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14. Grant by Theobald [Fitz]Walter, the Butler of Ireland, for safety of his soul and for that of his ancestors, to the Prior and brethren of the Hospital of St. John outside the new gate of Dublin, of one carucate of land in Logesneth and Dresman, for the support of thirteen infirm persons in the said hospital; to hold of him and his heirs in pure and perpetual almoigne.
15. Grant by Edmond [son] of Walter, the Butler of Ireland, to his brother Thomas Botiller, of his manor of Tillauthnerg, which is called Castle Gras in Fothrid, as fully as he had the same by the feoffment of Walter, son of Edward Le Gras; to hold to him and the heirs of his body, doing 40s. of royal service, when royal service shall be proclaimed. Witnesses, the Lord Nicholas de Karreu, John de Walle, John de Bottiller, knights; Theobald Talbot and others.
16. Memorandum that Philip, son of William le Erchedeken, who held land in Onoynad of FitzMiles, Baron of Ouerk, in the manor called Dounbrin, by the service of 208. of royal service and suit of court, (which Arnold Le Poer held of the same Philip by the service of one penny and 20s. royal service,) enfeoffed Edmond Botiller of the rent and service aforesaid, to him and his heirs for ever. The same Arnold did fealty in full assize of Kylkenny before Thomas Le Botiller (keeper of the liberties of Kilkenny for our Lord the King by the death of the Lord Gilbert de Clare) in 8 Edw. [I.]
17. Grant by Philip Marshal to his kinsman Gerald Marshal, and his heirs, of all his land, viz., Sheneykascum, Tegamuscum, and Meyriscum, from the present feast of Saint Mathew. 31 Edw. [I.]
“Ibidem,” 31 Edw. I.
18. Edmond Butler of Ireland to his beloved and faithful constables and bailiffs, reeves and burgesses, and all other his faithful people greeting. (Unfinished.)
“Ibidem,” 31 Edw. I.
19. Indenture, witnessing that John, son of Alan Whit, of Kilkenny, bound himself and his heirs to James le Bottiller, Earl of Ormond, and his heirs, in royal service and suit of the Earl's court of Overke, from fifteen days to fifteen days, and in wards, marriages, &c., as his ancestors and tenants of Ballyleyn have been accustomed to render to the Lords of Overke
and the ancestors of the said Earl. Kilkenny, 26 July, 40 Edw. III.
“Thus far transcripted out of the Earl of Ormond's Book of Extent, de anno. 31 R. R. Ed. I.”
20. Exemplification of letters patent, 14 April, 6 Edw. III, granting to James le Botiller of Ireland then lately created Éarl of Ormond, a yearly rent of 10l. from the farm of the city of Waterford. Witness, Lionel Earl of Ulster, the King's son, Lieutenant in Ireland. At Dublin, 12 April, 38 Edw. III.
“From the collection of James Lee.”
21. The King to William of Windsor, Governor of Ireland, stating that he had lately by the assent of his great council ordained that everybody having possessions in Ireland should in his proper person come into the said land or send men (gentes) thither according to the value of his possessions before the feast of Easter in the King's 49th year, to remain there thenceforth for the safety and defence of the land, under penalty of forfeiture.
“Anno 49 regni Edw. III.”
22. Appointment of Maurice FitzThomas, Earl of Kildare, as Justiciary of all Ireland, from the day of the departure of William of Windsor until his return ; he is to oversee the country of Lenistre, and Stephen, bishop of Meath, the country of Mounster. Westminster, 10 February, 50 Edw. 3.
Read in the presence of William Tani, prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in Ireland, chancellor of Ireland, Thomas Scurlock, abbot of St. Thomas the Martyr near Dublin, treasurer of Ireland, Robert de Preston, knight, chief justice of the common bench of Ireland, John Keppock, chief justice of pleas, and others of the King's council there.
23. Appointment of James le Botiller, Earl of Ormond, as Justiciary of Ireland, to keep the land of Ireland with the castle and other appurtenances, during pleasure; and to rereceive at the Exchequer of Ireland 500l. a year; with 20 men at arms and so many horses caparisoned. Westminster,
24 July, 50 Edw. III.
24. Grant by the King to the Earl of Ormond of power to admit to his fealty and peace as well English as Irish rebels and to pardon them. Also to oversee the actions of all the King's ministers, and to remove those who are useless, except the chancellor, treasurer, and other officers appointed by letters patent under the great seal of England, by the advice of the council there; and in place of them to substitute other useful and fit men. Also to administer justice to all men according to the laws and customs of that land, and to do all other things for the good government and safety of that laud and for the recovery of the King's rights. Westminster, 6 Aug., 50 Edw. III.
25. Grant to James le Botiller of Ireland, lately created Earl of Ormond, of an annual rent of 10l. from the farm of the city of Waterford. Salisbury, 2 Nov. 2, Edw. III.
Mandate to the bailiffs of the city accordingly.
