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More of the Chronicles, as appeareth in this Book, found with the Justice Plumket, 1569.”

Walter and Hue de Lacy, sons to Sir Hue, took Castle Meyler, being in the L. Justice's hands, and brake it with force, and many of the L. Justice's men slain by Geffray Morich and Donoghe had copiā,t 1208. Richard the Second came to Ireland, and did much good. After his nobility in England conspired against him, and so was taken, in England, upon his return, and after murdered, as doth appear in the Chronicles of England. Roger Mortemer, Earl of Marche, was Lord of Ulster, which married the daughter and heir of William Bourke, Earl of Owlster, and was slain in Ireland, 9. R. 2, and his son Roger was put in the Tower, and after beheaded.t Saint Patrick came to Ireland 432, and lived 122 years. Saint Brand was Abbot of Ireland.: Saint Breide was born 439, and lived after Patrick 6 $years. Moriche McCochocolan, King of Ireland, had a great Council at Dublinge, and did kill the King of Leynester in battle, 1111, and after was killed by O'Roirkhe, which after was made Ring, 1166. The Leynester men fought a great battle with the Mounster men, and the Mounster men had them overthrown at Monadmore, 1151. In the contrat wars between Hu de Lacy and William Marshall Mythe was then disturbed, and Trem was then besieged, 1220. This Marshall is a surname, and was Marshall of England. The Earl of Glossitor and Alinge de La Suiche came Justices into Ireland 1254. Walter Bourke was made Earl of Ulster, 1264, by marriage of Sir Hue de Lacey the younger's daughter and heir; and they had issue Walter, that had issue Elena, that married Robert Le Bruse, King of Scotland; Elizabeth, that married the Earl of Glaumr (); Johan, that married Thomas of Kyldare Earl; Cattren, that married the Earl of Levidia (?); Margaret, that married the Earl of . . . . . . . ." Anno Domini 1162.—Gregory, the first of that name, Bishop of Dublinge, a good man, then died, and after him succeeded Laurens A'Toulle, that was Abbot of Saint Kenini de Clondelagh.


R. 2. landed in

Mortimer L. of

MacCholan was
King of Ireland.

Bourke made Earl
of Ulster.

f. 62.

After Gregori was
Laurens A"Tolle.

* “found” to “1569" is in a differentlhand. This appears to allude to some book from which the writer was compiling. There is another allusion to it on f. §. b. See also the references in the margins of pp. 125 and 131.

f Sic.
; The words in italics are additions by another hand.

The last line at the foot of f. 61 b. has been cut off in binding. All this last paragraph, after the date 1264, is added by another hand.

1156.-Rowry O'Conhore Rowe was made Chief King of all Ireland. 1168.-Donoghe, King of Urganya, builded Melyfone. This year Robert Fyzstevns came into Ireland. 1169.-Earl Richard Strangulensis, son of Gylbart, came in the Kalendas of May to Ireland, and was son of Isabel, which married the King Macollem, and William King of Scotland; and after his coming to Ireland, married the daughter of Dermot King of Leynyster, which was his heir. 1170–This time Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, suffered; and this same year Dublinge was won by the foresaid Richard Earl, and the Abbey of De Castro Dey was builded. 1171–Dermot McMorow, prince of Leynster, this year, about the Calendas of May, died. 1172.-King Harry landed with a goodly company at Waterford, and did give then to Lord Hue de Lacy all Methe, and then was founded the Abbey de Fount Vino this ear. y 1177–Earl Richard died this year, and was buried [in]* Christ's Church about the Calend[s] of May. 1179.--Myles de Cogane and Remond FitzStevnys was slain between Watterford and Lesmore this year. Dave de Barre made L. Justice, 1267. Richard Bourke was called the Red Earl, which did build many strongholds in the north of Ireland. 1185.-John, son to King Henry; the lordship was given to him by his father, being but the age of 12 years, and then came to Ireland this year. 1200. –William Earl Marshal and Pembrog ; he was Lord of Leynester, that is to say, of 4 cantreds, as Wexford, Ossery, Carlogchie, and Kildare, in right of his wife's mother, called Eve, that was daughter of Dermot McMorchow; and because the said William, being in danger upon this sea, did promise to God to make two abbeys, which did, as you shall read more of this after. 1202–Catholey O'Connore was restored again to his kingdom of Connoght. 1208.-William de Brusse was driven out of England, and came to Ireland and won;f Geffre Morge came with many strangers to Monster to war upon the country. 1210.-King John came to Ireland with many men of war and the sons of Sir Hue de Lasey, as Watter L. of Methe, Hue his brother; and for the great tyranny they did upon the people and the killing of L. John Coursune,f Lord of Raheny and Kilbarocke, for that they heard that they said Sir John accused them to the King, and so the King banished them the

O'Conour King.
Melifend builded.

