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Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(O.Ir. airchinnech, ‘head of an ecclesiastical settlement’), an office distinguishing the later medieval church among the Gaelic Irish from the system obtaining among the English colonists....

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erenach

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(O.Ir. airchinnech, ‘head of an ecclesiastical settlement’), an office distinguishing the later medieval church among the Gaelic Irish from the system obtaining among the English colonists....

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erenach

Colmán Etchingham.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 197 words.

(O.Ir. airchinnech, ‘head of an ecclesiastical settlement’), an office distinguishing the later medieval church among the Gaelic Irish from

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termon

Colmán Etchingham.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 98 words.

referred in the later Middle Ages to church lands held by hereditary tenants known as coarbs and erenachs. However,

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termon

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Referred in the later Middle Ages to church lands held by hereditary tenants known as coarbs and erenachs. However, in pre‐Norman Ireland the connotations of termon were primarily legal. It...

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O'Farrelly, Feardorcha (d. 1746), Irish-language poet

Julia Gasper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 286 words.

O'Farrelly, Feardorcha (d. 1746), Irish-language poet, was born in Mullagh, co. Cavan, Ireland, the son of John O'Farrelly, son of Feidlimidh O'Farrelly. The family were ‘erenachs’,...

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