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25 horsemen at 9d. a day the piece; 25 footmen at 8d, a day the piece; and 20 other horsemen at his Lordship's appointment; total, 71. The Lord Justice (Drury) died 3 October 1579. Mr. Treasurer (Wallop): himself at 6s. 8d. a day—1; horsemen at 9d, a day, 20; footmen at 8d. a day, 20;-41. Mr. Marshal (Bagnall): himself at 6s. 8d. ; a trumpeter at 12d.; 30 horsemen. The Master of the Ordnance (Wingfield): himself, 6s. 8d. ; a petty captain, 2s. ; a guidon-bearer, 12d.; 30 horsemen. The Clerk of the Check, 48.; 10 horsemen. —Total, 188.

Horsemen.—The Earl of Ormond: himself at 48, a day; a petty captain, 2s. ; 2 officers, 12d. a piece; 50 horsemen at 9d. The Earl of Kildare, Sir Henry Hairington, and Captain Francis Stafford, the like number and pay.—Total, 216. Footmem.—Sir Henry Baggnall: himself, 48. ; a petty captain ; 5 officers; 100 footmen. Captain Firres, the like; Captain Mackworth, the like ; Captain Fisher, the like— Total, 427. The garrisons in Munster.—Nicholas Walshe, Chief Justice there, 100l. per ammum ; John Meagh, Second Justice, 100 marks; Thomas Burgatt, clerk of the Council, 20l. : Warham St. Leger, Provost-Marshal, 2s. 8d. a day, with 25 horsemen at 9d.; James Gold, Attorney, 13!. 6s. 8d. per annum; Dongarvan, the constable, at 48, a day, 6 horsemen, 3 footmen, and 3 archers (6d. a day); Andrew Marten, for Castle Magne, himself, 28, with 6 footmen.—Total, 50. The garrison in Commaught, which is to be paid and borne of the revenue of that province.—Sir Nicholas Malbie, Governor of Connaught, for his fee, 20s, a day, and for the diets of him and the Council there, 10s. ster. a day; also for extraordinaries to be distributed at his discretion, 100l. per annum; a petty captain, 28. ; a guidon-bearer, 16d.; a trumpeter, 12d.; 60 horsemen ; Thomas Dillon, Justice there, 100l. per annum; Robert Danport, Provost-Marshal, 40l. a year; Edward White, clerk of the Council, 20l. ; John Henry, serjeant-atarms, 201. The ward at Athlone:–the constable at 24.6s. 8d. per annum; 20 warders at 8d. a day a piece. The ward at Roskoman, the like. The ward at Balistowe:–the constable at 28, a day; 3 soldiers at 8d. The ward at Ballilough Reye: —the constable, 28. ; a porter, 12d.; 20 soldiers.--Total, 136. Wards.-Phillipstown: –Sir Edward Moore, constable, 28. a day; 12 soldiers, 8d.: David Floode, porter, 12d. Maryborough:- George Harvie, 28. ; 8 soldiers; James Foster, porter, 12d. Sir Peter Carewe for Laighlin:—himself, 28. ; 5 horsemen, 9d. ; 10 footmen, 8d. Robert Harpoll for Catherloghe –9 footmen. John Cornewall for the fort at Black Water:-himself, 2s. 8d. ; a porter; and 14 footmen. Charles Egerton, constable of Knockfergus Castle and the Abbey there :-himself, 3s. 4d. ; 20 footinen for the castle; and 6 footmen for the abbey there—Total, 92.

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Kerne.—Francis Cosbie, General over her Majesty's kerne: —himself, 4s. 8d. ; and 32 kerne at 4d. a day. Richard Souch, 6s. 8d.: Brian FitzWilliams and Anthony Lowe, 5s. ; Giles Cornewall, George Thorneton, Anthony Dering, and Thomas Sackford, 48.; Captain William Portas, 38. ; Henry Sheffild, 3s. 4d.; George Hunt, 2s. 8d.; George Harvie, Edmund Birne, Peter Carewe, John Gishin, Matthias O’Kayn, and Dermot O'Dowley, 2s. ; Richard Woodde, 18q.; William Chadderton, 16d. ; Nicholas Perne and Nicholas While, 12d.; William Burne, 9d. Captain Collier: himself, 10s. ster. (13s. 4d. Irish); 6 horsemen at 9d. William Jenkens, 2s. 8d., saving 8d. ster, thereof to George Eden. William Mott and Rise Johns, 12d. Ministers of the Ordnance.—Clerk: himself, 12d.; his man, 8d. Gunners, during pleasure—7 at 12d. a day, 4 at 8d., and 1 at 6d. ; during life—the master-gunner, 12d.; his man, 8d. Artificers, during pleasure—a bowyer, 16d.; 4 artificers at 12d. and 9d. a day, 3 at 8d., and 1 at 6d.; the porter of Dublin Castle, 12d.; during life—a smith, 12d. ster. ; his man, 8d. —Total, 28. 13 impotent soldiers, 6d. a piece. Pp. 6. Endorsed : The Clerk of the Check his book.

