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An account of the Dutch monk's visit to Lough Derg and his charges of usury.

Additional MS 19510 ff. 2v-3_Inset.PNG
This chart, from an atlas by an unknown chartmaker probably working in Venice, shows an awareness of most of the eastern and southern coastlines of the British Isles stemming from voyages of Venetian galleys to the area since 1300.

A portolan chart of Europe by Grazioso Benincasa, showing the Aegean

"The Monastery of Lough Derg, like most other Irish monasteries, was endowed with extensive lands at an early date by neighbouring chieftains..."

"The prior accompanied my as far as the water, and put me into the boat himself, first kissing me and giving me his blessing..."
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