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The Wolfhound Guide to the Irish Harp Emblem

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Published by Wolfhound Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Celtic harp.,
  • Harp in art.,
  • Heraldry -- Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIrish harp emblem
    StatementSéamas ̀Brógáin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCR526 .O27 1998
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination76 p. :
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21257756M
    ISBN 10978-0-86327-635-4


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From the obscurity of the 13th century to the present day, its history is often concealed in myth. The harp device has been promoted by such figures as King Heny VIII and Eoghan Rua O Neill, until in the 20th century, it became the badge of the 5/5(2).

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