[Sepulchral monument of Edmund Walsh, Abbey of Woney]

Artist(s) : Thomas Dineley (Draughtsman)

Drawing of the sepulchral monument of Edmund Walsh, in the form of a mural altar, located in the Walsh Chapel in the Abbey of Woney, with inscriptions and index of sculpted figures. Above the monument is a shield with the Walsh arms.

Inscribed in Image

  • Text within boundaries of image – B / D / R / S
  • Text outside of boundaries of image –
    The letters shew what Images are thereon engraven.
    B. St Peter
    D. St Bernard
    R. Sancta Maria mater
    S. Maria Magdalena

Image Details

Genre Scientific or Technical illustration
Technique Pen and ink drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites
Geographical Location
  • Abbey of Woney - Named locality
  • Abington - Townland
  • Limerick - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Antiquities, Inscriptions, Monuments & memorials, Sculpture, Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 8 cm x 6.2 cm
Published / created 1681

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland
Contributor(s)
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 115
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 392
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Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

The Inscription at large is after this manner:

CLARISSIMO VIRO D. DNO EDMUNDO WALSH EQUITI AURATO POSTRIDIE KALENDAS JULIAS ANNO DOMINI MDCXVIII VITA FUNCTO MONUMENTUM HOC NOBILISSIMAE EJVS VIDUAE RELICTAE DOMINAE ELLYSSAE GRACE SVMPTIBVS ERECTUM.

DE OBIT CLARISSIMI VIRI DOMINI EDMUNDI WALSH EQUITIS AURATI HEXASTICON CHRONOLOGICON

(APOSTROPHE AD DEFUNCTUM)

SAT WALSHEE TIBI VIXISTI MORS TUA NATO TE RAPUIT TERRIS UT FRUERERE POLO NON SAT PAUPERI\BU/S NEC AMICIS MORS TUA NAMQUE UTRISQ[UE] INGENTES DIVITIAS RAPUIT

PATRICIUS KEARIN FABRICAVIT

JAM SEXCENTI ET MILLE ANNIS SEPTEMQUE DECEMQUE VIRGO EX QUO ENIXA EST IMMACULATA DEUM ALTERAQUE ORTA DIES IULI CUM REDDITUR UMBRIS INCLITA WALSHEE LAUSQUE DECUSQUE DOMUS, EDMUNDUS TORQUATUS EQUES VIR MAXIMUS ARMIS MAIOR AT HOSPITIO NEC PIETATE MINOR.

This last Monument and Inscripcon are seen in the little Chappell without the West end of the Abby of Owhny or Anthony’s Abby. [p. 115]
Sepulchral monument of Edmund Walsh, Abbey of Woney