The Book of Lismore goes back to Ireland….

Here is another priceless treasure of a book, the Book of Lismore, which is written in Irish, going back where it belongs!  Although, the English did have some good input in that although it went to England, the aristocratic English Cavendish family donated it to the University College Cork, so we’re not entirely the bad… Continue reading The Book of Lismore goes back to Ireland….

Archbishop Octavian and the Simnel Plot

A couple of months ago, this post attracted a reply from an individual who has commented before. He was responding to the suggestion that the boy crowned in at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin (see illustration opposite) may actually have been Edward V rather than an earl of Warwick (false or otherwise). Whilst he is… Continue reading Archbishop Octavian and the Simnel Plot