Carte Calendar Volume 33, January - August 1662

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Carte Calendar Volume 33, January - August 1662

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Shelfmark: MS. Carte Calendar 33

Extent: 488 pages



Robert Shapcote to Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 2 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 413

Document type: Holograph

Desires much to have the honour of knowing Sir George Lane, and to be known by him "not to be the person the malice of some have presented him [to be]... Has accepted his Majesty's pardon with all thankfulness, and can with satisfaction & cheerfulness, serve him to the utmost of the writer's power...


Recognizance for the good behaviour of Thomas Walcot, of Creagh in the county of Limerick, gentleman

Date: 3 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 379

Document type: Certified Copy


Sir Paul Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 180

Document type: Holograph

Is commanded by the Lords Justices & Council of Ireland to send an enclosed copy of a dispatch, by express, lest there should be a miscarriage of the original, and also to request that upon transmission by the express, of the new Commission for Continuance of the Parliament, a duplicate of the same may be sent by post.


Encloses

Lords Justices and Council of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 178

Document type: Certified Copy

The recital which appears in the Commission for continuance of the Parliament, contains an error in the statement of the regnal year of his Majesty, as set forth in the original Commission for calling the said Parliament - The word "twelfth" being therein used instead of the word "thirteenth."...


Lane to Orrery

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 4 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 27-28

Document type: Copy

Communicates some particulars concerning pretensions of Sir James Shaen to official employment in Ireland, and concerning his jealousies of the writer in relation thereto. Reminds Lord Orrery of the writer's former statement in respect to the reversion of the secretaryship that the Duke of Ormond was pre-engaged on behalf of Sir Paul Davys.


Sir Arthur Forbes to Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 6 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 411

Document type: Holograph

Lord Mountrath's death has put matters here at a standstill, till there be a new Commission.... Has seen letters from England, directed to some persons here wherein they [the writers] take notice of a general grumbling and discontent all the nation through [?] but more especially in the towns & cities; "and to this purpose: that matters cannot be worse, except all were in a flame; these are the words of the letter, which I think it is fit my Lord [Ormond] should know.

Adds some recommendatory mention of Col. Shapcote.


Sir Robert Forth to Sir George. Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 318

Document type: Holograph

Thanks Sir George Lane for favour conferred upon the writer. Asks him to assure the Duke of Ormond of the writer's grateful fidelity.


Advices of incidents in the town of Galway

Written from: Galway

Date: 10 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 386

Addressed to the Lord Chancellor Eustace, and to Roger, Earl of Orrery, Lords Justices of Ireland.


Ormond to the Lords Justices and Council of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 10 January 1662, 11pm

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 388

Document type: Copy

His Majesty's order for the immediate dispatch & amendment of the Commission for continuing the present Parliament is sent by the hand of Captain Rosse, bearer of their Lordship's letters of 9th instant, which arrived yesternight.


Bishop of Meath to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 385

Document type: Holograph

Had the wicked designs in England taken [their course] there would probably have been like attempts here "by those of their faction, so far as might have been in their power... The disarming & securing, until now, the heads of these fanatics, hath hindered what might have been for discovery among them."

The writer adds, at great length, his opinions & conjectures as to the designs of other political parties in Ireland.


Lane to Sir Arthur Forbes

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 390

Document type: Copy

A letter herewith communicated will shew with what civility the Duke of Ormond has received Mr Shapcote's addresses, "and how ready he is to embrace all persons without reflecting in the least upon former miscarriages."


Lane to Sir Theophilus Jones

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 392

Document type: Copy

The violence of the late storm caused many fears for the safety of Sir T. Jones, & his companion, ... so that the letter of the 4th January was most welcome...

...It will appear [hereafter] that there has been no wilful neglect, nor delay, in the perfection of that important affair [the Land-Settlement of Ireland,] whatever may have been said to the contrary.


Ormond to the Speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 394

Document type: Holograph - Minute

The satisfaction expressed by the House of Commons at his Majesty's choice of the writer for the office of Lord Lieutenant, is not only a high satisfaction to him; it is also a great encouragement to the undertaking of so difficult a work. ... His very hearty thanks are returned to the House, for the confidence which they have been pleased to express.


Lane to Mr Shapcote

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 418

Document type: Copy

Has received his letter of the 2nd inst, & has read it to the Duke of Ormond. His Grace is much satisfied with the reflections made on Mr Shapcote's former actions & with the character given of him by Sir Arthur Forbes... He will be ready upon occasion to shew befitting favour.


Ormond to the Archbishop of Armagh

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 80

Document type: Holograph - Minute

Returns hearty & humble thanks for the testimony of the affection of the House of Lords to him, & their belief in him, upon occasion of his Majesty's renewed choice of him [as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland], and for their promise to co-operate in the discharge of so weighty a trust.


Reply of the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant, to the Address of the House of Commons of Ireland of the 6th Dec. 1661

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 332v-333

Document type: Copy


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 12 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 86

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Upon information of the purpose of Sir Maurice Eustace, Chancellor of Ireland, to build & endow a parish church and a school at Baltinglass, & also to build a bridge over the River of Slane, it is now ordered, for his encouragement in so good works, that the ancient village of Baltinglass aforesaid be erected unto a corporate town, with the usual privileges & immunities thereof, & that Cornet Pinsent be the first Sovereign of the new Corporation.


A letter of Intelligence [addressed] to the Bishop of Meath

Written from: [Dublin?]

Date: 12 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 320

Document type: Original [with an endorsement by Sir George Lane]

A letter of Intelligence [addressed] to the Bishop of Meath [relating chiefly to instances of "rigour which the Lords Justices have shewn lately against the Roman Clergy."]


Anonymous Advices in relation to seditious conspiracies in Ireland

Date: 16 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 397

Document type: Original


Sir Arnold Braems ["Breames"; "Beames";] to Sandwich

Written from: Lix.-a Road [Lisbon Roads]

Date: 16/26 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 73, fol(s). 531

Document type: Holograph

Reports some arrangements respecting a vessel "which may give conveyance" to his Excellency. Adds that Mr. Montagu [Probably Edward Montagu (eldest son of Edward, 2nd Lord Montagu of Boughton), afterwards Master of the Horse to Queen Catherine of Braganza,] and Colonel Talbot are "this evening gone on shore"...


Lord Chancellor of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 398

Document type: Original

The Regiment and Troop of Horse lately belonging to the Earl of Mountrath are assigned to Lord Ossory and to Lord John Berkeley [So in MS; meaning John, Lord Berkeley.]... Lord Ossory's patent was not for any particular regiment by name, but for the first which should become void...


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 20 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 485

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Recites the purport of a Petition presented by John Burneston as to his taking of a lease of a certain parcel of land upon the Hill of Howth from the late Usurping power; recites also service performed by the petitioner to the King's late brother Henry Duke of Gloucester & to his sister, the late Princess Elizabeth.

Directs a renewal of the lease aforesaid, for such term of years, & at such yearly rent, as may seem reasonable.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 20 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 486

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Robert Ward, esquire, to be Registrar [In MS: "Register"]-General of Ireland, "for keeping all Duplicates, Entries, and Writings, touching Soldiers' Debentures," during pleasure.


Extracts from the journals of the House of Commons of Ireland, during the sessions of the years 1662 and 1663

Date: 21 January 1662-21 May 1663

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 241-256


Ormond to Sir William Flower

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 400

Document type: Copy

A list of such officers as have constantly served the King under the writer's command, but are now without employment, was formerly desired, but has not been received. The want of it is inconvenient for his Majesty's service.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 92-93

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Recites the surrender by Sir Alan Broderick, on behalf of H.R.H. the Duke of York, of his interest in certain lands formerly possessed by John Hewson, and Daniel Axtell, persons attainted.

Directs the passing of a grant of other forfeited lands, herein described, to the value of one moiety of the lands surrendered as aforesaid.


An Order by the House of Lords of Ireland, appointing a Committee "to consider of some ready way of recompensing the Lord Primate

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 22 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 685

Document type: Certified Copy

An Order by the House of Lords of Ireland, appointing a Committee "to consider of some ready way of recompensing the Lord Primate, ... for his long & faithful service, and his great and many sufferings for his Majesty"...


A Letter from the House of Commons of Ireland, containing further Instructions to the Members in England

Date: 22 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 337v-338

Document type: Copy


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 24 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 488

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Hercules Langrishe and others, who are now in possession of the estate of Richard Talbot of Dardistown are not to be disturbed therein until the matter be heard and adjudged by Commissioners of the Court of Claims in Ireland.


Archbishop of Armagh to Ormond

Written from: Drogheda

Date: 27 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 81

Document type: Holograph

The House of Lords received very gratefully the honour of his Grace's letter of the 11th inst....

The writer is commanded humbly to represent the sense of the House concerning the Court of Wards. ... They are willing to consent to a Bill for the education of all such as should have been Wards, by Commissioners to be appointed by the King... Some are willing to raise a yearly revenue to the Crown out of the lands. But from marriages, destruction of woods and the taking of the whole profits during the minority, all are averse; these being the causes of the ruin of many noble families...


Mr Blunden to Sandwich

Written from: [Alicant]

Date: Undated [28 January 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 73, fol(s). 529

Document type: Holograph

Expresses the sense entertained by British Merchants of the care taken for shipping employed in traffic by his Lordship. Adds a report of some naval advices...

The date is taken from Lord Sandwich's endorsement.


A Copy of his Majesty's Commission to Sir William Davidson, Baronet

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 29 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 404

Document type: Endorsed by Lane

A Copy of his Majesty's Commission to Sir William Davidson, Baronet, [to be Chief Factor and Agent in all affairs which concern the King, or his Subjects of England & Ireland, in matters of traffic within the town of Amsterdam in the Province of Holland.]


Captain James Hinde to Lane

Written from: From aboard the Royal Charles before Lisbon

Date: 31 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 405

Document type: Holograph

"It was but high time we should arrive here, to silence... those jealousies the natives had contracted upon our long stay... Her Majesty of Great Britain looked like an angel looking through a rock of diamonds; a person of incomparable majesty & modesty; and, for the lineaments of her feature, far above any picture" the writer "ever saw of her."...


Arthur Hill to Ormond

Written from: Hillsborough

Date: 31 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 407

Document type: Holograph

Asks the Duke's favour & assistance in defeating certain endeavours for the recalling of a Grant made by his Majesty to the writer of Hillsborough Fort...


Robert Shapcote to Lane

Date: [31 January? 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 409

Document type: Holograph

Sir George Lane's letter of the 11th inst. was delivered to the writer by Sir Arthur Forbes... All that the writer aims at is to have the remembrance of what is past quit & gone, and some outward sign unto others that it is so...

Has been for 16 years a practiser at the bar, and in Ireland within the bar; if that privilege to practise...[be continued] the writer has his utmost desire; or to have a patent to be made Serjeant-at-law.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 31 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 490

Document type: Original [with record of Enrolment]

In order to the ascertaining and levy of certain rents payable to the King, under provisions of the Declaration and Instructions for settling Ireland, a Commission is to issue to Roger, Earl of Orrery, and others, "to make full & effectual inquiry by administering oaths, and by all other lawful ways & means, into the full yearly value of the lands that are or shall be set out for the respective Adventurers... and Soldiers." etc.


Minutes of Proceedings in Council, concerning the pending Bill of Settlement for Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 31 January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 271

Document type: Copy


A true state of the Case [relating to commissions in his Majesty's Army in Ireland, lately held by Charles, Earl of Mountrath, now deceased]

Date: January 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 401

Document type: Original

The title cited is from the endorsement of this paper.


Lane to Nicholas

Written from: Whitehall

Date: Dated only: "Thursday night" [January] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 417

Document type: Holograph-Copy

Communicates some papers by which Sir Edward may see "how far my Lord Duke [of Ormond] is engaged in point of honour in the business of Shapcote, and [may] judge whether the present writer can be instrumental in the promotion of any obnoxious person, any further than as it may tend to the advancement of the King's service;" and even, he adds, that only by express command of the Duke.


Form of a Royal Letter granting the "privilege of pleading within the Bar in Ireland, to Robert Shapcote, esquire

Date: [January] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 415


Particulars offered by the House of Commons [of Ireland] to be observed by the Commissioners of the Court of Claims [under the Act of Settlement]

Date: [January? 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 384-389

Document type: Copy


The King's Answer to the Instructions given to the Members [of the Parliament of Ireland] that were sent to England

Date: [January 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 333v-337

Document type: Copy


Orders [relating to details of military service and of army finance in Ireland]

Date: January-26 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 158, p(p). 346-429

Document type: Copies

Orders [relating to details of military service and of army finance in Ireland] signed by the... Lord Chancellor [Sir Maurice Eustace], and the Earl of Orrery; beginning in January 1661 [O.S. and continued to 26 March, 1662.]


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 1 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 492

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Sir William Petty to be continued in quiet possession of certain lands in Ireland, "until he shall be evicted by virtue of the 'Bill of General Settlement' now in passing,... and in case he have been dispossessed of any part thereof, the same is to be forthwith restored unto him."


Massareene to Sir George Lane

Written from: Fisherwick

Date: 1 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 321

Document type: Holograph

Assures his correspondent that the writer, in his present absence from the scene of public affairs, reposes confidence in none so fully as Sir George Lane allows him to do in himself. ...


A Copy of the paper known as "the Irish Remonstrance"

Written from: London

Date: 3 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 314


An Account by P.W. [i.e. Peter Walsh]

Date: 3 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 406

Document type: In print

An Account by P.W. [i.e. Peter Walsh] of the circumstances under which the "Humble Remonstrance...of the Roman-Catholic Clergy of Ireland," to the King's Majesty, was prepared in that Kingdom & transmitted thence into England.

Privately printed with the 'Remonstrance.'


The Protestation of several Lords, against the Earl of Derby's Bill

Date: 6 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 77, fol(s). 520

The Protestation of several Lords, against the Earl of Derby's Bill [for making void certain conveyances to Sir John Trevor, Serjeant Glynne, and others, of the Manors of Hope, Mold & Hawarden, in the County of Flint.

Printed by Prof. Rogers, "Coll of Prot" i, 22-94

Note: i.e. ed. James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A complete collection of the protests of the Lords 1621-1874 3 vols., (Oxford, 1875).


Henry Rumbold to Sandwich

Written from: Porto Santa Maria

Date: 7/17 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 17

Document type: Holograph

Has obtained a mandate from the King of Spain, forbidding Don Diego Vanegas from interfering either with the writer or with other English subjects at Port S. Mary, but it has had little effect. The English have had to protest against an embargo laid on their goods.


Eustace to Ormond

Written from: [Dublin?]

Date: 7 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 322

Document type: Holograph

Mentions some personal circumstances. Accredits Sir William Flower, who will "give you", he writes, "a full and perfect account of the present temper [of the times]...


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 8 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 494

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Richard, Earl of Cork, to be Governor of the Fort of Halbowling, with a fee of six shillings per diem.


Draught of a [proposed] Grant to Sir Thomas Vyner, Mr Robert Vyner, and Alderman Daniel Bellingham [of Dublin] of the coining of small silver-money in Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 15 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 587-588

Document type: Minute: with corrections


Notes upon the obtaining of Letters Patent, for an invention of a process for tanning leather

Written from: Tangier Bay

Date: 16 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 7

Document type: In Lord Sandwich's hand

Notes upon the obtaining of Letters Patent, for an invention of a process for tanning leather without bark; and of the names of several persons who have, or claim to have, an interest therein. Drawn up by Lord Sandwich, in conference with Mr Luke, Consul at Tangier.


Sir George Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 17 Fenruary 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 279

Document type: Holograph

Has waited upon his Majesty with a letter from the Duchess of Ormond [relating to the contemplated purchase of More Park] and has obtained the King's promise to send for Sir Charles Harbord, and to do what he can "to remove the inconveniency."


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 21 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 501

Document type: Original

Thomas Clerke to have a new grant of the Castle and lands of the Moyry, if, upon examination, certain allegations in a petition herewith transmitted are found to be true.


Enclosure 1

Petition of Thomas Clerke to the King

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 500

Document type: Original

Recites particulars of petitioner's title to the Castle & lands of the Moyry in Ireland.

Prays for his Majesty's Warrant for the repassing of the same by Letters Patent.


Enclosure 2

An order by the King in Council, upon the Petition of Thomas Clerke aforesaid

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 500

Document type: Original


Enclosure 3

A report to the King by James Duke of Ormond concerning the Petition of Thomas Clerke aforesaid

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 500

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]


The Commission [of James Duke of Ormond as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, by his Majesty's Letters Patent]

Written from: Westminster

Date: 21 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 66, fol(s). 369-371

Document type: Copy


Archbishop of Armagh to Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 201

Document type: Holograph

The Houses of Parliament received the Duke of Ormond's Letter, (that for the House of Lords having been enclosed to the Archbishop in one from Sir George Lane), with very great satisfaction. The Lords, and also the Upper House of Convocation, have resolved upon Addresses of Congratulation on occasion of the Duke's resumption of the Lieutenancy of Ireland...


Ormond to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 422

Document type: Copy

Sends a list of certain lands in the County of Louth and the baronies of Dundalk and Cooly, which it is deined by Mr [Daniel] O'Neill,... "may be added to his custodium of the other lands [which] he holds in the same county & baronies".

If these lands so specified be still at his Majesty's disposal, Mr O'Neill may have the tenancy of them "at the same rates that other men will give."


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 503

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Richard Bulkeley of Dunlavan in the County of Wicklow, to have a grant of a weekly market and of two fairs yearly, in Dunlavan aforesaid.


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 26 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 420

Document type: Holograph

In relation to certain suggested measures for increasing the provision for Protestant Clergy in Ireland, so that "this poor people, who have been too long misled under the inducements of Popery, may be at last brought to the knowledge of God, and consequently of the duties which, by the laws of God, they owe to their Princes and Rulers."...


Mountgarrett to Ormond

Date: 28 February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 424

Document type: Original.

The Duke will remember what passed between them in relation to the endeavours of Lord Castlehaven, & of the writer's brother Touchet, [Mervyn Touchet, afterwards fourth Earl of Castlehaven] to obstruct the proviso in the 'Bill of Settlement' for restoration of the writer's estate, until satisfaction was given that he would not disinherit his eldest son.... He now expressly promises that he, the writer, will be directed by his Grace in what concerns the settlement of his estate upon his wife & children...


Lord Chancellor of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: February 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 428

Document type: Holograph

An order herewith transmitted (voted in the House of Commons nem. con.) will shew "the great esteem & affections" [So in MS.] that House hath towards his Grace, ... until whose arrival, all business will be at a standstill, & the generality of the people unsatisfied ... the Bill for Continuance of the Excise ... passed both Houses yesterday ... the Parliament will be prorogued to 21st in the hope that by that time, there will be Bills to make work for it.


