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529, 931 seqq.; no open schism yet
in the Irish Church in Henry VIII.'s
time, 717 ; schism, from the Reformed
Catholic Church in Id. enjoined as a
duty by Romish emissaries, 898, 1255 ;
from Rome, denounced as the sin
against the H. Ghost, 1308; in what
sense the ancient Irish were always
regarded as free from schism, 1424.
Stable, a Church converted into, 1362.
Schools, Free, (see Diocesan ;) those of
the Church in Id. denounced by Rome,
A.D. 1612, 872.
Sclavi, St. Columbanos's desire for their
conversion, 269; successfnl exertions
of S. Methodius among them noticed,
968; their mother tongue, the Scla-
vonic, sanctioned by a pope for use in
divine worship, 966.
“Scorch Villain " and "Burn Bill,"
Irish nicknames of J. Comyn, 623.
Scotia, anciently the name of Id., 1135.
Clonard, 68, 324 ; made the subject of
8. Columbkille's preaching, 78 ; and
also transcribed by him, 79; his ear-
nest studying of them, 101 ; made by
his followers their guide and rule of
practice in regard to good works, 105 ;
burned in the Dioclesian persecution
in Britain, 113; used by Germanus
and Lupus for uprooting the Pelagian
heresy, 115; studied by Gildas in Bri.
tain and Id., 124; and made the sub-
ject of his own teaching, ib. ; studied
in Id. for many years by St. Petroc of
Cornwall, 126; consulted by S. Cum-
mian as his first guide, in the question
about Easter, 155 ; largely quoted by
him, ib., seqq.; diligently and con-
stantly studied by St. Aidan and his
Irish followers, 175; appealed to at
Whitby by S. Colman against the tra-
ditions of Rome, 183; used as the rule
of their faith by the Irish generally in
the Paschal controversy with the Ro-
man party, 202, '3; employed by 8.
Aidan as his rule in matters of prac-
tical religious duty, 205 ; carefully
studied by the ancient monks, 225;
used by them daily, and more largely
on Sundays, 234, 5; their preserva-
tion and transcription in the monas-
teries, 246 ; largely and carefully
studied by s. Columbanus, 251; com-
mented on by him, 252 ; made the sub-
ject of his preaching, 254 ; abbot Jonas's
high sense of the value of, 255; ap-
pealed to by 8. Columbanus against
the Arians, 271 ; and against the Ro-
man Easter, 290 ; studied by him with
the aid of commentatories, 292 ; alleged
as his rule and foundation in matters
of faith and practice, 295; appealed to
by him as the best authority on the
Easter question, against the French
prelates, 296; largely quoted and re-
ferred to by him, ib. seqq. ; alleged as
the sole foundation of his belief in the
Holy Trinity. 299, 300; and as the sole Id., A.D. 1559, 752, 3; the translation
rule of doctrine with his countrymen of them into Irish commenced, 781 ;
in Id., 300, 942; remark of St. Seachlin the printing of them in this tongue
on St. Patrick's high esteem for them, effected, 782; not preached on by the
320; use of, by st. Columbkille's dis- Irish priests enjoying Church livings
ciples and successors, ib.; St. Brigid's A.D. 1593, 814; the days when the H.
zeal in the circulation of, 321; her Scriptures were known and loved in
daily use of them, ib.; study of them Id. her brightest and happiest, 925; S.
by succeeding Irish saints, 322; testi- Columbanus's intimacy with them evi-
fied by Dr. Lanigan, ib., 323 ; instanced denced in his famous letter to P. Bo-
in the cases of SS. Petroc and Carthagh, nifice IV., 940 seqq. ; papally per-
and the 50 students from the continent verted, 1389, &c. &c.
to the schools of Id. ir. St. Senan's Seachlin, St., his notice of St. Patrick's
time, ib.; St. Kieran of Saigir's great Scriptural knowledge, 320.
love for them, ib., 324; use of them by Sebastian, king of Portugal, his unfor-
Boisil, preceptor of St. Cuthbert, in tunate expedition against Morocco,
his last illness, ib., 325; studied in 789, 790.
Ireland by Agilbert, afterwards bp. of Secular clergy of Id., changes made in
Paris, 327 ; similarly
by Alfrid, king of their condition by the Conquest, 557
Northubd., ib., 328; St. Gallus's know- se99
ledge of them a main reason of his Secular occupations forbidden to Rome's
being selected for the bpk. of Con- priests, A.D. 1614, 895, '9.
stance, 333 ; Adamnanus "nobly in- Secundinus, or Seachlin, St. See Seach-
structed" in them, 341 ; priest Egbert
deeply learned in them, 342 ; studied Sedgrave, mayor of Dublin, A.D. 1559,
by him and Ceadda in Id., 343; two his idolatry, 750.
