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The Answer.—For this land we make our title by the said deed of 37 Eliz., and by the deed, &c., of 41 Eliz., ut supra. The manors of Loughmerane, Cappeheden, with divers towns, &c., in co Kilkenny, Swiffen, with divers towns, &c., in co. Tiperrary, conveyed by Thomas, late Earl of Ormond, and Richard Comerford FitsThomas by deed of feofment, 8 Sept., 12 Jac., to Sir Nich. Welsh and others, and heirs, to the use of the said late Earl, &c., and in default to the use of Sir Walt. Butler the now Earl, &c. The Answer.—For these lands we make our title by the said deed of 37 Eliz., and 41 Eliz. The late dissolved house of Carrigbegg and the temporalities thereof in Carrigbegg, in co. Waterford. The late dissolved house of Thurles and the temporalities thereof in Thurles, and other lands, &c., in co. Tiperrary. Barresmoree, and other lands, &c., in co. Kilkenny. The 40 and 20 acres in co. Dublin, and divers rents and services in the said county, and also in Birr in King's County, conveyed by the late Earl by deed of feofment, 8th Sept., 12 Jac., unto Sir Richard Welsh and others, to the use of the Earl, the remainder to the use of Sir Walter Butler, the now Earl of Ormond, &c. The Answer.— For all their lands we make our title by the said deed of 37 Eliz., and by the deeds of 41 Eliz. Divers lands, &c., in Dissertbegg & sundry other towns, with certain rents and services in the co. Kilkenny. Ballibegg, and divers other towns, &c., with rents and services in the co. Tiperrary. The rents and services of Tighe Kintory and other lands, &c., in co. Waterford. Certain lands, &c., in Uttenrede with divers lands, &c., in co. Kildare. The lands &c., in New Rosse. The friary of Clonmyne and other lands, &c., in co. Wexford. The towns of Baldrome, Whiteston, Haidston, Rath, and certain rents and services in co. Dublin. The manors, towns, &c., and the rents of Blakcastell and Donamore in co. Meath, conveyed by the late Earl of Ormond, by deed of feofment dated 14 Sept., 12 Jac., to Sir Nich. Welsh, to the above uses, the remainder to Sir Walter, &c. The Answer.—For this land we make our title as before. The monastery of Jerepont, the friary of Callan, with the temporalities thereof in divers towns in co. Kilkenny. Fort and divers towns, &c., in co. Catterlagh. The Abbey of Kilkowle, and the temporalities thereof, and other lands, &c., in co. Tiperrary. The abbey of Leix, with the temporalities thereof, and other lands, &c., in Queen's County, conveyed by fine by Thomas, the late Earl, and Dame Ellen, his wife, to Pierce Butler, and heirs; and afterward to the late Earl and his wife, and the said Butler, and the rest conveyed the same unto Sir Rich. Welsh, and others in fee by deed of feofment dated 8 Sept., 12 Jac., to the preceding uses, &c., remainder to Sir Walter Butler. b £ Answer.—For all these lands we make the title as eIOre,
doth will and declare, that all and singular the lands, &c., not specified &c., in or by any of the said deeds of feofment should be to the use of Sir Walter Butler. The Answer.—This will comes too late to countermand the use in tail formerly limited to the Lady Dingwall by deed. The possessions of the late Wiscount Tully. The manor of Tullagh, and divers castles, &c., in the co. Catterlagh, conveyed by James, Earl of Ormond, father to the late Earl by deed, dated 15 Nov., 37 H. VIII, unto Phillip Pursell, Nich. Moting, and Melcher Butler, chaplains, and their heirs, to the use of his last will, and the said Earl does declare the same, that his feoffees should stand and be seized to the use of Edmund Butler, his second son, and heirs male of his body, and in default thereof to the use of John Butler his 3rd son, father to the now Earl of Ormond, and the heirs male of his body. The said Edmund Butler is dead without issue male of his body. The Answer.—These lands being controverted to the Earl Thomas's lifetime, it was awarded by Sir Nich. Welsh, Sir John Everard, and Mr. Booth that the Lady Dingwall should hold these lands during her life, and the inheritance afterwards to the now Earl, by paying the Wiscount Tully's debts put in the award, articles and bond. Clonmulskie, Ballibare, Garrihunden, Powerston, Clappelston, and other lands, in co. Catterlagh. Innestook, Boalagh, otherwise Bolagh, &c., in co. Kilkenny, conveyed by Sir Edmund Butler by deed of feofment, 6 April, 43 Eliz., to Tho. Cantwell, Ro. Welsh, and their heirs, to the use of Sir Edmund during life, and after to the use of Theobald for life, the remainder to his issue in tail male, and in default to the use of Thomas, the late Earl of Ormond, in tail male, and in default thereof to the use of the now Earl of Ormond, in tail male. The said Sir Edmund is dead, and also Theobald is dead without issue male of his body. The Answer.--These lands were given to Sir Edmund Butler, and heirs male of his body, by patent, 24 May, 10 Eliz. Sir Edmund Butler is dead without issue male, the land reverted to the Crown, and his Majesty that now is before the submission granted their lands to my Lady Dingwall and her heirs.
Copy. Pp. 4. Broadsheets.
Vol. 607, p. 199. 210. The TITLE of the LORD PowPR to the Lord Barrye's honours and lands."
James FitzJohn Barry, Lord Wiscount Buttevant, deceased,
had issue one daughter, named Cateline, who was married to
* In Carew's hand.
