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6. That Valentyne was son to John apperes by the said John his last will and testament, dated in March, 1468.

7. That John was son to Henry apperes by the said last-mentioned will of John, wherein it is set forth, "John fitz Henry."

8. That Henry was son to John apperes by a deed dated the 6th of 8ber, in the 2dyeareof King H. the 6th, viz., in the yeare of our Lo. 1423.

9. That John was son to Walter apperes by divers remaynders over to the said Henry fitz John fitz Walter; and by a deed dated the 15th yeare of K. Richard the 2d.

10. That Walter was son to Richard apperes by a will of the said John, dated 1420, wherein is subscribed, "William fitz Walter fitz Richard."

That Richard is the comon auncestor, apperes by the deed made to him by Thomas de Hobrigge, in the 9th yeare of King Edward the 2d.

All which the said John Blake, alias Caddle, is reddy to produce, and to make it appere.

John Blake.

Report on the Petition of John Blake, alias Caddie.

Wee have seriously considered of the annexed peticon of John Blake, alias Caddle, of Gallway, gentl.; and doe fynd by ancient evidences, som without date, by the auncient characters whereof wee conceave the same to have ben made in the reigne of King Henry the Third, or in the begining of the reigne of King Edward the First, and some others beareing date in the sixt yeare of the reigne of King Edward the First, that the mannor and lands of Kiltorroge, whereof the castle, two mills, and one quarter of land in Kiltorroge, and two quarters and a halfe of Kewclare, adioineing to Kiltorroge, are parcells, now in the possession of the said John Blake, alias Caddle; and that the towne and lands of Ballymacroe, alias Homolorkan and Donegall, whereof two quarters are now in the possession of the said John Blake, alias Caddle, were then graunted unto Richard Caddle, dicto nigro, and his heirs. And wee doe further find that the castle, mannor, and lands of Kiltullagh and Monidone, whereof the said John Blake, alias Caddie, is in possession of two quarters, and of the moiety of the said castle, were graunted unto the said Richard Caddle, dicto nigro, and his heires, by deed dated in the 9th yeare of Kinge Edward the Second. And wee further finde that the parcells of land of Parke, Clunine, Gortenecormock, Gortnagusta, Carrinteige, Cnockaneglass, Clorone, Blencheneghane, Ffarrin-I-blake, Clonagownae, Rahine, Gortgare, and divers tenements within the liberties of Athenri, were graunted unto John Blake, alias Caddle, and his heires, and to Henry Blake, alias Caddle, and his heires respectively, by deeds dated on the 15th yeare of the raigne of King Richard the Second

and and in the second yeare of King Henry the Sixt, and that all the premises beforementioned doe lie in the county of Gallway. And wee further find that the said John Blake, alias Caddle, did, by a petegree produced before us and proved by several offices and other matters of recorde, and by divers and sundry auncient wills and deeds made by his auncestors, prove himselfe to be heire male of the boddy of the said Richard Caddle dicto nigro, and of the boddyes of the said John and Henry Caddle, alias Blake, for eleaven descents lyneally descended from the said Richard Caddle dicto nigro, vizt., the said John Blake, alias Caddle, son to Nicholas, the said Nicholas son to John, John son to Nicholas, Nicholas son to John, John son to Valentine, Valentine son to John, John son to Henry, Henry son to John, John son to Walter, Walter son to the said Richard Caddle, dicto nigro. Upon all which wee conceave that the estate of inheritance now held by the said John Blake, alias Caddle, of the premisses, and in his possession as aforesaid, was in his said auncestors, whose heire male he is, before his Mat1" title accrewed unto the said county of Gallway. And that the said John and his said auncestors, whose heire male he is, being of an auncient English blood and surname, have and doth continue in the said possessions by them held as aforesaid. All which wee submitt to your honnour's further consideracon. Given at his Mat1*' Inns the 5th of June, 1640.

Rl Bolton, Cane. Gereard Lowther. Exhibitted before us the 6th of September, 1655, upon the speeding of the commission, from the Commissioners of adjudication, of claymes and qualifications of the Irish, sitting at Athloane, in the behalfe of the withinnamed John Blake, of Gallway, Alderman.

Paul Dod.
Tho. Semper.
Christ. Blashford.
The following are some of the ancient documents referred to in the foregoing Pe-
tition and Report. They extend from A. D. 1315 to A .D. 1553.

"Carta Thome de Hebrigge, facta Ricardo Cadel.
"A.D. 1315.

