Historiae catholicae Iberniae compendium

Philip OʼSullivan Beare
  • Latin
  • prose
  • Modern sources on Ireland, Printed book
Work by Philip O'Sullivan Beare, printed in Lisbon in 1621. It contains accounts of Irish history, including recent events concerning the plight of the Irish people at the hands of English settlers.
O'Sullivan Beare (Philip)
O'Sullivan Beare (Philip)
(d. 1634 or after)
Irish historian and author, of the O'Sullivans of Beare and Bantry, who lived as an exile in Spain and Portugal, following the Nine Years’ War and the Irish defeat at Kinsale. He wrote a number of Latin treatises on subjects of Irish interest.

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  • Latin
printed in 1621
prose (primary)


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Printed bookPrinted book


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[print] OʼSullivan Beare, Philip, Historiae Catholicae Iberniae compendium, Lisbon: excusum a Petro Crasbeeckio, 1621.
[ed.] OʼSullivan Beare, Philip, and Matthew Kelly [ed.], Historiae Catholicae Iberniae compendium, Dublin: John O'Daly, 1850.
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Edition, with preface
Dennis Groenewegen
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October 2013, last updated: January 2024