Ormond to Morrice

Date: 1 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 588

Document type: Breviate

Transmits a Draught of proposed letters patent, containing a Grant of the coining of small silver money in Ireland to Sir Thomas Vyner, and others


Ormond to Morrice

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 1 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 599

Document type: Copy

The draught of a grant to Sir Thomas Vyner & others herewith transmitted provided that the grantees shall have the coining & minting of small silver money in Ireland for 21 years, paying to his Majesty twelve pence out of every pound troy weight of standard silver that shall be so coined & minted.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 1 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 505

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

James Wolverston, of Stilorgan in the County of Dublin, and Francis Wolverston of Little Newton in the said County, are to be preferred to the tenancy of such of their respective lands as are not enjoyed by reprisable persons, pending the determination of their several claims for restitution thereto.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 3 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 507

Document type: Original

Sir John Crosby and James Allen are to be preferred to the tenancy of certain lands claimed as their respective inheritances pending the determination of their claims for restitution thereto.


An Address by the House of Commons of Ireland to the Lords Justices

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 510

Document type: Certified Copy

An Address by the House of Commons of Ireland to the Lords Justices praying them to cause a Bill to be prepared and transmitted into England, for raising in Ireland the sum of £30,000 English for the use of James, Duke of Ormond, as a testimony of the just and grateful sense entertained by his Majesty's good subjects of this Kingdom for the Duke of Ormond's extraordinary merits & public services.


An Order by the House of Commons of Ireland, appointing a Committee to wait upon James, Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 37, fol(s). 307

Document type: Copy

An Order by the House of Commons of Ireland, appointing a Committee to wait upon James, Duke of Ormond, with the copy of an Address of the House to his Majesty, for the raising within his Majesty's Kingdom of Ireland, of a sum of £30,000 for the use of his Grace, in token of the just & grateful sense of all his Majesty's good subjects therein of the Duke's great services...


An Order by the House of Commons of Ireland, for the attendance of certain Members of the House upon the Lords Justices

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 674

Document type: Certified Copy

An Order by the House of Commons of Ireland, for the attendance of certain Members of the House upon the Lords Justices, praying them to cause the preparation in due form, and the transmission to his Majesty, of a Bill for the raising in Ireland of a sum of £20,000, English, for James, Duke of Ormond, in testimony of the just & grateful sense entertained by his Majesty's subjects of that Kingdon, of the Duke's extraordinary merits and services.


An Order of the House of Commons of Ireland, for raising £30,000 for the Duke of Ormond

Date: 4 March 1662 [In MS. by error: "1660/61"]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 338-339

Document type: Copy


An Order of the House of Commons of Ireland, concerning the preparing of a Bill for the payment of a sum of £30,000 to his Grace the Duke of Ormond

Date: 4 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 70, fol(s). 39

Document type: Certified Copy

An Order of the House of Commons of Ireland, concerning the preparing of a Bill for the payment of a sum of £30,000 to his Grace the Duke of Ormond, and for the appointing of a Committee to address the Lords Justices thereupon.


Sandwich to Ormond

Written from: Lisbon River

Date: 5 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 426

Document type: Holograph

Will ever study to return thankfulness, in the best manner he can, for the favourable place which he finds himself to have in the Duke's remembrance. Sir Henry Wood will find him careful to obey his Grace's directions.


An Order by the House of Lords of Ireland. for adding the Earl of Kildare to a Committee

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 685

Document type: Certified Copy

An Order by the House of Lords of Ireland. for adding the Earl of Kildare to a Committee formerly appointed to consider of some means of rewarding the services and sufferings of the Lord Primate


Don ... Pimentel y Bravo, Governor of Cadiz to Sandwich

Written from: Cadiz

Date: 5 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 32

Document type: Original; subscribed and signed

Compliments and Good wishes on his Lordship's Voyage to England.

Spanish.


The humble Petition and Address of the Knights, Citizens & Burgesses, in the Parliament of Ireland assembled, to the King's... Majesty [concerning the Bill of Settlement]

Date: 6 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 339v-340

Document type: Copy


Speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland [Sir John Temple] to Ormond

Date: 6 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 341

Transmits, by Dr. Gorges, a member of the House of Commons, the address calendared immediately above. Solicits his Grace's favour for the presentation thereof to the King.


Henry Cromwell to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 8 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 430

Document type: Holograph

The time of the writer's 'Protection' expires apace; nor is the expense of this town very suitable to the writer's condition. It would be of great concernment for him to know his doom before he returns unto the country...

He neither expects nor desires to hold a foot of any restorable lands, nor a foot more than is, by the mercy of his Majesty's 'Declaration', afforded him. He only desires his Grace to save him the hazard of solicitations in Ireland, & all contests there, where of all places, he wishes to live, - though never so obscurely,- under the Duke's protection.


Sir William Domvile to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 402-403

Document type: Holograph

Thanks the Duke for favours shewn to Major John Lake, a faithful servant to his late Majesty... Describes his own services and sufferings for the Crown... [Even now,] "by the enmity of those two brethren in iniquity, the Adventurer & the Soldier, all supplies are withdrawn from the writer's office; no patents for their lands, no pardon for their past misdemeanours, shall [it is threatened] come through his hands, although these have been heretofore peculiar to his office" [of Attorney-General of Ireland]...


Archbishop of Armagh to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 83

Document type: Original

The only favour ever begged of the King by the writer, during his banishment, was through His Grace's mediator, - the naming of a Baronet. As yet he has made no use of it. If that dignity may be fixed upon the writer's son, it will be bestowed on one who, it is hoped, will always be found ready for his Majesty's service...

Adds particulars concerning lands belonging to the see of Armagh; and in a postscript notices of certain books recovered by the writer, which had been taken from the King's library at Holyrood House, - including a fine Plato in three large volumes - "the finest that I have seen."


Warrant by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice-Treasurer

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 8 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 1

Document type: Copy

Warrant by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice-Treasurer, for the payment, "out of the four-score thousand pounds ordered to be paid unto you, out of the assessments of England, for the service of Ireland," a sum of three hundred pounds to Dr. John Westly [So in MS.], to be by him disbursed, upon acocunt, for his Majesty's service.


Warrant by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice-Treasurer

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 8 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 1

Document type: Copy

Warrant by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice-Treasurer, for the payment of two hundred pounds, - as above, - to Sir William Flower.


The King to the Lords Jusitces of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 10 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 513

Document type: Original. With record of enrolment.

Thomas Southwell of Castle Matros in the County of Limerick, esquire, to be a Baronet of Ireland.


Ormond to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 434

Document type: Copy

Is informed by Lord Massareene that by virtue of "an ancient letter" obtained from his Majesty, Mr Henry O'Neill is a suitor to their Lordships that he may be restored immediately to his former estate in the County of Antrim, before Lord Massareene, who is in actual possession of it, be reprised.... There is a subsequent letter from the King according to which O'Neill's restoration is to be conditional upon previous reprisal to the present possessor...


Reasons wherefore by your Majesty's Declaration of Nov. 30 [1660], restitution of persons restorable to their former estates [in Ireland], was not, for want of reprisals, to be longer deferred than to the 23rd October 1661

Date: 12 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 104-105

Document type: Copy

Delivered by the Irish [Commissioners] to the King and Council. ... 12 March 1661 [O.S.].


Heads of several material variances between his Majesty's Declaration of 30 Nov. 1660, and the body of the Bill [of Settlement] transmitted [by the Lords Justices and Council,] from Ireland

Date: 12 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 106

Document type: Copy


A Brief of the Defence made [by the Irish Commissioners] in answer to the Objections offered to invalid[ate] the Peace granted to the Irish, in the year 1648/49

Date: 12 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 107-108

Document type: Copy


Countess of Barrymore to Ormond

Written from: Castle Lyons

Date: 13 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 324-325

Document type: Holograph

Mentions the journey of the writer's son into England. Asks the Duke to present him to the King; and to favour the youth with his counsel.


Sir John Temple to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 435

Document type: Holograph

Thanks the Duke for the high honour done to him, by his Grace's letter of 14th December. ... The Duke has now a most favourable opportunity for making this poor distracted Kingdom, not only safe, but happy, under his Government, by the settlement of a true Protestant English interest, - a design long entertained, & with a vast expense of blood and treasure attempted, by several of his most noble predecessors. ... The Constitution of those times not admitting the vigorous prosecution of that design, ... the glory of the work is certainly reserved for his Grace. ...


Lady Pickering to Sandwich

Date: 14 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 35

Document type: Holograph

Desires his Lordship's opinion and counsel upon a proposal of marriage for her daughter, made by Mr Thomas Trollope, "a son of Sir Thomas Trollope, of Lincolnshire". ...


Minutes of Proceedings in the Priory Council of England, relating to affairs of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 14 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 70, fol(s). 171v-172

Document type: Transcript of a Certified Copy


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 15 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 515

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Luke Bathe of Atharnem the County of Meath, esquire to be a Baronet of Ireland.


A Copy of His Majesty's Commission to Sir William Davidson

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 16 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 437

Document type: Copy

A Copy of His Majesty's Commission to Sir William Davidson [for "procuring and encouraging merchants, tradesmen, handicraftsmen, artificers, & principally fishermen, ... to transport themselves & their families into his Majesty's Kingdom of Ireland"]


The names of the basest villains in Amsterdam, that correspond [with] and maintain the King's murderers there

Date: 18 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 439

Document type: Original

The names of the basest villains in Amsterdam, that correspond [with] and maintain the King's murderers there, and correspond with all the treacherous, disaffected party here in England. [Drawn up by Sir William Davidson; and by him delivered to Sir George Lane, Secretary for Ireland.]


Petition of Nicholas Doyle to the Duke of Ormond Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Date: March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 76, fol(s). 5

Document type: Original

Complains of his forcible dispossession by the late usurper of lands in Arklow, long enjoyed by himself & his Ancestors; and prays relief.


Minute on the Petition above-named by the Lord Lieutenant referring it for consideration of the Commissioners on Crown Lands in Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 18 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 76, fol(s). 5v


A State of the Revenue certain and casual, of Ireland, as it came into Exchequer, for the year ending 20 March 1661/62

Written from: Dublin

Date: 20 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 700

[Together with Abstracts of the constant charge by the new establishment: and of the Public Debt of Ireland.]

[The amount of the Debt, at date in margin, was £180,069].


Archbishop of Armagh to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 87

Document type: Original

Some new information received out of England of the assignment of a sum of £50,000 to the Earl of Leicester out of the security of the 1649 Officers, occasions the renewal of the address of the House of Lords on behalf of those officers. ...

There have been great tuggings in the two Houses, this day, about the Customs and Excise. The Peers adhere firmly to their vote. ...


Encloses

An Address by the Lords, Spiritual and Temporal, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Date: 22 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 85

Document type: Certified copy

Recite the provisions of the Kings Declaration concerning securities for the arrears of the Officers of the Army serving in Ireland before 5 June 1649.

Pray that those provisions be observed, and that the dividends may be distributed equitably, and without preference.


A Warrant by the King for the grant of certain forfeited dwelling-houses

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 444-445

Document type: Copy

A Warrant by the King for the grant of certain forfeited dwelling-houses, and of "twelve thousand acres of forfeited, unrestorable, & profitable lands, plantation-measure of twenty-one feet to the pole," to Sir James Shaen; and for certain other grants, herein specified to the same person.


Ormond to Sir William Domvile. [in MS.: "Dumvill"]

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 115

Document type: Copy

The difficulties met with in the performance of Sir William's duty [as Attorney General of Ireland], were doubtless foreseen by him. ... A person in his place could not escape traducing, & that perhaps the more if he did his part with strict regard to the rules of justice ... The observations made by him [concerning the Act of Settlement] are received with satisfaction. ... They may well be put into such a method, as may serve to guide the Commissioners. ...


Ormond to Sir Maurice Eustace

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 117

Document type: Copy

With the Chancellor's letter of the 5th came the Order of the House of Commons ... which, being of a new and extraordinary nature ... the Duke acquainted his Majesty therewith. ... His Majesty's "sense was that I should write nothing to interrupt the transmission of the Bill desired." ... This being so, the Duke is in no respect ashamed or afraid to receive so useful &, he thinks, honourable a testimony of the affection of that House." ...


Ormond to the Lord Chancellor Eustace

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 199, fol(s). 114

Document type: Copy

Has taken the King's pleasure upon the "order of the House of Commons, concerning me" [for a grant of £30,000] notified by his Lordships letter of Mar 5. The King commands him "to write nothing to interrupt the transmission of the Bill desired & promised, but to suffer it to proceed in the usual ... way."


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 26 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 519

Document type: Original

The lands of Tymachoe, Garvoke, and Giltown, in the county of Kildare, now in the possession of John Burmeston, Gentleman, are to be set out to him, his heirs and assigns, "in satisfaction of incumbrances purchased by him from Adventurers and Soldiers." ... And, in the meantime, a grant of custodium is to pass to him, Burmeston, that he may not be disturbed in his possession.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 27 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 521

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Sir Daniel O'Brien, of Carrigchoule in the county of Clare, to be a Viscount of Ireland, by the style of Viscount Clare.


A Collection of Orders, Warrants, Licenses, and Minutes

Date: 27 March - 23 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 159, fol(s). 1-61

Document type: Copies

A Collection of Orders, Warrants, Licenses, and Minutes of the Lords Justices of Ireland concerning details of military service, and of army finance, in that Kingdom, from the 27th of March 1662, to the 23rd July following.


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Worcester House

Date: 28 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 41

Document type: Holograph

Particulars concerning needful Commissions from the Duke, as Lord Lieutenant of Somersetshire, for the Militia of that County, which is "loose", for want of them.


King of Denmark to Ormond

Written from: Copenhagen

Date: 29 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 523

Upon occasion of the return to England of Hannibal Scheslet, thanks the Duke for favour shewn to him formerly, and requests its continuance.

Latin.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 29 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 525

Document type: Original

Sir Hans Hamilton of Monella in the county of Armagh, to be a Baronet of Ireland.


Archbishop of Armagh to Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 89

Document type: Original

Desires Sir George Lane's assistance in the case of Lord Brittas, in the way of reminding the Duke of Ormond of the Addresses of the House of Lords for Lord Brittas' restoration to his former Estate by the Bill of Settlement or otherwise.


Address of the House of Lords of Ireland to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant, on behalf of Theobald, Lord Baron of Brittas

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 91

Document type: Original


Subjoins

Archbishop of Armagh to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 March 1662 [in MS. "1661" but endorsed correctly "1662"]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 91v

Document type: Original

What is written above is from the House themselves. Having been so often commanded to submit this recommendation the writer was afraid to seem importunate upon his own score. ...

The young Lord Brittas is not unwilling to become a Protestant, as his uncle was before him, if it might be done without disparagement to his honour.


Archbishop of Armagh to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 93

Document type: Original

Is bold to represent to his Grace that the writer has been long importuned to make himself the head of a great party in the House of Lords, and of late by many also of his friends in the House of Commons. But he is not fond of parties, nor will be, further than it may stand with his Majesty's service. ... Has been always trained up in a school of obedience, and cannot stir without command. ...

Adds a recommendation of Dr Pett, bearer of this letter.


Petition of Richard Duffe of the City of Dublin, esquire, to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [30 March?] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 268

Document type: Original

Recites Petitioner's unfruitful attendance on the Trustees of the "1649 Officers'' Securities in order to his restoration to certain lands, or to reserved rents thence accruing, according to previous Orders of their Lordships; whose effectual recommendation of Petitioner's Case to the Trustees aforesaid is prayed for.


Subjoined thereunto:

An Order, by the Lords Justices, in accordance with the prayer of the Petitioner above recited

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 268

Document type: Original


[An Order] by the Lords Justices of Ireland [for the quartering in Dublin of the Earl of Orrery's Troop of Horse]

Written from: Dublin

Date: 31 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 37, fol(s). 226

Document type: Copy


A List of the General Officers [of the King's Army in Ireland], as they were paid for the half-year ending the last of March, 1662

Date: 31 March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 170

Document type: Copy


An Index of Persons named in the several Warrants, Orders and Proclamations, of the Lords Justices of Ireland, and of the Privy Council of Ireland, from January 4, 1661, to March 26, 1662, inclusive

Date: March 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 158, p(p). 430-481

Document type: Original


Dr Wesley to Ormond

Date: [March] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 440

Document type: Holograph

By the letters of the Lord Chancellor [Eustace] the writer had first the honour to be recommended to the Lord Lieutenant ... He presumes he may be as serviceable, in respect of the putting into repair of the existing buildings [at Dublin] as any other. If new buildings be intended, he has so much interest in Mr Webb - who is as able an architect as any in England - that by his directions he will be in a capacity of serving the Duke in that also.

If the place had not been disposed of at Breda, Webb had been made Surveyor General of England. His Grace, it is presumed, has seen the draught, prepared for his Majesty, for rebuilding Whitehall ...


Clarendon to Lane

Date: [March] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 442

Document type: Holograph

The writer's cousin Hungerford, who bears this note, is the person recommended to the Duke of Ormond, for command of a foot-company in Ireland.

He is of noble family, possesses a considerable fortune, & did his Majesty considerable service before the Restoration.


Instructions, by the King, concerning the Civil List of Ireland

Date: [March?] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 423

Document type: Copy


A Memorial of the Receipts & Discharges in the Exchequer of the Monies received, as part of the Queen's Portion, by His Excellency the Earl of Sandwich, Embassador Extraordinary to Portugall

Date: [March?] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 73, fol(s). 645

Document type: Original

[The total charge is 217,785 Crusados, = £38,076 sterling. In the discharge £13,572 sterling is assigned to account of Garrison of Tangier; £2000 to expenses of Queen Catherine's Voyage; £12,255 for stores provisions etc. of the Fleet; £10,248 for the Charges of the Embassy, & for allowances paid to Merchants. Total discharge = £38,076.]


The Payments upon the Military List for Ireland, to begin the first day of April, 1662

Written from: Whitehall

Date: [March 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 275, fol(s). 1-6

Document type: Original [a roll]

The Payments upon the Military List for Ireland, to begin the first day of April, 1662; and to be paid by the hands of our Vice-Treasurer, and Treasurer-at-Wars, according to the Cautions [so in MS.] hereundermentioned.


An Index of Names in the margins of the Entry-Book, of Warrants, Orders, &c., by James, Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and by Thomas, Earl of Ossory, Lord Deputy of Ireland; from March, 1662, to May, 1666

Date: March 1662-May 1666

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 265-275

[In several cases, the names placed in the margin are not those of the persons chiefly concerned in the Warrant, or Order, or other document, against which such marginal entry is placed.]


