Clerics and Clansmen

In actuality, very few first generation Irish—born clerics are recorded in the western seaboard. Aodh O Lorcain [“Odo Olorchan”] a mendi— cant brother from the diocese of Clonfert, and who was rector of Eilean Munde (1465 >< 1466-1468), ...

Clerics and Clansmen

Iain MacDonald examines how the medieval Church in Gaelic Scotland, often regarded as isolated and irrelevant, continued to function in the face of poverty, periodic warfare, and the formidable powers of the clan chiefs.

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Clerics and Clansmen
Language: en
Pages: 417
Authors: Iain MacDonald
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-15 - Publisher: BRILL

Iain MacDonald examines how the medieval Church in Gaelic Scotland, often regarded as isolated and irrelevant, continued to function in the face of poverty, periodic warfare, and the formidable powers of the clan chiefs.
The Lordship of the Isles
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Iain MacDonald
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-31 - Publisher: BRILL

In The Lordship of the Isles, twelve specialists open new perspectives on the rise and fall of the MacDonalds of Islay and the politics, culture and society of the greatest Gaelic lordship of later medieval Scotland.
Argyll
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ian Bradley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-30 - Publisher: Saint Andrew Press

Argyll is the beautiful, wild and inspirational home of Celtic Christianity. It is the spiritual heartland of Scotland and, some would say, of the whole United Kingdom. Until now, no-one has sought to uncover the reasons why the spiritual landscape of Argyll is so distinctively unique, rich and varied. Why
The Sea kings
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: R. Andrew McDonald
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-28 - Publisher: Birlinn Ltd

The archipelagic kingdoms of Man and the Isles that flourished from the last quarter of the eleventh century down to the middle of the thirteenth century represent two forgotten kingdoms of the medieval British Isles. They were ruled by powerful individuals, with unquestionably regnal status, who interacted in a variety
Peace Clan
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Peter M. Sensenig
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-02 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

What happens when North American Mennonite Christians arrive in Islamic Somalia? The answer, according to Peter Sensenig, is that something new emerges: a peace clan. From the first schools and medical work in the 1950s up to the educational partnerships of the present day, Somalis and Mennonites formed a surprising