10. SIR WILLIAM O'CARROLL, of Leynivana in Elye.

Feoffment made by him to John Aley, of Clonaghe, co. Kildare, and to Arthur Aley, of the same, of all his lands and possessions in Ireland, and to their heirs for ever, 17 February 1579, 22 Eliz.

The meaning of this feoffment is, that the feoffees shall be seized of the said lands to the use of Sir William, and after his decease to the use of his eldest son, John O'Carroll, during his life; further, to the use of Caloughe O'Carroll, son of the said Sir William by Morny Dulcante, and his heirs males, &c.

Copy. Latin and English. Pp. 2.

11. WILLIAM GERRARDE, CHANCELLOR of IRELAND, and

ADAM [Loftus], ARCHBISHOP of DUBLIN, to the
EARL OF LEICESTER.

This day the Earl of Kildare sent Lalor to us. We have dealt with him at large, as may appear by his examinations herewith sent. “We can gather nothing by him which may induce us to think that the common bruit was true that the Lord Garret was combined in these actions. Nevertheless, we find a foul practice of Stanyhurst to convey into Spain the Lord Garratt; and how far this offence may stretch to practice the making of a viceroy in Ireland we know not, but have committed Lallor to the castle of Dublin, there to remain until we shall hear from your Honour what shall fall out by Stanyhurst's examination upon these matters. We marvel this hath been kept so long secret from the estate. This we assure your Honour, Stanyhurst, as he is a great enemy

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to religion, so will he be found an ill member in a common

weal. He can never well answer the supportation he hath, to bear out his expenses.”

Dublin, 22 September 1580. Signed.
P. 1. Addressed.

12. ROBERT LALOR'S DEPOSITION.

“The examination of Robert Lallor, taken before the Lord

Chancellor of Ireland (Gerrard) 22 September 1580, 22 Eliz.

“Being examined when he last saw Captain Garratt, who with his company ran to the rebels, saith that he is not of any familiar acquaintance with the said Captain Garratt, yet, for declaration of the truth, saith that upon the Thursday when the Lord Chancellor took the muster at the Naasse, the very day, as he hath sithen heard, that Captain Garratt revolted to the rebels, he and the said captain were in company once or twice. At one time they and one Williams went to breakfast into the town, and there with other company talked and made merry; and the most of the talk which the captain used was finding fault with the Earl of Kildare, his master, who he said was fallen out with him, and said that if he fall out thus with his servants and give them not their pay, they will serve him but ill. He denieth that he spake with the Wiscount Baltinglas any time these two years, or that he carried any message from him, or sent to him, or was privy or consenting to his breaking out, or knew thereof.

“Examined when he last was in England, the cause of his travel thither, the time of his abode there, the business he had there, and the time of his return. Saith that the Lo. Garratt was his master, and that he was seneschal under him, and that abouts the beginning of June he went into England to his master with a 100l. of his rents, and carried with him letters from the Earl and the Countess. The money he delivered to one Maloone, of Dublin, to be paid in England, and had his bill to one in Manchester, whither he first went after his coming into England, and there was stayed by him who should have paid his money until he had gotten bills, wherewith he directed him to receive his payment of one Robert Cutt in London. This protract of payment caused his so long stay at Manchester, as when he came to St. Alban's he found the Lo. Garratt, his master, the same day carried to burial. Then he saith he went to London, and lay there in Holborn at the sign of The Crown, and tarried there abouts three weeks, until he had gotten the money, which money he delivered to William Garratt and John Talbott, to be disposed to the Lo. Garratt's use ; and then

he returned into Ireland, and came with the same passage that the Lord Deputy came over.

