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Athenry there is a quantity of land called Eraght Dolphine, 27 qTM—Magheryfaltaghe otherwise called Magheryaltaghe, 24 qTM—Carnan, 2 qTM—which in the whole in that barony cometh to 53 quarters. In the barony of Lei trim there is a quantity of land called Twey Kynallyhine, and Ayt Clan-Shane, 12 qTM—Ayte Clan-Edmond,

12 qTM Ayte Clan-Davie, 9 qTM—Crannagh Mc Knavin, 4^TM—Leyhayt Mc Edmond,

6 qTM—Dronkeary, 4 qTM—Tullagh, 2 qTM—Pobbell-ne-hally, 12 qTM—the castell of Leotrime, 7 qTM—Cloncaslane, 1 qTM—Clondagawe, 4 qTM—Killmuckray, 1 qr—Tinnaghe, 2 qTM—Annaghebrid, 1 qr—Balledowgane, 2 qTM—Ballynekilly, 2 qTM—Killcowly, 2 qTM— Bealananen and Bealafenton, 4 qTM—Ballynleylys, 1 qr—Dowry, 2 qTM —Carrowcroyne, I qr— Carrawowny, 1 qr— Killineane, 2 qTM — Sheangorry-neMylodaghe, 1 qr—Shanvoy, 4 qTM—Ballenronan and Clonrashe, 2 qTM—which in the whole in that barony cometh to 103 quarters; and all which being drawn into one totall cometh to the aforesaid number of 958 quarters.

"The said chieftains, lords, &c. do covenant to aunsweare and beare 40 good hable horsemen & 200 footmen, well armed with carriage and victualls, to all hostings, roods and journeyes within Connaught and Thomond; and 20 good hable horsemen and 50 footemen well armed and furnished with arms, garrans, and victuals, to all generall hostings proclaymed in this realme.

"It is agreed by the lord deputy, on behaulfe of the Queene, that the earl of Clanrickard shall have 34 qTM in the barony of Loughreagh free, as a demeane to his manor of Loughreagh. There belonge to the heires of Sir Dorby O Shaghnes, knight, 101 qTM in the barony of Kiltarraghe; and to Nehemias Ffolane 2 qTM adjoining to

the Newtowne That the s* earl shall have 10' ster. out of every qr of 64 qTM within

that barony. In the barony of Clare there are 287 qTM, whereof belong to the queen in right of Abbey-land 41 qTM; and by the attainder of Tybbott Bourke 5 qTM & there belong to the archbishop of Tweame, 21 qTM. That Rickard Bourke of Derrymaclaghny shall have 22 qTM, whereof he is now seized as of his inheritance. The manor of Clare are 7 qTM of land in the possession of Dominick Browne of Gall way, alderman, and James Darcy has 3 qTM in the towns of Collene, Cloncrye and Carrow-I-Cullan. That the said earl shall have 14 qTM free in the lordship of Clare, as a demesne to his house of Corryfinne; and a rentcharge of 3'' out of every other qr of the residue.

"In the barony of Donkellyn there are four qTM in Oranmore, in possession of Dominick Browne of Galway, merchant. William Martine of Galway gunt. has 2 qTM adjoyning to the town of Cahirforvace. That the said earl of Clanrickard shall enjoy 28 qTM free as a demeane to his castell of Kilcolgan; and have 13'' 4J' out of every qr of 33 qTM in the barony of Athenry.

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"That the baron of Leitrim and his heirs shall have 10 qTM free, and 13*' 4* outc of every other qr in the barony of Leitrim, the Queen's and Churchlands excepted.

"That the archbishop of Tweame, and the bishop of Kill McKeogh shall have several qTM all particularly named, free.

"That Rickard Bourke shall have 8 qTM free, adjoyning his house of Derry Mc laghnie and Ballinderry.

"That the heirs of Sir Dorby O'Shoghnes shall have 8 qTM free, adjoining the manor house of Gortynchygorye.

"That William Martene, in consideration of his services diversly done to the state, shall have 2 qTM in Cahirforvase in the barony of Donkellyne, free,

"That Nehemias Follaine, in respect of his travaile and pains taken for her Majesty, in the search of the quantity of land within the said Clanrickard, shall have 2 qTM in the Newtowne in the barony of Kiltaraghe, free.

