In 1542, 6th Nov., Methe was divided into two shires.
|Title:||In 1542, 6th Nov., Methe was divided into two shires.|
The baronies of Methe:--
Duleeke, Seryne, Slane, Murgallen, Navan, Keules.
The half barony of four--Moyferraghe, Deese, Rathonthe, Donboyne--containing the parishes of Killalow, Demore, Clone, Moylaghe, Logherne, Old Castle, Luin.
Westmethe made a county.
The baronies of Westmethe:--
Rathconiete, or the Dalton's country; Rossaughe, or the De La Mares' country, anciently called Moyurackeye, Fercullaghe, or the Tirrells' country; Kilkenny West, or the Dillons' country, anciently called Maghirquirke, containing the parishes of Kilkenny, Dromvran, Bonowne, Ovghvalle, Artenecrane, Alone, Brawny, Jurin.
Delvin, Maynshell, Magheritierran, Corkery, Ferbille, Moygnoise.
The half barony of [four] and a little country called Movlagaghe, containing the parishes of St, Feighers, Kilpatricke, Mayne, Beallaghilla, Lickela, Fogeran, Hilton.
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|Former Reference Department:||MS 613, p. 52a|