Age of Massacres: Violent Death in Ireland, c1547-1650
Collins Barracks, Dublin, Saturday 20 April 2002
Despite contined interest in the history of early modern Ireland, historians have rarely engaged fully with the character and consequences of violence during this time. This conference deals with various aspects of violent death in early modern Ireland. Speakers include David Edwards on martial law and martyrdom and on the impact of the suppression of the Desmond Rebellion in Munster, Clodagh Tait on ideas of God's providence in tales of violent deaths of persecutors, Brian Donovan on Frontier violence in Leinster, Hiram Morgan on Hugh O'Neill's political assassinations, Rory Rapple on the rhetoric of violence, John Young and Kenneth Nicholls on Irish refugees in Scotland and massacres in the 1640s and John Morrill & Micheál Ó Siochrú on experiences of the Cromwellian massacres.
Dr. Clodagh Tait,
Dept. of History,
Co. Kildare, Ireland.
Dr. David Edwards,
Dept of History,
University College Cork, Ireland. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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