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1699 in Ireland

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1699 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1699 in Ireland.



  • January 26–June 14 - The Parliament of Ireland meets and enacts legislation to levy duties on exported woolens; to encourage the construction of parsonages; to oblige landowners to plant and conserve trees; and to prevent Roman Catholics from becoming solicitors.
  • February 1 - The Parliament of England requires the disbandment of foreign troops in Ireland.
  • May 4 - The Parliament of England enacts legislation providing for the appointment of a commission of inquiry into the administration of forfeited estates in Ireland.
  • A Roman Catholic English language New Testament is probably printed in Dublin at about this date, but all copies appear to have been suppressed.
  • Arts and literature

  • c. July–August - The Welsh scholar Edward Lhuyd first travels in Ireland.
  • Publication of The Dublin Scuffle: being a challenge sent by John Dunton, citizen of London, to Patrick Campbel, bookseller in Dublin.
  • Births

  • September 26 - Charles Macklin, actor and dramatist (d. 1797)
  • Sir Richard Butler, 5th Baronet, politician (d. 1771)
  • Edward Lovett Pearce, architect (d. 1733)
  • Isaac Wayne, tanner (d. 1774 in the Province of Pennsylvania)
  • Deaths

  • April 6 - Sir Richard Nagle, lawyer and politician (b. 1636)
  • June 18 - Popham Seymour-Conway, landowner (b. 1675) (result of a drunken duel)
  • Michael Hill, politician (b. 1672)
  • Dudley Persse, landowner (b. 1625)
  • References

    1699 in Ireland Wikipedia

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