Lord Inchiquin

An Irish Lord
What Lord Inchiquin would have looked like

Lord Inchiquin is doubtless the 4th Earl of Inchiquin, who succeeded to the title on his father's death, 24th December, 1719, and died in 1777. The family seat was and is Dromoland Castle, Newmarket-on-Fergus, County Clare, which is not far from Doonass, where Carolan visited the Rev. Charles Massey. It is probable that this piece was composed on that occasion. ... O'Sullivan v 2 p 36.

Song Notations

Notations are courtesy of Carolan, the Life and Times of an Irish Harper by Dónal O'Sullivan v 1 p 195 Celtic Music Edition 1983.

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The portrait above is actually of Lord Charles Calvert.
I have heard that royalty shaved their heads and wore wigs to prevent lice

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