Gallows speeches from eighteenth-century Ireland

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Published by Four Courts Press in Dublin .

Written in English

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  • Ireland,
  • Ireland.

Subjects:

  • Speeches, addresses, etc., English -- Irish authors,
  • Executions and executioners -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century -- Sources,
  • Criminals -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century -- Sources,
  • Dying declarations -- Ireland,
  • Ireland -- History -- 18th century -- Sources

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-283) and index.

Book details

Statement[compiled by] James Kelly.
GenreSources.
ContributionsKelly, James, 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR8879 .G35 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3551157M
ISBN 101851826114
LC Control Number2001616271
OCLC/WorldCa46810292

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THIS BOOK deals with a neglected and relatively unknown area of social history, providing an interesting account of the last words of people who were publicly executed in Ireland between and Capital punishment in the Republic of Ireland was abolished in statute law inhaving been abolished in for most offences including ordinary last to be executed was Michael Manning, hanged for murder in All subsequent death sentences, the last handed down inwere commuted by the President, on the advice of the Government, to terms of imprisonment of up to 40.

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The journal is received by over 50 libraries, booksellers, museums, archives, universities and other educational institutions. James Kelly MRIA (born ) is a professor of Irish history, specialising in the period –, and is a prolific author, who also edits several learned journals.

Kelly is a professor at St Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Dublin, which is affiliated to Dublin City also edits for the Irish Manuscripts Commission and for the Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy.

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James Kelly, MRIA, is head of the History Department, St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra and the author of, among other books, Sir Edward Newenham: defender of the Protestant constitution () and Gallows speeches from eighteenth-century Ireland ().

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Scanned copies of all the broadsides used in this blog can be accessed from Harvard Library School of Law’s Dying Speeches and Bloody Murders project. Further reading: Brewer, J. The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century (London: Routledge, ).

Faller, L. Turned to Account: The Forms and Functions of Criminal Biography in Late Seventeenth-. An excerpt from The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America by Richard B.

Sher. Also available on web site: online catalogs, secure online ordering, excerpts from new books. Sign up for email notification of new releases in .The invention of the relatively young genre of Irish fiction written in English is most often credited to the Trinity College Dublin graduate and cleric Jonathan known for his satirical novel Gulliver’s Travels, Swift’s writing is said to have influenced everyone from Voltaire to James Joyce.

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