Irish teachers, distinguished for their Sedulius, the commentator, notice of his
learning in them, become eminent in writings, &c., 39)—'3.
France under the patronage of Char Sees, episcopal, of the ancient Irish
lemagne, 350; contrast between their Church, very numerous, 38, 60 61, 446;
contents, and the subject matter of Irish some of them unsettled and migratory
Hagiology in general, 359 seqq.; their in character, 447, '8; enumeration of
estimation among the Irish of the 8th them as settled at Rathbreasail, 452 n.;
century, 364 ; use of them in the Vul- all the sees of Id. held by Protestants
gar tongue in V. Bede's time, 370; in 1621, 901,3; general account of their
studied on the Lord's day in particular origin, &c., 981 seqq; arose out of
by the old Christians of these islands, monastic foundations, 989 ; various an-
371 ; commented on by Sedulius, 391; cient catalogues of them, 993 seqq., to
and by Marianus Scotus, 437 ; studied 1005; see also 1114-'15, 1140— 44,
in Id. by Sulgen, bp. of St. David's, 1163—9, 1211 seqq., 1378 seqq.; order
A.D. 1070, ib.,
438 ; gross ignorance of for suppressing the smaller sees of Id.
lent in Id. in the Anglo- by Card. Paparo, 616, "7; this treat-
Romish, ayes, 597, '8; alleged to have ment applied especially to such as were
been translated into Irish by R. Fitz situate among the mere Irish, 1179, '80.
Ralph, 655 ; a growing interest in them See property of Id., its origin, 1862. See
evinced by an increased circulation in lands, what rents off, 1074.
Segienus, abbot of Hy, St. Cummian's se99.; patronises the plan for a Dub.
letter to, 146.
lin University, 810; his description of
Seminaries, Romish, established beyond the wretched state of the Irish Church,
sea in many instances for the Irish, by (pp. 783, '4,) confirmed by the poet
foreign powers, &c., 854, 900, 1233, Spenser, 813
1356, 1393, &c.
Sidney, Sir Philip, gets Caradoc's Chro-
Senan, St., of Inniscatthy, his life, 72; nicle of Wales, printed, 1021.
rebellious conduct attributed to him by Sidonius, or Sedna, companion of S. Vir-
his biographers, 362 ; his school at In- gilius, 345.
Sigberet, king of E. Angles, patronises
« Seniors" of Hy, who, 986.
8. Furseus, 336.
Senile, tutor of S. Columbanus, instructs Sigebert, king of Austratia, 259.
him largely in the H. Scriptures, Silence, its use among the old monks,
Sermon on the Mount, St. Brigid and Simnel, L., his rebellion highly patron-
her companions converse on, with her ised in Id., and its end, 666 ; more par-
bishop, 321 ; refd. to by Bp. Staples at ticular account of some of its circum-
8. Mary's Abbey, 725.
stances, 1101 seqq. ; his origin, &c.,
Sermons of S. Columbanus to his monks, 1102 ; coronation in Dublin, and ulti-
288 ; two spacimens of them in full, mate defeat, 1103.
Simon, St., supposed preacher in Bri-
Severus, bp. of Treves, assists Germanus tain, 109.
in extripating Pelagianism from Bri. Simon, Friar, an Anglican Franciscan,
maintains publicly the innocence of
Sfentopulcher, count of Moravia, P. killing Irishmen, 1130.
John VIII.'s letter to divine wor- Simony, prevalent among the French in
ship, qd., 965, '8.
the time of St. Columbanus, 276, 292;
Shaxton, bp. of Salisbury, assists in con- among the Irish of the 9th cent., 387;
secrating G. Browne, 682.
charged on them in the 11th century,
Sheehy's, the, of Kerry, their bloody 424 ; condemned in the Synod of Kells,
feud with the family of bp. Fitzmau- 485, 1043, 1424 ; successfully practised
in Id. by J. Penciail, pope's legate,
Sheyn, Mw., bp. of Cork, burns the 1053; charged on the Irish clergy in
image of St. Dominick there, 1216, A.D. 1593, 814.
Shrewsbury Castle fortified against Hen- Sins, remission of, See Remission.
ry I., 1029.
Sirinus, editor of Fleming's Collectanea,
Shrewsbury, the earl of, A.D., 1447, holds his attempt to pervert a passage in the
the Trim whisker parlt., 664.
famous letter of S. Columbanus to P.
Seymour, Jane, Act for the succession Bonifice IV. exposed, 307 n.
of her issue, 692 n.