28 March. 211.
Richard Lord Power, late deceased, grandfather to the Viscount
James FitzRichard Barry as co-lateral heir in fee tail
The Lord Power, in Q. Elizabeth's reign, commenced suit for the whole Lordship against David late Lord Barry in the right of his wife as heir general to the same FitzJohn Lord Barry, but could not prevail. Yet the Queen, to avoid contention betwixt both the Lords, persuaded that the now Lord Barry's father should marry the Lord Power's daughter, which was done accordingly. Yet, notwithstanding the marriage and the entail between the Barrys, the Countess being daughter to the late Lord Barry and mother to the now Lord Power, pretends to entitle the Lord Power as heir general to the Lordship of the Barrys.
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A BOOK of the PLANTATION of ULSTER.
Ulster—A brief view and survey made in several places, in the counties within named, between 1 Dec. 1618 and 28 March 1619, by me Nichollas Pynnar, &c., by virtue of a commission under the Great Seal of Ireland, dated 28 Nov. 1618. Herein are set forth the names of the British undertakers, servitors, and principal natives, with their proportions, and the undertakers of towns in the several counties of Armagh, Tyrone, Donegall, Cavan, and Fermanagh; how they have performed their buildings and plantations; and other matters, answerable to articles in the said commission annexed, together with the works performed by the city of London and city and co. of Londonderry.
Co. Cavan. — Precincts of Clanchie, alloted to Scottish undertakers. The Lord Aubignie, first patentee, 1, 3,000; Sir Ja. Hamilton holds these lands by the names called Keneth, 2,000 ac.; and Cashell, otherwise Castle Aubignie, 1,000 ac. Upon this proportion is built a strong castle of lime and stone, called Castle Aubigny, with the King's arms cut in freestone over the gate. This is 5 stories high, with 4 round towers for flankers; the body 50 foot long, and 28 broad, the roof set up and ready to be slated. Adjoining one end of the castle is a bawn of lime and stone 80 ft. square with 2 flankers, 15 ft. high, very strongly built and surely wrought. In this castle he himself, his lady, and family dwells. It stands upon a meeting of five beaten ways which keep all that part of the country. Planted and estated upon this land of British birth and descent are: Freeholders, 8; viz., one having 480 acres, 2 of 144 apiece, 2 of 192 jointly; 1 of 108, 2 of 120 apiece, 1 of
96, and 1 of 48. Leaseholders for years 5, viz.: 1 of 102, 2 of 96 apiece, 1 of 168, 1 of 100 ac. Cottagers 25, viz.: each man a tenement, a small quantity of land and commons for certain number of cattle. In toto, 41 families, which consist of 80 men armed. 36 of the heads of these have taken the oath of supremacy. Good tillage, and husbandry in English manner. (2) John Hamilton, 1,000 acres, called Killochan. Has built a bawn of lime and stone 80 ft. sq. and 13 ft. high, with 2 round towers for flankers, being 12 ft. the piece in diameter; also begun a stone house, now one story high, and intended to be 4, being 48 ft. long and 24 ft. broad; besides 2 towers, which are vaulted, flank the house; another bawn, near adjoining former, built of stone and clay, 100 ft. sq. and 12 ft high. Here are begun 2 houses of clay and stone, one to be 80 ft. long, the other 60, and each to be 20 ft. in breadth. Also a village of 8 houses joining the bawn, being inhabited by British tenants, a watermill, and 5 houses adjoining it. Estated upon this, of British birth and descent are 2 freeholders of 120 acres apiece. Lessees for years, 6; of 148 apiece. Cottagers 7. Each of these have a house and garden plot and commons for 4 cows. In toto, 15 families, 40 men armed. These 15 principal tenants have taken the oath of supremacy. Good tillage, after the manner of England. (3) Wm. Hamilton, 1,000, called Dromyck. Has built a bawn, 80 ft. square, of lime and stone, with 2 round towers for flankers, 2 stories high, vaulted; wall itself 13 foot high within the bawn, a house of lime and stone 36 foot long and 20 ft. broad, and near, a village of 5 houses, all British families. Estated upon this, of British birth and descent: 2 freeholders, of 120 ac, apiece. 2 lessees for 3 lives, 1 of 42 ac., 1 of 54. 4 lessees for years: 1 of 128 ac, 1 of 84, 1 of 48, 1 of 36. Cottagers that hold for years 6: 1 of 30, 1 of 20, 1 of 15, 1 of 12, 1 of 11, 1 of 10 ac. In toto, 14 families, 30 able men to serve the King. 12 of the heads of these families have taken the oath of supremacy. Tillage, &c., after the English manner. (4.) Wm. Bealy, 1,000 ac, called Tonregue. Has built a bawn of lime and stone 90 ft. square, with two flankers, and in one of the flankers a castle, which is already above the first story and the length 30 ft., the breadth 22, vaulted; another house at one corner, 20 ft. square, vaulted, both one story high. In this himself, with wife and family, now dwell. Estated upon this, of British birth and descent are 2 freeholders, 1 of 144 ac., 1 of 48. Leaseholders for years 4: 2 of 96 apiece, 2 of 48 apiece. Cottagers for years 4: 2 of 20 ac. jointly, 1 of 5 ac, 1 of 4. In toto, 10 families, 28 men armed. These ten have taken the oath of supremacy. Good tillage, after the English manner. The precinct of Castlerahin allotted to servitors and natives, Sir Wm. Taffe was first patentee. (5) Sir Tho. Ashe, Kt., 1,000 ac, called Mullagh. Upon
this is an old castle, newly mended, but all the land is now