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Late Medieval Ireland in a Wider World

Bennett, M 2018 , 'Late Medieval Ireland in a Wider World', in B Smith (ed.), The Cambridge History of Ireland , Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom, pp. 329-352.

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The extent to which late medieval Ireland was connected to the wider world was forcefully illustrated by the arrival of bubonic plague in summer 1348. In Kilkenny, Friar John Clyn had already heard reports of its alarming advance through Christendom and had access to continental prophecies that informed his sense of its apocalyptic significance.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Bennett, M
Keywords: British history 1066-1450, European history 1000-1450, history
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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