Acts of the Archbishop Colton in His Metropolitan Visitation of the Diocese of Derry; A. D. 1397, with a Rental of the See Estates at That Time

Acts of the Archbishop Colton in His Metropolitan Visitation of the Diocese of Derry; A. D. 1397, with a Rental of the See Estates at That Time

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ... is called the " Deanery of Derry." is now the baronial name, is derived from lmp 60$om, 'Eoghan's Island, ' and was given to the patrimony of Eoghan or Owen, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages, from whom the Cinel-Eoghain and Tirone also have their names. There is a map specially devoted to this peninsula in the edition of Mercator's Atlas, Amsterdam, 1630, between pp. 50, 51. It is, however, an after-insertion, for it bears the date 1661. ' Rentale.--The episcopal income of the see of Derry formerly flowed from four Inishowen, which sources; namely, the Rectory of the motherchurch; the Tertia Episcopalia; the Herenagh rents; and the Refections for which their tenants were liable. The first three of these enter into the above rental, but the fourth, being an arbitrary impost, though the most productive, was not rateable. In the following notes the extracts which are marked Inq. are taken from the Inquisitions of the counties of Tyrone, Coleraine, Derry, and Donegal, which were sped in 1609, and are printed in the Appendix to the Ulster Inquisitions. 4' Derensis.--The bishop of Derry was seised of " one house or castle, with a garden plott thereunto adjoyninge, scituate on the south side of the cathedrall church nere the longe tower, in the iland of Derry; and of one orchard or parke, lyinge on the east syde of the great forte in the said iland of Derry; of and in the quarter of land called Craggin and Drum niurny now Creggan, and of and in the half quarter of land called Courneglogh now Edenballymore, all lyinge and beinge on the north side of the bogg nere the said iland.''---Inq. '' Faynwor.--" The parishe of Faughan, conteyninge, in toto, 6 ballibets, whereof...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973585
  • 9781236973580