Sitric, Norwegian prince, builds Water-
Sidney, Sir H., his proceedings against ford, 389.
O'Neill, 766; Articles of Religion, Sitric, king of Dublin, A.D. 1038, founds
published by his authority, 770 ; visits Christ Church Cathedral, 421.
Youghal to hear the complaints of Six Articles, the Statute of the, 1429.
Desmond and Ormond, 776; his letter Six towns of Ballynascreen, 929, 1063 n.
on the state of the Irish Church, 782 | Skiddy, bp. of Cork, his resignation,
1216; the motives which led to this their Irish confederates in respect for
act, unknown, 1222.
sacred things, 797 ; their support of H.
Skryne, Church of, Co. Meath, most pro- O'Neill's rebellion, by M. de Oviedo,
bably not founded by St. Columba, 77; M. Cerda, &c., 827; their disgust at
reduced from a bishopric to a rural the Irish, 834; their forces under
d'Aquila arrrive in Kinsale, 841 ; and
Slane, ravaged by the Danes, 382, '3; additional supplies in Castlehaven, 842;
formerly a bp's. see, 617.
3000 permitted to go home after the
Slaves, their redemption practised by S. defeat at Kinsale, 843; fresh aid from
Aidan, as a good work of Christian their country promised to the Irish re-
charity, 239; the traffic in them be- cusants, A.D. 1605, 856; exertions of
tween the English and Irish con- the Spanish monarch to support Ro-
demned in the Synod of Armagh, (A.D. manism in Id., 900 ; his liberality for
1172) 501, 2; some notes on the this end, 910, &c. &c.; the conquest
transactions connected with this sy. of Spain by the Saracens noticed, 935;
nod, 1442, '3.
documents connected with the aid ren-
Sleidan's (J.) Commentary, qd., 715 n. dered by its kings to the rebel cause
Sletty, ancient episcopal see, 55; the seat in Id., 1288, '92, "95, 1326, '47, &c. &c.
for a time of the chief see of Leinster, Spelman, Sir H., his favourable judgment
448 n.; see 996.
of S. Patrick's writings, 53.
Smerwick, (Co. Kerry,) Jas. Fitzmau. Spenser, the poet, his description of the
rice arrives in, with rebel forces, 790, 2; Geraldine famine, 801, 2; obtains &
700 Spaniards and Italians arriving in, grant of lands at Kilcoleman, Co.
are all put to death by the English, Cork, ib.; his view of ths state of Id.,
798; see also 1270.
813-'16 ; see 1300.
Smiling during divine service, punish- Spiritualities of a see, what, 620.
ment of, in the rule of St. Columba- Spondanus, H., his continuation of Ba.
ronius, qd., 715 n.
Smith, Thos., mayor of Dublin, lays the Sponsors in baptism, required by the
foundation of a University there, 812. Synod of Cashel, 516.
Soissons, kingdom of, 259.
Staff of Jesns, burned in Dublin at the
Soldiers, of Q. Elizabeth in Ireland, beg- Refn., 1194.
garly oppressors, 768.
Stage plays, used by Bp. Bale to com-
Song of Solomon, the, St. Columbanus's municate religious instruction, 738.
interest in studying, 292.
Dowdall, &c., 723 ; his deprivation and Strigul. See Strongbow.
Strongbow, Rd., (the common name of
State papers, the, qd. 699. Vid. Irish. Richd. de Clare, earl of Pembroke, and
Stationers' Company, large sale of Bibles also of Strigul or Chepstow,) engaged
for, in Id., per J. Dale, A.D. 1559, 752. to aid in the invasion of Id., 496 ;
Statute of Kilkenny. See Kilkenny. comes over in person, 498; marries
Statutes of the realm qd., 1310.
Eva, daughter of Dermod Mac Mo-
Staveley's History of Churches in Eng- rogh, ib. ; recalled by K. Henry II.,
land refd. to, 593.
but afterwards permitted to remain in
Stephen, the Presbyter, called also Æddi, Id., 502, '3; his death, and monument
his Life of Wilfrid qd., 149, 182, '4, in Dublin, 548; his foundation of the
&c. ; his singing lessons in Northum- priory of Kilmainham, 567 ; notice of
bria, 208 ; his account of the consecra- his doings connected with the Inva-
tion of the first church at Ripon, 212; sion, marriage, associates, submission
and of the persecution of Wilfrid, 223. to Henry II., &c., from the Welsh
Stephen, king of Engd., 482.
Stephens, A., Esq., his edn. of the Irish Strongbow, Wm., his death, (A.D. 1116,)
Book of Common Prayer qd., 1416.
Stepmothers, the ancient Irish accused of Strygul, or Strygill, or Strigill