A Memento for Protestants; Containing the English, Piedmontese, Irish, and French, Massacres [&C. Ed. by S.C.].

A Memento for Protestants; Containing the English, Piedmontese, Irish, and French, Massacres [&C. Ed. by S.C.].

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ... of Lissenskeath, desired to speak with Mr. Middleton, who admitted him in; he first burnt the records of the county, then demanded one thousand pounds, which was in his custody, of Sir William Balfore's, which as soon as he had, he caused Mr. Middleton to hear mass, and to swear that he would never alter from it, and then lunged him up with his'wife and children; hanging and murdering above one hundred persons besides in that place. At Porteudown Bridge there were one thousand men, women, and children carried in several companies, and all unmercifully drowned in the river; yea, in that country there were four thousand perpersons drowned in several places. In one place an hundred and forty English were taken and driven like cattle for many miles together. Other Companies they carried out to a place fit for execution, and then murder'd them. '"" One hundred and fifteen men, women, and children, they sent with Sir Philem Oneal's pass till they came to Portendown Bridge, and there drowned them. At another time, one hundred and forty Protes "tants being thrown in at the same place, as any of them swam to the shore, the blouoy villains with the butt-ends of their musquets, knock'd out their brains. At Armagh, O'Cane got together all the Protestants thereabouts, pretending to conduct them to Coleraine; but, before they were a days journey they were all murder'd, and so were many others, though they had protections from Sir Philem Oneal. The ag-d people in Armagh were carried to Charlemont, and there murdered. Presently after the town of Armagh was burnt, and five hundred persons murdered and drowned. In Killoman were forty eight families murder'd. In one house twenty two Protestants were burnt. In Kilmore all the inhabitants were...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236485998
  • 9781236485991