Where Does It Hurt? How Pain Makes History in Early Modern Ireland

  • Patricia Palmer
Part of the New Directions in Irish and Irish American Literature book series (NDIIAL)


‘But by God!’, expostulated Sir John Perrott in October 1586, ‘I daily grow weaker and weaker of the body through the great pain I have of the stone, growing more and more upon me in this slimy country.’ Journeying through Connacht, as Elizabeth I’s Lord Deputy told George Carew, he suffered so much


Lightning Flash Dublin Institute Medieval Culture Spanish Power Proud Person 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Official Publications and Databases Articles, Books, Pamphlets, Television Programmes and Websites

  1. Calendar of Carew Manuscripts, 1575-1588, ed. by J. S. Brewer and William Bullen (London: Longmans, Green, 1867-71).Google Scholar
  2. Calendar of State Papers, Ireland, 1596-97, ed. by Ernest George Atkinson (London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office [HMSO], 1899).Google Scholar
  3. Anon., ‘MS Notes to Spenser’s Faerie Queene’, Notes and Queries 202 (1957), 509–15.Google Scholar
  4. Aristotle, On Rhetoric: A Theory of Civic Discourse, trans. by George A. Kennedy (Oxford University Press, 1991).Google Scholar
  5. Docwra, Henry, Docwra’s Derry: A Narration of Events in North-West Ulster, 1600-1604, ed. by William Kelly (Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 2003).Google Scholar
  6. Elizabeth Fowler, Literary Character: The Human Figure in Early English Writing (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The Author(s) 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia Palmer
    • 1
  1. 1.LondonUK

Personalised recommendations