Captain William Batten to the Lords Justices

Written from: Aboard the 'Garland', Kinsale

Date: 1 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 192

Document type: Holograph

The writer understands that Captain is [busied] upon fitting a small vessel out of the harbour as a private man-of-war. In the writer's judgement, Reynolds' former commission gives him no power therein.


Lord Peterborough (Governor of Tangier) to Sandwich

Written from: Tangier

Date: 1 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 36-37

Document type: Original

Reports the state of Tangier, the need of stores, and especially of fuel; and the progress of negotiations with neighbouring powers.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 2 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 527

Document type: Original

Thomas Bramhall, son of John, Lord Archbishop of Armagh, to be a Baronet of Ireland.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey

Date: 2 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 1v

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey, for the payment "out of the twenty thousand pounds ordered to be paid unto you, out of the assessments of England, for the service of Ireland," of a sum of £1163 17s. to Sir William Flower, to be by him disbursed in the purchase of certain army clothing, herein specified, at length.


A like Warrant for the payment out of the eighty thousand pounds, ordered as above, of a sum of £275 4s., to Colonel Daniel Treswell, for a like purpose

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 2 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 1v

Document type: Copy


Lord Chancellor of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 4 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 446

Document type: Holograph

The Bill mentioned in his Grace's letter of March 25th is ordered for preparation ... For the advice given to the writer, his humble thanks are returned ...

The Attorney General, who suffers for, & takes great pains in, his Majesty's service, has desired the presentation to his Grace of the enclosed humble request.


Encloses

Particulars of a Grant, by his late Majesty, of the Office of Clerk of the Hanaper in the Chancery of Ireland

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 448

Document type: Original

With petition for a grant of the reversion thereof, to William Domvile, eldest son to Sir William Domvile, his Majesty's Attorney General for Ireland.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey, for the payment of a sum of twenty pounds, to Captain John Griffith, for transport of ammunition into Ireland

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 4 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 1v

Document type: Copy


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 5 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 529

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Letters-Patent are to issue, under the Great Seal of Ireland, containing his Majesty's pardon to Thomas Parr, of Barry's Court in the county of Cork, for the killing of Matthew Bates.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 7 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 531

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Reprisals in the county of Cork, to the value of £200 per annum, over and above all incumbrances, are to be assigned to the Corporation of Bandonsbridge in compensation of lands formerly granted to the Corporation aforesaid which are now to be restored to Donough, Earl of Clancarty, the original owner thereof.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 7 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 533

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

The arrears due to Edward, Lord Bishop of Limerick, as Chaplain-General of the Army in Ireland "for the service in Leinster", are to be forthwith stated, and debentures are to be assigned to him, in order to the satisfaction of the said arrears out of the Securities appointed for Officers serving in the Army aforesaid, before June 5, 1649.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 7 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 535

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Satisfaction is to be made for arrears due to Michael, Lord Bishop of Cork as Chaplain-General of the Army in the Province of Munster. Should any of the lands assigned already to the said Bishop prove to be restorable to the former proprietors, by virtue of provisions in the Settlement Act now under consideration, then reprisals are to be made to him out of the lands appointed for the reprising of the Inhabitants of Cork.


Captain Jacob Reynolds to the Lords Justice of Ireland

Written from: Kinsale

Date: 8 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 190

Document type: Original

Solicits that order may be given to Major Love to suffer the writer to pass with his vessel to sea.

PS: Sends a copy of his Majesty's license to the writer, whose intent is, he confesses, "to raise or lower himself, on the Dutch".


Minutes of Proceedings in Council, concerning the Bill of Settlement for Ireland

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 8 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 255

Document type: Copy


Lord Chancellor of Ireland, and Earl of Orrery, to Sir George Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 9 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 451

Document type: Original

Arthur Padmore, who has, since his Majesty's Restoration, served here as Clerk for Army affairs is recommended for continuance in that office, under Sir George Lane.


Henry Cromwell to Ormond

Date: 9 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 458

Document type: Holograph

Humbly thinks that his Grace could have taken no better way to quiet the writer's mind, than to get him settled upon a foundation of common right, though founded upon mercy ... Upon the whole matter his infinite thanks are returned for the Duke of Ormond's courage, in appearing for his obnoxious name ... May his Grace never need more, such services as the writer formerly, with affection & heartiness, endeavoured to render ...


Lords Justices & Council of Ireland to Nicholas

Written from: Dublin

Date: 9 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 702

Document type: Copy [nineteen signatures]

By the hands of Mr William Fitzgerald, a Member of the House of Commons of Ireland, a Bill passed by that House is now transmitted to his Majesty. It provides for the raising throughout this Kingdom of a sum of £30,000 sterling for the use of James, Duke of Ormond, "in testimony of the just and grateful sense which his Majesty's good subjects of this Kingdom entertain of the Duke's extraordinary merits" ...


Letters-Patent of King Charles II, granting to the Society of the Governor & Assistants in London of the new Plantation in Ulster, certain customs, subsidies, & duties

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 10 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 571-572

Document type: Breviate

Letters-Patent of King Charles II, granting to the Society of the Governor & Assistants in London of the new Plantation in Ulster, certain customs, subsidies, & duties accruing to his Majesty in the City of Londonderry, for a term and upon conditions stated.


The King to Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 10 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 541

Document type: Original

A Petition and Memorial of Sir Thomas Aleyn, Baronet, an Alderman of London, herewith transmitted, concerning abuses in the tanning of hides in Ireland are to be taken into consideration. If necessary, a Bill is to be prepared for remedying the abuses therein complained of.


Enclosure 1

Petition of Sir Thomas Aleyn, to the King

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 539

Document type: Copy

Recites petitioner's appointment as Seal-master for Leather tanned in Ireland; and certain abuses alleged to prevail in that Manufacture.

Prays for the passing of an Act of Parliament for remedy thereof.


Enclosure 2

Memorial concerning regulations proposed for the manufacture of Leather in Ireland

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 537

Document type: Copy


A Rent Roll of the Estate of Nicholas Purcell, esquire, Ward to his Grace the Lord Duke of Ormond; as the same was set by Edward Butler, esquire

Written from: Thurles

Date: 11 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 228-229

Document type: Original


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey, for the payment to Josiah Primat, of a sum of £240, on account of army clothing

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 14 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 2

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant, for payment of the sum of £1899 8s. 9d., towards the raising, marching, & transporting into Ireland, of his Majesty's Regiment of Guards

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 14 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 2


A like Warrant, for payment of the sum of £931 16s. to Colonel William Legg, for the purchase in England, of arms and army stores, to be sent into Ireland. With schedule and invoice thereof.

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 14 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 2v

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant, for payment to Colonel Legg, aforesaid, of the sum of £359 6s. for other army stores. With schedule and invoice of the same.

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 14 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 3

Document type: Copy


Ormond to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Date: 15 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 36

Document type: Breviate

His Majesty, in Council, has approved of the 'Bill for the Settlement of Ireland' and has declared his intention to appoint Henry Coventry esquire, Sir Edward Dering, Mr Serjeant Rainsford, Colonel Edward Cooke, Thomas Beverley, Edward Smith, and Winston Churchill, esquires, to be his Commissioners for the execution of it in Ireland.


Bishop of Elphin to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 460

Document type: Holograph

The Bill for enabling Bishops [in Ireland] to grant leases for sixty-one years, brought over by the writer, was, by neglect of the Clerk of the Crown, falsely engrossed ... But had no such mistake occurred, the Bill would not have passed without alterations ... of which the writer adds particulars, & explanatory remarks ...


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 16 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 543

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Whereas Charles Dunn, son & heir of Barnaby Dunn, late of Ballibrittas in the Queen's County, took an active part in the late Rebellion of Ireland (in which his said father, now deceased, was no ways engaged, but was a great sufferer by it) a lease for thirty-one years of the lands forfeited to the King by the treason of Charles Dunn aforesaid is to be passed to Thomas Pigot and to Sir William Flower, jointly, under such yearly rent as to the Lords Justices shall see fit.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 16 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 545

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Confirms former orders for the grant of a Custodium of Lands, in the Counties of Dublin & Kildare, in order to the reprisal of John, Lord Kingston, for lands surrendered. Directs that deficiencies, if any, shall be made up out of the forfeited lands, in the counties aforesaid, or in the county of Cork ...


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 16 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 547

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Renews a former command, contained in a Royal Letter of July 31, 1661, for a grant of forfeited lands, to the value of £500 per annum, to Colonel Milo Power, in reward of his loyal services, and of those of his deceased brother, Richard Power.


Considerations upon the advancement of Moneys, upon the Duke of Ormond's Act [of the Parliament of Ireland] for the £30,000

Date: 17 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 461

Document type: Original; endorsed by Lane


Albemarle to Ormond

Written from: Cockpit

Date: 18 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 463

Document type: Original; with seal of arms

Recommends certain official persons employed in Ireland, under the Writer's Lieutenancy, for continuance in their respective offices.


Encloses

A Schedule of the Names of Persons, whose continuance in their respective employments in Ireland is desired by ... the Duke of Albemarle

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 465

Document type: Original


Ormond to Sir Maurice Eustace

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 18 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 119

Document type: Copy

Has received the Chancellor's letter, & with it the desire of Mr Attorney General [Sir W. Domvile] ... But the Duke has, not long since, earnestly besought his Majesty not to grant the reversions of places, upon any consideration or by any importunity ... How, therefore, it would befit him to be the first suitor for the breaking of a resolution ... it is left for the Chancellor to judge.

Particulars are added concerning the pending Act of Settlement, and other Acts for Ireland ...


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 452

Document type: Holograph

Soon after the issue of the documents herewith inclosed the Earl of Orrery had copies of them which the writer supposed would have been sent, by his Lordship, to the Duke of Ormond ...

The earlier of them had its origin in a Petition of Papists, yet it extends to Presbyterians & others. It gives indulgence only in respect of non-attendance at Church. The later of them extends further ...


Enclosure 1

Instructions to the Judges of Assize of March 4, 1662, by the Lords Justices & Privy Council of Ireland, concerning Recusants & others

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 454

Document type: Copy


Enclosure 2

The like Instructions to the Same, of March 25, 1662, on the same subject

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 456-457

Document type: Copy


Albemarle to Ormond

Written from: Cockpit

Date: 19 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 466

Document type: Original; with seal of arms

The case of Mr John Daniel Sconebub is recommended to the Lord Lieutenant's favourable consideration. He served as an Army-Surgeon in Ireland, and was pensioned. His pension has been long in arrear. Lately he was deprived of £600 by burglars, who also wounded him.


The humble Proposal of Daniel Bellingham, Alderman of Dublin

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 19 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 463

Document type: Copy

The humble Proposal of Daniel Bellingham, Alderman of Dublin, for the advancing of money upon the Act of the present Parliament of Ireland for payment of £30,000, to James, Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. [With a memorandum thereon by Sir Thomas Vyner, and Robert Vyner, of London.]


Subjoins 1:

The Account of the £30,000 advanced by Sir Robert [so in MS.] and Thomas Vyner, on ... the Duke of Ormond's Bill from Ireland, for which he is to account to the Earl of Anglesey; 14 Dec. 1662

Date: December 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 465

Document type: Original


Subjoins 2:

Particulars of his Grace [the Duke of Ormond]'s payment of the sum aforesaid

Date: December 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 466


Subjoins 3:

Acquittance, by Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, for the sum of £30,000, as aforesaid

Date: 17 June 1663

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 466v-467

Document type: Copy


Ormond to Mervyn, [Speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland]

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 19 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 37, fol(s). 309

Document type: Copy

Returns thanks for the Vote of the House, bearing date, March 4, 1662.


Ormond to the Speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 19 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 341v-342

Document type: Copy

Desires the Speaker to make known to the House the writer's deep and enduring sense of the obligation conferred upon him by the Vote [of 4 March 1662].


Nicholas to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 19 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 343

Document type: Copy

The Order of the House of Commons of the 4th of March, notified by their Lordships' letter of the 19th of that month [in MS. by obvious error: "19th inst."], and the Bill transmitted, in pursuance thereof, for the raising of £30,000 for the Duke of Ormond, are most acceptable to his Majesty ... And, at the Council-table, the writer has not known anything to receive a more cheerful & unanimous concurrence ...


Lords Justices of Ireland to Sir Edward Nicholas

Written from: Dublin

Date: 21 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 481

Document type: Copy

Communicate the petition of Lord Massareene and recommend a proviso in his Lordship's favour, for insertion in the Bill, lately transmitted from the Council Board in Ireland, concerning "the licensing of wine and aquavitae" in that Kingdom.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 21 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 551

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Colonel Marcus Trevor to be Baron Trevor of Rose-Trevor, in the County of Down, and Viscount of Dungannon, in the County of Tyrone.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 21 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 553

Document type: Original

The half-year's rents due - in virtue of a voluntary offer made by and on behalf of certain Adventurers and Soldiers, now in possession of lands assigned to them for adventures & for arrears of pay - in certain parts of the Province of Leinster ... are to be levied for, and received by, Edward, Earl of Clarendon ... in part compensation of his losses in the King's service.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey, for the payment "out of the £80,000" - to Sir George Hamilton, of the sum of £1,200, for forty tons of bullets ... for his Majesty's service

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 21 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 3v

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant, for the payment, as above, of a sum of £663 14s., to John Wall, esquire, for army clothing

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 21 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 3v

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant, for the payment, as above, of a sum of £755 12s., to Henry Prescot & partner, also for army clothing

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 21 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 3v

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant for payment, as above, of the sum of £20, to the Earl of Mount-Alexander, on account of the transport of ammunition into Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 21 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 3v

Document type: Copy


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 549

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]. The superscription is to the Lords Justices; the address on cover, to Ormond.

Recites the payment by Claude Du Moulin, Resident of the King of France, of a sum of 12,000 livres tournois, for the transport from Ireland, in the year 1646, of a Regiment of Foot for the service of that King, which Regiment on account of the distractions of the times could not be transported as was intended.

Recites also the offer of an abatement in the claim for reimbursement now due to the nephew and executor of Claude Du Moulin aforesaid.

Directs that Francis Du Moulin be allowed a sum of £500, as a deduction from Customs duties payable upon French wines to be by him imported into Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 555

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Recites former directions for inserting in a Bill [pending in Parliament, or about to be brought in] concerning the Customs of Ireland, of a proviso, saving the right, title, & interest, of Wentworth, Earl of Kildare, to certain Customs-Duties arising in the Ports of Strangford & Ardglass, and granted to the predecessor of the said Earl by King Henry VIII ...

Recites also information since given of the prejudice accruing from the continuance of so great a royalty ... in the hands of any subject ...

Directs compensation in money, "not exceeding the sum of £10,000, sterling, principal money", to be paid to John, Earl of Clare, and others, in trust, to defray the portions of the said Earl of Kildare's sisters, "and other debts & engagements" ...


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 22 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 2v

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey, for the payment to Dr William Currer, of a sum of one hundred pounds, "out of the first twenty thousand pounds of the one hundred thousand pounds to be received, by contract, from Sir Thomas Vyner and Mr Robert Vyner, his Majesty's goldsmiths."


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 23 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 557

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

George Hamilton to have a grant, for life, of the forfeitures which may accrue under the Acts of Parliament, made in Ireland, concerning ploughing &c.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 23 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 559

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Refers to the Lord Lieutenant's consideration the prayer of a petition from William, Lord Baron of Howth, for a lease of certain towns and lands, in the county of Louth, forfeited to the Crown by Christopher St Lawrence.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 23 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 561

Document type: Original

Lord Richard Butler to be created Baron Butler of Cloghgrennan, & Viscount Tullagh [in MS.: "Tullo"], in the County of Carlow [in MS.: "Cathulogh"], and Earl of Arran in the County of Galway.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 23 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 563

Document type: Original

William Fitzgerald, esquire, to be Examinator to the Commissioners for Executing the Act of Settlement for Ireland.


An Enrolled Duplicate of the Letter of the King to the Lords Justices of Ireland, directing the grant of the dignity of the Earl of Arran to Lord Richard Butler

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 23 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 565

Document type: Original


The Duke of Ormond's [Letters] Patent for the Regiment of Guards [in the Kingdom of Ireland]

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 23 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 106

Document type: Copy


Petition of Edward Farmer ... and others, of the Earl of Orrery's Troop, to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Date: [circa 23 April] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 159, fol(s). 13-14

Document type: Copy

Plaint against Francis Sympson, of Dublin, for injurious treatment of the petitioners, whilst they were, by order of the Sheriffs of Dublin, quartered in his house, and there "demeaned themselves as becometh". With the usual prayers for redress.


Annexed

An Order of Reference of this Petition to the Mayor & Sheriffs of Dublin, and to Sir Thomas Armstrong, Quarter-Master-General of the Army

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 159, fol(s). 14

Document type: Copy


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 24 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 567

Document type: Original

The Custodium of Lands in the Counties of Dublin & Kildare, to John, Lord Kingston, directed to be passed by the King's Letters of February 19, and March 18, last is to have immediate effect. Any previous and conflicting grant of the lands, aforesaid, or of any of them, is to be cancelled.


Sir George Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 25 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 468

Document type: Holograph

Upon perusal of his Grace's warrant on behalf of the Writer, Lord Anglesey [Vice-Treasurer of Ireland] told him that the money was payable "out of the 80,000£" no part of which was due until May 1st, and then payable only in Ireland, "to answer the other occasions of that Kingdom."

Unless the Duke will write "a billet, under his own hand", the writer's credit here will be wholly ruined.


Note of the Creation of Sir William Dungan as Viscount Dungan, in the peerage of Ireland

Date: 25 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 118, fol(s). 62v

Document type: From Bishop Stearne's MSS.


Sir Henry Wood to Ormond

Date: 26 April 1662, about 6pm

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 470

Document type: Holograph

This is the fourteenth day that her Majesty has been at sea, but as yet not above 50 leagues are run, on the way to England ... The Queen is now well & busied with the trying-on of clothes of English fashion ... The Duke's commands are desired as to the treatment of at least "two hundred & fifty Portugueses, all as helpless to themselves, as they are useless to the Queen's Majesty" ...

The writer adds the names & functions of the principal nobles, and also those of some of the English members of the Queen's household ...


Sir Henry de Vic to Ormond

Written from: St James'

Date: 27 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 476

Document type: Original

Apprises the Duke of the appointed solemnization of the Festival of St George, by prorogation, on the 28th, 29th and 30th of May.


