Taken from A History of Ireland by Eleanor Hull

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[1] See the protest made by St Leger, May 21, 1539, in S.P., Hen. VIII, iii, 130-131. This letter and "The Form of the Beads" may be conveniently read in Miss C. Maxwell's Irish History from Contemporary Sources, pp. 127, 123.

[2] S.P., Hen. VIII, ii, 564 seq.

[3] S.P. Hen. VIII, ii, p. 539; Carew, Cal., i, No. 114, p. 135, and No. 120, p. 139.

[4] See also the sharp rebuke addressed to Browne by the King, S.P., Hen. VIII, ii, 465.

[5] Evelyn P. Shirley, Original Letters and Papers illustrating the History of the Church of Ireland in the Reign of Edward VI, etc. (1851), No. XXIII.

[6] Harleian Miscellany, v, 601.

[7] Carew, Cal., i, No. 205, p. 251.

[8] The letter is quoted in full in Cardinal P. F. Moran's History of the Catholic Archbishops of Dublin, pp. 85-87.

[9] Carew, Cal., i, No. 42, p. 55.

[10] Sidney, Letters, ed. Collins, i, 112-113 (April 28, 1576).

[11] Cal, S.P.I., Eliz., cxci, pp. 14-16 (July 6, 1596); Cal. S.P.I., James I, No. 419, pp. 309-310 (October 27, 1607).

[12] David Rothe, Analecta, ed. P. T. Moran, Introd., pp. xiii-xlvi. Cornelius O'Devany, Bishop of Down and Connor, was executed in February 1612, in the reign of James I, Ibid., pp. xciii seq.

[13] Archivium Hibernicum (1914), iii, 300.

[14] P. O'Sullevan Beare, Historia Catholicae Iberniae Compendium, vol. iii, Bk. I, ch. i, iii.

[15] Instructions of Innocent X to Rinuccini, Embassy in Ireland, xxix-xxx.

[16] Memorial presented to the King of Spain on behalf of the Irish Catholics, 1619. See Archivium Hibernicum

[17] Carew, Cal., i, No. 228, pp. 305-307.

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