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The History and Topography of the County of Clare by James Frost

Part III. History of the County of Clare
Chapter 29. Ecclesiastical

Chapter 29. Footnotes

1. See Dwyer’s Diocese of Killaloe, pages 89, 102.

2. This gentleman was the ancestor of the highly respectable family of Bridgeman, of Rathlube and Carrowmeere.

3. This gentleman was ancestor of Lord Chief Justice Paterson, and of Col. Marcus Paterson, D.L., of Clifden.

4. Dwyer’s Diocese of Killaloe, pp. 323-326.

5. Life and Letters of Lord Orrery. Dublin, 1743.

6. Orrery’s State Letters, Vol. ii., p. 110. Dublin, 1740.

7. See Cardinal Moran’s Spicilegium Ossoriense. Vol. ii., p. 258. Dublin, 1878. Cardinal Moran’s work contains many details of the sufferings endured by bishops, priests, and monks while living on the Continent, after their exile from Ireland.

8. The name of Huoneen is anglicised Green. Mr. T. G. Stacpoole Mahon of Corbally has in his possession a collection of letters from Admiral Daniel Huoneen of the Spanish Navy to his nephews Charles and Andrew Lysaght. In these he gives an interesting account of his adventures. They bear date from 1750 to 1767.

9. In 1737, the parish priests of that part of the Diocese of Limerick included in the County of Clare were as follows:—St. Munchin’s and St. Patrick’s, Rev. Barth. MacNamara, Rev. Christr. Bermingham; Kilfintinan, and part of Killeely (Cratloe), Rev. John Herbert. The previous parish priest of Cratloe had been expelled by the Bishop’s Vicar-General. See Irish Bishops, by Rev. D. M‘Carthy, D.D. Dublin, 1874. Lenihan’s History of Limerick, page 620.



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