civil parishtownland
Rú Chonaill
genitive: Rú Chonaill
non-validated name
(Irish)
Rathconnell
(English)

Centrepoint

53.5657, -7.22171latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1401
Rathconyll
Patent Roll 3 Henry IV <br> Wishing to provide for the security of James Symond, vicar of Rathconyll, diocese of Meath, (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1418
Rathconylle
John Randolphi, rector Meath VII 52-57 To John Randolphi, rector of Drakiston in the diocese of Meath. Dispensation to him—who received papal dispensation, as the son of an unmarried man and an unmarried woman, to be promoted etc. as above, f. 114, after which he was so promoted and obtained the perpetual vicarage of Rathconylle; who had further papal dispensation to hold two other mutually compatable benefices, after which he resigned the said vicarage for the rectory of Ballisown, and this subsequently for the rectory of Drakyston, all in the above diocese—to hold any mutually compatible benefices of any number and kind, with and without cure, and to resign them, as often as he pleases, for exchange or otherwise. Vite etc.
CPL

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