Annales Hiberniae

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Irish Archaeological Society, 1842 - History - 182 pages


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Page 123 - Cradok, k1lled two hundred of them, and that by the order of the Justiciary, every one was allowed to do so, and to carry them away. In the Annals of Dublin in Whitelaw's Dublin, vol. i. p. 170, these whales are called Turlehydes,, and are said to have been from thirty to forty feet long, and so bulky that two tall men placed one on each side of the fish, could not see one another.
Page 100 - She coude2 moche of wandring by the way. Gat-tothed was she, sothly for to say. Upon an ambler esily she sat, Ywimpled wel, and on hire hede an hat, As brode as is a bokeler, or a targe. A fote-mantel about hire...
Page 95 - \Rogerus Mortimer] — Omitted in MS. Campion says Mortymer went over to the king indebted to the citizens of Divelin for his viands a thousand pounds, whereof he payde not one smulkin (farthing), and many a bitter curse carried with him to the sea.
Page 51 - Mauritius' brother, Calnacus, men much esteemed for their talents and their honour among us ; he invited them to an entertainment on a feast day of the Holy Trinity ; on that day the instant they stood up from the table, he cruelly massacred them, with twenty-four of their followers, and sold their heads at a dear price to their enemies ; and when he was arraigned before the King of England, the present king's father, no justice could be obtained against such a nefarious and treacherous offender.

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