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The Irish Submissions to Richard II, 1395


Aghaboe, Co. Laois

Associated People

Finghin MacGillapatrick


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How was it located?

Aghaboe was taken from Anglo-Norman settlers in the mid-fourteenth century by the MacGillapatricks, and it became one of the centers of their lordship of Upper Ossory.

Sources and Further Reading

Site record for LA022-019007-, derived from P. David Sweetman, Olive Alcock, and Bernie Moran, compilers, Archaeological Inventory of County Laois (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1995).

David Edwards, "Collaboration without Anglicisation: The MacGiollapadraig Lordship and Tudor Reform," in Patrick J. Duffy, David Edwards, and Elizabeth FitzPatrick, eds., Gaelic Ireland, c. 1250-c. 1650 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001): 77-97.

Goddard H. Orpen, "Motes and Norman Castles in Ossory," Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 39, no. 4 (1909): 313-342.


Margaret K. Smith