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Cranford, James, 1592?-1657 National Library of France German National Library ISNI National Library of the Netherlands

Cranford, James, d. 1657 National Library of Ireland

Cranford, James, -1657 Library of Congress/NACO

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An abstract of some late characters, 1643: Library of Congress/NACO National Library of Ireland
Arthur Robinsons daughter 14 yeares old the Rebbels bound her armes a broad, deflowered her one after another, tell they spoyled her then pulled the hair from her head and cut out her tongue that she might not tell of their cruelty. but she declared it by writing. A Minister and his wife came to Dublin Jan: 30 1641 left behinde him some goods with a Sup:posed frend sent for them but could not be delivered unless he or his wife came for them She came and presently they hanged her upe. National Library of Ireland
At one Mr. Atkins house 7 Papistes [sic] brake in & beate out his braines, then riped upe his wife with childe after they had ravished her, & Nero like vewed natures bed of conception then tooke they the Childe and sacrificed it in the fire. English Protestantes stripped naked & turned into the mountaines in the frost & snowe, whereof many hundreds are perished to death, & many liynge [lying] dead in diches & savages upbraided them saynge, now are ye wilde Irisch as well as wee [sic]. National Library of Ireland
Drivinge [Driving] Men Women & children by hundreds upon Bridges & casting them into Rivers, who drowned not were killed with poles & shot with muskets. Mr. Blandry Minster hanged after pulled his flesh from his bones in his wiffes sight. National Library of Ireland
George Forde hanged on a tree in his owne ground Cut his flesh a peaces carying it up & downe saynge this is the flesh of one of the traitors against our Holy Father the Pope. A Proclamation that nether English nor Irish should either sell or keepe in their houses any Powder upon the losse of goods & life nether any Armes whatsoever, exept with a license & then but five pound at most at 2 Shill: ye pound. National Library of Ireland
Having ravished Virgens & Wifes they take there [sic] children & dase [dash] there [sic] braines against the walls in sight of there weepinge Parents & after destroyed them likewise. Mr. Jerome Minster of Brides his Body mangled & his members cut of. National Library of Ireland
The Lord Blany forced to ride 14 miles with out Brittle [bridle?] or Sadell [saddle] to save his life, his Lady lodged in Strawe beeing allowed 2 a day to releue [relieve?] her & her Children, slew a kindsman of hers and hanged him up before her face. 2 dayes telling her she must expect the same to terrifie her the moore [sic]. Mr. Davenaut and his Wife bound in their chaires Striped the 2 Eldest Children of 7 yeares old rosted upon Spittes before their Parents faces Cutt their throte and after murdered him. National Library of Ireland
Mr: [Mrs?] Ffordes house rifled, and to make her confesse where her mony [sic] lay, they tooke hot tonges clappinge them to the Soules of her feete & to the Palmes of her handes so tormented her that with the paine thereof she died. They have set men & women on hot Grideorns to make them confesse where there [sic] money was. National Library of Ireland
Multitudes of Herringes driven into Dublin 20 a peny [sic]. Sr. Patrike Dunsons Wiffe [wife] ravished before, slew his servants Spurned his Children tell [till] they died bound him with Rowles of match to a bord that his eyes bursted out, cut of his eares & nose teared ofe both his cheekes after cut of his armes & legges, cut out his tongue after rune a red hot iron into him. National Library of Ireland
Owen Macke-onell [sic] who discovered the plot of takinge [sic] Dublin, had a pistoll [sic] charged with too [sic] Bullets, the pañe primed with powder & Brimstone twice offered against him tooke not fire. So the Rebells said God will not suffer him to be killed & he will be on our side, I warrant you. Owen Macke-onell leaping over a wall escap:ed and was sent to our Parlament with letters & was rewards 500 [...] & 200 per annum. National Library of Ireland
The Preeftes [Priests] & Jesuites anoite the Rebells with there [sic] Sacrament of unction before they go to murther [sic] & robe ashuringe [assuring] them that for there [sic] meritorious Service if they be killed he shall escape Purgatory & go to heaven immediatly [sic]. They do usually mangell there [sic] dead Carcases laying wagers who schall [sic] cut deepest into there [sic] dead flesh with there [sic] Skeyns. They destroy our English Sheepe in detestation of us, although one is better than 4 of theirs. they have vowed to roote out the name of the English. National Library of Ireland
Pulling them about the Streetes by the haire of the head, dashing the Childrens braines against the postes saynge these were the pigges of the English sowes. Droghedah [sic] so bloked [blocked] up that a bushell of wheate was sold for 23 shill: & meate scarce to be had at any rate. Jan: 4, 1641. National Library of Ireland
Religiosa et fidelis protestatio... adversus praesentia declarata proposita et processus exercitus et aliorum ad judicandum et destruendum supremum nostrum dominum regem National Library of France
Seria ac fidelis repraesentatio judiciorum ministrorum Evangelii in provincia Londinensi... National Library of France
Some Observations and annotations upon the Apologetical Narration humbly submitted to the Honourable House of Parliament... National Library of France
Sylloge variorum tractatuum Anglico quidem idiomate & ab auctoribus anglis conscriptorum National Library of France
Teares of Ireland. [And other engravings relating to the Civil War in England (1642-1649) and the execution of Charles I, King of England, (1600-1649)] National Library of Ireland
The teares of Ireland : vvherein is lively presented as in a map, a list of the unheard off [sic] cruelties and perfidious treacheries of bloud-thirsty Jesuits and the popish faction. As a warning piece to her sister nations to prevent the like miseries, as are now acted on the stage of this fresh bleeding nation. Reported by gentlemen of good credit living there, but forced to flie for their lives, as Iobs messengers, to tell us what they have heard and seene with their eyes, illustrated by pictures. Fit to be reserved by all true Protestants as a monument of their perpetuall reproach and ignominy, and to animate the spirits of Protestants against such bloudy villains National Library of Ireland
A woman mangled in so horred [sic] a mañer that it was not possible shee should be knowne & after the Villaine washed his handes in her bloode, was taken by the Troopers adiuged to be hanged leaped off the lader & hãged himselfe like a Bloodey Tiger. Companyes of the Rebells meeting with the English flyinge for their lives falling downe before them cryinge for mercy thrust theire into their childrens bellyes & threw them into the water. National Library of Ireland
Yrelandtsche traenen: waer in levendich is affgebeelt [...], een lijste, vande noyt gehoorde wreedtheden [...] der bloedt-dorstighe jesuwijten. National Library of the Netherlands

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