Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society, Band 2


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Seite 121 - Every native of that country was enjoined against using that word, or " other words like or otherwise contrary to the king's laws, his crown and dignity and peace, but to call on St. George, or the name of his Sovereign Lord, the King of England, for the time being...
Seite 197 - His conduct might have made him styled A father, and the nymph his child. That innocent delight he took To see the virgin mind her book, Was but the master's secret joy In school to hear the finest boy.
Seite 239 - Moreover the church has in it many windows, and one ornamented doorway on the right side, through which the priests and the faithful of the male sex enter the church, and another doorway on the left side, through which the congregation of virgins and faithful women are accustomed to enter.
Seite 196 - Celbridge, and who have imagination enough when there to throw themselves into the history of the past. But what is this story of Swift and Vanessa ? Briefly it is this. Bartholomew Van Homrigh, a Dutch merchant who had been Commissary of Stores for King William III. in the Irish Civil Wars, purchased forfeited estates to the value of £12,000 in Ireland. He became Lord Mayor of Dublin in 1697. And at his death, about 1709, his widow (who was the daughter of Mr. Stone, a Commissioner), with her two...
Seite 130 - Boice taking the proffer at rebound, stept to the Earle (with whose good nature he was thoroughlie acquainted) parching in the heat of his choler, and said : ' So it is, and if it like your lordship, one of your horsemen promised me a choice horse if I snip one haire from your beard.'
Seite 51 - M'Morrogh, describes the Irish to be, " so nimble and swift of foot that like unto stags, they ran over mountains and valleys," and could mount a horse going at full speed. But if we bear in mind that cattle constituted the great wealth of the English colonists, and that the lifting, or 'reeving' of them was the principal way in which their Irish neighbours could do them harm and benefit themselves, we shall readily see what a protection such a barrier afforded.
Seite 48 - Irish thereby got the opportunitie to recover now this, and then that part of the land ; whereby, and through the degenerating of a great many from time to time, who joining themselves with the Irish, took upon them their wild fashions and their language, the English in length of time came to be so much weakened, that at last nothing remained to them of the whole Kingdome, worth the speaking of...
Seite 412 - Channel) there was not one monastery that was not broken and shattered, with the exception of a few in Ireland, of which the English took no notice or heed. They afterwards burned the images, shrines and relics of the saints of Ireland and England...
Seite 51 - Kildare and the sheriff of the county of Kildare, the Bishop of Meath and the sheriff of the county of Meath, the Primate of Armagh and the sheriff of the county of Uriel, be commissioners within their respective shires, with full power to call the inhabitants of said four shires to make ditches in the waste or Fasagh lands without the said marches.
Seite 239 - Nor is the miracle that occurred in repairing the church, to be passed over in silence, in which repose the bodies of both, that is Bishop Conlaeth and this holy Virgin St. Bridget, on the right and the left of the decorated altar, deposited in monuments adorned with various embellishments of gold and silver and gems and precious stones, with crowns of gold and silver depending from above.

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