Muskery to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 28 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 474

Document type: Original

Upon intelligence that the place of a Gentleman of the Bedchamber is likely to be void, by the resignation of Mr Lawrence Hyde [in MS.: "Mr Lory Hide"], who is to be preferred to a greater place, the writer asks the Duke's assistance in his endeavour to be appointed Mr Hyde's successor ...


Bristol to Ormond

Date: 28 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 365

Document type: Original

Renews a former recommendation of Mr [Robert] Walcott the writer's cousin-german.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 29 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 569

Document type: Original

Effectual order is to be taken for the immediate stating of the account of Murrough, Earl of Inchiquin, for arrears of military pay, for service before June, 1649; and for the assignment to him of forfeited houses, lands, & tenements, in the City of Limerick and liberties thereof, for satisfaction of the same, according to the rules & directions laid down in the Act of Settlement.


Earl of Middleton to Ormond

Written from: Ware

Date: 30 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 449

Document type: Holograph

It was the writer's ill fortune to miss the opportunity of waiting upon his Grace, on the morning of his departure for Portsmouth, & so to lose occasion of making some report of the condition of Scotland ...

Lord Newburgh will present the Duke with a cypher, & with "some few desires" from the writer.


Memorandum of the receipt, by Richard Kingdon and another, in virtue of a warrant by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, of eleven books

Date: 30 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 482

Document type: Copy

Memorandum of the receipt, by Richard Kingdon and another, in virtue of a warrant by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, of eleven books containing "the proceedings of the Committee for Irish affairs, usually heretofore sitting in the Star-Chamber, between 15 April, 1642, & 17 June 1650."


Lord Deputy & Council of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 30 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 650-651

Document type: Original [with sixteen signatures]

Report their proceedings in regard to the provision of means for payment of certain arrears due to his Majesty's Army in Ireland, and in regard to other matters of public finance.


Lords of the Council in England to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 30 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 581

Document type: Original [with ten signatures]

Desire that inquiry be made as to certain sums of money collected in Ireland, in virtue of a Royal Letter, recommending contributions for the relief of distressed Protestant Churches in Poland.


Enclose:

Petition of Paul Hartmann, Agent for the distressed Protestant Churches in Poland, to the King

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 579

Document type: Apparently, original

Recites information received by petitioner that certain sums gathered for relief of the Churches aforesaid are now in the possession of Mr Thomas Waterhouse, as Alderman of Dublin, & another.

Prays for an order directing the transmission of such moneys, in order to their due appropriation.


An Ordinance of the Lords Justices and Council in Ireland relating to Recusants & Nonconformists

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 April 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 80, fol(s). 679

Recites that "contrary to expectation, Recusants, Nonconformists & Sectaries have hitherto grown loose by Clemency", nevertheless the Council, yet hoping that gentle counsels may eventually work upon the misguided, signify the King's gracious pardon of all offences committed against the "Act for Uniformity of Com Prayer & Service in the Church", in times past.


Petition of the Lord Viscount Massareene, to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Date: [April] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 480

Document type: Copy


Ormond to Sir Audley Mervyn, Speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland

Date: [April? 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 680-681

Document type: Holograph-minute

Returns thanks for the Vote of the House of Commons of March, 1662 which has "produced the transmission of a Bill hither; & his Majesty's gracious approbation to the scheme of it".


Lane to Mervyn

Date: [April? 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 682

Document type: Original [without signature, date or address]

Has a message which refers to some proceedings in France, of which intelligence is just received ... Desires that the Speaker would consider whether the Speech [of the Lord Lieutenant] should first be read to the House, & then the Message should be brought in.


Mervyn to Lane

Date: [April? 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 682

Document type: Original [written at foot of Lane's note]

Has made a report which "omitted not a word" of Sir G. Lane's paper. Therefore, the message may be at once delivered.

Endorsed: "Particulars concerning 'a Message from the Lord Lieutenant to the House'."


Notes [of an intended speech, to the House of Commons of Ireland. By the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant.]

Date: [April? 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 684

Document type: Holograph


The [Military] List, or Establishment [of Ireland], containing all the Payments to be made for Military Affairs, for and from the first day of April, 1662

Date: [April] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 418-422

Document type: Copy

The aggregate of the Military List is £160,977 3s. 10 1/2d.


The Civil List, or Establishment, of Ireland ... containing the several entertainments, by the year, of all Officers, and others, serving in our Courts of Justice ... Officers belonging to the State, etc. ... For and from the first day of April, 1662

Date: [April] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 424-428

Document type: Copy


[A Schedule of] Payments [in Ireland] ... to be continued to the present grantees, during their grants, but to cease afterwards, and not to be granted or paid to another

Date: [April] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 428-429

Document type: Copy


Appended thereto:

An Abstract of the total payments, distinguishing the constant from the temporary, upon the Civil List of Ireland

Date: [April] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 430

Document type: Copy

The aggregate of the constant payments is £14,946 13s. 1d. That of the temporary, £12,014 10s. 10d.


An Act for the Uniformity of Publique Prayers, and Administration of Sacraments

Date: [April?] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 102-106

Document type: Draught; with copious marginal notes and alterations, chiefly in Lord Wharton's hand


The Names of the Committee [of the House of Lords] for the "Bill of Uniformity"

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 100


Madame de L'Espervanche to [Sandwich]

Date: [April?] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 253-254

Document type: Holograph [this, like the preceding letters of the same writer in this series, is without date & without address]

Congratulations on the progress of the Earl's mission to Portugal; and hopes of an invitation to the festivities of the King's marriage.

French.


Massareene to George Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 1 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 478

Document type: Holograph

Has, in the Bill now brought over by the Bishop of Cork, read the fruits of his Majesty's goodness, through the Lord Lieutenant's mediation, & the care & kindness of Mr Lane ... He takes the freedom to send an enclosure by way of a little viaticum, for the journey which he trusts will be both safe & speedy.

The House [of Lords] has commanded the writer's service in drawing up a letter of thanks to Mr Lane for his "indefatigable pains in our Magna Carta" ...

He adds particulars in relation to pending personal affairs at Court.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 1 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 571

Document type: Original

Recites (1) the circumstances under which a Jury of the County of Galway was sentenced to pay a heavy fine to the Crown, in the year 1635, during the government of Thomas, Earl of Strafford; (2) the directions given by the late King for remission of an unpaid portion thereof; and (3) the late issue, notwithstanding such directions, of process for recovery of the remainder of the fine aforesaid.

Orders that course be taken in the Exchequer for fully effecting the remission formerly directed.


A Copy of the Duke of Ormond's Letter to the Duke of Hamilton, calendared above

Written from: Portsmouth

Date: 2 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 121


Lawson to Sandwich

Written from: On board HMS The Swiftsure, 8 leagues off Alicante

Date: 2 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 257

Document type: Original

Has received His Excellency's letter of March 21, with duplicate of a preceding letter, of March 6. Having taken in provisions at Alicante, and having dispatched four ships to Lisbon, is now on his way to Tunis, and if peace be made there, to Tripoli ...


Lane to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 3 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 544

Document type: Holograph

Affairs of the Ormond family. Proceedings in the Privy Council, "in reference to the grant your Grace obtained for Mr Vyner for the coinage of small silver money in Ireland" ... and to some other public business of that kingdom ...

Adds: "I have discovered enough by my Lord Chancellor [Clarendon]'s discourse to make me confident that he will continue his kindness and friendship to you, in the prevention of anything that may ... reflect upon you, when you shall be in Ireland; and how useful & necessary a friendship that maybe, your Grace may best judge" ...


Ormond to the Duke of Hamilton

Written from: Portsmouth

Date: 3 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 199, fol(s). 115

Document type: Copy

Explains the reasons which induced the writer to advise his son "to take the title of Arran, belonging to Ireland"; "the place", adds Ormond, "having long been the inheritance of my family, as I hope it shall shortly be my son's."


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 4 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 485

Document type: Holograph

An Order of Council is herewith sent for restraining the coining of small money in Ireland ... The coiners pretend they have authority to make the alloy therein of less value, by ten shillings in the pound weight of silver, than the silver here current in England ... The Bills for cleansing the streets, & against Quakers, were both passed on Friday preceding ...


Encloses:

An Order in Council that the Lords Justices of Ireland do take effectual measures to ... stop all coining of small silver money ... upon pretence of particular Letters-Patent &c.

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 487

Document type: Copy


Sir Henry Wood to Ormond

Written from: [At sea]

Date: 4 May O.S. 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 488

Document type: Holograph

The Earl of Sandwich resolves, if possible, to make for Portsmouth ... The Queen is now in good health, but most desirous to go ashore ... Her train is of about 250 persons ... Her Majesty lives after the manner of Portugal, and the Marquess of Sandé rules all as Lord Chamberlain ... There are two countesses (newly made) & forty-eight other women.

The writer hopes that the hackneys & carriages will attend at Portsmouth, & that the Cofferer will be there with money.


Edward Montagu to Ormond

Written from: Plymouth

Date: 4 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 326-327

Document type: Holograph

Intimates the arrival of Queen Catherine in England. Has her Majesty's commands to tell the Duke that she comes hither already well informed of his great merits, and with high esteem for his character.


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 483

Document type: Holograph

In the Bill of Settlement lately returned hither, the writer finds a proviso inserted for the Duke's humble servant. He ascribes it to his Grace's nobleness, & returns for it, & for many other favours, grateful thanks.


Henry Coventry to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 5 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 489

Document type: Holograph

Reports the progress of the Militia Bill, and other items of London news.


A Computation of a Month's Pay to the Army of Ireland, according to the Muster of the 5th of May, 1662

Date: 5 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 599

Document type: Original


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 6 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 491

Document type: Holograph

If upon the receipt of this letter his Grace should not have had advice of the Queen's embarkation, the King desires his return hither leaving at Portsmouth his servants and company, so that he may immediately repair thither again, upon notice of her Majesty's approach ... The King conceives it not fit, as yet, to raise in Ireland the horse that are to be be sent to Portugal; but to wait, until the arrival of the Portuguese Ambassador.

Adds mention of some minor political incidents.


Ormond to Nicholas

Written from: Portsmouth

Date: 6 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 591

Document type: Copy

Upon the writer's return from Tichfield, received Sir Edward's letter of 4th inst. & the enclosed Order in Council prohibiting the coining of small silver money in Ireland ...

States his the Lord Lieutenant's view of the policy of the grant aforesaid and the reasons on which his opinion is based; and adds a recommendation that further inquiry thereupon should be made ...


A List of Persons which waited on her Majesty ... from Lixbona [distinguishing those that were stayed at Kingston, from those that came to London]

Written from: Whitehall

Date: [6 May? 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 29

Document type: Original; endorsed by Lane


Edward Wiseman to Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 7 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 493

Document type: Holograph

Desires the favour of a line to give assurance that the happy news of the Duke of Ormond's coming to Ireland is indeed true ...

Any command in the County of Wexford will be embraced with much readiness ...


Lord Andover [afterwards Earl of Berkshire] to Ormond

Written from: [London?]

Date: 7 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 495

Document type: Holograph

What Mr Heveningham hath of assurance for his life, after the payment of £15,000 at one telling, is, the writer is morally certain, "barely the sign-manual, secretly procured by my Lord of B., his cousin, & therefore most closely reserved in the deck, against a storm - both for the King's regard, no less than their individual advantage" ... Neither, adds the writer, is "Mr Tichborne's estate yet consigned to H.R.H., or anybody else that I can learn - beyond the general notion of attainder at larger; so that the obtaining a grant thereof cannot possibly shock the higher powers" ...


Votes, in the House of Lords, concerning the "Bill of Uniformity"

Date: 8 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 150


[A Warrant] by the Lords Justices of Ireland, to the Mayor & Sheriffs of Dublin, for the quartering "of his Grace [Duke of Albemarle]'s Guard" in that City

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 37, fol(s). 230

Document type: Certified copy


Votes of the House of Commons [of Ireland, concerning "several clauses and provisos of the 'Bill for Settlement of Ireland' ... relating to the Security of the Officers who served his Majesty in Ireland, before the 5th of June, 1649" ...]

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 10 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 689-690

Document type: Copy


Colonel Edward Cooke to Ormond

Written from: Portsmouth

Date: 11 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 497

Lords Richard Butler, John Butler, Cavendish, & others, are come hither in great haste to see the Queen land, but their speed is as unsuccessful as was the Duke's from Petersfield ... Advices are now received of the Fleet being in Mounts Bay.


Petition of Richard Huyshe, to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Date: 12 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 188

Document type: Original; endorsed by Sir Paul Davys: "Received 12 May, 1662, and read at the Board."

Recites the chasing into Baltimore harbour, by a Portuguese ship of war, of a merchant-vessel laden with goods from Limerick, and prays for redress.


Thomas Meredyth to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 13 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 499

Document type: Holograph

Makes it his humble request that the Duke would think him worthy of some command, whereby he may subsist; having been for many years thrust out of all that he had.


Albemarle to Ormond

Written from: Cockpit [Whitehall]

Date: 13 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 184

Document type: Original

Thomas Wentworth, son of Sir George Wentworth, is humbly recommended for the command of a company in the Army of Ireland, now void by the death of Sir Thomas Gifford, Baronet.


Lords Justices to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 501

Document type: Original [with ten signatures]

Submit to the Lord Lieutenant various propositions in respect to the lodging, organization, and procedure of the Commissioners of the new Court of Claims, under the Bill of Settlement.


Encloses:

Lord Massareene, and others, Commissioners of the Court of Claims, to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 502

Document type: Original [signed by Lord Massareene, Sir J. Temple and Sir R. Meredyth]

State to their Lordships the desires of the Commissioners in respect to the place of their meeting, & to various household arrangements there.


Lords Justices of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 194

Document type: Original

Submit to the Lord Lieutenant a narrative of the proceedings of Captain Jacob Reynolds, now commanding a Portuguese ship in the Harbour of Kinsale and employing himself in fitting out another vessel as a Privateer, and communicate the papers relating to the case; desiring to be informed by his Grace of the King's pleasure thereupon.


Lords Justices & Council of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 195

Document type: Original [with nine signatures]; written as a Postscript to the Letter of the Lords Justices

Communicate the petition of Richard Huyshe; and also the purport of a letter received from Major Goodwin, in relation to the chase of the Dutch ship mentioned in the petition aforesaid.


Reasons to manifest the inconveniences that would come to Ireland, from the executing of the grant of the coinage of small moneys to Sir Thomas Vyner ... [and others] ... at the rate ... and allowance ... therein expressed

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 606-608

Document type: Original; without signature, or address; endorsed by Lane

[Submitted to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant.]


Lords Justices of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 36

Document type: Breviate

The weekly allowance of £25, to the Commissioners for Settlement, mentioned in his Grace's letter as amounting by the year to £1200, amounts really to £1300.

The most convenient place for the sittings of the Commissioners will be the Court of Wards in the King's Inns ...

Some other incidental allowances for expenses of the Commission will in the Lords Justices' opinion be needful, over & above those mentioned in his Grace's letter ...


Massareene to Lane

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 14 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 503r-v

Document type: Holograph [Addressed to Sir George, at Whitehall]

Reports some proceedings in the Irish Council at Dublin.


A Vote of the House of Commons of Ireland, for an Address to the Lords Justices, praying them to transmit a Bill to amend the Act of Settlement, in respect of certain provisions "relating to the interest of the '1649' Officers"

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 16 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 687

Document type: Certified copy


Note of the Creation of Lord Richard Butler to be Baron of Cloghgrenan and Earl of Arran, in the Peerage of Ireland

Date: 16 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 118, fol(s). 62v

Document type: From Bishop Stearne's MSS.


Captain William Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 17 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 504

Document type: Original

The formalities in order to the writer's commission as Captain of a Company lately commanded by Sir Thomas Gifford, already granted, are interrupted by the letter lately addressed by his Grace to the Lords Justices, for restraining the filling up of vacant commands until further order. It is the writer's humble suit that his Grace will be pleased to settle him in the command aforesaid.


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 19 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 511

Document type: Holograph

The King is pleased to dispense with the writer's attendance in the present journey [to Portsmouth to receive Queen Catherine], and to accept the service of the writer's son, for whom the Duke's noble favour therein is solicited, as occasion may occur ...

It will be expedient that his Grace should consider of the Draught of his Instructions for Ireland, before the fair transcript be made for the King's hand ...


Advices in relation to the civil and ecclesiastical affairs of Ireland, and in relation to various ecclesiastical persons

Date: 19 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 513-514

Document type: Original. Addressed, by Thomas Talbot, to a person not herein named, and communicated to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant.


The King to Sir Maurice Eustace and the Earl of Orrery

Date: 19 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 67, fol(s). 315

Document type: Breviate; by Carte

Recites former letters of April 29, 1662, directing a statement of the arrears of pay due to Murrough, Earl of Inchiquin, for service in Ireland, before the 5th of June 1649, and the satisfaction of the same out of forfeited lands, houses, & tenements, in the Mile-End, City, and Suburbs of Limerick, according to directions contained in his Majesty's Declaration of 30 Nov. 1660, & in an Act intended to be passed for executing the said Declaration.

Recites also the appointment of the lands & houses aforesaid to the satisfaction of other like claims, whereby the security may become insufficient for the charges thereon ...

Orders that a third part of the Earl of Inchiquin's arrears aforesaid be satisfied out of the first moneys payable by soldiers [under the Declaration above-recited] ...


Lane to Ormond

Written from: From Mr. Vyner's house in London

Date: 20 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 515-516

Document type: Holograph

Mr. Vyner attends his Grace at Portsmouth, and will submit an account of "some new projects of Mr. Slingsby, in order to the crying down the money in Ireland; and will acquaint his Grace with the ill consequences which may ensue" thereon. Mr. Vyner yesterday furnished my Lady Duchess with £500, for her present service ... and is resolved to proceed as far as his stock & credit will carry him, in his Grace's service ...

An account is added of the proceedings, in both Houses of Parliament of Ireland, upon the Bill for the grant to the Duke of the sum of £30,000.


Peter Walsh to Ormond

Date: 20 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 241-242

Document type: Original

Solicits the Duke's acceptance of a treatise, by the writer of this letter (upon some religious subject, not herein particularized) which, he hopes, may perhaps not be thought unworthy of some serious reflection.

Notices the reception given to the 'Remonstrance', or 'Protestation', of certain of the Romanish Clergy of Ireland; and some other ecclesiastical affairs, Irish and Continental.


