notice of some ancient tomb-stones, at Movilla, County Down being the substance ofa paper read before the Belfast Naturalists" Field Club, March 18th, 1869 by William Hugh Patterson

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Published by Printed by W. & G. Baird in Belfast (Arthur Street) .

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Statementby William Hugh Patterson.
ContributionsEwart, Lavens Mathewson, 1845-1898, fmo, Bradshaw, Rev., W. & G. Baird (Belfast: Printers),, Belfast Naturalists" Field Club.
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Pagination16 p., 7 plates :
Number of Pages16
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Movilla, County Down takes its name from the Irish magh bile, which means ‘plain of the ancient tree’ because in pre-Christian times a sacred tree had stood here. A monastery at Movilla founded here in by St Finian and grew to be one of the most important in the country.

Built into the north wall of the graveyard is a collection of 13th century coffin lids. There are some gravestones from more recent times and it was used as the parish graveyard. Email me for a photo of the modern Movilla Church of Ireland church. Movilla was granted to Hugh Montgomery in   41 Donnchadh Ó Corráin on a number of occasions, including, ‘ The historical and cultural background of the Book of Kells ’ in O’Mahony, Felicity (ed.), The Book of Kells: proceedings of a conference at Trinity College, Dublin, 6–9 September, (Dublin, ), pp 1 – 32, and ‘ Early Irish churches ’ in Corráin, Donnchadh Ó Cited by:   Moville, or Movilla, is at present the name of a townland less than a mile to the north-east of Newrtownards, at the head of Strangford Lough, in the county Down.

This district was in ancient times famous for its great religious establishments. Nothing belonging to the County Down in the Royal Irish Academy receives more notice from visitors than the immense bronze trumpet.

It occupies a prominent place to the left of the Museum entrance. While cutting peat in a bog near Ardbrin, parish of Annaclone, this wonderful instrument was found by a workman in   There is perhaps nothing else so distinctive of the condition and character of a people as the method in which they treat their dead.

- William Tegg, Throughout the history of human civilization, different cultures mourn County Down book treat the dead differently. Some, notice of some ancient tomb-stones Tibetan Buddhists, have no use for burials as they dispose the dead by feeding corpses to vultures or by burning them in funeral.

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A very fine example of a souterrain inside a fort may be inspected at Stranocum, in the grounds of W. Ford-Hutchinson, which was discovered inand is like the letter Y on plan. There is also an extensive one at Tyrella, in the county of Down, and within easy distance of Dundrum or Downpatrick.

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Inarchaeologists at the same site unearthed a chamber built to flood. It seems that the tomb was a part of an ancient water cult. The flooded tomb was built by the little-known Lambayeque people who existed some years ago, and inside were four sets of human remains, one adorned with pearl, turquoise, and shell beads.

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Saint Finnian of Moville, whose feast is commemorated on Septem is the subject of much debate among modern gh in the past Saint Finnian was clearly identified as a monastic founder of the school of Moville, County Down, today his existence is under question, with some scholars advancing the theory that 'Finnian of Moville' is Ninnian of Candida Casa, Finnian of Clonard or.

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