Dublin and the Pale in the Renaissance, c.1540–1660

Michael Potterton & Thomas Herron, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-283-4
December 2011. 464pp; ills.

Introduction: the FitzGeralds, Florence, St Fiachra and a few fragments
Michael Potterton

The purpose of the Pale: a view from Kilkenny
John Bradley

The Tudor state and the Irish of east Leinster, 1535–54
Emmett O’Byrne

‘What’s love got to do with it?’: gender and Geraldine power on the Pale border
Vincent P. Carey

A gatehouse to beyond the boundaries of the Pale: reflections on Rathcoffey, Co. Kildare
Sinéad Quirke

Challenging narratives: an early modern house at Carstown, Co. Louth
Michael Corcoran

The dating of the White Castle, Athy, Co. Kildare: an outlying bastion of the Pale
Ben Murtagh

Continuity and change: the material setting of public worship in the sixteenth-century Pale
Rachel Moss

‘They say I build up to the sky’: Thomas Wentworth, Jigginstown House and Dublin Castle
Jane Fenlon

‘All gorgiusly wrought’: Renaissance influence at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
Stuart Kinsella

Gaelic and European interactions on Ireland’s harmonic frontiers
Christopher J. Smith

Languages of legitimacy? An Ghaeilge, the earl of Thomond and British politics in the Renaissance Pale, 1600–24
Brendan Kane

The survival of books formerly owned by members of Old English and Gaelic Irish families in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
Rolf Loeber & Magda Stouthamer-Loeber

Pale martyr: politicizing Richard Stanihurst’s Aeneis
Thomas Herron

Wrestling with the angel: the typology of Israel in John Derricke’s The image of Ireland
B.R. Siegfried

James Shirley and the earl of Kildare: speculating playhouses and dwarves à la mode
Eva Griffith

‘End of a pale’ or ‘a new pale in the making’?: the ‘Barbarous nook’ of the North, from Shakespeare to Milton
Willy Maley