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Book: The Archaeology and Architecture of Monasteries in Ireland, 1100-1600

Chapter: Chapter 4 Spiritualities and temporalities

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24181


The customary gifts made by secular lords to monasteries ranged from the tithes of parish churches, the priests of which were monastic appointees, to fishing rights. Such gifts are known, respectively, as spiritualities and temporalities. This chapter examines their geography and materiality.

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