by James Willis
Published in 12 parts over 6 volumes, Willis’ work is a vast collection of biographical notices of some of the most notable Irish figures in history. Volume I Part I was published in 1839 and covers from the “Earliest Time” to the death of Queen Elizabeth in 1603. Though part of this is split in to Volume I Part II. The three main types of notable people included are ecclesiastical, political and literary. Vol I Part I covers such people as St. Patrick, St. Brigid, Niall of the Nine Hostages, Brian Boru, Palladius, Columbkille, and Dermod Macmurragh. The parts are being made available here as they appear in the bound versions.
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