Owen Macke-onell [sic] who discovered the plot of takinge [sic] Dublin, had a pistoll [sic] charged with too [sic] Bullets, the pañe primed with powder & Brimstone twice offered against him tooke not fire. So the Rebells said God will not suffer him to be killed & he will be on our side, I warrant you.
Owen Macke-onell leaping over a wall escap:ed and was sent to our Parlament with letters & was rewards 500 [...] & 200 per annum.
|Main Creator:||Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677, engraver.|
"The Teares of Ireland" by James Cranford is an account of the supposed atrocities carried out by the Catholic Ulster Irish against the Protestant Planters.
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[s.l.] : [s.n.], [between ca. 1642 and 1646].
Proof of illustration published on page 9 of "The Teares of Ireland" by James Cranford, printed by Alice Norton for John Rothwell, 1642 (LO 141). Disparencies between the lines in the proof and the published illustration are evident suggesting that this proof is either from an earlier or re-worked plate.
Letters A and B printed on proof. These letters do not appear on the published illustration in "The Teares of Ireland" (LO 141).
Printed l.r. on proof is the number "1".
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 12.4 x 6.8 cm., plate mark 12.6 x 7.1 cm., sheet 13.7 x 8.1 cm..
Attributed to Wenceslaus Hollar, (1607-1677), Bohemian and English draftsman, printmaker and etcher.
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|PD 2133 TX 13||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
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