1831 – A Proctor and 13 Constables are killed by tithe protesters at Carrickshock, Co Kilkenny.

In Ireland, tithes were not introduced until the Synod of Cashel in 1171, and then were confined mainly to areas under Anglo-Norman control. In theory, the revenue from tithe divided into four part…

Source: 1831 – A Proctor and 13 Constables are killed by tithe protesters at Carrickshock, Co Kilkenny.

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