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Sticks and stones – 1180 – 1911

Anglo Celt 12th August, 1911 p.4 (abridged) Stone throwing was once usual in warfare, as, for example in the days of Giraldus Cambrensis, (c.1180); at the battle of Corcomroe in 1317 and at the breach of Limerick in 1690. Special “champion” stones are mentioned in early and mythic times – they were supposed to have … Continue reading

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