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Details of HUGH DE BURGHE.

Indenture, 28 June, 30 Hen. VIII., between the King and Hugh de Burghe, now captain of the country of Burghe.


(1.) He and his successors, captains of the said country, shall pay to the King annually 40l. sterling.


(2.) He and [each of] his successors, [when they become] captains of the said country, will pay 100 marks sterling to the Deputy for their nation.


(3.) They shall find for the Deputy at every general hosting, 20 horsemen and 80 Scots well armed, and with victuals for 40 days. Whensoever the Deputy shall come near the borders of the said country, they shall repair to him with all their horsemen, Scots, and kerne, with victuals for three days.


(4.) The Deputy shall have victuals in the said country of Burghe by the collection of the said Hugh for 80 "sparres," otherwise called "galloglaghes," otherwise called Scots, for the space of six weeks annually.


(5.) Lord Leonard Grey, now Deputy, may cut any narrow road called a pass in the said country. The said Hugh allows the King to make any road within the said country which Lord Grey shall consider good for the more easy passage of the King's men of war and warlike instruments.


Limerick, the day and year above written. He also placed his son as a hostage in the hands of the Lord Deputy.


Contemp. copy.

Date: 28 June 1538
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Unpublished Finding Aids: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 124.

Former Reference Department: MS 603, p. 83

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