The Statutes of Kilkenny Are Passed

  • February 18, 1366

The Statutes of Kilkenny are passed in an attempt to prevent Norman settlers becoming more Irish than the Irish themselves

The Normans arrived in Ireland in the year 1169. The Normans or (Anglo-Normans) had become the Norman-French rulers of Britain. The Normans were not ethnically British. They were of French and Viking ancestry. The Normans were actually Vikings who had