Con na m-Bocht

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Con na m-Bocht, "Con of the Poor," as he was called from his devotion to their relief, was a lay brother of Clonmacnoise, in the 11th century, founder and superior of a community of poor lay monks, of the Culdee order, in connection with that great establishment. He died in the year 1059. [See AENGUS CULDEE.]

Sources

260. O'Curry, Eugene: Manuscript Materials of Ancient Irish History. Dublin, 1861.

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