HUGH BURGH and OTHERS. MS 603, p. 22a 1539
MS 603, p. 22a
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 139.
Indenture, 31 Hen. VIII., [See 28 June 1538.] betwixt the King and Hugh Burgh, captain of the Burkes' country. The latter and his successors shall pay to the King yearly 40l. sterling; and hereafter, when a captain of the country shall be named, he shall pay 100 marks sterling. He shall find at every general hosting for six weeks 80 galloglas and 20 horsemen; and when the Lord Deputy shall approach his country, he shall meet him with all his horsemen, galloglas, and kerne, victualled for three days, to serve the King. He shall yearly levy finding for 80 galloglas for six weeks.
II. Indenture [No date given.] betwixt the King and Tibbot Burgh, who shall pay yearly to the King and his heirs 8l. sterling, and find 60 galloglas for six weeks every year. At every great hosting he shall find 12 horsemen and 24 kerne for 40 days; and he shall meet the Lord Deputy as aforesaid.
III. Indenture [No date given.] betwixt the King and Chonnour O'Brien O'Tonyengren, captain of his nation. The latter shall pay yearly to the King 12d. Irish out of every "carwe" of land within the country of Tonyengren. To serve with all his power for three days at his own charges at any time when the Lord Deputy shall approach his country.
IV. Indenture [No date given.] between the King and Maurice O'Bryen, captain of the country of Arra. The said Maurice shall pay to the King 6d. Irish out of every "carwe" of land within his country, "at May." To "find yearly, during a month once a year, 60 galloglas, and at every great hosting 6 horsemen and 24 kerne, victualled for 40 days, once a year, to serve the King." To meet the Lord Deputy repairing towards his country with all his power victualled for three days.
Abstracts, in a contemporary hand.