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1640John Atherton, bishop of Waterford, executed at Stephen's-green for bestiality. Sir Christopher Wandesford died while lord deputy. Sir 'William Parsons and Sir John Borlase sworn lords justices. 
1641Owen Connolly gives information of a plot to seize Dublin Castle. The council and the records of several public offices removed from the Castle to Cork-house. Part of the city wall fell down. 
1642Sir Charles Coote, governor of Dublin, killed in a sally from Trim. The citizens of Dublin ordered to bring in their plate to meet the exigencies of the government, which was sent to the mint to the value of £12,000. 
1644Population of Dublin ascertained to be : Protestants, 2,565 males, 2,986 females; Catholics, 1,202 males, 1,406 females : total, 8,159. An excise on all goods consumed in Dublin, imposed for the use of the army. 
1646Peace proclaimed between the King and the Irish. Owen Roe O'Neale and General Preston unite their forces to besiege Dublin, but are compelled to desist through want of provisions 
1647Dublin surrendered to the Commissioners of Parliament by the Marquess of Ormond. Owen Roe O'Neale burnt the country about Dublin, so that 200 fires were visible at once from one of the church steeples. 
1648The walls and fortifications of Dublin repaired by Colonel Jones, governor under the parliament. 
1649Battle of Bagotrath, where the Marquess of Ormond was defeated by the garrison of Dublin. Oliver Cromwell lands in the city with 9,000 foot and 4,000 horse. 
1650A plague rages violently in Dublin. 
1652A high court of justice sat at Dublin, by which Sir Phelim O'Neill and others, charged with murders during the rebellion, were condemned and executed. 

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