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[Licence] to the men of Ireland to use the law of England. Wm. de Epworth or Nicholas de Sniterby—whichever is the more fit—to be admitted to the office of Secondary Baron of the Exchequer at Dublin.—Claus., 14 Edw. III., part 2. Letters deprecatory to the magnates of Ireland, for obedienoe to the Lord Justice.—Claws. 1 Edw. III., part 2. “Les petitions ove les responses d'Irland; long, and hard to be read; the writing almost worn out.”--Claus. 16 Edw. III. Memorandum of the delivery of a commission to the Justices of the Common Pleas” at Dublin.-Claws. 18 Edw., part 2. “Direction for making two seals, one for the Common Pleas, the other for the King's Bench, in Ireland, etc.”—Ib. Mandate “to the Treasurer, Barons, and Chancellor of Dublin’ to make certificate into the Chancery of England of all lands and tenements given by the King in Ireland.—

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Mandate to the Justiciary of Ireland to inquire touching liberties of Ireland.—Claws. 20 Edw. III. Ditto, to make proclamation touching the currency of gold and silver money.—Ib. Fees of ministers in Ireland to be reduced.—Ib. Inquiry to be made touching lands in Ireland given by the King for the salvation of the Marches of Ireland.—Ib. The sheriffs of Ireland to exercise the office of escheator in their respective counties.—Ib. “De clameis de libertatibus in Hibernia concessio proponendis.”—Ib. “Pro Communitate terre Hib., directum] Cancellario] Hib.”—Clause. 22 Edw. III. Indenture between the King and Thomas Rookbye, Justiciary of Ireland ; by writ of privy seal.-Claws. 23 Edw. III. Mandate to the Justiciary, Chancellor, and Treasurer of Ireland to make certificate of all insufficient officers in Ireland. —Ib. “Many constitutions touching the administration of justice in Ireland.—Claws. 25 Edw. III.

Articles touching the state of Ireland (in French).

“The Justice, Chancellor, and Treasurer of Ireland inform the King of the defects by way of articles, and the King maketh answer unto them.”— Claws. 26 Edw. III.

Mandate to the Chancellor of Ireland to make proclamation in Ireland “that owners of lands there should not withdraw themselves in times of rebellion.”—Claus. 27 Edw. III.

* “de Communi Banco,” in text; “King's Bench,” in margin.

f. 41.

Mandate to the Treasurer of Ireland to come into England “to counsel with the King.”—Claus. 28 Edw. III.

Mandate to the Justiciary [and] Chancellor of Ireland to make proclamation that both English and Irish “personaliter morentur super custodiam terrarum suarum in Hib.”—Claws. 30 Edw. III.

Mandate to the Justiciary, Chancellor, and Treasurer of Ireland to certify into England the doings of Robert de Hollywood, one of the Remembrancers of the Exchequer at Dublin. ---Claus. 31 Edw. III.

Mandate to the Abp of Armagh to be assistant to the King's Chancellor in Ireland.—Claus. 33 Edw. III. Mandate to the Justiciary and Chancellor of Ireland “that no Irishmen should be admitted to temporal or ecclesiastical charges or offices.” By petition of Parliament.—Claws. 35 Edw. III. Summonses to a Council at Westminster in the quindene of Easter, to treat about the defence of Ireland; among the rest, John de Carru : [dated] 15 March.-Ib. “De proclamatione facienda pro terra Hib.”—Ib. Indenture between the King and the Earl of Ulster, who was then going into Ireland.—Ib. “De veniendo ad Consilium, de tractando de statu terrae Hib.; directed to sundry who had lands in Ireland, as well unto the magnates as to their widows, that all should send forces into Ireland, and the magnates themselves should come to confer with the King's Council before their going, and the widows to send some for them.”—Claus. 36 Edw. III. Mandate to the Keeper and Chancellor of Ireland to settle debates between Englishmen in Ireland.—Claus. 38 Edw. III. Mandate to the Justice, Chancellor, and Treasurer of Ireland “de ordinatione de statu terrae Hib.”—Claws. 42 JEdw. III. Summonses to all magnates having lands in Ireland to come and confer with the King's Council touching the defence of that land.—Ib. Ordinance made in Ireland, “that possessioners of lands in Ireland should by a day depart [from England], and dwell there, or forfeit their possessions to the King.”—Ib. Licence to the Chancellor of Ireland to come into England. —Claus. 51 Edw. III. The King willed that John Darcy, his Justiciary of Ireland, together with his Chancellor there for the time being, should survey his Treasury twice every year, and his things therein existing, that the King might be certified thereof as often as necessary.—Rot. Vascon, 2 Edw. III., m. 13. Mandate to John Darcy [Justiciary] to ascertain the opinion of the magnates of Ireland in the next Parliament to be holden there, whether the King may without damage

