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Kildare receives the submissions of Irish chiefs

Sir after aldene recomendacion lykithe it you to understond that the xvii day of septembor my lorde of kyldare my lady ys wyfe and alle his company landid in Irland at houthe thankyd be god in safte houbeit we had a trumbelous and longe passayge durynge the space of xxi days. And the xxi day of the same monthe we come to drodaughe and and ther was my lord and my lady ryghte honorably resseyved. And ther were alle the lords assembled at councelle and aftor the councelle at sente petors cirche before the highe aultor alle the lords and comyns beinge present my lorde depute toke his othe. And the same day alle the great Iryshemen of the northe partye of Irland had ther messengers redy attendynge ther on my lorde depute to treat of peace and a day was assygnyd theme for alle the Gentilmen of the northe and the towne of dondalke on michaelmas day last passid on whiche day ther met with us one of the Onelys thelder brodir callyd Donylonelle, bothe the McMahonnys the owlde and the newe, Mcgenesse, Orayle and Oganlone. Alle these ben sworne and hafe put in for pleggis ther eldyste sonnys to be the kynges trew servauntes renounsinge alle maner fees whiche they wer wont to hafe of the kynge and to do him service after the tenore of certeyn indentours made betwene my lorde depute and them the copy wherof is enclosid herin with the namys of thee plegges.

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