We are delighted to announce the publication of ‘Law and Revolution in Seventeenth-Century Ireland’. Edited by Dr Coleman Dennehy, this volume brings together a collection of essays arising from a conference held in 2014 in the House of Lords at the Bank of Ireland, Dublin.
The contributors to the volume are Andrew Carpenter, Stephen Carroll, John Cunningham, Coleman A. Dennehy, Neil Johnston, Colum Kenny, Neasa Malone, Aran McArdle, Bríd McGrath, Jess Velona, Philip Walsh and Jennifer Wells.
Copies will be distributed to members free of charge in the usual way once the Covid-19 restrictions are eased.
The book can also be purchased directly from Four Courts Press.
Electoral law in Ireland before 1641
Competing authorities: the clash of martial and common law in early seventeenth-century Ireland
‘Necessarye to keepe order in Ireland’: marital law and the 1641 rebellion
Henry Burnell’s Landgartha: family, law and revolution on the Irish stage
The New English, the past, and the law in the 1640s: Sir William Parson’s ‘Examen Hiberniae’
Not every judge a phoenix: King’s Inns under Cromwell
The Black Book of King’s Inns, Dublin, 1649-63: an annotated, chronological and contextualized transcription
Taking war crimes law seriously in revolutionary Ireland: a legal analysis
Martin Blake of Ballyglunin, County Galway: from transplantation to restoration-a case study of land, law and estate protection
Appointments to the bench in early restoration Ireland
Coleman A. Denehy
Lawyers and the circulation of scurrilous verse in restoration Dublin
The speech of Sir Audley Mervyn, speaker of the house of commons, demanding reforms in the court of claims: a reinterpretation through the lens of legal history
Charles II’s legal officers and the Irish restoration land settlement, 1660-5