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1446Thomas Fitzgerald, prior of Kilmainham, having accused James Earl of Ormond of high treason, a trial by combat was appointed at Smithfield; but the quarrel being taken up by the king, was decided without fighting. Also John David, an armourer, having charged his master, William Catur, with treason, a combat took place, in which the latter, being intoxicated, was slain. David was hanged for felony shortly after. 
1447Great numbers died of a plague and famine. 
1452The Liffey was entirely dry at Dublin for the space of two minutes. 
1453The archbishop of Dublin carried off by pirates; but rescued by the citizens, who pursued the enemy to Ardglass. 
1459Brass money coined at a mint opened in the Castle of Dublin. 
1461A violent tempest threw down the east window of Christ Church, and destroyed many of the reliques, and much of the other furniture of the Church. 
1462Groats, twopennies, pennies, halfpennies, and farthings, coined at the mint of Dublin. English money advanced one-fourth in Ireland. 
1466Another plague wasted Dublin and Meath. 
1470Another plague in Dublin. 
1472The fraternity of Arms of St. George established by parliament for the defence of the pale, of which the mayor of Dublin for the time being was always to be a member. 

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