IHTA seminar series: 'Lawyers, merchants and peasants: town and country interaction in early modern Ireland
WhenThursday, May 20, 2021, 13:00
Town and Country: Perspectives from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas is a seminar series taking place throughout May 2021.
In the third of the IHTA seminar series, Raymond Gillespie and Brendan Scott will discuss 'Lawyers, merchants and peasants: town and country interaction in early modern Ireland'. The session will run for approximately one hour and is free to attend. Only one registration is required for the series. Click here for the full series.
Raymond Gillespie, MRIA, is a professor in the Department of History in Maynooth University. He is the chair of the Honorary Editorial Board of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas and is widely published in early modern Irish history. Brendan Scott is manager of the Irish Family History Foundation and lectures part-time at Maynooth University. He is co-author on the Irish Historic Towns Atlas of Cavan with Jonathan Cherry.
In this seminar, they will be discussing the growth and development in the late medieval and early modern periods and the role played in attracting people to these urban centres.
Attending the session
The link for the Teams Live event will be circulated to registered attendees on Wednesday and one hour before the session starts on Thursday. If you have not attended a Teams Live event before, you can watch from a web browser such as Chrome. You do not need to download the application or sign in to Teams to attend the session.
When you click on the link, take the following steps to attend:
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