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2 edition of Mottes in Ireland. found in the catalog.

Mottes in Ireland.

Robin E Glasscock

Mottes in Ireland.

by Robin E Glasscock

  • 103 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published in Caen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesChâteau-Gaillard -- 7
The Physical Object
Paginationp.p. 95-110
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19803541M

In Hugh de Lacy was killed by Gilla-Gan-Mathiar O'Maidhaigh, while he was supervising the construction of a Motte castle at Durrow at the instigation of An tSionnach and O'Breen. Prince John was promptly sent over to Ireland to take possession of his lands. [citation needed] Lacy's body was initially buried at Durrow Abbey. Download our audioguides to immerse yourself in the stories of Ireland. Each guide has been expertly crafted by researchers to help you to explore.

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