barony
Clann Chaoich
genitive: Chlann Chaoich
(Irish)
Clankee
(English)

Hierarchy

county

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the family of Caoch
    Caoch — leasainm a bhí ar Niall m. Cathal na Beithí m. Annaidh Uí Raghallaigh (†1256)

    Ghairtí an teideal seo (An) Caoch de thiarnaí Gaelacha na barúntachta seo ina dhiaidh. Féach leis tagairt stairiúla faoin bparóiste Inis Caoin, an chuid sin den bharúntacht ar ar tugtaí Clann Chaoich an Fheadha (nó Clann Chaoich UachtarachClann Chaoich na Seanchlainne) tráth.

  • English

    the family of Caoch
    Caoch “(pur)blind” — nickname of Niall s. Cathal na Beithí s. Annadh Ó Raghallaigh (†1256)

    This title was borne by subsequent Irish rulers of this barony. See also the historical references under the name of the parish Inis Caoin/Enniskeen, which part of the barony was once called Clann Chaoich an Fheadha “Clann Chaoich of the wood” (or Clann Chaoich Uachtarach “Upper Clann Chaoich”, or Clann Chaoich na Seanchlainne “Clann Chaoich of the old family”).

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Archival records

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Historical references

1606
Eniskin al' Clanchy
Inq. Ult. Alt: 2 J 1
1608
Ulanehie
3 (1931), lch.208; leg. Clanchie
Analecta Hib. Leathanach: 208, Imleabhar: 3
1675c
A cCloinn Chaoich
"cap. Cillín Céir. Comitatus Cavan." nóta eag.: "A cCloinn Chaoich added but crossed out."
Celtica Leathanach: 76, Imleabhar: 1
1685
Clanchee
JRSAI Imleabhar: 96, Leathanach: 159
1720
Clonehvy
Schools and Scholars of Breifne Leathanach: Léarscáil Bowen
1836
Clonkee
"I could as yet learn nothing about the name Clonkee."
LSO (Ca) Leathanach: 131, Údar: TÓC

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