Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: E620001
A Discourse of Ireland, anno 1620
Author: Luke Gernon
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File Descriptioned. by Caesar Litton Falkiner
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The edition used in the digital edition
- Illustrations of Irish History and Topography, mainly of the seventeenth century. C. Litton Falkiner (ed), First edition [xvii + 426 pages] Longmans Green, and Co. London, New York, Bombay (1904)
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Created: By Luke Gernon (c.1620)
Use of language
Language: [EN] Elizabethan English.
Language: [GA] A few words are in Irish.
Language: [LA] A few words are in Latin.