1581 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1581 in Ireland.
- April 19 – general pardon offered to participants in the Second Desmond Rebellion (other than the leaders).
- Dermot O'Hurley appointed Archbishop of Cashel by Pope Gregory XIII, but is unable to enter Ireland until 1583 when he was imprisoned in Dublin Castle and hanged for treason in 1584.
- John Derricke publishes The Image of Irelande, with a Discoverie of Woodkarne.
- January 4 – James Ussher, Anglican Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, published the Ussher chronology purporting to time and date creation (died 1656).
- Nicholas Sanders, English Catholic priest and an exiled leader of the Second Desmond Rebellion (b. c.1530).
- Rapple, Rory (2009). Martial Power and Elizabethan Political Culture: Military Men in England and Ireland, 1558-1594. Cambridge University Press. p. 244. ISBN 9780521843539.
- Millett, Benignus (1983). "The Ordination of Dermot O Hurley, 1581". Collectanea Hibernica (25): 12–21. JSTOR 30004636.
- "John Derricke's Images of Ireland, 1581 AD". irisharchaeology.ie. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
- "James Ussher". www.westminster-abbey.org. Archived from the original on 2017-12-27. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
- "Sander [Sanders], Nicholas (c. 1530–1581), religious controversialist". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001 (inactive 2020-09-21). Retrieved 4 April 2018.CS1 maint: DOI inactive as of September 2020 (link)
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