Kilconnell Plaque (1)

17th-century Mural Plaque

Christy Cunniffe

Barnwall
Christy Cunniffe

This framed mural plaque is preserved on the internal west wall of the Guardians room at Kilconnell Friary. It is carved in relief with a small Coat of Arms in its centre for Baron Barnewall – Lord Trimleston.

The inscription reads:

HERE  LYETH                    THE  BODY  OF

MATHYAS                        BARNEWALL

THE 12 LORD                    BARNEWALL

OF . TRIMBL                      ESTOWN

WHOE                             BEING

TRANSP                           LANTED

INTO                              CONAG

HT . WITH                        OTHERS 

BY ORD                           RS. OF. T

HE                                 PER . CRO

MWELL DYED AT MOINIVAE THE17 OF

SEPTEMBER 1667 FOR WHOME THIS .

MONVMENT WAS MADE BY HIS SONNE

ROBERT . BARNEWALL THE 13 LORD OF

TRIMLESTOVNE  HERE  LYETH ALSOE

HIS UNCKLE RICHARD BARNEWALL JAM

ES . BARNEWALL . WHOE . DYED . ATT C

OREGAN. THE 2 OCTOBER 1679 AND JAM

ES  BARNEWALL  OF  AGHRIM GOD HAE

MERCY ON THEIR SOVLES.

 

This page was added on 07/07/2016.

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