#OTD in Irish History – 2 February:

1172 – Last day King Henry II holds his court in Dublin. 1172 – The Synod of Cashel: the Bishops of Ireland, under duress, pledge allegiance to Henry II of England. 1806 – Birth of painter, Daniel Maclise, in Co Cork. 1880 – Charles Stewart Parnell addresses the U.S. Congress. 1882 – Birth of novelist, […]

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#OTD in 1831 – A Proctor and 13 Constables are killed by tithe protesters at Carrickshock, Co Kilkenny.

In Ireland, tithes were not introduced until the Synod of Cashel in 1171, and then were confined mainly to areas under Anglo-Norman control. In theory, the revenue from tithe divided into four parts: one for the upkeep of the clergyman, another for Poor Relief, a third for Church Maintenance and Education and the fourth for […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 2 February:

1172 – Last day King Henry II holds his court in Dublin. 1172 – The Synod of Cashel: the Bishops of Ireland, under duress, pledge allegiance to Henry II of England. 1806 – Birth of painter, Daniel Maclise, in Co Cork. 1880 – Charles Stewart Parnell addresses the U.S. Congress. 1882 – Birth of novelist, […]

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#OTD in 1831 – A Proctor and 13 Constables are killed by tithe protesters at Carrickshock, Co Kilkenny.

In Ireland, tithes were not introduced until the Synod of Cashel in 1171, and then were confined mainly to areas under Anglo-Norman control. In theory, the revenue from tithe divided into four parts: one for the upkeep of the clergyman, another for Poor Relief, a third for Church Maintenance and Education and the fourth for […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 2 February:

1172 – Last day King Henry II holds his court in Dublin. 1172 – The Synod of Cashel: the Bishops of Ireland, under duress, pledge allegiance to Henry II of England. 1806 – Birth of painter, Daniel Maclise, in Co Cork. 1880 – Charles Stewart Parnell addresses the U.S. Congress. 1882 – Birth of novelist, […]

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#OTD in 1831 – A Proctor and 13 Constables are killed by tithe protesters at Carrickshock, Co Kilkenny.

In Ireland, tithes were not introduced until the Synod of Cashel in 1171, and then were confined mainly to areas under Anglo-Norman control. In theory, the revenue from tithe divided into four parts: one for the upkeep of the clergyman, another for Poor Relief, a third for Church Maintenance and Education and the fourth for […]

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Today in Irish History – 2 February:

1172 – Last day King Henry II holds his court in Dublin. 1172 – The Synod of Cashel: the Bishops of Ireland, under duress, pledge allegiance to Henry II of England. 1806 – Birth of painter, Daniel Maclise, in Co Cork. 1880 – Charles Stewart Parnell addresses the U.S. Congress. 1882 – Birth of novelist, […]

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1831 – A Proctor and 13 Constables are killed by tithe protesters at Carrickshock, Co Kilkenny.

In Ireland, tithes were not introduced until the Synod of Cashel in 1171, and then were confined mainly to areas under Anglo-Norman control. In theory, the revenue from tithe divided into four parts: one for the upkeep of the clergyman, another for Poor Relief, a third for Church Maintenance and Education and the fourth for […]

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Today in Irish History – 2 February:

1172 – Last day King Henry II holds his court in Dublin. 1172 – The Synod of Cashel: the Bishops of Ireland, under duress, pledge allegiance to Henry II of England. 1806 – Birth of painter, Daniel Maclise, in Co Cork. 1880 – Charles S. Parnell addresses the U.S. Congress. 1882 – Birth in Dublin […]

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