Skerries and the “Execrable Irish Rebellion”

Paper 161

Lecture – 1991

Author – Ni Mhurchadha, Maighread

Covered to an extent in the author’s book Fingal 1603-60, ISBN 1-85182-804-4

An account of the murder of the principal tenant of Holmpatrick, the Dutch merchant, Dirrick Huibert Verveer, during the 1641 Rising, and the aftermath of this event, together with contemporary accounts of the Siege of Baldungan (41 pages).