Multitudes of Herringes driven into Dublin 20 a peny [sic].
Sr. Patrike Dunsons Wiffe [wife] ravished before, slew his servants Spurned his Children tell [till] they died bound him with Rowles of match to a bord that his eyes bursted out, cut of his eares & nose teared ofe both his cheekes after cut of his armes & legges, cut out his tongue after rune a red hot iron into him.
|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. The top illustration shows men shooting at birds in the sky. The bottom illustration shows two men torturing a man lying on a slab.
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[s.l.] : [s.n.], [between ca. 1642 and 1646].
Proof of illustration published on page 31 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 E and F 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 "3".
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 12.4 x 6.7 cm., plate mark 12.7 x 7.3 cm., sheet 13.6 x 8.1 cm..
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|PD 2133 TX 15||
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