Culture and Society in Early Modern Breifne/Cavan

Edited by: Brendan Scott

The Breifne region of south Ulster/north Connacht (roughly modern day Counties Cavan and Leitrim), was a traditional buffer zone throughout the late medieval/early modern periods between Gaelic Ireland and its Anglicized parts. This collection explores culture, politics, religion and war in the Cavan area during the early modern period. The contents include: Nollaig ? Muraile (NUIG), Leabhar M?ig Shamradhain, the MacGovern Poembook; Salvador Ryan (St. Patrick's Coll., Maynooth), The devotional mac?doine of Maire Ni Mhaille; Raymond Gillespie (NUIM), Saints and society in 16th-century South Ulster; Christopher Maginn (Fordham U.), Tudor government in Co. Cavan; Annaleigh Margey (U.~Aberdeen), Surveying and mapping plantation in Cavan, c.1580-1622; Brian Mac Cuarta (QUB), Catholic renewal in Kilmore diocese, 1603-41; William Roulston (Ulster Historical Foundation), Scottish planters in 17th century Cavan; John McCafferty (UCD), William Bedell, 1572-1642; Clodagh Tait (U. Essex), Cavan in 1638; and Brendan Scott (Cavan County Museum), Reporting the 1641 rising in Cavan and Leitrim.

241 pages

Publication Date: 10/15/2009
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846821844