Mr: [Mrs?] Ffordes house rifled, and to make her confesse where her mony [sic] lay, they tooke hot tonges clappinge them to the Soules of her feete & to the Palmes of her handes so tormented her that with the paine thereof she died.
They have set men & women on hot Grideorns to make them confesse where there [sic] money was.
|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 51 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 N and O 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 "7".
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 12.3 x 6.9 cm., plate mark 12.6 x 7.1 cm., sheet 12.8 x 7.8 cm..
Reproduction Note: Neg. no.: 26504.
Attributed to Wenceslaus Hollar, (1607-1677), Bohemian and English draftsman, printmaker and etcher.
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|PD 2133 TX 23||
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