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Roger De Hoveden The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
page 363

bishop of Waterford, the bishop of Ardfert, the bishop of Boss, and the bishop of Kilfenora. Laurentius, archbishop of Dublin, had under him five suffragan bishops, whose names were as follow :—the bishop of Bistagh, the bishop of Ferns, the bishop of Leighfin, the bishop of Kindare, and the bishop of Ossory.11 The fourth, being the archbishop of Tuam, had under him five suffragan bishops, whose names were as follow :—the bishop of Kinferns, the bishop of KiBala, the bishop of Moy, the bishop of Elphin, and the bishop of Aghadoo. All the above, both archbishops as well as bishops, acknowledged Henry, king of England, and his heirs, as their kings and lords for ever ; which they also confirmed by charter under their hands and seals. After this, the king of England sent Nicholas, his chaplain, and Balph, archdeacon of Llandaff, his clerk, together with the archbishops and bishops of Deland, to the city of Cashel, to hold a synod there, upon the ordinances of the Church. At this synod it was ordained that children should be brought to the church, and there baptized in clean water, being thrice dipped therein, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. And this was to be done by the hands of the priests, except in cases where fear of death prevented it, when it might be done by another person, and in any other place, on such occasion it being allowable to be done by any person, without regard to sex or order. It was also ordained that tithes should be paid to churches out of aB possessions : and that aU laymen who should think proper to bave wives, should have them in conformity with the laws of the Church. The king of England also sent a copy of the charters of the whole of the archbishops and bishops of Ireland to pope Alexander ; who, by the Apostolic authority, confirmed to him and his heirs the kingdom of Ireland, according to the tenor of the charters of archbishops and bishops of Ireland. These things being thus completed at AVaterford, the king of England proceeded thence to Dublin, and remained there from the feast of Saint Martin until the beginning of Lent ; and here he ordered to be built, near the chureh of Saint Andrew the Apostle, without the city of Dublin, a royal 1 1 In the text " Erupolensis " is perhaps a mistake for " Ossorensis."

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