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Sixteenth century Irish swords in the National Museum of Ireland

Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy

Sixteenth century Irish swords in the National Museum of Ireland

by Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy

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Published by GPSO in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementby G. A. Hayes-McCoy.
ContributionsNational Museum of Ireland.
The Physical Object
Pagination60p., [9]p. of plates ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17540663M

  Posted by Colm Posted on Decem 14 Comments on 16th century images of Irish people A collection of images depicting 16th century Irish people. Although the majority of figures illustrated are soldiers and warriors, there are also some fine pictures of women, especially by the Flemish artist, Lucas d’Heere. This is a double edged Irish sword made around the century in Ireland or the British Isles. It was a weapon that could be used for offense or defense by soldiers because of its size and weight. This is a double edged Irish sword made around the 16th century in Ireland or the British Isles.

16th century Irish ring pommel sword [x] Close. Posted by. u/DGolden. 2 years ago. Nothing - we irish have incredibly thin, strong and dextrous fingers. Actually in the National Museum of Ireland (Archeology), Kildare Street, Dublin. Happened to be nearby for work. MANY of our old annalists tell of the fame of harp making in Ireland during the first decade of the sixteenth century. This statement is accentuated by Dr. Petrie, who describes for us a very beautiful harp, which bore the date , but which has, unfortunately, disappeared since

The Celtic harp is a square harp traditional to Ireland and is known as cláirseach in Irish and clàrsach in Scottish Ireland and Scotland, it was a wire-strung instrument requiring great skill and long practice to play, and was associated with the Gaelic ruling appears on Irish and British coins and coat of arms of the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom Classification: Chordophones, Composite . Three towers of this early castle still survive, although in a much modified state. In the late 14th century the castle was bought by one of Ireland’s most powerful families, the Butlers, Lords of Ossory. These powerful magnates were to play a central role in Irish history and the family remained ensconced in Kilkenny castle until


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Sixteenth century Irish swords in the National Museum of Ireland by Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sixteenth century Irish swords in the National Museum of Ireland Unknown Binding – January 1, by Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy (Author)Author: Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy. Sixteenth Century Irish Swords in the National Museum of Ireland.

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Publications Sale [sic] Office Dublin Australian/Harvard Citation. National Museum of Ireland. This exhibition focuses on the later Middle Ages in Ireland, a period that is defined effectively by two ecclesiastical processes – the Church reform movement of the mid 12th Century and the Reformation in the mid 16th Century.

This is the period when the English invaded and partly colonised Ireland. Some of the many National Treasures of the Irish Nation in the National Museum, National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology: Viking swords and axes.

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology: The Shrine of the Stowe Missal was made to contain an 8th century Mass-book and was regarded as a relic of St Maelruain, the patron saint of Lorrha, Co.

Bards in sixteenth century Ireland: W.W. Norton & Company: Agriculture in Ireland: University of Cork: The Image of Irelande: woodcut plates of Tudor Ireland: University of Edinburgh: An English view of Irish customs: British Library: Irish music in the sixteenth century: Library Ireland: The political structure of Gaelic Ireland: BBC: Celtic.

At the turn of the 16th Century, the Normans and English were firmly planted in Ireland. Most Anglo settlers had been heavily influenced by the Irish culture and were forced to stop after the introduction of the Statutes of Kilkenny. These rules were not followed by every Anglo-Norman or English man so desperate measures needed to be taken by those who ruled England.

The Military History Society of Ireland was founded in The aim of the Society is to promote the study of military history, and in particular the history of warfare in Ireland and of Irishmen in war. The flagship of the Society, The Irish Sword, is a twice yearly publication, renowned for its scholarly treatment of military history.

FIG. Ancient Irish bronze sword: 22½ in. long: in Nat. Mus., Dublin. The hilt was riveted on. (From Wilde’s Catalogue). The usual term for an ordinary sword was cloidem [cleeve]: and one of the largest size was called cloidem-mor, a name which the Scotch retain to this day in the Anglicised form "claymore," which nearly represents the proper sound.

