Cill Scíre
genitive: Chill Scíre
non-validated name
(Irish)
Kilskeer
(English)

Glossary

English church

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the church of Scíre
    Scíre — ainm pearsanta mná
    Iasacht luath ó cella na Laidine is ea cell (cill na Nua-Ghaeilge) a chiallaíonn eaglais. Tá breis is fiche paróiste (dlí) sa Mhí a bhfuil an téarma lonnaíochta eaglasta seo chun tosaigh iontu. Tá eaglais den ainm Cill Scíre i gCo. na Mí agus i gCo. Thír Eoghain chomh maith. Luaitear ‘Scire ógh ó Chill Scire i Midhe’ i bhfoirm nóta a cuireadh le Féilire Uí Ghormáin, féilire a scríobhadh i gCnoc na nAspal i gCo. Lú i ndeireadh an 12ú haois. Timpeall céad bliain roimhe sin, breacadh ‘erchennech Cille Scíre agus bachall Scíre’ i Leabhar Cheanannais, i gcáipéis faoi fhearann na mainistreach

Centrepoint

53.7263, -7.01114latitude, longitude
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Historical references

co (cill) scíre
ní comnaide ná fosad dorigne corráinic co (cill) scíre co tig Sheaain úi Dhomnalláin. 288-9.
SG
745
[gin] Cille Scíre
Dubhdáleithe na Graiffne, abb Cille Scíre, décc. Mac Neamhnaill, abb Biorrae, décc. Comorbach, mac Cellain, ab Cille móir Inir, dég. Fobhor agus Domhnach Padraicc do losccadh. ARÉ I-II.
ARÉ
750
[gin] Cille Scire
Aois Criost, seacht ccéd caoga. An dara bliadhain décc do Domhnall. 4119 Daolgus, abb Cille Scire, décc. ARÉ I-II
ARÉ
865
Cille Scire
Aois Criost, ocht ccéd seascca a cúicc. An cúicceadh bliadhain dAodh. Oeghedhchair, ab Condire, agus Lainde eala, epscop agus scribnidh, Robhartach Fionnghlais epscop agus scribhnidh, Conall ***Cille Scire epscop, Dubhartach beisi, décc. Corbmac Ua Liathain, epscop, abb agus angcoire, décc. ARÉ I-II
ARÉ
920
[gin.] Chille Scíre
Colggu, mac Fedaich, abb Sláine, Alldgus Chille Scíre, Aodh Ua Raithnén, sen suí Ereann, agus eccnaidh Saighre, Ferdalach, saccart Cluana mic Nóis, agus Loingseach, mac Aonaccáin, feirtíghis Doimhliacc, dég. ARÉ I-II
ARÉ
949
[gin] Cille Scíre
Gofraidh, mac Sitriocca co nGallaibh Atha cliath do orgain Chenandsa, Domhnaigh Patraic, Airdbrecáin, Tuláin, Disirt Ciaráin, Cille Scíre, agus a laile cealla archena, acht as a Cenandas ro croite uile. ARÉ I-II.
ARÉ
1170
Cell Scíre
... agus ro airgset Cluain Eraird, agus ro loisccsett Cenannus, agus Cill Taillten, Dubhadh, Sláine, Tuilén, Cell Scíre, Disirt Chiaráin. ARÉ I-II
ARÉ
1370c
Gylskyer
Patent Roll 11 Richard II <br> [No date.] COMMISSION to David Begg and Thomas Dalton, chaplains, of custody of the manor of Gylskyer [Kilskeer], co. Meath (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1384
Kylskyr
Patent Roll 8 Richard II <br> APPOINTMENT of John Southeron, Peter Rowe and Nicholas Wythyngton as justices to take an assize of novel disseisin that Nicholas s. of Nicholas Castelmartyn arraigned against Richard s. of John Drake and Nicholas Bodenham and Joan his wife concerning a tenement in Kylskyr. (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
CPL
1385
Kylskyr
Patent Roll 9 Richard II <br> CONFIRMATION of the estate [etc.] that John Taaff, parson of the parish church of Kylskyr, diocese of Meath, has in that church. (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1401
Kylskyr
V 444-448 To the archbishop of Armagh, primate of Ireland, the bishop of Telese, and Adam Naas, canon of Dublin. Mandate to collate and assign to John Taaf, rector of Kylskyr in the diocese of Meath, B.C.L., the still void canonry and prebend of Howth in Dublin, value not exceeding 80 marks, which, on their voidance by the death of Walter Brugge, he accepted, and of which he obtained provision, under a late mandate of the pope ordering provision to be made to him of a canonry of Dublin with expectation of a prebend, as he doubts whether his acceptance and provision hold good; notwithstanding that he holds the said church and the free chapel of Lyscartan in the diocese of Meath, value together not exceeding 70 marks, and that the pope lately ordered provision to be made him of a canonry with expectation of a prebend of Ferns. Upon his obtaining the canonry and prebend of Howth under these presents, the said letters by which he accepted and obtained provision shall be null and void. Litt
CPL
1409
Kilskir
Patent Roll 10 Henry IV <br> Robert Sutton clk has the K.'s letters patent of presentation to the church of Kilskir. (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1409
Kylskyr
Patent Roll 10 Henry IV <br> RATIFICATION of the estate [etc.] that William Sylk, parson of the church of ***St Skiria of Kylskyr, diocese of Meath, has in that church. (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1414
Kylskyr
