This lecture by Kevin McKenny will discuss the history of the Corporation of Atherdee (or Ardee) from the thirteenth century until its dissolution in 1840 and show how three families, the Parkinsons, the Ruxtons and William Parkinson Ruxton came to dominate it. Much of the lecture is derived from the original Minute Books of the Corporation.
Kevin is a graduate of Maynooth University and holds a PhD in History from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He has written and published extensively on seventeenth-century Irish history.
The recording of this lecture is available at https://youtu.be/2fW1E-Un0_c.
The lecture will be held online via Zoom on Thursday 26 October 2023 at 8.00p.m.
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Meeting ID: 844 3288 7816
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Log on will be possible from 7.45. The lecture will begin at 8.00 sharp.
VENUE & TIME
Event Time:8:00 pm