An ecclesiastical history of Ireland, from the first introduction of Christianity among the Irish, to the beginning of the thirteenth century: Compiled from the works of the most esteemed authors ... who have written and published on matters connected with the Irish church; and from Irish annals and other authentic documents still existing in manuscript

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Printed for J. Cumming, 1829 - Ireland
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Page 269 - Provides, that tythes be paid to the mother churches (61) out of provisions, hay, the young of animals, flax, wool, gardens, orchards, and out of all things, that grow and renew yearly, under pain of an anathema after the third monition; and that those, who continue obstinate in refusing to pay, shall be obliged to pay the more punctually for the future.
Page 14 - God, to be consecrated bishop by thee, most reverend father Theobald, archbishop of the holy Church of Canterbury and primate of all Britain, do promise that I will pay due subjection and canonical obedience in every respect to thee, and to all thy successors who shall succeed thee canonically.
Page 407 - Han way, writing of four which he found in Persia, says, " it seemed inconsistent that the Persians suffered these temples to remain unmolested, after the abolition of a religion, which they now esteem grossly idolatrous ; but they are made of the most durable materials, being rotundas of about thirty feet in diameter, raised in height to a point near 120 feet.
Page 157 - ... made; that there were excellent Bishops in this country, such as Gelasius of Armagh, and Christian of Lismore; and that the Irish Church was not then in so degenerate a state, as to require the intervention, or the pious exertions, of such a King as Henry. But the love of his country (England), his wish to gratify Henry, and some other not very becoming reasons, prevailed over every other consideration...
Page 286 - It is true that, although our nation may seem bar" barons, uncultivated, and rude, yet they were al" ways wont to pay great honour and reverence to " ecclesiastical men, and not to stretch their hands " on any occasion againt the saints of God. But " now a nation is come into this kingdom, which " knows how and is accustomed to make martyrs. " Henceforth Ireland shall, like other countries, have
Page 195 - Anglos olim, tam a mercatoribus, quam praedonibus atque piratis, emere passim, et in servitutem redigere consueverant, divinae censura vindictse hoc eis incommodum accidisse, ut et ipsi quoque ab eadem gente in servitutem vice reciproca jam redigantur. Anglorum namque populus adhuc integro eorum regno, communi gentis vitio, liberos suos venales exponere, et priusquam inopiam ullam aut inediam sustinerent, filios proprios et cognates in Hiberniam vendere consueverant.
Page 150 - In AD 1162, Gilla-Mac-Liag presided over another synod, at which twenty-six bishops and many abbots attended, and which was held at Clacnadh (Clane) in the county of Kildare. Amongst other decrees passed on this occasion, it was enacted that no person should be a professor of theology in any church in Ireland, who had not been an alumnus or student of the university of ArdMacha.
Page 158 - Romanse ecclesiae (quod tua etiam nobilitas recognoscit) non est dubium pertinere.' By the words in the parenthesis," remarks the Doctor, " the Pope probably meant to hint to Henry, that also his kingdom of England, as being in an island, belonged to the Holy See; and we find, that, in the year 1173, Henry declared...
Page 205 - That all the faithful do pay the tithes of animals, corn, and other produce to the church of which they are parishioners. 4. That all ecclesiastical lands and property connected with them be quite exempt from the exactions of all laymen. And, especially, that neither the petty kings nor counts, nor any powerful men in Ireland, nor their sons with their families, do exact, as was usual, victuals and hospitality or entertainments in the ecclesiastical districts, or presume to extort them by force;...
Page 280 - uninformed in the very rudiments of faith," thus associated by Cambrensis with the conduct of the Irish in not paying the impost in question, Doctor Lanigan says : " This was, according to him, and the clergy of his country and times, a violation of an article of faith! I allow that the ancient Irish did not pay those dues, nor were they in general paid in Ireland during his time, except where the English influence predominated, notwithstanding the decrees of the Councils of Kells and Cashel. Giraldus...

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