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“Examined whether he have at any time heretofore been beyond the seas; if he have, willed to declare upon what occasion, when travelled he, how long made he his abode, and in what places was he, and when and upon what occasion returned. Saith that abouts six years past his father died and left him some money, and he was desirous to see other countries and there to spend a time, and so departed into England, and from thence went beyond the seas to Antwerp, where and at Lovan and Doway he remained three quarters of a year; and hearing that the Earl of Kildare was sent for and in some trouble, he returned into England and waited upon the Countess. “Examined whether he and others were not confederate to have taken away the Lo. Garratt into Spain, and if they were, willed to declare the time, the cause, who were they that were so confederate, and how it stayed. Saith that about eight or nine years past the same Richard Stanyhurst, whose father was Recorder of Dublin, having been at study in Oxford and beyond the seas, was put to be schoolmaster to the Lo. Garratt, and within a small time after he had the charge to teach him, he practised with one Flemynge to have the said Lo. Garratt conveyed into Spain; and minding to have some more privy, as Flemynge after told this examinate, Flemynge named to Stanyhurst this examinate, and Stanyhurst utterly dissented, and said that this examinate would tell the Earl. Flemynge said he would undertake he should not, for they would have him sworn. And so he saith at a time Stanyhurst and Flemynge came to this examinate, and told him that they had a matter to break with him, but he must be sworn to keep their counsel, and this examinate assented to keep counsel, but took no oath. And then they brake with him that it was to carry over into Spain the Lo, Garratt. This examinate asked them to what end ; they said to have him to be married to the King of Spain his base daughter, where great sums of money should be given for him, and he should be made Vice Roy of Ireland. This examinate said, ‘How dare we for my Lo. 2' ‘Well enough,” said they. And saith that this examinate made one Parson Conton privy to the practice, and saith that this marvellously troubled this examinate in mind, that he should be so untrue to the Earl, and within a month after this conspiracy was uttered unto him, he perceived that Conton had told Hussey of it according to this examinate's desire, and that Hussey had told the Earl; and then the Earl sent for this examinate, and when he came the Earl asked him of the matter; to whom he uttered the whole truth. The Earl was greatly offended with them, and called Stanyhurst and this examinate and the rest before him, and reasoned the matter and the manner of their meanings. And when Stanyhurst found that this examinate had dis

closed the matter, he railed upon him before the Earl and

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quarrelled with him, and sithen they have not been any great friends.

“Examined how often he was with Richard Stanyhurst at his being in England. Saith at his first lighting he went thither and found the same Stanyhurst, Talbott, and others at dinner, and dined with them. He was with him also another time at dinner. He went twice to his house for a trunk of the Lo. Garratt's, and other two times he went to him for a pistol, and denieth utterly that Stanyhurst did at any time tell this examinate that Stanyhurst had been beyond the seas, or talked with him of any matter touching the Lo. Garratt's going down.

“Examined how they minded to have conveyed the Lo. Garratt away and from what port. Saith that Stanyhurst undertook to provide shipping in the city of Dublin, and for that intent Stanyhurst at the same time went to Dublin to provide shipping, and in the mean time of his return back the matter was disclosed. He saith none were privy, nor should have gone with the Lo. Garratt into Spain, saving Stanyhurst, Flemyng, Conton, this examinate, and one Danyell, Stanyhurst his servant. He denieth that ever he heard that the Lo. Garratt should be confederate with these rebels; and nevertheless he saith that a year and a half past, this examinate, being in London and falling in talk with Danyell, Stanyhurst's man, about the Lo. Garratt's going into Ireland, said he wished not his going, “for,” said he, “his youth and disorder is such as he will fall to be of consort with the rebels and those that be naughty].'

“Examined what money he had in his purse when he went beyond the seas. Saith abouts 10l. or 12l.

“Examined what money he spent in the three quarters of a year he remained there. Saith abouts 8l., for he brought with him into England 31. or 4l. He saith that before this last time of his going into England he never brought any money to the Lo. Garratt, nor was willed, and the cause why he now went with the money was the Lo. Garratt's request by letters to Wesley, who was receiver of his rents here. “Examined whether he had any letters or message to hasten the Lo. Garratt's repair over. Saith he had not. “Examined whether he was not promised by Stanyhurst, upon their consultation to bring the Lo. Garratt into Spain, that every of them should have some preferment, and what was the preferment. Saith that Stanyhurst said he would have the chiefest office in Ireland, and every of them such an office as they should live well by, and assured them they should be well dealt with. “Examined whether that Stanyhurst made this examinate privy of the vessel that should carry them over, and the owner, and of the merchant that he did put in trust. Saith

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