Ráth Tó
genitive: Ráth Tó
(Irish)
Ratoath
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Hierarchy

county

Centrepoint

53.4883, -6.47878 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1374
barony of Rathouth
To the seneschal of the liberty of Meath. He is informed that Sir James de la Hide, now deceased, was indebted to the king in several sums of money in his accounts, for the time he was sheriff of Limerick, seneschal of the liberty of Meath, and escheator of Ireland; the king wishing to have the same satisfied, directs the seneschal of the liberty of Meath to take into the king's hands tenements, goods and chattels in Dunshaghlyn, Roweston and elsewhere in the barony of Rathouth or in his baliwick (excepting the manor of Maynclare) and to make appear what he should do therein before the treasurer and barons… Rotulus Clausus 140
Rotulus Clausus
1540
Powerston, Ballyward alias P.
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 128
1540-1
Barony of Rathourhye, Rathouth
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1630
Kinneclogh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 23 C I
1630
Kuniclogh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 23 C I

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