The Names of the Persons appointed by the Trustees to give a particular and constant attendance on the service of the '49 Officers

Date: 21 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 614

Document type: Original


John FitzGerald, Deputy Governor of Tangier, to the Commanders of any of his Majesty's Frigates, &c

Written from: Tangier

Date: 21 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 38

Document type: An attested copy. Endorsed by Lord Sandwich.

Notifies the great need of the presence of his Majesty's Ships at Tangier, advice having been received of the assembling of a large Spanish force at Ceuta who are to join with the Moors in an attack upon the settlement. Urges any Commander to whom this letter may come to communicate the intelligence to Admiral Sir John Lawson.


The King to Clarendon

Written from: Portsmouth

Date: 21 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 237, fol(s). 36

Document type: Copy; from the original, in the Harleian Library. (In Carte's hand).

The King reached Portsmouth about two in the afternoon. Can now give an account of his impressions of the Queen, who was abed when he arrived; and who (he adds) "has as much agreeableness in her looks, [taken] altogether, as ever I saw; and if I have any skill in physiognomy (which I think I have) she must be as good a woman as ever was born." Adds: "My Lord Lieutenant [Ormond] will give you account of the rest."


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 573

Document type: Original

Directs that after due inquiry Letters-Patent be passed confirming the title of Richard, Earl of Barrymore, to certain manors and lands mentioned in a petition of the said Earl, and in an accompanying schedule, herewith transmitted.


Enclosure 1

Petition of Richard, Earl of Barrymore, to the King

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 575

Document type: Original

Recites the purport of Letters-Patent of 2 King Charles I, bearing date December 12, [1626,] containing a grant of the manor of Barry's Court & other manors to Petitioner's father David, Earl of Barrymore.

Prays for the passing of Letters-Patent specifying the lands comprised therein.


Enclosure 2

A Schedule of the Lands comprised within the Manors granted to David, Earl of Barrymore

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 576

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]


Earl of Dover to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 24 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 334

Document type: Holograph

Communicates some particulars of certain discoveries of lands in Ireland, belonging to the Crown but of which the title had been long "concealed", as alleged. Asks that on establishment of the title the writer may have lease of the lands; so that, being "a business of great value to the King", it may also be of some profit to the writer.


Sir George Wentworth to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 25 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 517

Document type: Holograph

The news of Sir Thomas Gifford's death came at a time when it was least expected. He had not been above a week a married man.

It is the writer's humble suit (should it stand with the Duke's good pleasure) that the deceased's foot-company may be transferred to the writer's son.


My Lord [Duke of Ormond]'s Cypher with Mr Secretary Nicholas

Date: 26 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 50, fol(s). 418-419

Document type: In print; endorsed & dated by Lane


Major Robert Warde to Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 28 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 520

Document type: Holograph

Mr Lane's care of Colonel Mark Trevor, in his absence, will add much to the Colonel's obligation. A clause in his favour, proposed for insertion in the Act of Explanation is herewith transmitted ...

The favour of the Lord Lieutenant's letter to the Lords Justices, desiring them "to suffer the writer's little grant to pass", has been asked through Mr O'Neill.


Lords Justices of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 28 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 589

Document type: Original

Recite the grounds & reasons of their recommendation of a Grant to Daniel Bellingham & others of the King's license to coin small silver money in Ireland and the passing of the Letters-patent, so recommended by the Lords Justices; the preparations for coining made by the Grantees; and the accounts brought to this kingdom of the endeavours of "persons of interest" [in England] "who highly oppose the execution of the said Patent".

Entreat his Grace's prevention of the success of the opposition aforesaid, and his continued favour to Daniel Bellingham & his partners.


[An Order] by the Lords Justices and Council [of Ireland] [for the quartering, in Dublin, "of his Majesty's Regiment of Guards, lately arrived out of England"]

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 28 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 37, fol(s). 228

Document type: Certified copy


[An Order] by the Lords Justices & Council [of Ireland, for the Garrisoning of the City of Dublin]

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 28 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 200

Document type: Certified copy


A Copy of the Order, calendared above. From the Council Book.

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 28 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 202


Massareene to Lane

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [28 May] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 332-333

Document type: Holograph

Answers communications from Sir George Lane respecting a purchase of the writer's interest in Wine Licenses in Ireland. Is so sensible of the advancement of the King's service, that any loss of his own, in "accomodating the affair", will not be allowed to "come in balance".

Adds a report of political incidents.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 29 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 577

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Directs the restoration of Jane, Countess Dowager of Mountrath, to the possession of certain lands, until due reprisals for the same shall have been assigned & set out, by the Commissioners appointed to execute the King's Declaration for the Settlement of Ireland.


Lords Justices & Council of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 524

Document type: Original [with eleven signatures]

Enumerate certain Acts lately transmitted hither from England, and various verbal defects and oversights therein which need correction ... Request his Grace to give order for the bringing hither of the full-length pictures of the King & Queen, for the Presence-Chamber.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 30 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 583

Document type: Original

Recites the purport of Letters-patent of 14 King James I, 5 July [1616], conferring on John, Lord Massareene, the right of licensing the sale of wines and aqua-vitae in certain parts of the Province of Ulster.

Directs the payment of a sum of £1000, to Lord Massareene, upon surrender of the Letters-patent aforesaid.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 30 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 585

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Upon representation to the King of the unprofitableness of certain lands formerly assigned, in the County of Kerry, to officers and soldiers of the Earl of Orrery's troop of Horse, in satisfaction of arrears of pay, it is directed that such compensation as upon inquiry may be found to be due, in respect of the premises, shall be supplied out of lands in the next adjacent barony of Dunkerran, alleged to be now in the King's hands.


Votes of the House of Lords of Ireland, for the passing of a Bill entitled: 'An Act for the better execution of his Majesty's gracious Declaration for the Settlement of Ireland'

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 30 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 546

Document type: Official copy; endorsed by Lane


Massareene to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 31 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 522

Document type: Holograph

The great Bill of Settlement which will be the everlasting monument of the Duke's care of, & goodness to, this Kingdom is now passed the House of Lords ... The coming hither of the Commissioners is now longed for ... The writer desires to be pardoned if he presumes to remind the Duke of what concerns his Grace - namely that the order for the half year's rents, payable by the Adventurers and Soldiers, on the stating of the Lord Lieutenant's accounts be not omitted ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 31 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 587

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Directs that pardons be passed, under the Great Seal of Ireland, to such merchants as shall sue forth the same, "of all Bonds given and forfeited ... concerning Wools, before the ... 24th day of June, 1660; and concerning Excise or Customs, before the 25th day of March, 1658."


A Memorial by the Earl of Donegal, and other Officers of his Majesty's Army in Ireland, in relation to their arrears of pay, and to other military affairs

Written from: Custom House of Dublin

Date: May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 506-507

Document type: Original [with eleven signatures]. Addressed to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant.


Advices in reference to certain proceedings of the House of Commons of Ireland, upon questions affecting his Majesty's Army in that Kingdom

Date: [May?] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 508

Document type: Original. Addressed, by an unknown correspondent to Sir George Lane, at Whitehall.


A Clause, proposed to be inserted in the 'Bill of Explanation' of the 'Act of Settlement', for Ireland

Date: [May] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 519

Document type: Undated

A Clause, proposed to be inserted in the 'Bill of Explanation' of the 'Act of Settlement', for Ireland, containing a proviso for the continuing in force of certain Letters-Patents granted by his Majesty on the 30th November, 1660, in favour of Sir Arthur Forbes and Colonel Marcus Trevor.


A Schedule of the Names of Secular Priests of the Church of Rome, of Regular Priests of the Order of St Francis, and of Regular Priests of some other Orders, resident in Ireland

Date: [May 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 236

A Schedule of the Names of Secular Priests of the Church of Rome, of Regular Priests of the Order of St Francis, and of Regular Priests of some other Orders, resident in Ireland, and stated to be subscribers of a certain Document (not herein named) [but obviously the 'Remonstrance', framed by Peter Walsh, and known as "Remonstrance of the Valesians"].


A Proclamation [by the Lords Justices of Ireland forbidding the coinage, importation or circulation of copper money within that Kingdom]

Date: [May? 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 610-612

Document type: Draught; with many corrections


Speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 526

Document type: Holograph

The Bill of Settlement hath passed both Houses. The Duke may remember the opinion formerly expressed by his Grace that a Bill of such length & comprehending so many interests may need certain explanations. To that effect, the Commons have addressed the Lords Justices for the preparing of a Bill of Explanation ... Enumerates various Bills of Supply, and states the progress made with them ... In respect to the Court of Wards this House will not capitulate with his Majesty, but will leave the matter to his good pleasure ... The writer is, however, confident that in nothing could the Lord Lieutenant more oblige this Kingdom, than in obtaining from his Majesty - after those Bills are passed - the favour of the taking away of the Court aforesaid ...


Cardinal de Retz to Ormond

Written from: Commines

Date: 4 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 330

Document type: Holograph

Assurances of remembrance and regard.

French.


Colonel Mark Trevor to Ormond

Written from: Holyhead

Date: 7 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 528

Document type: Holograph

A release by his Majesty of the power of revoking the writer's grant, which power remains in the King by virtue of the Act of Settlement, now passed, will be needed for his security and is graciously promised by the King. The Lord Lieutenant's favour therein is solicited ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 7 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 589

Document type: Original

A grant to be made in due form to Hugh, Earl of Mount-Alexander, of such rents payable to persons whose possessions are forfeited to the Crown, and hitherto concealed, as the said Earl may discover within three years of the date hereof, under such conditions as to the Lord Lieutenant shall seem to be fitting.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 7 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 591

Document type: Original

Recites the grant of a pension to Sir George Blundell, by King James, payable out of the Revenue of Ireland, and now in long arrear of payment, by reason of the late troubles in that Kingdom ...

Recommends such provision in respect thereof as may appear to be just & reasonable.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 7 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 593-594

Document type: Original

In consideration of the eminent services and great sufferings of John, Lord Archbishop of Armagh, a grant is to pass to his son, Thomas Bramhall, of lands & hereditaments, to the value of £500 sterling by the year, out of forfeited and unrestorable lands in the County of Louth ...


Sir Richard Stayner to Sandwich

Written from: On board 'The Mary', off Alicant

Date: 7 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 40

Document type: Holograph; the writer enclosed a letter from the Consul of 'Tripolow', which is not now appended

Reports what he has done in execution of orders received through Sir John Lawson, from his Lordship & from the Lord High Admiral. Adds that it is the judgment of all with whom he can speak that "Tripoli will not make peace with us. They lately took an English ship ... worth, it is said, 400,000 dollars".


Madame de L'Espervanche to Sandwich

Written from: [Paris]

Date: 7 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 255-256

Document type: Holograph

Thanks the Earl for the remittance of sixty Jacobuses, sent by Mr Jermyn.

Expresses the joy felt, at the English Court in Paris, at the arrival in England of "the young & beautiful Queen", and at the happy nuptials.

French.


Count de Marchin to [Ormond]

Written from: Brussels

Date: 8 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 529

Document type: Holograph

The Marquess de Renti, a friend of the writer, is to accompany Count d'Albon, in his mission of compliment from the Duchess of Orleans on occasion of his Majesty's marriage, and is recommended to the Duke of Ormond's favour ...

Of Monsieur Favell and his pretensions, the writer will say no more than that he will endeavour to be of service.

PS. ... Desires to be informed confidentially who a certain De Witt[?] may be, who is said not to have served the King faithfully during his exile [MS.: "dans sa disgrace"]. The writer, however, despises such tales [MS.: "canailles"].


Middleton to Ormond

Written from: Edinburgh

Date: 8 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 531

Document type: Holograph

Accredits Lord Tarbitt, bearer of his letter, to acquaint the Duke with the late proceedings of the Parliament of Scotland, and with the present temper of the People there ... Will hope to receive his Grace's commands, in order to such a correspondence as may conduce to the King's service.


An Order in Council, concerning the Compensation to be paid to Wentworth, Earl of Kildare, out of the Revenue of Ireland, in lieu of his claim to the Customs of the Ports of Strangford and Ardglass, in the Province of Ulster

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 8 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 595

Document type: Original


A List of such persons as have been declared nocents [by the Court of Claims in Ireland], with the defendants

Date: 9 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 608-609

Document type: Original. The title cited is from Sir George Lane's endorsement.

Received from Sir John Percival, 9 June 1662.

The counties are not named.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 10 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 597

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Inquiry to be made into the truth of certain allegations, contained in a petition of John Bane O'Kelly - charged as an accessory to the murder, in the year 1647, of a person unknown - and if the same shall be found to be true, a pardon to issue, under the Great Seal of Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 10 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 599

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

A Grant or Lease to be passed to Sir John Percivall of the town and lands of Kinsaly, in the County of Dublin, for such term of years, and at such yearly rent, as the Lord Lieutenant shall think fit.


[Resolution of] the Lords Spiritual and Temporal [of Ireland], assembled in Parliament [concerning the assessment of Subsidies upon Peers]

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 10 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 103

Document type: Certified copy


A Particular of all the Moneys received for Places, by ... the Duke of Ormond, Lord Steward of his Majesty's Household [May 1660-June 1662]

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 10 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 112-113

Document type: Original; signed by Ormond

[The total sum is £16,110.]


Archbishop of Armagh to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 95

Document type: Original

The Lord Lieutenant formerly received a recommendation of the writer's case both from the Justices and the House of Peers ... His sufferings in the detention of his rents, the loss of just debts, the burning of his towns, and the plunder of goods, did amount to above fourscore thousand pounds ...

It hath pleased the House of Commons now to join with the Lords in their former request ... And it is agreeable to his Majesty's gracious Declaration.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 12 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 601

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

All proceedings in the Court of Exchequer of Ireland, concerning the forfeited Bonds mentioned in the King's letter of 3rd May last to be forborne, until such time after the Lord Lieutenant's arrival in Ireland as he shall think expedient.


Colonel Arthur Hill to Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 534

Document type: Holograph

Has received Sir George's letter of 7th inst., and returns his best thanks for favours shewn to the writer.


The King to the Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 14 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 603-604

Document type: Original

Empowers the Justices to compound, in certain cases and under certain conditions, herein prescribed, for "sundry grants [formerly directed] to be made unto several persons, for divers sums of money, to be paid out of the forfeited Bonds, Recognizances, and other debts, due ... for the transportation of Wool in the Kingdom of Ireland".


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 16 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 605

Document type: Original

Edmund, Viscount Mountgarrett, to have such pension, out of the Treasury of Ireland, as the Lord Lieutenant shall judge meet & convenient until such time as the Commissioners of the Court of Claims shall have determined his title & claim to his ... estate.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 16 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 613-614

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

A grant made by the Lord Primate to Sir James Graham of certain lands in the parish of Termonfeckin [where was formerly an ancient seat of the Archbishop of Armagh] [and county of Louth] to be confirmed by Letters-Patent under the Great Seal of Ireland.


Warrant for the imprest of a sum of £154 11s. towards the expenses of the first Commission for executing the 'Act of Settlement' in Ireland

Date: 16 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 37

Document type: Breviate


A News-Letter, signed "Thomas Pares", addressed to Lord Viscount Massareene

Date: [16 June] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 516-517

Produced by his Lordship to the Privy Council of Ireland, June 16, 1662, and read at the Board.


Lord Ranelagh, and others, Officers of his Majesty's Army in Ireland, to Lane

Written from: Custom House, Dublin

Date: 18 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 536

Document type: Original [with nine signatures]

Having received the Duke of Ormond's Commission, bearing date May 22nd, which restores to the writers the friends left out, by mistake, in the former Commission [by the Duke of Albemarle], they return to Sir George Lane their hearty thanks for his favour therein; as also for many other signal favours conferred on them, and in them, on the "the Forty-nine interest" at large.


Sir Arthur Forbes, and others, to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 538

Document type: Original [with four signatures]

On the same subject, and in general to the like effect, with the letter to Sir G. Lane, calendared immediately above.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 18 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 611

Document type: Original

A sum of sixty pounds sterling, annually, to be settled upon Dr John Stearne, as an "exhibition ... unto the Public Professor of Physic, in the University of Dublin, [and] an encouragement to Learning"


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 18 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 615

Document type: Original

A Commission under the Great Seal of Ireland to issue to the Lord Treasurer of Ireland and others empowering them to reduce and qualify forfeited recognizances and bonds, in the Court of Exchequer.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 18 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 617

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Alexander Macdonnell to have a grant of such chief-rents, lands, and tenements, within the barony of Glenarm, as he shall make appear to have formerly belonged unto him, and as are not set forth to Adventurers or Soldiers.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 18 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 619-620

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

The Earl of Orrery, and the Lord Viscount Massareene, to be collectors of the moneys payable under certain provisions of the King's Declaration for the Settlement of Ireland.


Queen Henrietta Maria to Ormond

Written from: Paris

Date: 18 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 351

Document type: Holograph

Being informed that the Earl [in MS.: "Conte"] of Antrim is left by the 'Declaration', concerning the affairs of Ireland, in the number of "the thirty-six" [persons enumerated as restorable to their estates, under conditions stated] and that the Declaration reserves to the Lord Lieutenant & Council a power of making such modifications therein as may seem to them expedient, the Queen earnestly renews her recommendation of Lord Antrim; entreating that by the continuance of the favour shewn to him in England, no innovation to his disadvantage may be made in Ireland.

French.


An Extract of Advertisements [relating to political affairs in Ireland, and in Scotland. Sent to Secretary Sir Edward Nicholas, and by him communicated to the Duke of Ormond].

Date: 19 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 540


Lord Kingston to Ormond

Written from: Chester

Date: 19 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 541

Document type: Holograph

Solicits the Duke's favour in procuring for the writer part of the office of Registry in Ireland, or a share in farming the Customs and Excise of that Kingdom. States the reasons which oblige the writer to give his Grace the trouble of this renewed application.


Bishop of Meath to "a Kinsman of his" [not herein named]

Written from: Dublin

Date: 20 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 548

Document type: Holograph

There is, the writer finds, an increasing activity of correspondence between the Fanatics of England and those of Ireland. "Their letters speak much of general discontents in England, since the Act of Uniformity" ...


Enclosure 1

"A Copy of a Letter from Mr. Walter Hickman [to Mr Burton] concerning a great sight seen in the skies, of several bodies of men martially ranged, and likewise of several ships"

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 550

Document type: In the Bishop of Meath's hand


Enclosure 2

"A Copy of a Writing seen at Bury [in the County of Suffolk] and sent into Ireland, concerning the poisoning of King Charles"

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 551

Document type: In the same hand [both undated]


Exceptions made by the Bishop of Killaloe against the Patent at present designed by the Earl of Thomond [concerning lands appertaining to the See of Killaloe]

Date: 20 [June] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 100-101

Document type: Copy


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 21 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 621

Document type: Original

Jane, Countess Dowager of Mountrath, and her assigns, to be empowered to build and maintain light-houses upon the Coast of Ireland, and to receive from all ships & vessels whatsoever duties and allowances of tonnage as formerly have been accustomed, used, and paid for that service.


