Effigy of a Burke Gallóglaich, Ballynakill Church, Glinsk, County Galway, Ireland

late-14th century





The Burke Effigy, Glinsk, County Galway Ireland. Burke family tradition believed that the effigy was a likeness of William (conquerer) DeBurgh - the first DeBurge (Burke) to set foot in Ireland.



See also:
Effigy of an armoured warrior at Oronsay Priory, Scotland early-14th century
Islesmen or Gallóglaich, 12th-14th Centuries by Ian Heath
Illuminations from the 14th century collection of Icelandic sagas, the Flateyjarbók
Gallóglaich, 14th-15th Centuries by Ian Heath
Four Effigies of armoured warriors from Iona
Other Irish Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers




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