Monasticon Hibernicum: or, a history of the abbeys, priories, and other religious houses in Ireland; interspersed with memoirs of their several founders and benefactors, and of their abbots and other superiors, to the time of their final suppression: Likewise, an account of the manner in which the possessions belonging to those foundations were disposed of, and the present state of their ruins, collected from english, irish, and foreign historians, records, and other authentic documents, and from many curious and valuable manuscripts. With maps and views illustrating the history. By Mervyn Archdall. Edited, with extensive notes, by the right Rev. Patrick F. Moran, DD. Lord Bishop of Ossory, and other distinguised antiquarians. Three volumes, Volume 1
W. B. Kelly, 1873
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