Patent Roll 1 Henry IV <br> COMMISSION, by mainprize of Henry Stanyhurst and Thomas Prescote of co. Meath, to William Barret clk of custody of all manors, lands and tenements that belonged to William Moretoun in Miculrobynestoun, Lytylrobynestoun and Upper Bultoun [superiori Bultoun] in the parish of Kylskyr (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1423
Kylskyr'
Close Roll 2 Henry VI <br> To John Founteyns esq., escheator of Ire. It was found by inquisition taken before Henry Stanyhurst, formerly deputy of John Pylkyngton kt, junior, former escheator of Ire., in the time of Henry V, that one Hugh Goddelome Laundey, who was lately seised as of fee of 1 messuage and 60 acres of land in Danyellestoun in the parish of Kylskyr', died outlawed of felony at the suit of Edward III for the death of John Gilduff, before Thomas Dale kt, then Jcr of Ire., (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1450c
Kyllskyer, Kyllskyre
Roll 3 Henry VI <br> NSPEXIMUS of the record and process of a certain pleas before the K. in the chancery of Ire. at the prosecution of Christopher Plunket kt and Joan his wife, both now deceased, concerning the maner of Kyllskyer, with appurtenances.1 'Pleas at Swords before the K. in his chancery of Ire. on Thursday next after St George the Martyr 3 Hen. VI. The K. issued an order by his writ close in these words: "Henry VI to Philip With, who was appointed by the K.'s letters patent as keeper of the treasurey and of books, writs, rolls, records, inquisitions, indictments, and other mumients that belonged to Edmund [Mortimer], late earl of March and Ulster and lord of Trim, dcd, within the castle of Trim. The K. wishes to be informed as to the manner and reason for taking the manor of Kyllskyre, with appurtenances, into the hand of Sir Roger Mortimer… (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1461-83
kilskir
Esmonde plunket ... Manres de Gyrly et Kilskir ... xxx acres de terre en Kenlis appelle Eustace land ... xl. acres ... appellez dobyñ Rorykes lande ... xxx acres appellez clerkesland ... Manre de Rathmore ... en Donaghpatrike ... SRI Edw. IV 660
Stat. Rolls
1526
Kylskyrr
Pardon of Robert Plunket, to Kentystown, county Meath. lord of Dunsany; especially for his assistance to Charles Modder O'Reyly, in the depredation of the town of Kylskyrr, county Meath. FHen. 12
F
1545
Kilskyrrie
CPCR
1599
Kilskirr
Conveyance whereby Richard Plunkett, of Rathmore, in the county of Meath ; Geo. Cusack, of Ratharon … Henry Plunckett, of Newton ; James Cusack, of Navan, in the county of Meath, granted and confirmed to Christopher Pluncket, of Killalon ; James Dillon, of Moymet; John Sarsfield, of Turmings; Patrick Cusack, of Rathbran, and William Wesley, of Dengen, the manors, towns, and lands of Kilskirr, Ballicullen, Milton, Ballenavilanaugh, Johnestowne, Robinston, Bolton, Harteston, Newton, of Duleke, in the county of Meath ; the mills of Drueston and Kenles … the wood of Cloncat, in the county of Meath, CPCR (Morrin II) 526-7
CPCR
1654
Kilskye
CS V
1654
The Parrish of Kilsky[r]e
The said Parrish is bounded on the East with the Red Moore, on the West with …Clonebreny, on the North with the Blackwater & on the South with the lands of Drusetowne. <br> Kilskye, Villenaghtowne, Milltowne, Cullenstowne, Boulton, Robinstowne, Johnstowne, Upper Ballanagann & White Summerstowne, Crosskite, Carrig, Crivagh, Clanticurry, Black sum֮erstowne, Smithstowne, Doggstowne, Agglassan, Lower Ballingagan, Killicanny, Bellgree. CS V 290
CS V
1655-7
The Parrish of Kilskyre
DS
1660c
KilsKire Parish
79
BSD
1685c
Kilskire
Hib. Del.
1836
Kilskeer Parish
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Killskyre R
Beaufort Map & Memoir:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Kilskyre R
Carlisle Top Dic:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Killskyre R
Irish Eccles. Reg. 1824:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Killskyre
Thompson Stat. Survey:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Killskeer
BS (Jones):AL (Mí) Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Kilskyre R
Beauf. Mem.:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Kilskire or Kilskyre R
Seward Top. Hib.:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Kilskeer Ph
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Kilskeer Ph
HCPR:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Kilskyre
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Kilskire or Kilskyre R
Archdall:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Kilskyre
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7
1836
Cill scíar
"A well in Kilskear TL, Tobar na bhfeag[..]." [pl]
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí066,7

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