement to the Relaxation of the Popery Laws, in the Year 1778. Extracted from Parliamentary Records, State Acts, and Other Authentic Materials

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R. Conolly, 1810 - Catholic emancipation - 660 pages

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Contents

Puritan bishops in Ireland
75
The king thanks the Irish for their supply but order
84
BOOK III
92
The free gift or contribution continued for the service
99
Lord Wentworths manner of modelling the Irish parlia
105
A convocation of the clergy of Ireland
119
The court of wards and high commission in Ireland
135
The catholic clergy of Ireland unjustly accused of stirring
149
BOOK V
159
ay The original depositions now in the possession of the
174
V The original examinations further considered
177
Concerning the number of murders
178
The humanity of the chiefs of the insurgents
181
Vili The conduct of the catholic clergy during the insurrection
189
The first cause of the insurrections increasing
192
The same subject continued
194
Further misconduct of the lords justices
197
The nobility and gentry of the pale banished from Dublin
200
The justices invite the lords of the pale to a conference
201
The gentlemen of the pale assemble at Swords
204
XV The lords justices violate the public faith
205
The order for a general pardon limited by the justices
207
Lords justices orders concerning Roman catholic priests
211
The cause of the insurrection in Munster
213
The cause of the insurrection in Connaught 217
219
Further severities of the lords justices
220
The gentlemen of the pale petition the king and parlia ment
222
Barbarous orders of the lords justices and council to the earl of Ormond
225
Orders of the English parliament relative to Ireland
227
BOOK VI
229
174
232
The king consents to hear the grievances of the insur gents 293
233
Another contrivance of the justices to hinder the cessation
235
Sir William Parsons displaced from the government
239
His majestys commissioners meet those of the confederate catholics to treat of the cessation
241
The cessation at last concluded
243
The advantages of the cessation to his majestys army
246
The cessation violated by his majestys forces in Ulster
248
The covenant brought into Ireland further breaches of the cessation by the Scotch and English forces
250
The revolt of lord Inchiquin
253
The confederates send supplies to the king
255
The confederates press the marquis of Ormond to take the command of their forces
260
Xin The king sends Ormond a commission to conclude a peace with the confederates
263
The treaty of peace adjourned
265
The earl of Clanrickard expostulates with Ormond upon his last answer to the confederates commissioners
268
The earl of Glamorgan arrives in Ireland
274
Glamorgan now freed from his confinement treats with the Nuncio Renuncini Ormonds opinion of that pro ceeding
279
The conclusion of the peace too long deferred
286
BOOK VII
288
Lord Clanrickard expostulates with the marquis of Ormond on his refusal to join the confederates and to proclaim sir Charles Coote a rebel
290
The king is prevailed on by the Scots to forbid Ormond to proceed in the peace with the confederates
293
Lord Digby arrives in Dublin and causes the peace with the confederates to be proclaimed
296
Lord Digby insists on the proclaiming of the peace
298
Owen ONial and the Nuncio reject the peace
300
The bad effects of the clergys proceedings
303
The marquis of Ormond goes to Kilkenny but returns suddeniy to Dublin
305
The marquis of Ormond pursues his treaty with the cove nanters in Ulster
307
A new general assembly and council
309
The Nuncio ONial and Preston advance towards Dublin with a considerable army
313
The sentiments of the catholic clergy of Dublin on this occasion
315
The marquis of Ormond proceeds in his treaty with the parliament
316
Clanrickards engagement with Preston
318
Ormond consents to the engagement
320
Ormond resumes his treaty with the English parliament
324
Ormond delivers up the kings authority to the English parliament
326
The marquis of Ormond ordered to leave the castle
330
313
355
The marquis of Ormond desires leave to quit the kingdom
358
The king is invited to Scotland 960
360
The king secretly regrets this measure
363
Proceedings of the bishops at Jamestown
364
Ormond approved and advised the kings agreement with the Scots
366
The real cause of the clergys proceedings at Jamestown
368
The clergys proceedings at Jamestown disapproved of by the generality of the Irish catholics so
370
The presbytery of Bangors proceedings on the peace
373
The total defection of the protestant forces
376
Treaty with the duke of Lorrain 977
377
XXXVII The treaty with the duke of Lorrain considered
380
The marquis of Clanrickard leaves Ireland now entirely subject to the English rebels
386
The transplantation of the Irish into Connaught
388
High courts of justice in Ireland 992
391
Henry Cromwells administration in Ireland
398
Contrivances of sir Charles Coote and lord Broghill
401
siga
403
The Irish catholics excluded out of the general act of obli vion
404
A proclamation published against the Irish
405
The Irish parliament
406
False reports of a conspiracy against the Irish considered The effects of these reports
410
The parties principally suspected of this conspiracy volun tarily appear before the lords justices in order to detect the ſorgery
412
Loalty of the catholic nobility and gentry of Ireland at this juncture
413
CHAP PAGE XIII The Irish clergys remonstrance of loyalty
416
The duke of Ormonds design in permitting this meeting of the Irish clergy
419
The king confesses his obligation to make good the peace of the year 1648
421
Ormonds reasons for his opposition to the Irish considered
422
The earl of Orrery abuses the kings confidence with re spect to the settlement of Ireland
424
The affairs of Ireland brought before the English council
426
The sufferings of the Irish set forth by their ageots before the king and council
428
A court of claims appointed in Ireland 482
432
The conditions of the innocency and nocency of the claim ants
435
The time limited for holding these courts found too short and not suffered to be enlarged
436
An enlargement of time for hearing all the claimants by whom hindered
439
Some reflections on the foregoing acts
443
XXV A dangerous conspiracy of the puritans 416
446
The duke of Ormond apologizes for the favour he had shewn to the Cromwellian party in Ireland
448
The probable motives of the duke of Ormonds past and present conduct with respect to the Irish
450
The duke of Ormond befriends the Irish
453
BOOK X
459
The same subject continued in general
461
Particular facts related in Archbishop Kings book proved false concerning popish judges and juries
462
The execution of captain Ashton 464
465
The behaviour of the Irish priests and new recruits under King James impartially considered
469
The conduct of the Irish and English army compared
471
A conspiracy of the protestants of Dublin against the go vernment
478
The disarming of the protestants further considered
482
General De Rosens cruelty before Derry considered
483
XII King James countermands De Rosens order
487
XIII The protestants of Ireland were not deprived of their churches by King James as Dr King sets forth
491
The established clergy of Ireland laboured under a particu
500
XX Surrender of Limerick with the articles of capitulation
509
STATE OF THE CATHOLICS OF IRELAND
526
Penal laws to prevent the further growth of popery
533
Persecution of the catholics in the reign of Q Anne
541
Persecution in the reign of King George 1
548
The conduct of the catholics of Ireland in the time of
556
Reflections on the foregoing subject
575
APPENDIX
587
XII To the king The humble Remonstrance of the Roman
642
Extract of Dr Gorgehis letter to colonel Hamilton
649
The coronation oath of James
660
315
324
313

