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The Mother's Tale

The Mother's Tale
Speaker: Howard Clarke

Allegedly married in succession three times, to a Norse king and to two Irish high-kings, Gormlaith appears to have been something of a Jezebel. Does she deserve this reputation?

The Mother's Tale from Dublin City Public Libraries on Vimeo.

Howard Clarke is an authority on the history of early Dublin and an editor of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series. His publications include Dublinia: The Story of Medieval Dublin, The four parts of the city: high life and low life in the suburbs of medieval Dublin, Surveying Ireland's Past: Multidisciplinary Essays and Medieval Towns in Comparative Perspective.

This talk was part of Tales of Medieval Dublin: A series of monthly lunchtime lectures which took place during 2011 at the Wood Quay Venue, Civic Offices, Wood Quay. The series was presented by the Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council.