John Fitz-Gerald, Deputy Governor of Tangier, to Sandwich

Written from: Tangiere

Date: 21 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 44-45

Document type: Holograph; the signature is "J. Gerald". The endorsement by Lord Sandwich reads: "Col. Fitz-Gerald. June 21, 1662".

Reports the progress of works for strengthening the fort and town. Has thought it his duty "since the unhappy loss of Lieut Col Fines [Fiennes] & his party", not to hazard any more men abroad. Mentions advices which have reached him from Tetuan, "which town 'Guilan' has lately forced to composition". These advices he has already sent to H.R.H. the Lord Admiral.


Encloses

An Account of all that I have done towards the security and strengthening of this City, since his Excellency [Lord Peterborough]'s departure. [By Colonel John Fitz-Gerald].

Date: [Undated] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 46

Document type: Original


Crew to Sandwich

Written from: Lincoln's Inn Fields

Date: 21 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 153

Document type: Holograph

Certain sums of money mentioned may remain in the Earl's hands, for a time specified. It is but a small service, but is rendered most willingly.


Petition of John Daniel Schonbul to the King

Date: [22 June] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 543

Document type: Original

Recites the service of petitioner in Ireland, and the grant to him of a certain Pension on account thereof.

Prays his Majesty's Commands for continuance of the Pension so granted.


An Order by the King in Council, upon the Petition calendared above

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 543

Document type: Original


Propositions to be considered of by his Majesty, for the governing of Ireland

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 544-546

Document type: Official Copy

[Presented by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant. Read and approved at the Council Board.]


His Majesty's Directions to the Masters of Requests; in relation to Petitions addressed to his Majesty, concerning suits or offices in Ireland

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 547

Document type: Official Copy


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 623

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

The allowance formerly directed to be paid to Richard, Earl of Cork, as Governor of Halbowling Fort to be added to the Establishment of the Military List of Ireland


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 625

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Charles, Lord Muskerry, eldest son to Donough, Earl of Clancarty, to be called to the House of Lords of Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 629

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Thomas, Earl of Ossory, to be called to the House of Lords of Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 627

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Roger, Earl of Orrery, to be Serjeant-Major General of the Army in Ireland, for life; and the employment is not to be continued upon the Military List after the Earl's death.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 631

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

John, Lord Berkeley, Baron of Stratton, Lord President of Connaught, to be a Privy-Councillor in Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 633

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

In consideration of the great services and sufferings of the late Bishop of Elphin, Thomas Tilson, son of the said Bishop, is to have the sum of £1,000, out of the moneys payable by Adventurers in virtue of the terms of the Declaration for Settlement.


Instructions for ... James Duke of Ormond, whom We have appointed Our Lieutenant of Our Kingdom of Ireland

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 66, fol(s). 365-368

Document type: Copy


Propositions [by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant] to be considered of by his Majesty, concerning the governing of Ireland

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 22 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 66, fol(s). 372-373

Document type: Copy

[Together with a Minute of the King in Council, thereupon.]


An Abstract of the Customs and Excise of Ireland, for two years, commencing 24 June 1660, and determining 24 June, 1662

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 24 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 408

Document type: Original; endorsed by Ormond


Notes upon the Excise Revenue of England, and upon the Farming of it

Date: 24 June 1662-24 June 1683

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 211, fol(s). 195

Document type: In T. Carte's hand


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 25 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 548

Document type: Holograph

Communicates the particulars of what passed at the Council-Board in relation to a libellous letter sent by post to Lord Massareene and by him laid before the Lords Justices of Ireland.


Massereene to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 25 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 550

Document type: Holograph

The name appended to the letter, now submitted for the Lord Lieutenant's perusal, like the handwriting and the seal, is wholly unknown to the present writer. The letter is treacherous & disloyal. The writer conceives it was his duty not to keep it to himself.


[An Order] by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal [of Ireland] in Parliament assembled [for an Address to the Lord Lieutenant concerning the mode of assessment of Subsidies]

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 25 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 105

Document type: Certified Copy


An Address from the House of Lords of Ireland, to the Lord Lieutenant, praying that his Grace will be pleased to supplicate the King, on their behalf, to declare his pleasure that the taxation of the Peers, upon Bills of Subsidy, shall be by themselves

Written from: Dublin

Date: 25 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 107

Document type: Original


Archbishop of Armagh to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 25 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 96

Document type: Original

Thanks the Duke for the marks of his Majesty's favour obtained through his Grace's mediation ...

Trusted as the writer is to oversee the Church, he could not with good conscience suffer such an unjust patent to pass [without opposition] as that which has been framed by the agents of the Earl of Thomond ... If that Patent had gone on, the Church of Killaloe would hardly have anything left of its old patrimony ...

Is commanded by the House of Lords to submit their humble desire that they may be taxed by themselves for their subsidies; or, at least, not by Commoners ...

Recommends Dr Edwards for the Archdeaconry of Derry, and Mr Holland for the Deanery of Derry ...


[An Order] by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled [in relation to the passing of Bills of Subsidy, whereby Peers are to be taxed by Commoners, contrary to the vote of the 10th June, 1662]

Written from: Dublin

Date: 25 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 98

Document type: Certified Copy


Advices of incidents at Tangier. Addressed, by William Staines, to Admiral Sir John Lawson

Written from: Tetuan

Date: 26 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 552

Document type: Certified Copy


Captain William Staines, Consul at Tetuan, to Vice-Admiral Sir John Lawson

Written from: Tituan

Date: 26 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 50

Document type: Holograph

Notifies intelligence which had reached him, mainly by means of the Governor of Tetuan, of plans concerted between the Moors and the Spaniards for a joint-attack upon the English at Tangier.


Enclosure 1

Propositions, or Additional Articles, adduced on behalf of 'Guilan', the Moor, upon a Treaty for a truce between himself, & the Governor of Tetuan

Date: [June?] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 48-49

Document type: Translation. Endorsed: "Guylan's Propositions; with my [the Governor's] Answers".


Enclosure 2

Staines to Lawson

Date: 26 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 42

Document type: An attested copy

[As above.]


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 28 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 635

Document type: Original

The humble desire expressed by the Citizens of Wexford for the addition to their present Charter of certain further privileges and franchises is recommended to the Lord Lieutenant's consideration.


Enclosure 1

The Additional Privileges prayed for by the Town of Wexford

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 637

Document type: Original


Enclosure 2

The Names of the present Mayor, Bailiffs, Recorder, and Burgesses, of the Corporation of Wexford [in MS.: "Waxford"]

Date: 1661

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 639

Document type: Original


Cardinal Francesco Barberini to the Roman Catholics of Ireland

Written from: Rome

Date: [28 June]/8 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 249

Document type: Translation

Notifies the grief of the "Most Holy Father of all the Faithful" for the afflicted condition of the affairs of the Roman Catholics of Ireland, a grief now enhanced when he perceives them to be in danger of attack, not only from abroad, but even from their brethren. Those who have kept themselves free from "Subscriptions" hitherto, must above all things beware that they be not yet led astray by blind leaders; those who have fallen into the pit must strive instantly to rise out of it.


Petition of the Marchioness of Antrim to the King, on behalf of the Marquess her husband

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 29 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 353

Document type: Original

Recites that Randal, Marquess of Antrim, is under bond in the sum of £20,000, to appear, within ten days' warning, before the Lords Justices of Ireland ...

Prays, under circumstances stated, for his Majesty's order for the cancelling of the bond aforesaid.


Appended thereto:

An Order, by the King in Council, referring the Petition, calendared above, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, with authority to do therein as his Grace shall think fit

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 355

Document type: Original


John Luke, Consul at Tangier, to Sandwich

Written from: Tangier

Date: 29 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 52

Document type: Holograph

Mentions - as matters of which fuller particulars are otherwise reported to his Lordship - Sir John Lawson's arrival at Tangier with his Squadron, and the holding of a Council of War, to organize measures of defence against the expected attack from Spain.


Vice-Admiral Sir John Lawson to Sandwich

Written from: On board H.M.S. Swiftsure, in Tangier Bay

Date: 29 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 54-55

Document type: Original

Has sent ships to call at Alicant and at Malaga in the hope of getting intelligence of Spanish designs & movements. On his arrival in Tangier Bay, & conference with the Governor, he found that advices had come from Cadiz of the preparation of a Spanish fleet of about 28 sail. Since he went ashore, he has received a report from Malaga, by a vessel of his own, of the expected junction of a Dutch squadron with the Spaniards.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for ... payment by the Earl of Anglesey

Date: 29 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 4v

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment by the Earl of Anglesey (out of a further sum of £4,000, to be received by him, in "virtue of four tallies, dated 28 June, 1662, upon Senor Edwert de Sylva, out of his Majesty's Exchequer in England") of a sum of £500 to each of the seven Commissioners for executing the 'Act of Settlement', by way of advance; and also of a like sum of £500, to Godfrey Van Gelre, Goldsmith, "as of his Majesty's bounty".


Colonel Fitz-Gerald to Sandwich

Written from: Tangier

Date: 30 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 56

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed with seal of arms

Sends advices of Spanish movements confirmatory of those reported by Sir John Lawson. Adds: "'Guilan' is, at this instant, drawing with his Army towards this place. He gives out it is to make a 'Court de Guard', in the fields of Tangier, within a quarter of a league of the town".


Advices of Court incidents, and of political affairs, in England and in Scotland

Date: [June] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 532

Document type: Original [ordered by the Lords Justices to be returned to Lord Massareene, June 23]

By Thomas Pares. Addressed, in another hand, to Lord Massareene, at Dublin, and by him communicated to the Lords Justices of Ireland as seditious.


Ormond to Sir Maurice Eustace, and others, Lords Justices of Ireland

Written from: Whitehall

Date: June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 123

Document type: Copy

Referring to a former letter of April 14th on behalf of Mr Lumley Chilwall - concerning his claim to certain lands in reprisal - desires that, for his present satisfaction, the Chancellor will cause him to be paid "so much money as will amount to the arrears of rent which he [Chilwall] might receive, out of" the Duke's lands of "Dunbitt by him quitted, to be paid out of the rents reserved upon estates ... for reprisals" ...


Memorandum of the promise made by Colonel Robert Phaier, to surrender himself before the Duke of Ormond

Date: 1 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 555

Document type: Original

Memorandum of the promise made by Colonel Robert Phaier, to surrender himself before the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, at Dublin, on the 24th of August next ensuing; and not, in the mean time, to do anything tending to disturb the peace of His Majesty's dominions


Ormond to the King

Written from: [London]

Date: 2 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 45

Document type: Holograph-Minute

The enclosed letter from his Majesty's Secretary in Ireland Sir Paul Davys, and the adjoined copy of a letter to Lord Massareene ... was read, it seems, in Council. Had they been first communicated to the Lords Justices ... they would, it is presumed, have been transmitted hither, without the ceremony of being read at the Board ... His Majesty is humbly besought to believe that he is not in a "state to despise any Calumny; much less such as may be mixed with probable appearances, and will be blown about with all the malicious comments that malice can suggest" ...


Encloses:

Copy of the letter of Sir Paul Davys, calendared above, with its appendix

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 45


A Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey

Date: 2 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 4

Document type: Copy

A Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey, "upon account of the £20,000, ordered to be paid unto you, 29th of September next, by Sir Thomas Vyner, out of the assessments of England for the service of Ireland, to make a discharge unto the said Sir Thomas Vyner, for the sum of £648, sterling, advanced by him unto Sir George Hamilton ... for bullets."


Ormond to the King

Date: 2 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 199, fol(s). 116

Document type: Copy

Submits to his Majesty a letter from the King's Secretary in Ireland Sir Paul Davys, with other papers.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment to Henry Thewer, and the rest of his Majesty's Trumpets, of the sum of £120, being advance money for their journey into Ireland

Date: 4 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 4v

Document type: Breviate


Lord Kingston to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 555

Document type: Holograph

The Duke's letter has brought to the present writer infinite honour and real happiness ... The fruits of his Grace's favour will be freely exposed to perdition in his service, when there is need ... As Lord Berkeley intends not to come into Ireland, should the Duke deem the writer fit for the Presidency of Connaught, in his room, he is prepared to give to Lord Berkeley the sum (£5,000) which it is understood the late Lord Ranelagh would have taken for that office ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 5 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 642-643

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Instructions concerning the reprisal-lands to be granted to the widow and children of Charles, late Earl of Mountrath, in lieu of the houses lands & tenements now possessed by them, "most of which do belong to persons restorable", according to the Declaration for the Settlement of Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 7 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 644

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Letters-Patent to be granted to the Earl of Mount-Alexander containing a release from the payment of certain rents and services, such "as the Adventurers for Lands in the Province of Leinster are subject unto, and with the like benefit of reprisal in case of restitution", &c., in respect of the Castles, Manors, and Lands, of St Wolstan's, otherwise Allen's-Court, in the County of Kildare, formerly granted to the Earl of Mount-Alexander aforesaid, and set forth in a proviso in the 'Bill of Settlement' ... as lately "transmitted into Ireland, and intended to be passed [in] this present session, in that ... Kingdom."


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 7 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 646

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

A grant to be made, in due form, to the Earl of Mount-Alexander aforesaid, of all broken and unserviceable cannon now in the King's Ordnance Stores of Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 8 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 648

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

After due inquiry, by Commission or otherwise, a grant is to pass to Cormach O'Neill of the interest, in remainder, to the Castles, Lands, and other Estate of Sir Henry O'Neill of Edenduff, in the County of Antrim, which was settled upon Art Oge O'Neill, brother of Sir Henry (and father of Cormach aforesaid), and by him forfeited for Treason.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 8 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 650

Document type: Original

If, upon due inquiry, the allegations contained in a petition of Captain Owen Macarty, herewith transmitted, shall be found to be true, Letters Patent are to be passed to the Petitioner containing a grant of the estate therein mentioned, in consideration of his sufferings and faithful service.


Encloses:-

Petition of Captain Owen Macarty to the King

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 654

Document type: Original

Recites petitioner's long military service to the Crown, and his claim, by descent, to certain lands in the barony of Machure and elsewhere [in the County of Cork], now, under circumstances stated, in the King's hands ...

Prays for a grant of the lands aforesaid.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 8 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 656

Document type: Original

When the Bill of Settlement for Ireland shall be fully passed into an Act of Parliament, a Commission is to issue to Henry Coventry, esquire, Sir Edward Dering, and others, herein named, for putting into execution the King's 'Declaration' & 'Instructions', and the Act aforesaid.


An Order, by Commissioners of the Court of Claims

Written from: Dublin

Date: 10 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 32, fol(s). 341

Document type: Certified copy

An Order, by Commissioners of the Court of Claims, under the Act of Settlement of Ireland, for the leasing of certain lands, now at his Majesty's disposal, in the County of Kildare, to John, Lord Viscount Massareene.


Daniel O'Neill to Ormond

Written from: Goring House

Date: 12 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 557

Document type: Holograph

Court Incidents. Rumours of the engagement between the Fleet of Sir John Lawson, and the Dutch Fleet under De Ruyter.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 12 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 658

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Recites a lease of the Petty Customs of the town of Galway to the Corporation thereof, and a subsequent mortgage of the same by the Corporation, and also an alleged Grant of Lands by the late usurped Power to the Mortgagees in satisfaction of the Mortgage ...

Directs that if the said Customs & the other Privileges of the Corporation shall be found to be at the King's disposal, by forfeiture, a grant of them shall be made to Sir William Carr, in such manner as may stand with the King's service ...

Should there be reason to restore the Corporation, some compensation in money is to be granted to Carr.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 12 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 660

Document type: Original

Further directions concerning the release to certain merchants of forfeited bonds, upon suit for the same.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 13 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 662

Document type: Original

Henry, Viscount Falkland, to be a Privy Councillor in Ireland.


Bennet to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 14 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 220, fol(s). 3-4

Document type: Holograph

Sends the cypher which the Duke commanded him to prepare. The King says he will not meddle with it, "until the Dukes paper comes, to give him a use for it"; for which reason the writer hopes his Grace will hasten that document.

This letter will be delivered by Mr Churchill ...


Daniel O'Neill to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 15 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 559

Document type: Holograph

Is newly returned from Hampton Court. The King is well in body, and much more easy in his mind than when the Duke left him. "On Sunday last, the Queen was brought to give way that my Lady Castlemaine should this day come to wait upon her. It is believed that the stay of some Portuguese is the exchange. Those that love the quiet of the Court magnify the dexterity & abilities of my Lord Chancellor in composing the difference & making so good a bargain for the Queen." ...


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 15 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 334-335

Document type: Holograph

Court incidents at Paris. Political events, chiefly in France.

[A letter of intelligence.]


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 17 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 336

Document type: Holograph

Business of the Duke's lieutenancy of Somersetshire ... Documents concerning the Government of Ireland, in the time of my Lord of Strafford, as requested in the English Council Book, and of which copies are transmitted to his Grace.


Encloses:-

A List of the Names of all the Deputy Lieutenants, in the County of Somerset

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 342

Document type: Original; in Nicholas's hand


Ormond to the Lord President, or Vice-President, of Connaught

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 17 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 11

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Captain John Bramston [in MS.: Brampston] is to be admitted and sworn in as a member of the Provincial Council of Connaught.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 18 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 666

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Further directions concerning the Commission for executing the Act of Settlement of Ireland.


Middleton to Ormond

Written from: Holyrood House

Date: 19 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 561

Document type: Original

Sir George Monro is recommended to the Duke's favour, as having refused great offers, in 1647, from "the prevailing party" in England; as having worked for the 'Engagement' in 1648, and as having "served" under his Grace in 1649.


Sir George Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 19 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 563

Document type: Holograph

Has given to my Lady Duchess an account of Lord Arran's present condition, & also of Sir James Shaen's great satisfaction in the noble favours done to him by his Grace ...


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Twickenham [in MS.: "Twitnam"]

Date: 19 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 1-2

Document type: Holograph

Has received the Duke's letter of 17th from Coventry:- wonders to find him so much in love with those and all other walls, which most people think most necessary to be slighted ...

"I will endeavour to discover any of George Hamilton's [in MS.: "Hambleton"] secrets which may enable me to do him service, if I can see him; but really I think I have not seen him three times this twelvemonth ..."

"Dick Beling [in MS.: "Belins"] is returned with as good an account as you can wish; and, if I would speak well of myself, I could tell you I am very well spoken of there ..."

