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1571Types for printing in the Irish character brought into Ireland by Nicholas Walsh, chancellor of St. Patrick's. 
1573The Earl of Desmond was committed to the charge of the mayor of Dublin, who undertook to maintain him, but would not be answerable for his safe keeping; having licence from government to walk abroad, he escaped, and was proclaimed a traitor. 
1575A dreadful plague, by which the city was so depopulated, that grass grew in the streets and at the church doors. The mayor and sheriffs were sworn in, and held their court at Glasmanogue; and the lord deputy Sidney kept his court at Drogheda. 
1578S. St. Nicholas' Church re-edified. The wall of the Castle ditch repaired by the city. Kilmainham-bridge built by Sir Henry Sidney. The mayor of Dublin prevented from going to Cullenswood on Black Monday by a storm of wind and rain, so violent that neither bowmen nor shot could go abroad. The mayor of the Pull-ring elected at the Tholsel, instead of St. Andrew's Church, as formerly. 
1579The records of Ireland arranged in Birmingham Tower, Dublin Castle. 
1581James Usher, archbishop of Armagh, born in Dublin. 
1582The courts of law removed from Dublin Castle to the Dominican abbey. 
1583Trials by combat before the lords justices in Dublin Castle, between two of the O'Connors, in which Teige McGilpatrick O'Connor cut off the head of his adversary, Connor McConnor, and presented it to the lords justices. 
1586The king's exchequer, then held without the eastern gate, in the place where Exchequer-street is now built, was ransacked by a party from the mountains. 
1588Hugh Roe O'Donnel treacherously entrapped in his own country by the lord lieutenant's orders, and brought prisoner to Dublin Castle, whence he escaped to the O'Tooles of the mountains. Sir John Perrot, on resigning the lord lieutenancy, was escorted to his seat in Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire, by a guard of young citizens of Dublin, with shot. 

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