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Inquisition taken in the Guildhall of the city of Cork, 1 June, 19 Eliz., upon the death of Sir Donatus otherwise Donnogh McCarty, before Sir William Drury, Lord President of Munster, and one of the Privy Council of Ireland, and his associates, commissioners of the Queen through the said entire province, pursuant to letters patent, dated 9 April in the same year: whereby it was found that the said Sir Donatus, late of Kilbirtane, in the county of Cork, was seized in his demesne as of fee of certain carucates of land in Knocknegaple and Rathharowe; of others called Ballenureny, Currynivir, Langestowne, Kildare, Cloghane, Rathdroughtie, and Killinstie; and of others in Ballerviellan, Killinvarra, Knockbrowne, Barraliegh, Martlesknocke, Gortinenige, Garan Rieugh, Ardgehan, Ballenagornagh, Castle Iwir, and Curry I Crwolley; all in the said county of Cork. That all these lands were held of the Queen, but the jury were entirely ignorant by what services. That the said Donatus was seized of the premises on 24 January, 19 Eliz., and died so seized; and that all the premises are worth 5l. by the year. And that Florence otherwise Fynen McCarty is the son and heir of the said Donatus, and is under age; that is, of the age of 15 years.


In testimony whereof both the said commissioners and the jurors affixed their seals.


Ex' per Wm. Marwood, dept. R.



Date: 1 June 1577
Held by: Lambeth Palace Library, not available at The National Archives
Former reference in its original department: MS 613, p. 61
Language: Latin
Physical description: 2 Pages.
Unpublished finding aids:

Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts preserved in the Archiepiscopal Library at Lambeth, ed. J. S. Brewer & W. Bullen (6 vols., 1867-73), vol. II, document 5.

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