From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878
De St. Paul, John, Archbishop of Dublin in 1349. In his time the Pope ordained that the Archbishop of Armagh should be styled "Primate of all Ireland," the Archbishop of Dublin, "Primate of Ireland." De St. Paul was a zealous advocate of the English interest; he called a synod for the better regulation of the affairs of the Church. In 1360 he was appointed by the King one of three commissioners to search for and manage mines of gold and silver in Ireland. In 1361 he was instrumental in procuring an amnesty for such of the Anglo-Irish chieftains as had been in opposition to Government. He enlarged and beautified Christ Church, and built the choir at his own expense; and when he died, 9th September 1362, he was buried under the high altar.
12. Archbishops of Dublin, Memoirs of: John D'Alton. Dublin, 1838. Archdall, Mervyn, see No. 216.
196. Irishmen, Lives of Illustrious and Distinguished, Rev. James Wills, D.D. 6 vols. or 12 parts. Dublin, 1840-'7.
339. Ware, Sir James, Works: Walter Harris. 2 vols. Dublin, 1764.
In Popular Rhymes and Sayings of Ireland (first published in 1924) John J. Marshall examines the origin of a variety of rhymes and sayings that were at one time in vogue around different parts of the country, including those which he recalled from his own childhood in County Tyrone. Numerous riddles, games and charms are recounted, as well as the traditions of the ‘Wren Boys’ and Christmas Rhymers. Other chapters describe the war cries of prominent Irish septs and the names by which Ireland has been personified in literature over the centuries.
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