National Museum of Ireland, Dublin: 1 gold necklet 2 gold armlets 2 gold rings: Dowris Hoard: 9th to 7th century BC: Whigsborough, near Birr County Offaly: or National Museum of Ireland, Dublin British Museum, London 5 swords 44 spearheads 43 axes 26 horns 44 crotals.

The National Museum of Ireland collection contains some of the most important Irish antiquities of Celtic culture, discovered in Munster, Connacht, Leinster and Ulster, including personal gold jewellery, Viking swords, reliquaries, episcopal sculpture and croziers, as well as ecclesiastical metal vessels.

Reading thru Hayes-McCoy's book (): "Sixteenth Century Irish Swords in the National Museum of Ireland", they believe the blades on the surviving examples, of Ring-hilts, are importations, probably German. So it seems a similar situation to what the Scots had local hilts, with imported blades.

Interesting theory you have. A History of Ireland in Objects was a joint project by The Irish Times, the National Museum of Ireland, and the Royal Irish Academy to define one hundred archaeological or cultural objects that are important in the history of Ireland.

The objects are single man-made artefacts or documents, excluding buildings, ranging in date from about 5, BC to the early 21st century.

Most of the objects are held. Shelves: irish-history, 16th-century-irish-history. "Inmost of Ireland lay outside the ambit of English royal power. Only a small area around Dublin was directly administered by the crown.

The rest of the island was run in more or less autonomous fashion by Anglo-Norman magnates or Gaelic chieftains/5. Search our Historical Collections Online, a sample of 10, artefacts from the National Museum of Ireland’s Historical, Military and Easter Week Collections, published as part of the Decade of Commemorations.

Two alternative Gallowglass helmets. The upper drawing depicts a 15th Century padded type, j. Typical Irish 16th Century sword. Note ring at base of hilt with tang passing through it, and square-ended scabbard. Irish swords of this period were usually straight, and large. 16th CENTURY SWORDS FOUND IN IRELAND 39 as new types of sword blade and sword hilt.

The sword had for long been the horseman's weapon when the mounted man was the arbiter of battles. Ousted from his position of prominence in the field by the appearance of the democratic infantry armed with musket and pike, the cavalier still. (National Museum of Ireland) An Irish kern from the s as depicted in the ‘Soldiers and Chiefs’ exhibition in the National Museum, Collins Barracks.

Note the saffron-coloured tunic typical of the period, the contemporary ‘Cabasset’-style helmet and the musket. The sword type represented here is peculiarly Irish in the hilt form.

A number of period sources, such as the paintings of Lucas de Heere and the anonymous "Ashmolean drawing" depict Irish Kern carrying swords with an open ring pommel, and "forked" guard terminals.

CLAÍOMH (meaning 'sword' in the Gaelic) is a 'living history' group based in Ireland which re-creates a live and authentic image of medieval Ireland's past. The aspiration of the group is to spread awareness of Ireland's rich resources of Medieval & Early Modern history and archaeology through means of entertaining battle demonstrations, craft.

A series of images of the irish ring-hilted sword in the National Museum of Ireland. Celtic Sword Irish Costumes Medieval Swords Irish Clothing Irish Warrior Irish 32 pins.16th century Gaelic-Irish Warriors at the Irish National Heritage Park Kern, buannacht and galloglass - the three main types of native Irish infantry in the 16th century.

The Irish National Heritage Park in Ferrycarrig, Co Wexford is always worth a visit with activities going on throughout the year.5. Ór – Ireland’s Gold, National Museum of Ireland, Dublin There are many things in the National Museum of Ireland that will knock your historical socks off: Iron Age bog bodies; the Ardagh Chalice (discovered in the 19 th century by a man picking potatoes); and an iron bell reputed to have belonged to St Patrick.

But the shimmering.