Among the people who have observed the custom (which has a bearing upon nation and individual ) are the Irish, who incorporated it in their system of government.
In the preface to the 2nd series of his "Irish Pedigrees," O'Hart says that to the end of the 16th century, or as long as the Tanist Law remained in force in Ireland, collections of authentic pedigrees existed; in one or other of which was carefully registered the birth of every member of a sept, poor as well as rich, and by which was determined the portion of land to be allotted for the sustenance of each head of a family and of those dependant on him.
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"A lively desire of knowing and recording our ancestors so gen- erally prevails that it must depend on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men.