Monasticon Hibernicum; Or, the Monastical History of Ireland

Monasticon Hibernicum; Or, the Monastical History of Ireland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1722 edition. Excerpt: ...was the Founder of so many Religious Houses in Ireland. Ware tells us, that this Difference arises from the Monks having resided elsewhere before they came to Inn Lannogh, or Inijlaunaghi. Lastly, Colgan will have it, that St. Pulcherius had founded the Abby of Inis-Launogh long before that Time, and that King Donald O-Brian only repair'd it, and adds, that what he did to it to deserve the Name of a Founder was not till the Year 1187, and then in Conjunction with Malachy O Felan, Prince of the Derii or Defij j that the Abby was very beautiful, and had in it a Chapel which had been consecrated by St. Patrick, and a Spring that cur'd many Distempers. It is to be obsery'd that there are some who call it Inis Leamhnaghta, a peculiar Name in those Parts. The learned Nicholas Fagan, an Irish Man, who had been Abbat of Inis Launogh, and afterwards Bishop of JVaterford, Dy'dand was bury'd there in the Year 1617. In the Province ofCONNAUGHT: In the County of GAL WAT. Clufks O Connor, Lord of Connaught, surnam'd Cistercians' Croudery, or Red-Hand, the Founder of this 1-/"V"N' House, in the Year Ii8p, gain'd a Victory in that Place, which was the Occasion of the Foundation. He there took the Habit of a Bernar din, or Cistercian, and was also bury'd there. This House was a Daughter of the Abby of Boyle, of the Line oClairvaux.Jungelin fays this Foundation was in the Year lipoj but others carry ic on to the. Year itqo. In iz6z, fhomas O Conor, Archbishop of ctuam, united the Rectory of Idsrmada to this Abby with the Consent of the Lord of Idermada. In the County of MA TO: Clare-island Cell. J N the Island of Clare was a Cell of this Order, which, .as Ware informs us, was anncx'd to the Abby of Knock-tnoy last, mention'd Junge-lin, on the contrary...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236593103
  • 9781236593108