When Earl Richard
came to Ireland.


The landing of
King H. 2.

Gogan and Stevns

Ireland given by
the King to his son

Earl Marshal L. of
Marshall L. of

Brusse the Scot
came to Ireland.

Watter and Hue de
Lasey restored.

* Omitted.
So punctuated in MS.; qu. “ and one Geffre Morge.”
p g
t Originally “Coursey,” but altered to “Coursune.”

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land, and so went and fled to France, and laboured in clay work, and some time in orchards in asn] abbey, and by reason of their labour and work so contented the abbot that he made suit to the King for their pardon, and was granted; and so, Watter Lassey paid 2,500 marks, and Hue Lassey paid a great deal more to the King also ; and so for the kindness” that the abbot did them Watter Lacey brought one John FitzAlurudi, brother['s] son of the said abbot, and made him knight, and gave him the lord.t of Dengle and other lands; and brought of the monks, and made them an abbey; and after by counsel King John made this Hue de Lacey Earl of Ulster after.

1211–Richard Tute, being at Alone, was pressed to death by the fall of a tower. This Richard and others, as appeareth, after the Conquest made many abbeys in Ireland. This year died John Commen, Bishop of Dublinge, that was the founder of Saint Patrick's in Dublinge, and succeeded him Henricus Londris, that asked his tenants what writings they had upon their land, and after that showed him, he threw them in the fire, and after was named by them H. Scourgewyllem.: This H. was Justice, which builded the Castle of Dubling.

1213.−William Pettyt died this time, and Peter Mysset Baron of Delwyn by Treym died then without issue male, and had issue three daughters, the one married L. Vernayll, another married Talbot, another Londres, and so the barony divided between them. William Marshall, called Earl Marshal and Pembrogye, had by the Earl Richard Strangbow called Earl Strangulensis's daughter 5 sons and five daughters. The sons were called William, Watter, Gilbert, Anselmus, and Richard, which was killed in battle at Kildare, and were after other Earls, and died without issue; and the daughters was named Mattyldige Le Marshall, 2. Isabel de Clare, 3. Eva de Breous, 4. Johan de Muntgenesey, 5. Isabel Countess of Ferrey. Hue Bygood Earl of Norfolk married Matyldame, and was Earl Marshal of England in right of his wife; the which Hue begat Richard Begod, father to John Bygod, that was son of the Lord Bert. de Fornyvall and Isabel de Lasey, wife to John FitzGeffere.

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f Qy.; “scougewyllé,” MS.

§ At the foot of ff. 62 b and 63 are the following notes in another handwriting :

“A strange custom.—They used shoes to the knees, cleft afore, and laced with thongs of leather; their hosen to the knee or ham. This was in England used in William Conqueror's time. It was a shame to be called asn] Englishman, but . . . . . . . . . . [The rest of the sentence is cut off.] “In Longgobard's time in England they used to shave their heads from the modell to the mold of their heads, but to-fore they had locks hanging to their mouths. They used long shirts with broad laces thereon of diverse colours.”