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assent to the supplication of the men of Ireland that he would
grant by statute that all Irishmen desiring to use the English
laws may do so without obtaining charters from the King.—
Ib. m. 13.
Mandate to the Justiciary, Chancellor, and Treasurer of
Ireland to lease to farm the King's demesne lands lying in
perilous places and exposed to war; the leases not to exceed
20 years. Rot. Fin. 2 Edw. III. m., 7.
[Summonses] to come from Ireland to Portsmouth with
men-at-arms, “hobilař,” etc.; “per Mauricium fil. Thome
Com. Desmond.”—Franc., 18 Edw., m. 14, 16.
“Consimile” in 21 Edw. III., part 1, m. 30, 36.
Summonses to various magnates of Ireland to come to him
with horses and arms against the Scots.-Claws. 16 Edw.
II., m. 18. dorse.
“De ordinatione et statu Hib. reformand', viz., quod epis-
copus ibidem tenens, etc., quorum valor annus 20!, vel 40l.,
vel. 50l., non excedit, et qui reguntur per mere Hibernicos, et
sedibus archiepiscopalibus et episcopalibus, civitatum et
locorum insignium uniantur ; et quod injungatur abbatibus
et prioribus monasteriorum, etc., ut in monasteriis Anglicos
admittant, etc.”—Rot. Rom. (sic) 17 Edw. II., am. 5.
Letters to the Justiciary of Ireland for ships; and certain
articles touching the state of Ireland and the King's ministers
there ordained by the advice of the King's Council. [Dated]
at Nottingham.—Pat. 17 Edw. II., part 1, m. 3, dorse.
The Marshalsy of Ireland, which Robert de Morley holds
of the inheritance of his wife, is taken into the King's hand,
for that neither the same Robert nor any other in his name,
at the first arrival of John Darcy, Justiciary of Ireland, came
to exercise that office, and to replevin the Marshalsy aforesaid,
with the issue received therefrom.—Claus. 18 Edw. II.,
m. 39.
Letters to Thomas FitzJohn Earl of Kildare, and to many
other magnates and prelates of Ireland, to be assistant to John
Darcy, whom the King has appointed his Justiciary there.—
Ib. m. 37, dorse.
5,000 quarters of wheat and 1,000 qurs. of beans to be
provided in Ireland for the King's army about to proceed to
Aquitaine.—Rot. Vascon. 18 Edw. II. m. 23.
Letters to numerous noblemen and merchants of Ireland to
furnish succour for the King's expedition to Aquitaine.—Rot.
Wascon. 18 Edw. II., part 1, m. 25 dorse.

Mandate to Philip Courtney, the King's Lieutenant in Ireland, to annul erroneous judgments passed there, on his arrival.—Claws. 8 Ric. II.

Annual pension for Billingford, Archbishop of Dublin– 1b.

Mandate to the Bishop of Meath and other Irishmen to arrest Philip De Courtney, the King's Lieutenant, for oppressions by him used.—Claus, 9 Ric. II.

Mandate to Robert De Vere, “duci Hiberniae,” or his lieutenant, to restore to Philip De Courtney the profits arising in Ireland during the time of his Lieutenancy.—Claws. 10 Ric. II. Proclamation to be made of the King's purpose to go into Ireland, and that therefore all natives of that land should resort thither.—Claus. 17 Ric. II. . Precept to the sheriff of Somerset to make proclamation for the carrying of provisions to the King's army in Ireland.— Claus. 18 Ric. II. Proclamation “that all born in Ireland should repair thither for the defence of that land.”—Claws. 5 Hem. V. The Duke of Clarence appointed the King's Lieutenant in Ireland; William De Cerezay, the King's protonotary.— Franc. 49 Hem. VI. Patrick De Haliburton and other ambassadors of the King of Scotland for arranging a truce with John De Islis,* Lord of the Glens, and with the Lord of the Isles, Earl of Rosse.— Franc. 21 Edw. IV., m. 13. Amendment to be made of the laws of Ireland, viz., that no man's death be compounded for (redimenda); and that parliament be held there once every year.—Claus. 10 Edw. II, m. 28. The King, being about to send an army into Ireland to repel the hostile attacks of the Scots, commanded many noblemen of England who had lands in Ireland to send subsidy according to the quantity of such lands-Ib. m. 15. [Commission] to treat with Godfrey FitzJohn De Yle (McDonnell), late Lord of the Isles, for amity and mutual aid.— [Rot. de] Scotia, 12 Ric. II, m. 6.