"Sciant presentes et futuri, quod ego Thomas de Hobrigge senior, dedi, concessi, et hac prcsenti carta mea confirmavi Ricardo Cadel dicto Nigro, et Emeline uxori sue, totam terram meam cum pertinenciis et edificiis, quam de predicto Ricardo tenui in tenementis de Kyltolagh, Kemconwy et Moynedan. Ita plenius sicut dicta terra cum pertinenciis fuit michi mensurata, perambulate et divisa per antiquas metas et bundas; Tenendum et habendum predictis Ricardo et Emeline, et heredibus predicti Ricardi

2 C 2 vel vel suis assignatis, de capitalibus Dominis feodi illius: Reddendo inde annuatim predict i Ricardus et Emelina, et heredes ejusdem Ricardi vel assignati capitalibus Dominis teodi illius, redditus et servicia inde debita et consueta. Et ego Thomas et heredes mei vel assignati, predictam terrain cum pertinenciis et edificiis, predictis Ricardo et Emeline, et heredibus ejusdem Ricardi vel assignatis, contra omnes homines et feminas warrantizabimus, acquietabimus et defendemus, imperpetuum. Et ut hec mea donacio, concessio et presentis carte mee confirmacio, rata, stabilis et inconcussa semper permaneat, presentem car tam sigilli mei itnpressione roboravi. Hiis testibus Stephano de Exonia, Willielmo de Bary, Johanne de Exonia, Phillipo filio Simonis deBremegham, Simone filio Walteri, et aliis. Datum apud Dungalvy, die Sabbati proxima post festum Sancti Leonardi, Anno Regni Regis Edwardi, filii Regis Edwardi, nono."—Exoriginali.

The lands of " Kyltolagh," mentioned in the foregoing feoffment, are still (1846) in the possession of the descendants of the original feoffee.

"Carta Philippifilii Willielmi Erla, facta Joh.f. Walteri Blak.
"A.D. 1391.

"Sciant presentes et futuri, quod ego Philippus filius Willielmi Erla dedi, concessi et hac presenti carta mea confirmavi Johanni filio Walteri Blake, omnes terras meas existentes in forencico de Athnery in tenemento de Clantayg, viz. in Payrkbeig, viz. inter terram Thome Temperneys et terram Philippi Albi, ex una parte, et Bothring beyg juxta Sortcormuyk ex parte altera, Clonyntornoyr jacentem inter moram fratrum ex una parte, et ampnem ex parte altera. Sunt predicte terre de Payrkbeyg et Clonyntornoyr jacentes mensurate, divisate, perambulate per predictas certas metas, divisas et bundas: Tenendas et habendas prenominatas terras meas de Payrkbeig et Clonyntornoyr, cum omnibus pertinenciis, de me et heredibus meis et assignatis, predicto Johanni et heredibus suis et assignatis, in feodo et hereditate, libere, quiete, bene et in pace, sine aliquo honore teculari vel eervicio, exactione et demanda. Et ego vero predictus Philippus et heredes mei predictas terras de Payrkbeyg et Clonyntornoyr, predicto Johanni et heredibus suis et assignatis, contra omnes homines et feminas varentizabimus, et ubiqne inperpetuum defendemus. Ut autem hec mea donacio, concessio et presentis carte mee confirmacio rata sit, stabilis et inconcussa semper permaneat, presentem cartam sigilli mei impressione roboravi. Hiis testibus, Johanne Joy tunc preposito de Athnery, Nicholao O Lachlain tunc ballivo ejusdem et de Clantayg, Clemente Lathreach, Thoma Bonaventer, Edmundo Wythyr, Nicholas Blak, Thoma Temperneys Philippo Albo, Johanna Keyll Pypar, Thoma hunt tunc servient** de Clantayg, Domino Johanne Fwyt capellano Johanne Clefford clerico, et multis aliis.

Datum Datum apud Athnery die martis proxima post festum Sancti Patricii episcopi et confessoris, anno regni Regis Ricardi Secundi quinto decimo."—Ex originali.

The feoffee in the foregoing instrument was grandson of Richard Cadel, dicto nigro, or the Blak.

"Carta Kating Hannyn.
"A.D. 1394.

