EARL OF TYRONE MS 603, p. 76a 1542
MS 603, p. 76a
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 173.
Articles of the submission of the Lord O'Neyle when he was created Earl of Tyrone.
(1.) He utterly forsakes the name of O'Neyle.
(2.) He and his heirs shall use the English habits, "and to their knowledge the English language.
(3.) He shall keep and put such of the lands granted to him as are meet for tillage "in manurance and tillage of husbandry," and cause houses to be builded for such persons as shall be necessary for the manurance thereof.
(4.) He shall not take, put, or cess any imposition or charge upon the King's subjects inhabitors of the said lands other than their yearly rent or custom, but such as the Deputy shall be content with; nor have any galloglas or kerne but such as shall stand with the contentation of the Deputy and Council.
(5.) He shall be obedient to the King's laws, and answer to his writs, precepts, and commandments in the castle of Dublin, or in any other place where his courts shall be kept.
(6.) He shall go with the King's Deputy to all hostings, "rodes" and journeys, with such a company as the Marches of the county of Dublin do.
(7.) He shall not maintain or succour any of the King's enemies, rebels, or traitors.
(8.) He shall hold his lands by whole knights' fees.