Inquisition, 14 Edw. II., touching part of the lands and tenements of Thomas, son of Richard De Clare, deceased, in Ireland; viz., the castle of Bonratti in Connaught, castle of Corkmoyth, castle, manor and barony of Inskisey, manor and honor of Duy, lough of Duy, third part of the cantred of Rotheba, cantred of Ossurres in co. Kerry. The pourparty of Robert De Wells and Matilda his wife, one of the heiresses of said inheritance, was put to lot, “ut in dorso Kalendarii continetur.”

Appointment of John De Athy as captain of a ship to proceed to Ireland in the suite of Roger De Mortimer of Wigmore ; and, after the arrival there of said Roger with his menat-arms, armour and harnesses, to remain there at sea for custody of Ireland, and of the King's land of Scotland; dated Clarendon, 28 March.-Pat. 10 Edw. II., or III., part 2, am. 22.

Grant to John the bastard of Clarence of the manors of Esker, Newcastell, Lyons, Cromelyn, and Tassagard, in Ire

* “McDonnell” in margin.

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land; dated 11 July, 6 Hen. VI-Pat. 6 Hen. VI, part 2, an. 7; Pat 7 Hen. VI., p. 1, m. 3.

7. “Briefs of Records remaining in the Tower of London.”

Copy of a writ to John De Dufford, Escheator in Ireland, to seize into the King's hand the possessions of Thomas, son of Richard De Clare, deceased, and to make the usual inquisition. Gloucester, 10 April, 14 Edw. II.-Inquisition, 14 Edw. 11. The laws of England to be used in recovering wardships, notwithstanding the custom there by which the chief lords have the wardship of heirs to lands held of them by homage. —Claus. 5 Edw. III., p. 1, m. 25. Letters deprecatory to the magnates of Ireland, “to obey the King's Justices there.”—Claus. 1 Edw. III., p. 2. Order to John de Carru and other magnates of England to depute sufficient keepers in their lands in Ireland and Wales. “One of the offenders was the Earl Marshal; and sundry other matters there touching Ireland.”—-Claus. 5 Edw. III., p. 2. Release to Master William de Carru and Thomas de Carru of co. Pembroke “from a matter of felony.—Ib. Summonses to divers magnates to go with the King to Ireland; among others the heir of Nicholas de Carru.-Claus. 6 Edw. III., in dorso. Confirmation, by authority of Parliament, to St. John's of Jerusalem, of the lands of the Templars, granted in 17 Edw. II. —Claus. 6 Edw, III., p. 1. m. 12; and Patent, 6 Edw. III., p. 3. m. 7. Ordinance that none of the King's ministers in Ireland shall have the custody of any man's possessions, or any other office, while in the King's service.—Claus. 10 Edw. III., m. 23, dorse. Power to Thomas de Burgh, clerk, Treasurer, to receive the oaths of the officers of the realm of Ireland.—Claus. 8 Edw. III. Bond of Ralph de St. Saviours's] to Ric de Carru in 115l. —Ib. [Custody] to John de Carru of the manor of Apple-Penne in Devon, until the majority of Almaric de St. Amand.— Claws. 10 Edw. III., m. 38. Letters from the King to the Justiciary and other officers in Ireland to administer equal justice there.—Ib. m. 23, dorse.

[Order] by the King and Council respecting the coinage in Ireland.—“Fines,” 10 Edw. III., m. 15, and 12 Edw. III., 'm. 10.

Remembrances to the King touching the land of Ireland.— “Bundell Brian,” 16 Edw. III., part 1.

Ordinances touching ministers' fees, the seal in the King's Bench, the custody of the rolls of pleas, the offices of sheriff

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