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ID: 7007234
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Cloyne (inhabited place)  Cloyne (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 52 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 008 07 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -8.1167  decimal degrees

Note: Thw town of Cloyne in County Cork in the Irish province of Munster has been settled since the 6th century or earlier. It was taken by Norse Vikings in 823, and in succeeding times was often destroyed by warring factions. It is known for its 14th century cathedral. The famous Irish philosopher George Berkeley was bishop of Cloyne from1734 to 1753.

Names:
Cloyne (preferred,C,V,English,U,N)
Cluain-Uamhe (C,V,Irish Gaelic,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ireland (nation)  ........  Ireland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Munster (province)  ............  Munster (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Cork (county)  ................  Cork (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Cloyne (inhabited place)  ....................  Cloyne (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by 6th cen. AD
town (C)
episcopal see (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cloyne..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 47
Cluain-Uamhe..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 191
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 191
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 47
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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