Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Town of the Friars

Ballynabrahir 'town of the friars' in the barony of Small County. The family of Clangibbon founded this monastery for conventual Franciscans in the thirteenth century,

February 4th, thirty fifth of Henry VIII, this friary with three acres and a stang of arable land was granted for ever to Robert Browne at the yearly rent of 12d Irish money. James Gould died in the year 1600 seized of this priory and of one carucate of land in free and common soccage.

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