[Printed, in full, by Lister (but with an error in the date ["17th" for "19th"]) Vol III, pp 208-210.]


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 19 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 340

Document type: Holograph

Particulars of a claim of Colonel Wheeler, upon money payable by Adventurers & Soldiers in Ireland, which claim his Majesty thinks it not fit to grant. The writer hopes that, in time, the King will be a better husband in order to his Revenue, than his Grace is [in order to his own].

Notices of various incidents at Court, & elsewhere ...


Mervyn Touchet to Ormond

Date: 20 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 328

Document type: Holograph

Asks the Duke's mediation in obtaining for the writer some due provision, upon the restoration to the family estates of his brother [Earl of Castlehaven].


Jerome de Vecchiis to the Roman Catholic Clergy of Ireland

Written from: Brussels

Date: 21 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 247

Document type: A circular. Translation [from Latin]. With a note stating that this letter and that of Cardinal Barberini of July 8, was "disposed, in thousands of copies, throughout Ireland".

Notifies "what has been resolved at Rome, concerning the Declaration or Protestation" beginning: 'Your Majesty's faithful subjects', and ending with the words 'prescribed by the law'; recently presented to the King of England.

That 'Protestation' has not only received no approval from His Holiness the Pope but has had neither permission nor connivance of any kind. His Holiness grievously resents the drawing of the Laity into error, by the example of Ecclesiastics ...


Aungier to Lane

Written from: London

Date: 22 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 565

Document type: Holograph

Congratulates Sir George Lane's safe arrival in Ireland, after rumours of shipwreck. Adds some notices of personal affairs.


Albemarle to Lane

Written from: Cockpit [Whitehall]

Date: 22 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 567

Document type: Original

Asks that Major George Rawdon may be added, if possible, to the Commissioners appointed by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland for "the business of the Officers of 1649".


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 343

Document type: Holograph

Further particulars of the Lieutenancy business of Somersetshire.

Notices of incidents at Court. Accounts of some financial affairs relating to the Army of Ireland ...


Ormond to Nicholas

Written from: Beaumaris

Date: 22 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 127-129

Document type: Copy

At Chester, the Duke received Sir Edward's dispatch of July 15th ... Will, when in Ireland, be very careful to keep him informed of such passages in Parliament & Kingdom, as shall be thought fit to be inserted in the Diurnal, and therefore desires that in the meantime, nothing of public concernment be printed there ...

Adds, at great length, many technical particulars concerning deputations, commissions, and other instruments, in preparation for the King's service in Ireland, under the alteration of government ...

Will be careful, on his part, that the Orders prescribed for the Masters of the Requests shall be duly observed in Ireland; trusts that Mr Secretary Nicholas will secure a like observance of them on this side.


Jerome de Vecchiis to Father Francis Lyons

Written from: Brussels

Date: 22 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 245

Document type: Translation

The "Formulary of Your Profession" says the writer has been discussed at Rome, and there "maturely and utterly condemned". It is the duty of Lyons and of his brethren, however, "to shew all kinds of observance, faith, and obedience, to the King".


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 24 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 668

Document type: Original

A mitigation of the rent reserved to the Crown upon certain lands, in the County of Kerry, of which Trinity College near Dublin was anciently seized in fee, and which are confirmed to the said College by the late Act of Settlement, is to be made, by reducing it to the ancient rent or otherwise, as the Lord Lieutenant shall deem befitting.


Bishop of Winchester to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 24 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 109

Document type: Holograph

Congratulates the Duke's safe arrival in Ireland, but hopes that if his Grace's own inclinations do not lead him to return to England, before his absence shall have been very long, the King's commands may do so. For all men's eyes and hopes are set upon him ...


Renunciation, by certain of the Roman Catholic Clergy of Ireland

Date: 24 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 315

Document type: Copy

Renunciation, by certain of the Roman Catholic Clergy of Ireland, both Secular and Regular, of any participation in, or approval of, an instrument entitled:- 'The humble Remonstrance, Recognition, Protestation, and Petition, of the Roman Catholic Clergy of the Kingdom of Ireland', exhibited to ... King Charles II, by one Father Peter Walsh.


The Instrument sent by Father John MacBrady, an Irish Franciscan, and signed by Anthony O'Geoghegan, [titular] Bishop of Meath, and by some others ... to Louvain, to procure the University's censure against 'The Remonstrance'

Date: 24 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 259

Document type: Translation


[Minutes of] a Meeting of the Trustees appointed for managing the "[16]49 security" [for Arrears of Military Pay in Ireland]

Date: 25 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 529

Document type: Certified copy


Sir George Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 26 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 569

Document type: Holograph

The Duke is already acquainted with the innocency of the writer's nephew, Strabane, and of the justice of securing him in his estate [in Ireland].

As the writer has the obligations of a Guardian as well as those of an Uncle, he ventures to remind his Grace of Strabane's interests and to solicit protection for them ...


Captain Arthur Graham to Lane

Written from: Tynemouth Castle

Date: 26 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 573

Document type: Original

The passing, in due form, of his Majesty's late grant to the writer, of the place of Muster Master of the Trained Bands in Leinster and Ulster, is solicited. Sir James Shaen has the King's letters for it.


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 26 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 345

Document type: Original [with three seals of arms]

Communicates further particulars of lieutenancy business of Somersetshire.

Notices the journey of the Queen Mother from the Court of France.


Lord Drogheda and others to Sir George Lane

Written from: Green Chamber in the New Custom House, Dublin

Date: 27 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 571

Document type: Original [with sixteen signatures]

The justice and the favours shewn by Sir George Lane, in respect to the management of the concerns of the writers, and other the affairs of Ireland, are thankfully acknowledged. Their continuance in the future is entreated ...


A Schedule of Weekly Pensions [charged upon his Majesty's Revenue in Ireland], granted by the late Lords Justices and Council, before the 27 July, 1662

Date: 27 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 687-691

Document type: Original


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 27 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 670

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Sir James Shaen, Knight, to be a Baronet of Ireland.


A short State of his Majesty's affairs in Ireland, since his Restoration ... continued [chiefly in relation to matters of public Revenue and Expenditure] ... till the 27 July, 1662

Date: 27 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 11


An Estimate of the Arrears due to his Majesty's Army in Ireland; from the 20th of October, 1661, to the 27th of July, 1662

Date: 27 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 19

The aggregate sum is £121,406 6s. 6d.


State of Debts and Receipts [upon certain branches of the Crown Revenue of Ireland]

Date: 27 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 23

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Ormond.


Memoranda touching the state of the ten months' arrears [of Military Pay in Ireland], ending 27th July 1662

Date: 27 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 19

Document type: Original


An Abstract of Several Payments, made [in Ireland, in the year 1662] upon account of the ten months' pay due to the Army, ending the 27 July 1662

Date: 27 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 98

Document type: Original


A Brief of the Number of Officers and Soldiers disbanded, since the arrival of ... the [Duke of Ormond] Lord Lieutenant; with an estimate of the arrears due to them, from 20 Oct. 1661, to 28 July, 1662

Date: 28 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 525

Document type: Original

The aggregate amount is £41,193 18s.


Memorandum [concerning Commissions of certain Captains of his Majesty's Army in Ireland, which were renewed by his Grace the Duke of Ormond, on 28 July, 1662]

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 28 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 540

Document type: Original


Earl of Devonshire to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 29 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 577

Document type: Holograph

The honour of his Grace's letter from Beaumaris is humbly acknowledged. Is so sensible of his happiness in his son's attendance upon the Duke, that he can well put up with his absence, upon so good terms.


A Speech, made by Dr Mossom, Dean of Christ Church [Dublin], Prolocutor, of the Lower House of Convocation before the Lord Lieutenant [of Ireland], 29 July, 1662

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 70, fol(s). 90

Document type: Transcript of a contemporary report; collated by Carte


Hannibal {Zeested} to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 30 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 575-576

Document type: Original [with seal of arms]

The writer's master, the King of Denmark, upon account given to him of the Duke of Ormond's "affection towards him and towards the interest of his Kingdom", has sent his own royal letters of acknowledgement, herewith enclosed, and forwarded to his Grace by the hands of Sir George Ayscue ...

After dispatching his embassy into France, it is the writer's hope to return to England ...

Note: Presumably Hannibal Sehested (1609-1666), Danish diplomat.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 30 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 5

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the drawing up of "a fiant, in due form of law, containing a grant of creation from his Majesty to Colonel Marcus Trevor ... to be Baron Trevor, of Rosetrevor in the County of Down, and Viscount Dungannon in the County of Tyrone" ... to him and the heirs male of his body.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 31 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 672

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

A Commission to issue to Henry, Earl of Dover, for the discovery & seizing of all concealed manors, lands, & tenements, in Ireland.


Enclosure 1

Petition of Henry, Earl of Dover, to the King

Date: [May] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 674

Document type: Original

Recites the concealment of many parcels of land belonging to the Crown in Ireland. Prays for a Commission to discover the same.


Enclosure 2

An Order, by the King in Council, upon the Petition calendared above

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 30 May 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 674

Document type: Original


Enclosure 3

Report by James, Duke of Ormond, to the King, concerning the Petition of Henry, Earl of Dover, made under an Order of Reference

Date: [June] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 674v

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]


Note of the Creation of Viscount Taaffe as Earl of Carlingford in the Peerage of Ireland

Date: 31 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 118, fol(s). 62v

Document type: From Bishop Stearne's MSS.


An Account of all the Arrears of the Revenue in this Kingdom [of Ireland]

Date: July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 5

Document type: Original

An Account of all the Arrears of the Revenue in this Kingdom [of Ireland] due in the Usurper's time, and paid to his Majesty, since his Restoration, and before ... the Duke of Ormond's coming to the Government here, in July, 1662.


Notes on the Military Establishment at Tangier, under Lord Peterborough

Date: July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 58-59

Document type: In Lord Sandwich's hand


Petition of Captain Owen Macarty, to James, Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Date: [July] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 652

Document type: Original

To like effect with the Petition addressed to the King, and calendared above.


Petition of Thomas Morice, and William Dodson, to the King

Date: [July? 1662?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 15

Document type: Original

Recites that petitioners have employed themselves in inquiring into the Revenue of Customs and Excise in Ireland.

Prays that persons may be appointed to treat on his Majesty's behalf with petitioners, for a lease thereof, to them, upon farm.


Subjoins 1

Propositions, by the persons above named, concerning a Farm of the Revenue aforesaid

Date: [1662?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 13

Document type: Original [misbound]


Subjoins 2

Memoranda, by the same, in relation to a lease made by the Usurping Government, in the year 1658, of the Revenue aforesaid

Date: [1662?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 17

Document type: Original


Duke of York to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 1 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 578

Document type: Original, subscribed & signed

Mr Henry Gray, bearer of this letter, is recommended to the Lord Lieutenant for the cornetcy of a troop of Horse in Ireland.


[An Abstract of] the Several Periods of Time limited by the [King's] 'Declaration' [of 30 Nov. 1660 concerning the Settlement of Ireland] and by the 'Bill of Settlement' [1661-62] for several purposes [therein declared]

Date: 1 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 275

Document type: Original; endorsed by Ormond


Bishop of Winchester to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 1 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 111

Document type: Holograph

Recommends the bearer of this letter [not herein named] for a chaplaincy to the Lord Lieutenant, and for the parsonage of Callan, "if my Lord Primate would undertake to Your Grace that he is sufficiently qualified for the discharge of it" ...


The State of his Majesty's Revenue [in Ireland], both certain and casual

Date: 1 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 121

Document type: Copy

Presented at the Board [of Privy Council] by the Earl of Anglesey.


A Schedule of Officers and Artificers [of his Majesty's Army in Ireland] discontinued by the new Establishment

Date: 1 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 123

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond for the passing, in due form of law, of a grant from his Majesty to William Fitzgerald, esquire, of the office of 'Sole Examinator' to the Commissioners for Execution of the Act of Settlement

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 1 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 5v

Document type: Copy


Colonel Charles Blount to Lane

Written from: Clonmel

Date: 2 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 580

Document type: Original

Thanks the Secretary for favours conferred, both in England & Ireland, and more especially in securing to him his Company [in the Irish Army] ...


Sir Richard Broughton to Ormond

Written from: Beaudesert

Date: 2 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 582

Document type: Holograph

An old friend sends the writer intelligence that the enemy are certainly to rise about Bartholomew day ... They brag much of the favour of the old soldiers in Ireland, and say they have 8,000 men in a readiness there ... "They have a design to make away [with] his Majesty, & then ... declare the Duke of York a Papist." ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 2 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 675

Document type: Original

If it be found expedient to continue, as a Garrison, the fort commonly called 'Fort Cromwell', lately built upon the lands called Belahie ... Thomas, Lord Dillon, is to be Governor of the same, with due allowances for maintenance and guard.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 5

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey, for the payment ("out of the £20,000, ordered to be paid unto you, out of the assessments of England, for the service of Ireland") of the sum of £1,899 8s. 8d., being one month's pay for his Majesty's Regiment of Guards.


Sir George Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 2 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 335

Document type: Holograph

Mentions various idle rumours that have had currency in England; respecting alleged incidents of his Grace's journey into Ireland. Reports certain financial matters transacted, in London, on the Duke's behalf ...


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the passing, in due form of law, of his Majesty's grant of the dignity of a baronet of Ireland, to Thomas Dancer, esquire, and the heirs male of his body

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 4 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 6

Document type: Copy


An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, in pursuance of his Majesty's letter of the 22nd June last, for adding to the Military List of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 4 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 8v

Document type: Copy

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, in pursuance of his Majesty's letter of the 22nd June last, for adding to the Military List of Ireland, an allowance of six shillings sterling, per diem, for Richard, Earl of Cork, as Governor of his Majesty's Fort of Halbowling, upon the river of Cork.


Aungier to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 5 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 584

Document type: Holograph

If the Duke will send over one of the pinks to Holyhead about 22nd inst., only cross-winds shall keep the writer in England. He desires to owe his being in Ireland, as well as his well-being there only to his Grace.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 5 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 679

Document type: Original

A Petition of the Earl of Tyrconnel to the King is herewith transmitted, together with other documents connected therewith, for the Lord Lieutenant's further consideration now that he is in Ireland, and "to the end the said Earl may there have all possible favour extended to him", accordantly with the rules given concerning the Land Settlement.


Enclosure 1

Petition of the Earl of Tyrconnel to the King

Date: 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 677

Document type: Original

Recites petitioner's services and losses, as well in England as in Ireland. Prays for a grant of forfeited lands in "the county of Tyrconnel alias Donegal".


Enclosure 2

An Order, by the King in Council, upon the Petition calendared immediately above

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 20 June 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 677v

Document type: Original


Enclosure 3

A Report by James, Duke of Ormond, to the King, concerning the Petition of the Earl of Tyrconnel, made under an Order of Reference

Date: [July] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 677

Document type: Original


Power of Attorney by Francis Du Moulin to Anthony Stoughton to receive certain sums of money for the Excise & Customs of Wines imported into Ireland, under Letters-Patent of King Charles II, bearing date 21 April, 1662

Date: 5 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 686

Document type: Original, sealed


Appended thereunto 1:

Acquittance of James, Marquess of Ormond, for the sum of 12,000 livres tournois, paid to him by Claude Du Moulin for the expenses of the embarcation and transport into France, of an Irish Regiment of Foot

Written from: Kilkenny Castle

Date: 8 September 1646

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 682

Document type: Original

French.


Appended thereunto 2:

Promissory Note of George, Lord Digby, Secretary of State to King Charles I, for the repayment of the sum above-recited, upon failure in the engagement contracted for

Written from: Kilkenny Castle

Date: 8 September 1646

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 684

Document type: Original

French.


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 5 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 347

Document type: Original, subscribed and signed

The writer's illness prevents him from answering his Grace's letter with his own hand ... He has caused search to be made for the Bills, named in the List. They are now in such forwardness, as to be transmitted by the next post into Ireland.


Ormond to Middleton

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 131

Document type: Copy

Desires to be allowed to begin a correspondence that may be useful to his Majesty's service ... Since his arrival here the writer is informed that one Reilly [in MS.: "Rely"], titular Primate of Ireland, is or lately was at Ayr, and that divers of his Clergy went over to him. If the Earl could get him taken, and sent over to receive his trial for the villainies he did here, it would be a very reasonable service, and great security to all honest men. For he is a fellow that knows, by experience, how to deal with fanatics, and all sorts of rebels.


Pass, by the Duke of Ormond, for John Bevill, Peter Lownell, and others, to go into France

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 5 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 5v

Document type: Breviate


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the issue of his Majesty's Writ [of Summons], under the Great Seal of Ireland, to Thomas, Earl of Ossory, "to sit and vote in the House of Lords in the Parliament of this Kingdom"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 6

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the issue of his Majesty's Writ, under the Great Seal of Ireland, to Charles, Lord Muskery, eldest son of Donogh, Earl of Clancarty, "to sit and vote in the House of Lords in the Parliament of this Kingdom"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 6v

Document type: Copy


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 693-694

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

A grant to pass in due form to Sir Henry Bennet of the King's reversionary interest in certain lands and hereditaments in the Queen's County, King's County, & County of Kildare, which were granted by King James I to Sir Terence Dempsey [O'Dempsey] [Afterwards first Viscount Clanmalier. His grandson Lewis, 3rd Viscount, was attainted for complicity in the rebellion of 1641.] and his heirs male, with remainder to the heirs male of Dermot Dempsey.


A Computation of the Arrears of the Army [of his Majesty in Ireland]

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 91

Document type: Official copy

A Computation of the Arrears of the Army [of his Majesty in Ireland], according to the present establishment, and calendar month. Presented at the Board [of Privy Council, at Dublin] by the Earl of Anglesey; and read at the Board, 6 Aug. 1662.


An Estimate of Arrears of Pay, due to his Majesty's Army in Ireland

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 115

Document type: Copy

Presented at the Board [of Privy Council] by the Earl of Mount-Alexander, 6 Aug., 1662.


