Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Monasticon Hibernicum Or, A History of the Abbeys, Priories, and Other Religious Houses in Ireland; Interspersed with Memoirs of Their Several Founder

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 By Mervyn Archdall: "John Maureward the mayor of Dublin and John Drake merchant to induce them to perpetrate the said deed and to procure this money Totterby and the other conspirators stole a cross several chalices and other rich effects to the value of 100 marcs all belonging to the said abbot and pledged the same with William Fitz Hugh goldsmith and that the said mayor and John Drake received the money knowing of the said theft that the mayor and bailiffs rang the city bell and with William Fitz Hugh and others of the citizens armed did with intent and malice aforethought attack the abbey that the Lord Justice sent to the sai"

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