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Page 418 - Baronets and their descendants shall and may bear, either in a canton in their coat of arms, or in an ineseutcheon, at their election, the arms of Ulster, that is, in a field argent, a hand gules, or a bloody hand.
Page 414 - A SOCIAL HISTORY OF ANCIENT IRELAND : Treating of the Government, Military System and Law; Religion, Learning and Art ; Trades, Industries and Commerce; Manners, Customs and Domestic Life of the Ancient Irish People. With 361 Illustrations. 2 vols. 8vo., 21s.
Page 64 - Abstracts of Records and Manuscripts respecting the County of Gloucester, formed into a History correcting the very erroneous accounts, and supplying numerous deficiencies in Sir Robert Atkyns and subsequent writers," by Thomas Dudley Fosbrooke, FAs, &c.
Page 87 - They used to place him that shall be their captain upon a stone always reserved for that purpose, and placed commonly upon a hill; in some of which I have seen formed and engraven a foot, which they say was the measure of their first captain's foot, whereon he, standing, received an oath to preserve all the ancient former customs of the country inviolable...
Page 42 - Members as may subscribe specially for them. GENERAL. 28. These Rules shall not be altered or amended except at an Annual General Meeting of the Society, and after notice given at the previous General Meeting. All By-laws and Regulations dealing with the General Rules formerly made are hereby repealed. 29. The enactment of any new Rule, or the alteration or repeal of any existing one, must be in the first instance submitted to the Council ; the proposal to be signed by seven Fellows or Members, and...
Page 325 - ... there appears to be no reason why it should not have been strengthened, as the main entrance.
Page 333 - ... sailing, without strength, At the south of Irrus. There was raised a cairn with the stone of his race, Over the broad sea, An ancient stormy dwelling ; and Tech Duinn, It is called. This was his great testament To his numerous children, To me, to my house, come ye all After your deaths. At Inhber Scene they landed The story is not concealed The rapid great stream in which bathed Fial, wife of Lughadh.
Page 42 - Papers shall be read, anil the time to be allowed for each. All Papers listed or Communications received shall be the property of the Society. The Council shall determine whether, and to what extent any Paper or Communication shall be published 26. All matter concerning existing religious and political differences shall be excluded from the Papers to be read and the discussions held at the Meetings of the Society. 27. The Proceedings and Papers read at the several Meetings, and where approved of...
Page 40 - Fellows shall be entitled to receive the Journal, and all extra publications of the Society. Members shall be entitled to receive the Journal, and may obtain the extra publications on payment of the price fixed by the Council. 13. Fellows and Members whose Subscriptions for the year have not been paid are not entitled to the Journal...