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Gaelic service kindreds and the landscape identity of Lucht Tighe
FitzPatrick, Elizabeth
This paper discusses the character of the lands of householders who served the courts of Gaelic lords in later medieval Ireland and how their association with those lands, which were mostly of early medieval royal origin, was integral to their identities as hereditary service providers. It demonstrates that this approach has the capacity to reveal a more total picture of later medieval settlement in Gaelic polities than Peer reviewed 2019-03-06
Keyword(s): Boundary; Hereditary; Household land; Hunting; Inauguration; Lordship; Lucht tighe; Medieval; Service families; Territory
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Type: Book chapter
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: NUI Galway
Publisher(s): Cork University Press
File Format(s): application/pdf
First Indexed: 2019-03-23 06:57:27 Last Updated: 2019-03-23 06:57:27