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1688 – Goodwife 'Goody' Ann Glover is hanged in Boston, Massachusetts, accused of witchcraft.

The last woman to be hanged in Boston as a witch was Goodwife ‘Goody’ Ann Glover, an Irish laundress. This North End resident was wildly accused in 1688 of practicing witchcraft by the infamous Reverend Coton Mather, pastor of the old North Church. 413 more words


IN THE GAME by Peggy Garrity & Giveaway

SheWritesPress, a division of SparkPointStudio has released a series of memoirs for fall 2016 featuring some intriguing women that chances are, you haven’t heard about. IN THE GAME: The Highs and Lows of a Trailblazing Trial Lawyer (SheWritesPress) by Peggy Garrity is the first in our series. 347 more words


Profile Response: Patrick Walsh, New York, NY

Patrick Walsh is Irish Catholic to the core; a literary man of deep sensibility who absorbs the marvel and futility of life at every turn. The fifth child of eleven, Patrick was raised in The Bronx and Staten Island. 786 more words


Richard Archdekin 1618-1693 (alias McGillacuddy)

833G Richard Archdekin 1618-1693 ,

THEOLOGIA QUADRIPARTITA :POLEMICA, Praecipuas Fidei Controversias, ad brevem, ac facilem Metrodum redactas, PRACTICA, Resolutiones Theologicas, ac omnia prope SACERDOTIS munia accommodatas, SACRA, Apparatum alphabeticum, cum Praxi et Conceptibus Contionum pro singulis anni Dominicis; CATECHETICA, Summam Doctrinae Christianae, selectissimis exemplis, et brevi explicatione illustratam complectens. 1,144 more words

Rare Books

Angela's Ashes

Angela’s Ashes, by Frank McCourt

Category:  Biography, history

Subject/Topic:  “When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.   214 more words

Books - History

Oh Mickey You're So Fine

The Reversal
Michael Connelly

Here’s my crime fiction trifecta: Los Angeles, murder and an Irish Catholic writer. There’s something about the City of Angels… 1,060 more words