"Sciant presentes et futuri quod ego Kating Hannyn filiam et heredewj Johannis Hannyn, filii Philippi Hannyn burgensis de Galvy et Coille de Clar, dedi, concessi, et hac presenti carta mea confirmavi Johanni Blak filio Walteri blak burgensis de Athnery, omnes terras et tenementa, pocessiones, jura et omnia bona immobilia me jurehereditario consernencia, vel aliquo alio colore me consernentia, videlicet, in villa de Galvi infra muros et extra muros; ac eciam in villa de Athnery, infra muros et extra muros; et eciam in villa Clar, intus et extra, in partibus Connactie, cum omnibus pertinenciis ad predictam hereditatem et terras spectantibus, sicut melius et plenius predicte terre et tenementa, pocessiones, jura et hereditas, ac tercia pars mulieris relicte, jacentes, mensurate, divisate, perambulate per certas metas antiquas et bundas: tenendum et habendum predictas terras et tenementa, pocessiones, jura hereditaria, tercia pars relicte cum omnibus pertinenciis ad predicta pertinentibus, de me Katilina et heredibus meis et assignatis, predicto Johanni etheredibus suis et assignatis, in feodo et hereditate, bene et in pace, cum omnibus libertatibus et liberie consuetudinibus ad predictas terras et tenementa, pocessiones, jura hereditaria et terciam partem relicte, et eorum pertinensiis spectantibus: reddendo inde annuatim ipse Johannes et heredes sui et assignati, capitalibus dominis predictarum villatarum redditus et servitia inde debita et de jure consueta. Et ego vero predicta Kating Hanyn heres et heredes mei et mei assignati predictas terras et tenementa, pocessiones, jura hereditaria, immobilia ac tercia pars relicte cum omnibus eorum pertinensiis predicto Johanni Blak et heredibus suis et suis assignatis contra omnes homines et feminas, ut prescriptum est, varentizabimus, acquietabimus et inperpetuum defendemus. Et ut hec mea donacio, concessio et presentis carte mea confirmacio rata sit, stabila et inconcussa semper permaneat, presentem cartam, et quia sigillum meum plumbeum est incognitum, una cum sigillo communitatis- ville de Athnery duxi roborandam. Hiis testibus, Johanne Blak tunc preposito de Athnery, Nicholao Lachnain tunc ballivo dicte ville, Clemente Lachreach, Thoma bonaventer, Davide Wythyr, Nicholao Blak, Helia de Athy, Henrico Blak, domino Jacobo decano cathedrali Tuamensis, et multis aliis. Datum apud Athnery in festo Sancti Andree apostoli, anno regni regis Ricardi secundi decimo octavo."—Ex Orig.

See the following testamentary document referred to, p. 194, ante, No. 10.

"Invenlarium "Inventarium Bonorum et Debitorum Johannit oge Blake, et ejut Testamentum.

"A. D. 1420.

"Inventarium bonorum que pre manibus habentur venerabilis viri bone memorie Johannis junioris Blake, burgensis ville de Galvy, nuper defuncti, qui erat sana mente per xv. dies ante ejus beatam mortem, ex papiro suo integraliter summarie recollegit, sibique hie acopiare instanter ut pluribus appareat transcribere requisivit, in vigilia nativitatis virginis gloriose, Anno Domini M0CCCC°XX°. Imprimis, habet xl.aii . cranocas salis, i . pipam cum dimidio pipe mellis, dimidiam pipe ferry, duo dolia vini. Item habet ii. loricas et ii. scapularia ferrea, et duas galeas. Item habet duos ciphos argenteos, quorum unus vocatur grub, quod habet Mc magrasa many impignoratum pro x*. Item habet alium grub impignoratum a fratribus galvye, pertinentem ad Stephanum Devellyn, pro x. unxiis. Item habet duas patenas ponderantes xxxu. et unam magnam patenam que ponderat lx". Item habet in panno Anglicano unum dusselum. Item xii". Cadays. Item i. pissam de lyter, demptis v. faciebus bombycum. Itemi. cyphum argenteum i. zona argentea. Item vi. coclearia impignorataprov*. Item, ii. dacras choriorum cum dimidio. Item, habet in manu Walteri Blake ii. dussella panni Anglicani. Item, habet idem Walterus i". de seryco. Item, habet cachebum eneum. Item, habet vi. scutellas de stanno, et vi. discos de eodem stanno, et v. vassa ad salsamentum de stanno. Item, unum salterium et tria candelabra de pras. Item, unam ticindem cum veru ferreo cum pertinenciis. Item, unum dolium frumenti plenum. Item, in monasterio collis victorie habet in manu vi. mensuras frumenti,

cum uno vasse continente viii . lagenas. Item, patenas parvas ponderantes xvu. Item, habet viii. caballos valentes iiii. marcas.

"Inventarium bonorum que sibi debent rcddere debitores. Imprimis Memna O Gillayn tenetur ad xi. marcas et xld. et dimidiam ejusdem sume pro anima sua eidem remisit, solvendo aliam partem. Item, Thomas fuscus magmalayn tenetur vi*. et ejus frater prespiter est fidejussor pro eo. Item, sutor O Kynnedy tenetur ad ii*. Item, mauricius O harny tenetur ad ii*. et iiiid. Item, Dermicius O Kyrvayn tenetur ad xi.

marcas et x*. cum iiid. et soluta sunt de predicta summa v. marce cum dimidio

interim laboravit idem Dermicius circa domum ipsius usque ad xx». si ipse probavcrit sic. Item, Thomas Reany tenetur ad ii. dacras cum dimidio dacre pro vestibus anglicanis, et v. dacras pro vino. Item, Thadeus OMlheyn et Thadeus Olongayn tenentur ad ix. quarteria salis, cum i. dussello vestium et duas partes dolei vini. Summa predictarum est xxviii. dacre cum dimidio i. dacre, sedsolutum est de predicta summa iii. dacre p er thadeum Olongayn. Item, Ohygayn tenetur ad ii. dusselos vestium pro v. marcis, cum i. dacra choriorum. Item idem Ohygayn tenetur ad dimidiam dussen de albo

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