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February 18, 1366

The Statutes of Kilkenny, a series of thirty five legislative acts meant to repress the Gaelic culture in Ireland, was passed on February 18, 1366. Authored by Lionel of Antwerp, the Earl of Ulster and viceroy to Edward III, the statutes addressed the growing concern that new English settlers were more Irish than the IrishRead more..