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The antient and present state of the county of Kerry

Charles Smith

The antient and present state of the county of Kerry

Being a natural, civil, ecclesiastical, historical, and topographical description thereof. ... Embellished with a large map ... a perspective view of the lake of Killarney, and other plates. Undertaken with the approbation of the Physico-Historical Society. By Charles Smith, ...

by Charles Smith

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Published by printed for the author: and sold by Messrs. Ewing, Faulkner, Wilson, and Exshaw in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1985. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1384, no. 06).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1384, no. 06.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination419,[5]p.,plates
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17043550M

Charles Smith, Antient and Present State of the County of Kerry, It was constructed of corbelled stone, a technique handed down, with only minor refinements, directly from the great passage tombs of the late Stone Age. The first modern description of Skellig Michael is in Charles Smith’s Antient and Present State of the County of Kerry of Some accounts in the 18 th and 19 th centuries erroneously note that the Skelligs were made up of three separate islands, as the craggy peaks appear when viewed at a distance from the mainland, and to be made of : Julia Blakely.

Thomas of Kilcow was the first of the Herberts to settle in Castleisland c He was agent for his cousin Edward, 3rd Lord Herbert of Cherbury (see Antient and Present State of the County of Kerry, Charles Smith, , pp). Thomas descended from Sir Richard, brother of William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke. His history of Kerry – originally The Antient and Present State of the County of Kerry – was published in (there appears to have been an earlier, undated version). Michael recognised the importance of this famous tract and appended a maze of references to it.

County. County Of Kerry Antient And Present State Ireland Charles Smith Map And Plates. $ The CD-ROM republication of Charles Smith's Ancient and Present State of the County of Kerry is replete with handwritten MSS notes by the well-known local historian Mary Agnes Hickson (the former owner of the book) which adds to the flavour of this page fully searchable history, which now being some years old is amongst the first.


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It is an invaluable source for researchers of family history and local history in Co. Kerry. As the oratory is the only intact specimen of its type, it has attracted considerable attention, starting from antiquarians in the middle of the 18th century. The first account we have of the oratory is Charles Smith's description of in The Antient and Present State of the County of Kerry (Dublin), p.

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