townland
Ráth Bodaigh
genitive: Ráth Bodaigh
validated name
(Irish)
Rathbody
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

53.9184, -6.58395 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1301
Rathbedy
Plea Roll 1301 (Lú) Leathanach: 54:47
1540
Rabody
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 225
1552
Rabody
F Leathanach: 1134
1555
Bodrath
Chan. Pl. Leathanach: R 4
1612
Rabodie
CPR Leathanach: 10
1622
Rathbodd
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 14
1633
Rathbeddy, alias little Arthurston; Rathboddy
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 23
1655
Great Rabody, Little Rabody
DS
1658
Great Rathbodye, Little Rathbodye
Inq. LP Leathanach: 31
1659
Little Rathbody
Cen. Leathanach: 473
1660c
Great Rathbody, Little Rathbody
BSD Leathanach: 259
1664
Great Rathbody, Little Rathbody
HMR (Lú) Leathanach: 6:184
1666
Rathbody
ASE Leathanach: 126
1667
Rathbodibag
ASE Leathanach: 119
1669
Great Rathbody al. Bodrath, Little Rathbody al. Bodrath
ASE Leathanach: 210
1676
Great Rathbody
ASE Leathanach: 233
1685
Rabody
Hib. Del.
1777
Rathbody
TS
1836
Rathbody
AL
1836
rath bhodaigh
pl:AL
1836
rath bodaigh
OK & OC:AL
1836
rath of the churl
rath of Bodach bodach - ¾ chloinne, b'fhéidir; (féach Boyt, (OD) A.D. 1357; Dowd. D A.D. 1358)
OD:AL

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