The Confession of St. Patrick

The Confession of St. Patrick

by St. Patrick, Thomas Olden

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Ireland, in the fifth century, was divided into five provinces, each governed by a king, under whom were several lesser chieftains. These provincial kings were themselves subject to the supreme monarch, who resided in the royal palace of Tara; but they appear not to have shown much regard to his authority beyond the payment of a regulated tribute. It might be supposed, from the way in which some writers have spoken of the Irish, that even some centuries later than this period they were mere savages; but there is no authority for such a representation as this, and if we admitted it to be well founded, it would be impossible to account for the fact, that Ptolemy,<a href=

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BN ID: 2940163542666
Publisher: CrossReach Publications
Publication date: 08/20/2019
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 108
File size: 913 KB

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