Definition of Ardrighs
1. ardrigh [n] - See also: ardrigh
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Literary usage of Ardrighs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1888)
"Now, Roderick was the last of the ardrighs (high kings, kings of all Ireland), even as his namesake was last of the Goths; so no wonder that after this date ..."
2. A General History of the Christian Era: For Catholic Colleges and Reading by Anthony Guggenberger (1900)
"In Ireland the hour of delivery from the Northmen invasions came with the ardrighs Malachi, king of Meath, and Brian Born, Brian of the Tribute, ..."
3. The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1894)
"Though it was never after used as a royal residence, the ardrighs, however, continued to take their title from it till the coming of the Anglo-Normans. ..."
4. Journal by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1894)
"... the ardrighs, however, continued to take their title from it till the coming of the Anglo-Normans. ..."
5. A Catechism of the History of Ireland: Ancient, Mediaeval, and Modern by James Joseph Brennan (1878)
"A. There are sixteen ardrighs or Supreme Monarchs, with an average reign of sixteen years. Q. Which of these effected a great improvement in the general ..."
6. Scotland Under Her Early Kings: A History of the Kingdom to the Close of the by Eben William Robertson (1862)
"In his " Essay on Tara" Mr. Pétrie impugns the identity of the stone in St. Edward's chair with the genuine Lia Fai!, upon which the ardrighs of Ireland ..."
7. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin by Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin (1901)
"... Dowth und Knowth, daneben aus der keltischen Zeit das Gräberfeld der ardrighs bei Slane, den Hill of Tara, das keltische Olympia und den Hill of ..."