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Maigh Ráth
genitive: Mhaigh Ráth
non-validated name
(Irish)
Moyrath
(English)

Glossary

maigh, magh
English plain
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.5651, -6.91699latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Níor aimsíodh an logainm sna foinsí seo: ASE, LSO (Mí), Stat. Surv. (Mí)
Nóta
1296
Moyrath
...., Michael Talbot dominus de Moyrath et de Kylcoly salutem in Domino.'
Llanth. Leathanach: 91
1385
Moyrath
RPat. Cl. Leathanach: 135
1386
Moyrath
Patent Roll 10 Richard II <br> COMMISSION by the marquis—by mainprize of John Nangle baron of Navan and Richard Talbot of Moyrath of co. Meath (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1388
Moyrath
RPat. Cl. Leathanach: 138
1388
Moyrath
Patent Roll 12 Richard II. COMMISSION, by mainprize of Richard Talbot of Moyrath and Walter Dexcestre of co. Meath, to Peter Rowe of custody of the manor of Martry [del Martry], co. Meath. (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1392
Moyrath
RPat. Cl. Leathanach: 149b
1400-50c
Moyradch
Gorm. Reg. Leathanach: 12
1425
Moyrath
RPat. Cl. Leathanach: 238
1425
Moyrath (Rich. Talbot)
Patent Roll 3 Henry VI <br> The following persons have similar letters [of APPOINTMENT as justices and keepers of the peace, as in §110], viz.: Simon Loundres kt and Richard Talbot of Moyrath in the barony of Luyne (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1532
Moyrath (James Nugent of ...)
23 Jan 1532. Dublin, before the Barons of the Exchequer. Jurors:— John Bathe of Colpe, William Stark of Nynch, John Stanle of Fynnor, Oliver Balffe of Molernegon, James Nugent of Moyrath, John Telyng of Siddan, Thomas Ley of Rathreghan, Walter Huse of Moyluske, John Nugent of Balrathneschly, Thomas Cusake of Clonardran & Alexander Everys of Rathtayne. Lavallinus Nugent of Ballebrennagh, gent; d. 10 Mar 1532, seised of half the lands, ten. & services in Lyttyll Bolyes & Kernys, B. Dyweleke, co. Meath, being a sixteenth part of a purparty of the manor of Dyweleke, held in chief. Heir:— s. Edward aged 40. The lands are taken into the kings' hand. (2)
Cal. Inq.
1586-7
Moyrathe
1586-7 Grant to Richard Dansye, gent.; of the wardship and marriage of Christopher son and heir of Thomas Nugente, late of Moyrathe, co. Meath. F 4959
F Leathanach: 4959
1586
Moyrath (Thomas [Nugent])
Thomas [Nugent], Moyrath, co. Meath<br> Prerogrative Wills 354
Prerogative Wills
1587
Moyrathe
F Leathanach: 4959
1598
Moyrath
Commission to Christopher, baron of Delvin, sir John Tyrrell, knt., Christopher Nugent, of Moyrath, and Edward Nugent, of the Dissert, esquires, to deliver the gaol of Mollingare, by martial law, as in 6214.— F 6255
F
1602-3
Moyrathe
Pardon to Chr. Nugent, of Moyrathe, esq….Peter Merryman, of Croboy, Wm. Darcy, Brasell Foxe, and Morris O Doran, of same, Stephen Dowdall, of Athboye, Alexander Dowdall, of same, Peter Lawles, of Croboy, Edm. Lawles, of same, Jenet Rocheford, of Donowre, Rob. Darcye, of Prestoun, Rich. Quyn, of same, Giles Darcy, of Castle Rickard, George Darcy, of Killihan, Walter M'Gniove, of same, Wm. Shill, of Clonard, and Philip Bradie, of Ballyknock, gent. Intrusion on crown lands and debts to the crown excepted.—28 March, xlv. F 6778
F
1603
Moyrath
CPR Leathanach: 29a
1610
Moyrath
CPR Leathanach: 169a
1620
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 40 Jac.1
1621
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 49 Jac. 1
1622
Moyrath
CPR Leathanach: 525a
1624
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 72. Jac. 1
1624
Moyrath (Christ. Nugent)
Nugent, sir Christopher, Moyrath. <br> Prerogrative Wills 353
Prerogative Wills
1627
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 30 Car. 1
1629
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 48 Car 1
1629
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 51, Car 1
1634
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 101, Car 1
1634
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 95 Car 1
1634
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 95 Car. 1
1640c?
Moyrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 161. Car.1
1643
Moyrath (Thos. Nugent)
fol. 155r <br> Robert Bonynge of Canistowne in the parish of Trym in the Countye of Meath Clarke … Valerian Weisly of the Dingan Esquire Gerald Leynch of the Knocke Esquire Richard Lynham of Adamstowne Peter Hussey of Culmullin Francis Mackawaye of Ballinaskea … after the burninge of Sir Thomas Nugents howse att Moyrath … Robert Bonynge Vicar of Laraghcor Depositions MS 816, fols 155r-155v
Dep. 1641
1654-5
Moyrath
CS V Leathanach: 203, 204, 205, 206
1655
Moyrath
DS
1660c
Moyrath
BSD (Mí) Leathanach: 174
1665
Moyrath
Nicholas [Ashe], Moyrath, co. Meath, gent. 13.
Prerogative Wills
1685
Moyrath
Hib. Del.
1702
Moyrath
26. WILLIAM CONOLLY of Dublin, esq…The castle, manor, town, and lands of Moyrath, Ballytallan, and Pubblestowne alias Pottlestowne, 925 a…in Culronane, 2 tenements, 5 a. a fishing weare on the river Trimblestowne, and 2 a. ; bar. Lune Forf. Est. 386
Forf. Est.
1753
Moyrath (Thomas [Caddell])
Thomas [Caddell], Moyrath, co. Meath. <br> Prerogrative Wills 71.
Prerogative Wills
1812
Moyrath
Larkin (Mí)
1836
Moyrath
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Moyrath
Voters Reg. 1832:AL (Mí) Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Moyrath
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Moyrath
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Moyrath
Church Cess Bk. 1830 (Noble):AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Moyrath
Cess Bk. (Gill):AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Munrath
pron.:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Moyrath
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Moyrath
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Moyrath
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Magh an Raith, 'plain of the rath, or fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Magh an raith
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
Moyrath
"Made Montrath in the Kings Co." "Made Moira in Down, such is the power of custom." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15
1836
[Moyrath]
"It contains a fort."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Mí055,15

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