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Gillespie, Raymond

Overview
Works: 153 works in 360 publications in 1 language and 6,112 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Sources  Art  Conference papers and proceedings  Chronologies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Archives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Other, Author of introduction, Publishing director
Classifications: DA677, 941.505
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Most widely held works by Raymond Gillespie
Natives and newcomers : essays on the making of Irish colonial society, 1534-1641 by Ciaran Brady( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two capitals : London and Dublin, 1500-1840 by Peter Clark( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a comparative analysis of the two great cities, London and Dublin, and their rise between the 16th and early 19th centuries
Devoted people : belief and religion in early modern Ireland by Raymond Gillespie( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading Ireland : print, reading, and social change in early modern Ireland by Raymond Gillespie( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fascinating and innovative study explores the lives of people living in early modern Ireland through the books and printed ephemera which they bought, borrowed or stole from others. While the importance of books and printing in influencing the outlook of early modern people is well known, recent years have seen significant changes in our understanding of how writing and print shaped lives and was in turn shaped by those who appropriated the written word. The author finds that a set of revolutions took place which transformed the lives of the Irish in unexpected ways, and that the rise of writing and the spread of print were central to an understanding of those changes which have previously only been understood to have been the result of conquest and colonisation. This is a book which will be read not only by those interested in the Irish past but by all those who are concerned with the impact of communications media on social change
Ireland : art into history( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonial Ulster : the settlement of East Ulster, 1600-1641 by Raymond Gillespie( Book )

11 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish book in English, 1550-1800( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parish in medieval and early modern Ireland : community, territory and building( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The medieval manuscripts of Christ Church cathedral, Dublin( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book studies one of the most remarkable collections of medieval manuscripts in Ireland. In the popular mind the medieval archives of Ireland were all destroyed in the Four Courts fire of 1922 but this is far from the truth. From the 1170s the Augstinian cathedral priory at Christ Church in Dublin commissioned, collected and used manuscript materials in its everyday life. In the process it created an important series of codices and deeds that remained in the cathedral and so survived the Public Record Office fire. This significant assemblage of material from the twelfth-century martyrology to the sixteenth-century 'Book of Obits' reflects the changing religious, social, cultural and intellectual concerns of the world in which they were written. Each essay analyzes a manuscript and places it in its wider context."--Jacket
Irish preaching, 700-1700( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from Gaelic Ireland : microhistories from the sixteenth-century Irish annals by Bernadette Cunningham( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This innovative book breaks new ground in the study of Gaelic Ireland by exploiting the rich source material contained in the sixteenth-century Annals of Ulster and the Annals of Loch Ce. The storytelling of the annalists provides the openings into the past that are the key to the book. Using the techniques of microhistory, seven of the longer narratives from the Gaelic annals are analysed to reveal multiple aspects of the society from which the stories emerged. Lordship, lineage, learning, politics and religion are among the themes explored. The stories focus on Gaelic lordships in north Connacht and south Ulster and each story is illuminated by reference to other contemporary evidence, including genealogies and political poetry. -- Publisher description
Cavan : essays on the history of an Irish county( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Print culture and intellectual life in Ireland, 1660-1941 : essays in honour of Michael Adams( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charting the impact of print and publishing in shaping the ideas that formed modern Ireland, this title examines how the production, circulation and reception of books reflected Irish intellectual life
St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin : a history( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dublin is an unusual city in having two Anglican cathedrals within a few hundred yards of each other, St Patricks cathedral and the diocesan cathedral of Christ Church. This volume chronicles the history of St Patricks cathedral over the millennium of its existence, the first work to do so for almost two hundred years. It charts the impact of events such as the Reformation in the sixteenth century and disestablishment in the nineteenth century as well as chronicling the evolution of a local community through the architecture of the cathedrals buildings and the music of its worship. As such the book casts into relief not only the life of the church but also the workings of the city and the country as a whole through their turbulent histories.--from publisher description
Seventeenth-century Ireland : making Ireland modern by Raymond Gillespie( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The laity and the Church of Ireland, 1000-2000 : all sorts and conditions( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalogue of the maps of the estates of the archbishops of Dublin, 1654-1850 by Raymond Refaussé( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galway : history & society( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholar bishop : the recollections and diary of Narcissus Marsh, 1638-1696 by Narcissus Marsh( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Narcissus Marsh (1638-1713) was an English clergyman who spent his later life in Ireland, initially as Provost of Trinity College, Dublin, and ultimately as Archbishop of Armagh. Despised by Jonathan Swift for his pietism and timidity, his achievements as churchman and scholar were impressive. Marsh's recollections, begun in 1690 and continued in diary form up to 1696, are by no means the pious platitudes of a conventional seventeenth-century clergyman. With sometimes startling candour, he recounts dreams and anecdotes revealing his struggle against worldly temptations, his resolute rejection of prospective wives, and his preoccupation with science, music, and the defence of learning in the anarchic context of the Williamite revolution. The religious and political contexts are meticulously reconstructed in the editor's introduction. Transcribed from an early manuscript copy, and supplemented by correspondence and contemporary assessments, Marsh's recollections illuminate a lost spiritual world. This edition marks the tercentenary of the famous Dublin library which bears his name."--BOOK JACKET
The first chapter act book of Chirst [i.e. Christ] Church Cathedral, Dublin, 1574-1634( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Devoted people : belief and religion in early modern Ireland
Alternative Names
Gillespie, R. G.

Gillespie, R. G. (Raymond G.)

Gillespie, Raymond & Refaussé Raymond

Languages
English (140)

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Reading Ireland : print, reading, and social change in early modern IrelandIreland : art into historyThe Irish book in English, 1550-1800The parish in medieval and early modern Ireland : community, territory and buildingThe medieval manuscripts of Christ Church cathedral, DublinIrish preaching, 700-1700Stories from Gaelic Ireland : microhistories from the sixteenth-century Irish annalsCavan : essays on the history of an Irish county