the Grant of Longford Seignory :
The GRANT to
George Mentz, Seigneur of Blondel of: All and Singular*/Each and Every, The Ancient Barony, Honours, Lordship, Seignory, of the Administrative County Longford
together with: (ALL Rights, Privileges, & Perquisites) are granted and conveyed to Dr/Jur. George Mentz,
Seigneur of Fief Blondel in Aug 2018, transferred from the: Original sale of rights by The Earl of
Westmeath William Anthony Nugent Feb. 7th, 1996.
CONVEYANCE OF FEUDAL TITLE BARONY AND
The Purchase of said rights to
"County Longford's" Honours Rights Lordships, Seignorys, and Perquisites in Fee Simple by George
Mentz Esq. includes the right to the Seignory/Barony by any name it may be called or known. The Feudal Lordships
& Seignory of Co. Longord may be one of the most interesting ancient principalities and baronies
in Irish-Anglo-Norman History.
The Barony of Longford below is about 60,000 Acres, but the
Seignory of Longford is the entire County or Country of Annaly.
Historically the Longford County
Honours May Include the Following:
- Seignory of the Kingdom of
Teffia - TEABHTHA or Teamhfna – LATIN TEFFIA IS THE TERRITORY OF
COUNTY LONGFORD - south Tethba—Tethbae Deiscirt— Centered around its
Capital Ardagh. It was divided into two distinct
kingdoms, north Tethba, ruled by the Cenél Coirpri, and south Tethba, ruled by the Cenél
- Seignory of the
Principality de Anghaile OR Feudal Principality of
Annaly - Princes of Anghaile , Annaly or
Annalie or Chieftain and Princes of
(also known as Conmaicne
- Baron Delvin of Longford or Baron of Longphort
- Leinster PROVINCE (Baron
of Longfoirt is an Irish
Spelling) The Longford/Annalie Feudal Barony, Market and Fair
were controlled by the Baron Delvin and Lords of Westmeah.
- Seignory of the
Western Kingdom of Meath - Longford was the Western portion
of the Kingdom.
Longford Market and Fair - Grant from the King to Baron Delvin -
Longford County. Licence to hold a Thursday market and a fair on the 1st of August, and two days at
Longford, with the usual courts and fees
of Kingdom of Breifne
- Longford a province.
- Seignory of and Lord Baron of Cairpre
Gabra - Cairpre
Gabra lay between the tuaths of Luigne-Gailenga to the east,and the Conmaicne Rein to the north-west.
Centred near Granard, Cairpre Gabra lay along the northern border of the ancient Kingdom of
Meath, and comprised the barony of Granard, and at part of the barony of
- Seignory of and
the Lord Baron of Upper
Conmaicne (which is county
Longford) Then the County Longford came to be known as Upper
Conmaicne, to distinguish it from Muinntir-Eolais or South Leitrim
Brigh Leithe – Ancient Longford Name
- Lord or Baron of AbbeyLara
or “Abbey Larha” of Annaly & County Longford (To Nugents in Capite
Last Baron of the Priory of
Fore or FOWER – 1539 – The Benedictine Abbey
- Lord Baron of Lisnanagh Castle, Co. Longford (Capite forever). Baron Lissaghanedan/Manor Correboy in
Longford Barony. Near Longford Town and Edgeworthstown. In grants it is spelled:
Lissenoannagh Those lands created the manor of Correboymore, with court leet and
view of frank-pledge and court baron ; with power to appoint seneschals and other officers, with jurisdiction
in all actions for covenant and tres- pass where the damages Lios na nUamhanach or Lisnanagh |
See Map of Where
- Lord or Prince of East
Connaught Kingdom 1014
- Baron of Westmeath of the Priory of Fore
- 1541 - grant of the manors of Belgard and Fore, Co.
Longford-Westmeath to Nugents.
- Tuite, Feudal Baron of
Moyashell – Westmeath or barony of Moyashell or Magheradernon
in Westmeath. The Marward family rights may have been transferred over to
- Lord Barons of Manors/Castles of
Monilagan, Liserdawle, Killenlassaragh, Moate, Grant of 1609 from King James I
- Lord Delvin owned essentially 1/2 of Longford County which was Later Surrendered for payments
of 100 Pounds Sterling.
- Baron of Abbey & Priory
of Inchmore or Inishmor in the Annalie (Co
Longford) Priory, Island in Lough Gowna – Grant
forever. Augustinian Priory called Inch Mór
Monastery. Forever in capite. Also, a Papal Grant of Inchmore to Baron Delvin of
Longford-Westmeath/Nugents for as long as there is a schism in the church.
- Baron of Skryne - Skrine
Skryne - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron_Skryne
Skryine is a Feudal Barony inherited by Delvin Nugents by Marriage from to the last
titular Baroness of the Marward Clan.
- Feudal Lord of
Balrath & Lord of Bracklyn or
Priory and Manor of Foure. Jan. 2nd 1612 – in Capite for Knights
Count Nugent of Killasona Longford Co - & Freiherr von
Graf Nugent of Longford County
- Feudal Baron of
Rathline Cashell or Ratheline &
- Lord Baron Lisardowlin
Castle and Lands) Original Seat of the Princes and Cheifs of Annaly which is a
Feudal 'Fons Honorum' Titled Seat.
Lord Baron of Belgarde &
Foure & Kilthorne Manors.
Pope’s Grant of of Inchmore 1635
Despite the twenty
year grant the island obviously remained with the family for considerably longer. A further grant recorded in
the Calendar of Papal Documents relates that in 1635 the Pope permitted the Earl of Westmeath to retain the
property during the schism. The Papal grant was made on condition that if the schism should come to an end that
the earl would restore the abbeys to whatever orders had previously held them. The Nugent estates were very
considerable and quite apart from Inchmore they also held the lands of Fore which had a very large monastic
- Lord of Coolamber Castle - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coolamber_Hall_House_-_Tower_Interior.JPG
- Feudal Lord Palatine of Meath - The Longford-Westmeath area was a
grant in 1171 by King Henry the Second of the entire Kingdom of Meath to DeLacy and his Barons.
* Mentz, Seigneur of Blondel, is a descendant of
the McConnell or Mac Domnaill, McMechan McMahon, and Fleming Clans, and
this ancient land and central Irish region is part of his ancestry of which immigrated from Ireland to the
* ALL AND SINGULAR Definition: A comprehensive; term often employed in conveyances, wills, and the like, which
includes the aggregate or whole and also each of the separate items or components. McClaskoy v. Ilarr (C. C.) 54
Fed. 798. https://thelawdictionary.org/all-and-singular/ * All and
singular is a legal phrase meaning "each and every". It is an antiquated term that was commonly used in making
bequests under a will, and other contexts. All and Singular Law and Legal Definition | USLegal, Inc.