Statistical Survey of the County of Cavan,: With Observations on the Means of Improvement; Drawn Up in the Year 1801, for the Consideration, and Under the Direction of the Dublin Society,

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Graisberry and Campbell, no. 10, Back-lane., 1802 - 303 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα xxii - Lastly, this transplantation of the natives is made by his majesty, rather like a father than like a lord or monarch. The Romans transplanted whole nations out of Germany into France ; the Spaniards lately removed all the Moors out of Grenada into Barbary...
Σελίδα xvi - ... such manner as he hath done, and is about to do, in law, in conscience, and in honour. " In law ; whether the case be to be ruled by our law of England, which is in force, or by their own Brehon law, which is abolished, and adjudged no law, but a lewd custom.
Σελίδα vi - The appearance of this place was very full, for not only the natives of the county of Cavan, but alfo, many inhabitants of Weftmeath and other parts of the pale bordering upon this country, whereof fome pretended title to land, others came to demand debts, and others to give evidence againft felons, repaired to this feffions, the chief of which was the Baron of Delvyn, who came attended with many followers. My Lord-Deputy having a purpofe to purfue the fame courfe in the fervice here, which had been...
Σελίδα 1 - State of education, fchools, and charitable inftitutions, — — of abfentee and refident proprietors^ — — of circulation of money or paper, of farming or agricultural focieties, ; of manufactures, whether increafing, of encouragement to them, and the peculiar aptnefs of the fituation...
Σελίδα vii - O'Reilye, who was chieftain and tanift of the country long before Philip and Edmond, did adhere to the earl of Tyrone, and other rebels, and died an actual rebel againft the crown. This inquifition was found with fome difficulty, becaufe the jurors themfelves, all claiming and pretending to be freeholders of land within that county, were jealous...
Σελίδα xvi - O'Rilie's country are all holden of the King ; and because the captainship or chiefery of O'Rilie is abolished by act of Parliament by Stat. 2d of Elizabeth, and also because, two of the chief lords elected by the country have been lately slain in rebellion (which is an attainder in law) these lands are holden immediately of his Majesty. " If then the king's Majesty be immediate chief lord of...
Σελίδα xvii - ... the creation thereof, which they cannot do. "If they have an estate of inheritance, their lands ought to descend to a certain heir ; but neither their chiefries nor their tenancies did ever descend to a certain heir ; therefore they have no estate of inheritance. "Their chiefries were ever carried in a course of...
Σελίδα xi - ... with good incumbents, as he is diligent in visiting his barbarous clergy, to make benefit out of their insufficiency, according to the proverb, which is common in the mouth of one of our great bishops here : that an Irish Priest is better than a milch cow.

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