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

Part II. History of Thomond
Chapter 28

The Journal of Thomas Dineley, 1681



Abbey of Clare

Ruins of the Abbey of Clare
Ruins of the Abbey of Clare
S. Clare Castle. G. Clare Abbey

The Abbey of Clare [40], which lyeth between the Castle of that name and the Town of Ennis, is also thought to have been founded by the sayd Duke of Clarence, for the love he bore and in memory to a Priory of that name in Suffolk where his first wife lyes buried, after whose death he was married again unto Violenta the sister of John Gáleas Duke of Myllane whereto he journied.

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