[Seal of the Irish Catholic Confederation]

Artist(s) : Thomas Dineley (Draughtsman)

Pen and ink sketch of the great seal of the Irish Catholic Confederation, with harp, cross, crown, dove (Holy Ghost), flaming heart and motto.

Inscribed in Image

  • Text within boundaries of image – PRO DEO PRO REGE ET PATRIA HIBERNIA UNANIMIS

Image Details

Genre Scientific or Technical illustration
Technique Pen and ink drawings
Subject(s) Manners and customs
Keywords(s) Birds, Crosses, Crowns, Harps, Heraldic devices
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 6.5 cm x 8.6 cm
Published / created 1681

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 288
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 392
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

Out of a Proclamacon dated 8th Febr. 1641. From the State of Ireland, prizing Sr Phelim O-Neals head at 1000L sterl. O Relies and others at 600L and the rest of the principall Rebels at 400l sterl. if they were brought in, before the 25t of March thence following. wch made the Souldiers ready to be upon the search, though with little or no effect, so intire were the Confederates.
[Continues with list of rebels and details of rewards, possibly drawn from the text of the Proclamation provided by Edmund Borlase in The history of the execrable Irish rebellion, published the year before Dineley's visit to Ireland]