At one Mr. Atkins house 7 Papistes [sic] brake in & beate out his braines, then riped upe his wife with childe after they had ravished her, & Nero like vewed natures bed of conception then tooke they the Childe and sacrificed it in the fire.
English Protestantes stripped naked & turned into the mountaines in the frost & snowe, whereof many hundreds are perished to death, & many liynge [lying] dead in diches & savages upbraided them saynge, now are ye wilde Irisch as well as wee [sic].
|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 23 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 C and D 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 "2".
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 12.3 x 6.8 cm., plate mark 12.7 x 7.1 cm., sheet 13.6 x 8.1 cm..
Reproduction Note: Neg. No.: 26501.
Attributed to Wenceslaus Hollar, (1607-1677), Bohemian and English draftsman, printmaker and etcher.
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