Andwhen Huebygod Earl of Norfolk was dead, John de Garen,* Earl of Sourry, of the daughter of Richard, and sister to Isabel de Albeney, Countess of Arendell. Gilbert de Clawt Earl of Clonerynan married Isabel, the second sister, which had issue Richard de Clare Earl of Cornerynan, that was mother of Anesse Countess of Avernya, which Isabel was mother to L. Robert de Breous Earl of Carreycke in Stonya, and was King of Scotland. Of Eva de Bryous the 3. sister was begotten of Matteldis, that was mother of L. Edmond de Mortimer, and mother to Eva de Cauntellowe, f of L. Mylsount de Molume,f which was mothert Alinor, mother to the Earl of Herford. L. Garrenne de Mount Genesay married Johan Marshall, the fourth sister, of the which came John de Valleys, de Sybella Countess de Ferreys. That is to say, 5 sister[s] had 7 daughters. The first was Anes de Vescey; Elsabet Basset; 3. Johan Molum,S wife to L. John Mohun, the daughter of Lord Reynold; 4. Sabilla de Bohun, wife to L. Francis de Bohun, L. of Mydhurst; 5. Ellinor de Warreis was wife to the Earl Dottoume ; the 6. Agas de Mortimer, wife to Hue de Mortimer; 7. Matilda de Keyme, Lady of Carbre. All those aforesaid was of the genealogy of the said Earl Marshal. 1220–Meyler FitzHenry this year died. This year the castle[s] of Bedford and Trime in Ireland was builded, and then did William Pippart, L. of Saltu and Salmonum, and Harry Londris die. 1230–Harry King of England did give Hubert de Bourgo the L. Justicseship] and the land de Met[he] and Connoght, and made him Earl of Connoght; and after this Hubertus was by the King imprisoned, for that he bare more with those that did say with the Prince than with him. 1231–William Marshall the younger, Earl Marshal and Pemprogye, died. 1234.—Richard Earl Marshal at Kylkenan, affit Pembrogie et Stragulensis, the first of April in the plains of Kildare in fight was wounded, and a few days after at Kylkename died. 1230.—Walter de Lacey, Lord of Methe, died in England, leaving behind but two daughters; the one was married to Theobaldus de Verdone, the second was married to Galfridus de Geneville, called Matilda ; the other was called Margaret." 1243–Hue de Lacy Earl of Ulster died this year at Cnocfergus, and was buried at the Friars there, and had issue but a daughter, which was married to Watter de Burgo. This year also died Moriche's son called Gerald, and L. Richard Bourke. This Hue took Sir John Coursy at Doune, and divers others.” 1248.-John son of Geffrey Milles was made Justice in Ireland. 1255.-Alanus de La Suche came Justice to Ireland. This time died Moriche FitzGerald, 1257. 1259.—Stephans de Longa Spada came Justice to Ireland. And this time died O'Neyll. The year after died Stephans. William Dent made Justice in Ireland. 1260–John FitzThomas and Lord Moriche his son died in Desmond; and then died William Den, and Richard de Capella was chosen Justice, 1262. fHenry Londres, Bishop of Dublin, who builded the King's Castle, being L. Justice, he burnt all his freeholders’ evidences, 1212. 1262.-Richard de Clare Earl of Clorimue(?), Moreyshe de Moounte (?), killed Moreyshe FitzGerald and Moreyshe FitzMoreyshe killed Richard de Capella and L. Theobald Boutlere and L. John Cogan at Trystell Dermote; quaere. Died. § 1267.-Dave de Barry was made Justice of Ireland. Robartus Ufford was made Justice after him. 1129.s (1269.)—This year the castle of Rosscaman was won, and Richard de Exoniis made Justice; and the year after James de Audeley was made Justice. 1271.—Nicholas Verdone and his brother and Watter de Borgo Earl of Ulester died. James Audeley, L. Justice, died with a fall of his horse, and Morishe FitzMorishe chosen after him. 1274. —L. John Werdone this year died. 1275.-The castle of Roscamane was again scaled with ladders, and this same time L. Watter Faunt took a great man called Morydaghe. The year after L. Geffere Geneveld died, and O’Bren ; quaere. 1278–Dave de Barry L., and L. John de Cogan, died this time. 1281.-Adam Cusacke killed William Barret and his brethren in Connoght. A but land there." 1283.—A part of Dublinge was burnt” this time by Scots; another time it was burnt. Walter de Lacy, Lord of Mythe after his father Sir Hue, took Pers Pepard, Justice, and his charters, 1194.

Treyme builded.

Bourgoe, Earl of

f. 64.]]


This was not Richard that made the Conquest.

W. de Lacey's daughters married to Werdone.

This is Hue the son that took Sir John Coursey.

* “Warren,” in margin (by Carew). The remainder of the sentence seems obscure.

f Sic.

f “Mother” omitted.

§ Sic. “Mohun" in margin (by Carew).

| The following notes in three different hands occur at the foot of f. 63 b.:—
“Sir Hue de Lasey was killed at Dernlage, 1186.”
“This is Sir Hue the father, that had issue Hue and Watter.”
“I find that one Rees was the last king of Wales in William Rufus's time.

* The words in italics are added by another hand.

Longa Spada.

Den, L. Justice.

King's Castle builded.

f. 64, b. De Clare.

Barry, L. Justice.


Audely, L. Justice,




Lacy took the L.

* This last sentence is a subsequent addition of the writer's.

f Originally “Dewe,” but altered as in the text.

# This paragraph is inserted at the foot of f. 64.

§ This last word is added by a different hand, apparently in answer to the


q | Sic. “1269 ° is written in the margin.

"J Sic, qu.

** “borne,” both here and elsewhere. From the word “by” to the end, the sentence is in a different hand.

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