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Discussion: Prendergast

in: phatmax; phatmax > 2020-09-20

Sep 21, 2020 5:52 AM # 
Intrigued so I looked it up. Found a Prendergast rd along the Solva River. More of an Irish name from around County Cork
Sep 21, 2020 6:31 AM # 
Maurice was from Prendergast, now in Haverfordwest, Wales, and was hired in 1169 by the ruler of the Irish kingdom of Osraige, Domnall Mac Gilla Pátraic, to resist the Leinster king, Diarmait Mac Murchada, who had also recruited Norman aid. He afterwards participated in the Norman invasion of Ireland. He was one of the first members of the expedition to land in Bannow Bay in May 1169, along with Meiler FitzHenry and Miles FitzDavid. He took part in the Siege of Wexford.
Sep 21, 2020 7:25 AM # 
Amazing what you can find on google
Sep 21, 2020 8:28 AM # 
You are a cynic. Thought you might be interested but you shot me down
Sep 22, 2020 11:43 AM # 
The area has a very long and rich history. Also some of the best scenery you will find anywhere. The

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