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date: 15 July 2020

Piers, Henrylocked

(c. 1567–1623)
  • Brian Mac Cuarta

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Piers, Henry (c. 1567–1623), Irish travel writer and Roman Catholic convert, was the son and heir of William Piers (d. 1603) and his wife, Ann Holt (d. 1596). Henry was possibly born in Carrickfergus Castle, in north-east Ulster, where his father was constable. About ...

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