Tag Archives: 1641 rebellion

The 1641 Depositions: your window into 17th Century Ireland…..

Last week the depositions collected in the aftermath of the 1641 rebellion were published online. The depositions, which are free to access, amount to what were witness statements of survivors, collected by government officials. These are an incredible insight into Ireland in the 17th century and  how people at the time perceived what was happening around them.

read more