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He ‘builded his house at Rathfernan’ : Adam Loftus, (d.1605).

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

A talk on the life and career of Adam Loftus (d.1605), who commissioned Rathfarnham Castle as a private residence for himself in 1583.

Covering his origins in Yorkshire, his arrival to Ireland in 1560 and rise to some of the most important positions in the kingdom (he would ultimately become the Archbishop of Armagh, the Lord Chancellor of Ireland and the first Provost of Trinity College, Dublin). All set against the backdrop of the Reformation in Ireland and the political, religious and ethnic conflict that characterised the so-called ‘Elizabethan Re-Conquest’.

Details

Date:
October 9
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Rathfarnham Castle
Rathfarnham Castle, Rathfarnham, Dublin
Dublin, D14 K3T6 Ireland
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Other

Event Type
In-person only
Event Phone Number
01 4939462
Duration
1 hour
Booking Details
No booking required
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible