Grant by Thomas le Butler, Earl of Ormond, to the burgesses of his town of Carrike Magryffyn, that they may hold the said town to fee-farm for 10 marks of silver yearly, from the said Earl and his heirs, and elect a sufficient burgess as reeve, who shall take oath in the Tolseld of the town, and shall not be compelled to leave the town to take oath before the Earl's seneschal or other minister.

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Details of Grant by Thomas le Butler, Earl of Ormond, to the burgesses of his town of Carrike Magryffyn, that they may hold the said town to fee-farm for 10 marks of silver yearly, from the said Earl and his heirs, and elect a sufficient burgess as reeve, who shall take oath in the Tolseld of the town, and shall not be compelled to leave the town to take oath before the Earl's seneschal or other minister.
Title: Grant by Thomas le Butler, Earl of Ormond, to the burgesses of his town of Carrike Magryffyn, that they may hold the said town to fee-farm for 10 marks of silver yearly, from the said Earl and his heirs, and elect a sufficient burgess as reeve, who shall take oath in the Tolseld of the town, and shall not be compelled to leave the town to take oath before the Earl's seneschal or other minister.
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The Earl's hundred [court] shall be held before the said reeve only once every fifteen days, in the Tolseld. The said burgesses shall be as free throughout the Earl's dominion in Ireland as the burgesses of Clonmell or of Kylkenny, or any other burgesses of Munster or Leinster. They may contract marriage for themselves, sons, daughters, and widows without the Earl's licence, unless they hold tenements of the Earl in chief without the borough of the said town. Numerous other liberties comprised in 28 articles. Waterford, 12 July, 15 Hen. VII.

Held by: Lambeth Palace Library, not available at The National Archives
Language: Latin
Former Reference Department: MS 613, f. 26b

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