Tag: sixteenth century

The pre-Reformation World in Dublin & Glendalough: Alen Register digitised

As the RCB Library continues its efforts to digitize and make more resources available to a worldwide audience, a second of its most significant medieval manuscripts: the Liber Niger Alani being the record of John Alen (c.1476-1534), Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough,

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The Church of Ireland and its past

The Church of Ireland Historical Society is pleased to announce that The Church of Ireland and its past: history, interpretation and identity, edited by Mark Empey, Alan Ford and Miriam Moffitt, is now out and available in all good bookstores. Co-funded

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Lecture on John Fisher (c. 1469-1535)

On Monday, October 26th Dr Richard Rex of the University of Cambridge will deliver a lecture on John Fisher (c.1469–1535), bishop of Rochester, cardinal, and subsequent martyr. The paper is entitled “Wolf Hall: Saints John Fisher in Fiction and History”.  It will take

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII (25 July)

On Saturday 25 July, Sally Henshaw will deliver a lecture at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Here paper is entitled ‘The Six Wives of Henry VIII’. Ms Henshaw is from the Leicester branch of the Richard III Society and has been invited

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Looking back: Armagh conference 2015

On Saturday 25th April, the Church of Ireland Historical Society hosted its first conference of the year at Armagh Public Library. Dr Immo Warntjes of Queen’s University Belfast began proceedings with a lively and engaging paper that discussed the Easter controversy in

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COIHS conference: 1 November 2014

There’s just a week to go before the Church of Ireland Historical Society hosts the second of its bi-annual conferences. This is more special than usual as we will be using the newly refurbished Music Room in Christ Church Cathedral,

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COIHS November conference, 2014

The Church of Ireland Historical Society’s winter conference will take place at 10.30am on Saturday, 1 November 2014 in the newly refurbished Music Room at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. As usual, enter via the door to Chapter Room where those at the registration

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The Reformation – this stupid and pernicious tragedy?

As part of the bicentenary celebrations at St George’s Parish Church, Belfast, the parish will host a lecture by Rev Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch (University of Oxford) on Thursday, 8 May at 7.30 pm. The title of the lecture is “The

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