SUBMISSION of O'DONELL.

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Details of SUBMISSION of O'DONELL.
Title: SUBMISSION of O'DONELL.
Description:

Indenture made 6 August, 33 Henry VIII., between Sir Anthony Sentleger, Deputy, and the Council, and the Lord O'Donell. O'Donell promised to perform the following articles:

 

(1.) He will recognize and accept the King as his liege Lord and King.

 

(2.) He will not confederate with the rebels of the King, but persecute them to the utmost of his power.

 

(3.) He will renounce the usurped primacy and authority of the Roman Pontiff.

 

(4.) Whenever he shall be called upon by letters of the Lord Deputy and Council, to come to any great hosting, he will come in his own person, with 70 horsemen, 120 kerne (turbarii) and as many Scots, or send one of his most powerful men with the same number, for one month at his own expense.

 

(5.) He will appear in the next great Parliament in Ireland, or send to the same some discreet and trusty person authorized by his writing, sealed with his seal.

 

(6.) He will faithfully perform the articles contained in the King's letters sent to him at the time of his receiving pardon.

 

(7.) He will receive and hold his lands from the King, and take such title as the King shall give him.

 

(8.) He offers to send one of his sons into England, to the presence of his Majesty, to be there reared and educated according to English manners.

 

(9.) The Lord Deputy and Council promise to assist and defend O'Donell and his heirs against all who injure him or invade his country.

 

At the Cavan, the day and year aforesaid.

 

Contemp. copy.

Date: 6 Aug 1541
Held by: Lambeth Palace Library, not available at The National Archives
Language: Latin
Extent: 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Unpublished Finding Aids: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. I, document 159.

Former Reference Department: MS 603, p. 36

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