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The greevances of the Englishe Pale
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File DescriptionRuth Canning
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- Dublin, P.R.O., S.P. 63/202, part iv, no. 60, fos. 200-204. 1598. 'The greevances of the Englishe Pale'.
- London, Lambeth Palace Library, Carew MSS, Vol. 632, No. 271, fos. 163-170. June, 1597. 'A declaracion of the presente state of the Englishe Pale of Ireland and of many the causes which haue brought the same to miserie and extreame distresse'.
Further reading: primary sources
- Cal. Carew, III, 260265, 'Declaration of the present state of the English Pale of Ireland' June 1597.
- Cal. S.P. Ire, VII, 433434, 'A declaration of the present state of the English Pale of Ireland'.
- P.R.O., S.P. 63/189, 46(IX). Apr. 18, 1596. 'Orders to be obserued and kept within the seuerall counties of Thenglish Pale and the Countries adioyninge against the abuses and extorcions of the Souldiers aswell lyeinge in Garrisons in Tounes, as passing through & lyinge in the Countrie'.
- P.R.O., S.P. 63/189, 46(X). May 22, 1596. 'Note of the abuses committed by certain soldiers of the Lord General's troop in the county of Meath'.
- P.R.O., S.P. 63/200, 53. July 24, 1597. Petition of the inhabitants of Co. Kildare.
- Hiram Morgan, 'Faith and Fatherland or Queen and Country'. An Unpublished Exchange Between O'Neill and the State at the Height of the Nine Years War.' Dúiche Néill: Journal of the O'Neill Country Historical Society, (1994) 149. (Available online at CELT.)
- Joseph McLaughlin, 'New Light on Richard Hadsor, II. Select Documents XLVII: Richard Hadsor's 'Discourse' on the Irish State, 1604', Irish Historical Studies 30/119 (1997) 337353.
- Edmund Hogan (ed.), The Description of Ireland and the State Thereof as it is at This Present in Anno 1598. (Dublin 1878) 4344.
Further reading: secondary sources
- Colm Lennon, Sixteenth-Century Ireland: The Incomplete Conquest. (Second ed.) Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 2005.
- Colm Lennon, The Lords of Dublin in the Age of Reformation. Blackrock: Irish Academic Press, 1989.
- Valerie McGowan-Doyle, "Spent blood': Christopher St Lawrence and Pale Loyalism,' in Hiram Morgan (ed.), The Battle of Kinsale. (Bray: Wordwell 2004) 179191.
- John McGurk, The Elizabethan Conquest of Ireland: The 1590s Crisis. (Manchester: Manchester University 1997).
- Hiram Morgan, Tyrone's Rebellion: the Outbreak of the Nine Years War in Tudor Ireland. (Suffolk: Boydell Press 1993).
- Peter E. Medine; Joseph Anthony Wittreich; and S. K. Heninger, Soundings of Things Done: Essays in Early Modern Literature in Honor of S.K. Heninger, Jr. (University of Delaware 1997) 103.
- John S. Nolan, Sir John Norreys and the Elizabethan Military World. (University of Exeter 1997).
- Francis Sheppard Thomas, A History of the State Paper Office: with a view of the documents therein deposited (Oxford 1849) 20.
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- . [unknown author] Ruth Canning (ed), unpublished [10 folios] ()
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Date range: between April 1596 and June 1597.
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The text is in Elizabethan English.