The Ros Tapestry Lovers

Michelle Obama Views  Ros Tapestry Panel at Farmleigh May 2011

Panels of the Ros Tapestry

This panel depicts the enthronement of a Celtic King. Parts of the elaborate ritual closely…
The amorous flight of Dermot Mac Murrough, King of Leinster with Derborgilla, wife of his…
Dermot Mac Murrough, King of Leinster, had his hopes fulfilled at last when, in May…
Dermot MacMurrough, King of Leinster, and Robert Fitzstephen, with their combined forces of Irish, Norman,…
The Kings of Ossory, MacGiolla Padraig, who presided over part of a region now known…
Aoife, daughter of Mor O’Toole and Dermot, King of Leinster, was, at fourteen, a beautiful…
Advisor to the Plantagenet Kings, knight extraordinary, and the reputed Flower of Chivalry – William…
The daughters of Irish Chieftains and Norman knights had been espoused before the momentous union…
William Marshal’s stormy crossing to Ireland. Isabel de Clare, daughter and sole heiress of Richard…
In the wild and beautiful country around his new ville, William knew that one of…
It is said that it was Isabel, Countess of Pembroke, who was responsible for the…
“At the very mouth of the harbour there runneth out a narrow neck of land…
In 1207 William Marshal, now Earl of Pembroke, and his Countess Isabel could at last…
From its foundation in 1207, the prosperous ville of Ros was protected from outside invaders…
In the grounds of St. Mary’s Church, a foreign juggler sets to work, to entertain…
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