26. Records of gaol delivery in Ireland, temp. Edw. I., Edw. II., and Ric. II. 1 Ric. II. Monday next after the feast of [St.] Valentine, pleas of the crown and gaol delivery at the Naas before James le Botiller, Earl of Ormond, justiciary of Ireland. 3 Ric. II. Monday next after the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, ditto at Dublin, before James son of James le Botiller, Earl of Ormond, justiciary, locum tenens of the justiciary. 2. Ric. II., in the quindene of Michaelmas, ditto [place not named] before James le Botiller Earl of Ormond, justiciary. 3 Ric. II. Monday next after the feast of St. Luke, ditto at Dublin before Alexander bishop of Ossory, justiciary of Ireland. 3 Ric. II. Tuesday next after the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, ditto at Dublin, before John Bromwich, justiciary of Ireland. 3 Ric. II. Monday next after the feast of All Saints, ditto at Dublin before Alexander Bishop of Ossory, justiciary. 3 Ric. II. Monday next after the feast of St. George the Martyr, ditto at the Naas, before John Bromwich, justiciary. 3 Ric. II. Friday next before the feast of St. Petronilla, ditto at Dublin, before Edmond de Mortimer, Earl of March and Ulster, lieutenant in Ireland. 5 Ric. II. Thursday next after the feast of All Saints at Clonmell, and the Thursday next before the feast of St. Ciement. 5 Ric. II. Monday next before the Conversion of St. Paul, also pleas of the crown and gaol delivery at Corke before Master John Colton, Dean of Dublin, justiciary of Ireland. 8 Ric. II. Friday next after St. Andrew, pleas of the crown at the Naas, before James Le Bottiller, Earl of Ormond, justiciary. 8 Ric. II. Monday next after the Ascension, pleas of the crown and gaol delivery at Wexford, before Philip de Courtney, lieutenant in Ireland. 9 Ric. II. Monday next before the feast of St. Luke, ditto at Dublin, before Philip de Courtney, Lieutenant in Ireland, and John Penrose, Chief Justice to hold the pleas of Ireland with him.
9 Ric. II. The same on Monday next after the feast of St. Patrick, at Trim. 32 Edw. I., in the quindene of St. Martin, common pleas at Dublin, before John Wogan, justiciary of Ireland. 3 Edw. II. Three weeks from Easter, pleas of the crown and gaol delivery at Dublin before the same. 6 Edw. II. The like on Monday before the feast of St. James at Clonmell. 6 Edw. II. Saturday next after the feast of St. Nicholas, ditto at Cassell before Edmond le Bottiller, keeper of the land of Ireland. 6 Edw. II. Monday in the morrow of the Annunciation, pleas of the crown at Cassell before Walter de Thornebury, chancellor of Ireland, and William Alexander, appointed in place of Edmond le Bottiller, engaged in remote parts. 6 Edw. II. Friday next after the quindene of Easter, pleas of the crown at Dublin, “sive potius Drogheda, ex parte Uriel,” before Edmond Bottiller, keeper of Ireland. 7 Edw. II. Monday before St. Laurence the Martyr, pleas of the crown and gaol delivery at Corcke before Walter de Thornebury, chancellor of Ireland and William Alexander (as before). 7 Edw. II. Monday next after St. Luke, ditto at Waterford before Edmond le Bottiller, keeper of Ireland. 11 Edw. II. Thursday in the morrow of [All] Souls, pleas of the crown at Thomastown before Roger de Mortimer, lieutenant in Ireland. 8 Edw. I. Tuesday next before the feast of the Assumption of St. Mary, gaol delivery at Drogheda, “ex parte Uriel,” before 'Theobald de Verdun, justiciary. 8 Edw. II. Friday next after the close of Easter, pleas of the crown at the Naas, before Edmond le Bottiller, justiciary. 11 Edw. II. In the quindene of Easter, pleas of the crown at Dublin before William archbishop of Cassell, keeper of Ireland. 12 Edw. II. Monday next after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, pleas of the crown and gaol delivery at Corke before the same.
27. “These lordships, manors, and lands were appertaining to the Butlers, ancesters to the Earl of Ormond in the reigns of King Edward the I. and King Edward the II., as by a book of extent written in those days appeareth ; which book belonged to the Earl of Ormond.”
Talanth in Offelmith in county Catherloghe. Lands in the barony of Kilkenny in county Kildare. Arclo in county Kilkenny. O’Mayle. Tristeldermott. Brun. Bree manor, Corduff manor. Balligarran in county Kildare. Cloncorre manor. Ballihouke. Knocklufor manor in county Kilkenny. Orerke barony in county Kilkenny. Rowir in county Kil
kenny. Ardmayle manor. Eliognathie.” Thorles in county
28. Restoration of Thomas Butler Earl of Ormond.
Inspeximus and exemplification by King Henry VII. of a petition presented to him in Parliament at Westminster, 7th November last, by Thomas Ormond alias Butler, knight, setting forth that James Ormond late Earl of Wiltshire, John Ormond alias Butler, knight, and the suppliant, for their true allegiance and service to King Henry VI., were by Act of Par liament 1 Edw. IV. attainted of high treason, and that the said Earl and John being deceased without issue of their bodies, the suppliant is brother and heir in blood as well to the said late Earl as to the said John ; praying also that the said act, and all other acts of attainder and forfeiture made in the time of Edward IV. against the said James and John,
might be void and annulled, and that the suppliant be re
stored to all his dignities, estate, and preeminence, the name
(The petition is in English.)
29. “Records of Ireland concerning the Lord of Dunboyn,
Grant by Edw. IV. to Edmond Botiller, baron of Dunboyn, for his services in the wars in Ireland, (with the consent of John Earl of Worcester, Deputy of George Duke of Clarence, Lieutenant of Ireland,) of ten pounds a year out of the feefarm of Waterford, which James Earl of Wiltshire lately forfeited.
Also of the prises of wines belonging to the King in the ports and franchises of Limerick and Cork, and towns of Rosse, Yoghall, Gallway, Kinsall, Dungarvan, and Dengill; to hold for life.
Witness the said Deputy, at Trym, 26 February, 7 Edw. IV.
* “Eliogarthie,” according to Carew.