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Page 514 - The Roman catholics of this kingdom shall enjoy such privileges in the exercise of their religion, as are consistent with the laws of Ireland, or as they did enjoy in the reign of king Charles II...
Page 515 - ... provided also, that no person whatsoever shall have or enjoy the benefit of this article, that shall neglect or refuse to take the oath of allegiance,* made by act of parliament in England, in the first year of the reign of their present majesties, when thereunto required.
Page 517 - ... creditors, at the instance of the Lord Lucan, and the rest 'of the persons aforesaid, it is agreed, that the said Lords Justices, and the said Baron De Ginckle, shall intercede with the King and parliament, to have the estates secured to Roman Catholics, by articles and capitulation in this kingdom, charged with, and equally liable to the payment of so much of the said debts, as the said Lord Lucan, upon stating accounts with the said John Brown, shall certify under his hand, that the effects...
Page 517 - Tyrconnel and Lord Lucan, took away the effects the said John Brown had to answer the said debts, and promised to clear the said John Brown of the said debts, which effects were...
Page 518 - And all such as are under their protection in the said counties," hereby for us, our heirs and successors, ordaining and declaring, that all and every person and persons therein concerned, shall and may have, receive, and enjoy the benefit thereof, in such and the same manner, as if the said words had been inserted in their proper place, in the said second article ; any omission, defect, or mistake in the said second article, in any wise notwithstanding.
Page 529 - Whilst this restraint of foreign and domestic education was part of an horrible and impious system of servitude, the members were well fitted to the body. To render men patient under a deprivation of all the rights of human nature, everything which could give them a knowledge or feeling of those rights was rationally forbidden. To render humanity fit to be insulted, it was fit that it should be degraded.
Page 42 - And no spectacle was more frequent in the ditches of towns, and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead with their mouths all coloured green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground.
Page 518 - ... or one of them, did promise that the said clause should be made good, it being within the intention of the capitulation, and inserted in the foul draft thereof.
Page 25 - Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs could not bear them; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves...

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