Re: Irish literature
- From: sir_crispin_gaylord@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: 23 Jul 2005 04:07:32 -0700
Steven Smyrl wrote:
> It would be wrong to simply assume that the 'great unrecorded' in Ireland
> are the Roman Catholics. In rural areas, the lives of ordinary joe soaps (no
> matter what their religion) is largely unrecorded before the 19th century.
> Those who didn't possess riches or commit crimes, these are the folk, the
> majority, that simply slip through the net of recorded history.
And rightly so, bloody nuisances. After all it is only proper that the
spawn of these wretches should gaze in wonder and delight upon such
ancient and noble pedigrees as my own.
Sir Crispin Gaylord, Bt