"That Dominick Browne, in respect of the like, shall have 2 qTM free adjoining to the castle of Lyedegane and Cahirforvace, in the barony of Donkellyne, free.

"That James Darcy, for the like consideration, shall have the three qTM before named in the barony of Clare free.

"And for as much as divers of the meane freehoulders of the said territorie of Clanrickard, and the tenants dwellinge upon their lands, are and shall be greatlie burdened by this composition, if the petty lords and captaines next above them be allowed to take such rentes & customarye dutyes, as they pretend to belong to them; for remedy whereof it is condescended, concluded and agreed, that the above named McKowghe, Mc Hubert, M* William rce, the Ffealtaghe Dolphinaghe, O'Heine, Mc Redmond, Mc Cremon, and all others of that sort of petty lords or captaines, shall have, hold, possess, and enjoy all their castles and lands, to descend from ech of them to their heirs by course and order of the laws of England; and after the decease of everie of them, now livinge, the aforesaid rents, duties, and all exaccons shall, from thenceforth be utterlie determyncd and extinguished for ever. IN WITNESSE whereof the said lords, chieftains, &c. have hereunto put their seales and subscribed their names the second day of September, Anno Domini, 1585.

"Clanricarde.—S. Clonfert Tho. Duacen.William Mosten.

Richard Bourke.—Hu. Mc Swine Redmond Dolphine Owen

MANTAGh O'HEINE.—NEhEMIAS Follane.—TlrLAGH O'heigne.

James Dorcye."

V. v.

"Mac Davye's Countreye."

"THIS INDENTURE made betwixt the Right Honorable Sir John Perrotte Knt . lord Deputy, &°. of the one parte, and William Archbishop of Tweame—Sir Hubert Bourke Mc Davie of Glenske, knight—Davie Mc Edmond of Kilcroan, gen.—Thomas McHenrie of Ballymo, gen. — Richard Betaghe of the Cregg, gen —Hobbert bwy Mc Edmond of the Moate, gen.—Shane Mc Ullicke Bourke of Rahenille, otherwise called Mc Walter, chiefe of his name—Shane Mc Ullicke of Killmogher, gen.—and others the freeholders and inhabitants having lands or holdings within the barony of BELLAMOE, and Mc DAVIE'S COUNTRY, by east the river of Succke in the countie of Roscommon, of the other parte*.

WYTNESSETHE, that whereas the said baronie of Bellamo, and the lands by east the river of Suck, conteyneth, as well by ancient division as by late Inquisition, 212^ qTM each containing 120 acres.—FIRSTE in the barronie of Bellamo there is a quantity of land called Loghlaunge, 8 qTM—Clafaghne, 1 qr—Cloncae, ^ qr—Rosemolan, 1 qr—Ballyne, 2\ qTM; all which are belonging and adjoining to Mc Davie's howse or manor of Glinske—also Ballynekillie, ^ qr, belonginge to the bishoprick of Elphine—Cloncomyske, 4 qTM—Tonreggie, 4 qTM—Cornemucklaghe, Tossecreggan and Gylcaghe, 8 qTM, whereof i a qr lyeth by east the ryver of Succke,—Dengenterragh, 4 qTM—Dromenehea, i\ qTM—Garrowghe, 4 qTM, whereof 1 qr lyeth on the east side of the Succke—Downoman, 4 qTM, whereof 2 qTM lyeth on the same east side of the

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4 qr—in Cortdrissy, J qr—in Liskea, 1 qr—in Killnelag, 1 qr—in Kearowcroney Mc Rist, 1 qr—in Croghill, 1 qr—also in Glinske and Donemayne, 8 qTM—also Tohe Walter, 274 l"—l° Bokerran and Lisborly, 2 qTM—which, in the whole, within that barony of Bellamo cometh to 113 qTM Also

th re is a quantity of lande by easte the Sucke, in Slagher Connaght, within the countie of Roscommon, belonging to Mc Davy, and his kinsmen, consistinge of 85 q"." Sir Hubert Bourke Mc Davie, afterwards "came in," and made discovery of the concealed lands, which occasioned the second indenture of composition given above; in which his " industrie and dilligente search" appear to have been amply rewarded.

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