Raithean
genitive: Raithin
validated name
(Irish)
Rahan Demesne
(English)

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.2758, -7.62035latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

636
di Raithiun
AU I
638
ó Rathiun
AIF
757
Rathin
AU I
762
ab Rathain
ATig. Leathanach: xviii, 261
787
Rathin
AIF
792
Rathain
AU I
1100c
Raithin, Rathen (nom).
(from a MS written c.1630)
?
1100c
a Rathain
TCD H.3.18 Leathanach: 579a
1567
Ballenrahin
F Leathanach: 1090
1615
Rahin
Meath Endowments
1622
Rahen and Ballendrenan, half of
CPR Leathanach: 532
1634
Rahin
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 26 C I
1655
Rahan als Newtowne & Killmanachane
DS (P)
1660c
Ballindrenan als Rahan Newtowne
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 70
c1750
Raithen
RIA 23 M 50 Leathanach: 74
1837
Rahan Demesne
BS:AL

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