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Indenture, 12 June, 30 Hen. VIII., between the King and Fergananym O'Karoll, principal captain of the country of Ely O'Karrell.


(1.) He and his successors shall pay to the King 12d. for every carucate of land within the said country.


(2.) They shall pay to the Deputy 120 martes when they are nominated captains or made O'Karoll.


(3.) They shall find for every general hosting 12 good horsemen and 24 kerne (turbarios), furnished with victuals for 40 days at their own costs. Moreover, they with all their power shall come to the Deputy to every hosting or small journey on reasonable notice, with victuals for three days. The Deputy shall have victuals in the said country by the collection of O'Karoll for 80 "sparres," otherwise called "galoglaghes," for the space of one quarter of a year annually.


(4.) Lord Leonard Grey, now Deputy, may cut any narrow road called a pass in the said country of Ely O'Karoll. Moreover, O'Karoll grants to the King to make such a way within the said country as the Lord Deputy shall consider good, for the more easy passage of the King's men of war and warlike instruments through the whole country of Ely O'Karoll, at his own costs and expenses.


Contemp. copy.

Date: 12 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Unpublished Finding Aids: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 122.

Former Reference Department: MS 603, p. 82

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