[A Schedule of the] Brass Ordnance, for Batteries and the Field, now in readiness [in his Majesty's several Stores at Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Athlone, and Carrickfergus]

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 117

Document type: Copy


The Computation of a Month's pay of the several officers and artificers of his Majesty's Train of Artillery, Ordnance, and Stores, in Ireland

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 119

Document type: Copy


The Charge or Reprize in the Stores [of Ordnance in Ireland], as by Letters from several Storekeepers doth appear

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 125

Document type: Copy


An Account [of Moneys disbursed] given to his Grace [the Duke of Ormond Lord Lieutenant of Ireland] by the Earl of Anglesey, the 6th of August, 1662

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 469


A List of the Arms, Ammunition, and other Utensils of War in his Majesty's Kingdom of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 517

Document type: Original


A List of the Great Shot in the several Stores of his Majesty's Kingdom of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 516

Document type: Original


License of Charles II, King of England &c. for the repair into France of the Children of Lord Wharton, and their retinue

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 117, fol(s). 213

Document type: Original


License, by the Duke of Ormond, for the transport into England, by Henry Howard, esquire, of one cast of Falcons

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 6v

Document type: Copy


A like License for the transport by Sir George Lane, into England, of "one cast of tercells of Goshawks"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 6v

Document type: Breviate


Bennet to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 6 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 5-6

Document type: Holograph

Reminds the Duke of the papers to be sent in cypher, for the King's approval.

Colonel Talbot, who waits upon the Duke herewith, will be Sir Henry Bennet's solicitor in relation to the forfeited estate of my Lord Clanmalier [Lewis O'Dempsey, second Viscount Clanmalier who was attainted for participation in the Rebellion of 1641], for which a letter, in form, from the King to his Grace, in the writer's favour, is also transmitted.


Warrants, by the Duke of Ormond, for delivery to various persons of certain quantities of arms, ammunition, and other stores, military and naval, for his Majesty's service

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 6-7 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 6v-7

Document type: Copies (three entries)


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for payment, as before, of the sum of thirty-six pounds, to Sir John Boys, to be disbursed for repairs at Duncannon Fort

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 7 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 7v

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant, concerning the repair of the water-course belonging to Dublin Castle ... which "water doth run from the river of Dodder, near Temple Oge, from whence it comes, to the river of Awliffe whereinto it falls".

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 7 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 8

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 7 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 11

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by Duke of Ormond, for the grant, in due form of law, to Dr Robert Gorges [here, in MS., "Gorge"; in the next entry "Gorges"]; William Smyth of Dublin, Alderman; William Muschampe, John Bligh, and William Dodson, esquires, of the office of "his Majesty's Commissioners for the Excise or New Import in this Kingdom"; during pleasure.


A like Warrant, for the grant to the same persons of the office of "his Majesty's Commissioners for his Customs in this Kingdom"; during pleasure

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 7 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 11

Document type: Copy


Earl of Pembroke to Ormond

Date: 7 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 337

Document type: Holograph

Thanks the Duke for kindness shewn to the Bishop of Ossory [Dr. Griffith Williams], to whom the writer is under obligation for great care during his infancy.


The State of his Majesty's Revenue [in Ireland] both certain and casual

Date: 8 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 41, fol(s). 646

Document type: Original


Votes of the House of Commons of Ireland, for the grant to the King of two shillings yearly, for ever, out of every chimney, stove, hearth or fireplace, throughout the Kingdom

Date: 8 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 552

Document type: Certified copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for payment, as before, of the sum of twenty pounds, sterling, to Nicholas Cowes, Master of the ship Elizabeth of London, for transport of ammunition into Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 7v

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant for payment, as before, of the sum of £1,899 8s. 8d., sterling, to Sir William Flower, being one month's pay for his Majesty's Standing Regiment of Guards

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 7v

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant, for payment of the sum of two hundred pounds to John [Parker] [afterwards, Archbishop of Tuam], Bishop of Elphin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 8

Document type: Copy


Sir Lewis Dyve to Sir George Lane

Written from: London

Date: 8 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 352

Document type: Holograph

Accredits Mr Richard Walcott, who is entrusted with full information upon a matter of business, in respect to which the writer conferred with Sir George Lane, when at St. Albans.


Earl of Arran to Ormond

Date: [8 August?] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 339-340

Document type: Holograph

Reports a conference with the Lord Chancellor Hyde; and also the gracious reception by Queen Catherine of a message sent by the Duke. Mentions the transmission of certain Bills of Exchange.


Middleton to Ormond

Written from: Holyrood House

Date: 9 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 586

Document type: Holograph

Sir Alexander Keith, bearer of this letter, has constantly served the King, by acting or by suffering ... He is recommended for the vacant commission of the late Lieutenant-Colonel George Keith.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 9 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 687

Document type: Original

If upon due inquiry certain allegations made in the complaint exhibited to the King, by Mary Cooper (heretofore widow of Connor O'Brien of Lemineagh, in the County of Clare, esquire; now the wife of John Cooper, esquire) be found to be true, pardon is to pass under the Great Seal of Ireland for "words said to have been spoken by her in the year 1642, touching one Thomas Baker, who was in that year murdered", upon which words a charge of complicity in that murder has lately been founded.


Votes of the House of Commons [of Ireland, for an address to the Lord Lieutenant]

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 9 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 691

Document type: Certified copy

Votes of the House of Commons [of Ireland, for an address to the Lord Lieutenant praying that an Assessment, upon the Lords, of £1500 for one subsidy "may not be a precedent for raising the future subsidies, in case his Grace shall receive satisfaction that it is not the Lords' equal proportion".]


State of the Irish Debt, and Credit; 9 August 1662

Date: 9 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 340

Document type: Original


Sir George Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 9 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 341r-v

Document type: Holograph

Gives some further particulars as to certain Bills of Exchange, mentioned in the letter of Lord Arran, mentions Lord Arran's recovery from an attack of ague.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 10 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 695

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

A Custodium to be passed under the seal of the King's Exchequer of Ireland to Captain John Blennerhasset of such forfeited lands in the county of Cork or elsewhere in Munster, as shall equal in yearly profit the value of the lands surrendered by him in order to the restoration to his former estate of Donough, Earl of Clancarty.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, appointing George Tracy to be one of the Waiters in the Custom House of Dublin, during pleasure

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 11 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 9

Document type: Copy


Passport, by the same, for William Pagett, a servant of the Lord Lieutenant, employed "to take, kill, and provide fowl ... about which he is to travel into several parts of the country"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 11 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 9

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the drawing up of a fiant, in due form of law, containing his Majesty's Commission to Arthur Freke

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 11 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 15v

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the drawing up of a fiant, in due form of law, containing his Majesty's Commission to Arthur Freke, gentleman, to be Register [Registrar] of Seizures, mentioned in an Act of Parliament, intituled, 'An Act for settling the Subsidy of Poundage, and granting a Subsidy of Tonnage', etc.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Auditor, and Surveyor General, of Ireland, "to make forth particulars of ... the town and lands of Sutton, upon the Hill of Howth..."

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 11 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 9v

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Auditor, and Surveyor General, of Ireland, "to make forth particulars of ... the town and lands of Sutton, upon the Hill of Howth ... containing 140 acres, or thereabouts, of barren rocky mountainous land, the late property of Ignatius Gough, a Jesuit", in pursuance of his Majesty's letters of 20 January last, in order to a lease of the same to John Burmiston.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment to Richard Barry, of the sum of £436 16s

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 11 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 13

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment to Richard Barry, of the sum of £436 16s., "to be by him paid over to the officers commanding in chief the within-named companies, being one month's pay ... of the said companies, which is to be defalked out of their respective arrears" ...


Annexed:-

"A Computation of a month's pay, for the officers and soldiers of the respective Companies following"

Date: [August] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 12v-13

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant, for the payment to Richard Barry, aforesaid, of the sum of £710 10s

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 11 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 15

Document type: Copy

A like Warrant, for the payment to Richard Barry, aforesaid, of the sum of £710 10s. to be by him disbursed in payment of supernumeraries to be disbanded out of every troop and company of his Majesty's Army in Ireland


Annexed:-

"Computations of a month's Pay ... to be reduced according to his Majesty's Establishment"

Date: [August] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 13v-14v

Document type: Copy


[A Warrant] by the [Duke of Ormond], Lord Lieutenant General of Ireland, for the quartering in Dublin of "1,200 private soldiers, besides ... officers"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 12 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 37, fol(s). 232

Document type: Certified copy. Addressed to the Mayor & Sheriffs.


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 12 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 351

Document type: Holograph

Commissions for the Deputy-Lieutenancy of Somerset. Movements of the Presbyterian malcontents. State of feeling in the Dutch Netherlands as to negotiations.


A Certificate, by Sir Daniel Bellingham, of the state of the "Account of payments made to the Army", of Ireland

Date: 12 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 366

Document type: Holograph


An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for the due quartering of his Majesty's Royal Regiment of Guards within the City & Suburbs of Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 12 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 204

Document type: Certified copy


Notification, by James, Duke of Ormond, of the appointment of Richard Underwood, Doctor of Divinity, and Dean of Lismore, to be one of his Grace's Domestic Chaplains in ordinary

Date: 12 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 1

Document type: Copy, in Entry Book

Latin.


Presentation by the same, and by Elizabeth, Duchess of Ormond, of William Chamberlaine, Doctor of Divinity, to the Rectory of Callan, in the county of Kilkenny, and Diocese of Ossory

Date: 12 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 1

Document type: Copy; as above

Latin.


Ormond to Nicholas

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 13 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 588

Document type: Copy

A Bill for Enlarging the periods of time named in the "Act of Settlement" is forwarded to England. Its immediate return is important. Mr Halsall the Lord Lieutenant's agent will attend upon Sir Edward Nicholas for its speedy dispatch in Council ...

Mention is added of a Proviso on behalf of Sir Theophilus Jones ...

PS: A draught of a letter concerning Lord Kingston is also sent.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 14 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 689

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Communicates a petition of William, Baron of Castleconnell, and also a report thereon formerly made by the Lord Lieutenant under the King's Reference thereof.

Directs such a payment to be made to the petitioner out of the Exchequer as, upon further inquiry, shall seem fit.


Enclosure 1

Petition of William, Baron of Castleconnell, to the King

Date: [June] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 697

Document type: Original

Recites the losses of petitioner in the King's Service.

Prays for a grant for maintenance, pending petitioner's restoration to his estate.


Enclosure 2

An Order by the King in Council upon the Petition calendared above

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 1 July 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 697

Document type: Original


Enclosure 3

A Report, by James, Duke of Ormond, to the King, upon the petition of William, Lord Castleconnell, made under an order of reference

Date: [July] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 697v

Document type: Original


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the grant in due form of law to Thomas Bickerton, of the offices of Clerk of the Informations, and [of] one of the Messengers of the Imported Excise for the port of Dublin, during good behaviour

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 14 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 10

Document type: Copy


The Queen Mother to Ormond

Written from: Greenwich

Date: 14 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 343

Document type: Holograph, with seal of arms

Expresses the Queen's regret that she did not find the Duke in England upon her arrival, that she might have renewed, personally, those assurances of esteem and friendship which she had formerly sent in writing.

French.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, concerning the pay of certain troops garrisoned in Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 15 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 10v

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, concerning the pay of certain troops garrisoned in Dublin; being arrears due to commissioned officers for payment of which warrants were formerly given by the late Lords Justices, but "then suspended, for want of money to answer the same".


Warrants and Orders of the Duke of Ormond, relating to the equipment, victualling, command, and employment, of ships, belonging to the Royal Navy, or of ships hired for public service

Date: 15 August 1662 to 2 December 1663

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 10, 23, 31, 36v, 38, 39, 44, 51, 53, 60, 60v, 61, 71r-v, 72-72v, 79v, 85v, 87r-v, 90, 97, 110v, 113, 116v, 118, 119, 123, 128v, 132, 134, 140, 144, 148v, 150, 152v

Document type: Copies and Breviates (about 60 entries)


Albemarle to Ormond

Written from: Cockpit [Whitehall]

Date: 16 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 570

Document type: Original

In the box which accompanies this letter, his Grace will receive an Act of Parliament, for confirming the writer in his lands in Ireland. The favour of the Lord Lieutenant's speaking to some Members of both Houses in its behalf is solicited.


Vote of the House of Commons of Ireland, for an Address to the Lord Lieutenant, concerning the mode of levying Subsidies

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 16 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 695

Document type: Copy


Ormond to the King

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 143, fol(s). 1-2

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Has received his Majesty's letter by Colonel Talbot. Will not fail to assist the Colonel's pretensions here, so far as may consist with justice, & with the rules his Majesty has been pleased to prescribe.

... To make his army right[ly] and absolutely the King's, and then to provide for the constant support & discipline of it is what the writer most bends his endeavour upon ...

... This last passage has much redeemed the writer's reputation for luck at sea. There were storms before him, & behind, but he himself escaped them ...

He cannot wish his Majesty & the Duke of York strangers to seamen, for the knowledge of their persons, & of their art, is highly useful ... But he humbly beseeches that the use be not attained, "at the rate of frighting us so often, & so reasonably" ...


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 143, fol(s). 3-4

Document type: Copy

Imparts some particulars of the financial affairs of Ireland. Explains his wish that the £30,000 remaining of the security given to Viner may remain undisposed of. The Draught of a Letter on behalf of "young Dick Belling" will come. It is wished that the sum should be left in blank ...


Ormond to Bennet

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 143, fol(s). 6

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Has received Sir Henry's letters of July 14 and August 6 ... Mr Churchill [afterwards Sir Winston Churchill, father of Marlborough] - bearer of the former - has some earnest of the present writer's esteem of his person & merit ...

... As far as the writer understands [Sir Henry's personal] affair, "the [proposed] grant may be made ... without breaking rules ... and may be of value" ...

"The public affairs here are yet very rugged & involved; and all the parts that constitute government in disorder ..."


John Luke to Sandwich

Written from: Tangier

Date: 17 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 63-64

Document type: Holograph

Sends advices of the condition and movements of the Moors at various points of the Coast of Africa. Adds intelligence received from Spain of the preparation and strength of the Spanish Fleet; with other advices on naval matters.


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Twickenham

Date: 17 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 462

Document type: Holograph. Endorsed (by oversight): "Augt 11".

Expresses, on behalf of Lord Berkeley, who is now going into Ireland, his Lordship's confidence in the Duke's kindly feelings for him, although certain persons have taken it upon them to give out reports of a contrary nature.

The writer hears many reproaches laid upon Lord Anglesey "for carrying out such a chaplain" [No name is given, and no reason is alleged. In all probability, the meaning is that the chaplain was a Puritan or Semi-Dissenter from the Church of England and Ireland.] and is himself of opinion that Lord Anglesey was not well advised in that particular.


Earl Marischal to Ormond

Written from: Edinburgh

Date: 18 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 594

Document type: Original

On behalf of Sir Alexander Keith; and to like effect with the letter of the Earl of Middleton.


Vote of the House of Commons [of Ireland, concerning the levy of Subsidies]

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 18 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 693

Document type: Certified copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 18 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 11v

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment (out of "custodium lands, cautionary reprizals, or reprizals de bene esse") to the Earl of Fingal, of the sum of six hundred pounds being arrears due to him, of a pension of £100, a month, granted by the late Lords Justices and Council, by their Letters of Concordatum, dated 14 August, 1661.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment to Colonel Daniel Treswell, by way of imprest, of the sum of one hundred pounds, sterling, to be disbursed by him upon account, for the use of the Guard of Battleaxes

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 18 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 12

Document type: Copy


Duke of York to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 18 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 345r-v

Document type: Holograph

Recommends Lord Berkeley, whose services to King Charles I are known to Ormond. All kindness shewn to him will be esteemed by the Duke of York, as if shewn to himself.


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 19 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 353

Document type: Holograph

Bills concerning "Grey Merchants" [i.e. Pedlars], and for the encouragement of foreign Protestants to plant in Ireland, are now ready for the Great Seal ...

Notices a fatal conflict in "the old Pall-Mall, in Saint James' Fields", between Mr Henry Jermyn [in MS.: "Jermin"] ("the Duke of York's servant") and Gilbert Rawlins [who was slain in this encounter], on the one side; and Captain Thomas Howard, & another, on the other side ...


Sir George Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 19 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 348r-v

Document type: Holograph

Mentions his conference with the Lord Chancellor, upon matters recently communicated to the Duke of Ormond and to the King. Adds an account of the recent fatal duel between Mr Rawlins and Mr Thomas Howard, "in the old Mall', the cause of which, he says, is not yet known ...


The Examination of Edmund Morres, of Kerry Hill, in the County of Kilkenny, esquire

Date: 20 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 592

Document type: Original

The Examination of Edmund Morres, of Kerry Hill, in the County of Kilkenny, esquire, taken before Harry Morres, esquire, one of his Majesty's Justices of Peace for the County of Kilkenny [in relation to seditious words, alleged to have been spoken by Charles Minshin, of Knockagh in Tipperary.]


A Warrant [by the Duke of Ormond] for a Particular for Colonel William Legg of the Lordships of Templetown, [Mooretown, and Monilagh ... in the Diocese of Armagh, and of various other lands]

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 20 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 16

Document type: Copy


Notification, by James, Duke of Ormond, of the appointment of John Golborne, Bachelor of Divinity, to be one of his Grace's Domestic Chaplains in ordinary

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 20 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 1v

Document type: Copy; in Entry-Book

Latin.


Petition of John Coghlan of Kincorra [in the King's County], to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: circa 20 August [1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 352

Document type: Original

Is, by virtue of "his Majesty's royal warrant, hereunto annexed [but not now appended to this Petition], in possession of part of his, Petitioner's, lands in the King's County, but his possession thereof is sought to be disturbed by persons who are seeking to obtain Custodiums of the same ...

Prays that the Sheriff of the County aforesaid may be directed to secure Petitioner in quiet possession of his lands, aforesaid, until his qualification be brought to trial in the Court of Claims.


Subjoined:-

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, upon the Petition above recited

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 28 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 352v

Document type: Original


Petition of Richard Lawless, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant [concerning an interest of petitioner in a parcel of land, called Talbots-Inch

Written from: Dublin

Date: [circa 20 August 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 541

Document type: Original


Subjoined:-

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, upon the Petition above recited

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 25 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 541v

Document type: Original


Notification by James, Duke of Ormond, of the appointment of Richard Deane, Bachelor of Divinity, to be one of his Grace's Domestic Chaplains in Ordinary

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 21 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 2

Document type: Breviate; in Entry Book

Latin.


Ormond to the Portreeve of Navan

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 22 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 37, fol(s). 234

Document type: Original

Due quarters are to be provided in the town of Navan for certain troops.


[A Warrant] by the [Duke of Ormond] Lord Lieutenant ... of Ireland for the quartering of the Duke of Albemarle, in replacement of Sir Thomas Armstrong's Troop of Horse, in Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 22 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 37, fol(s). 236

Document type: Copy

Addressed to the Sheriffs.


A Note, [shewing] how the Proxies in the House of Lords are disposed of

Date: 22 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 697


Bishop of Derry to Ormond

Written from: Derry

Date: 22 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 113

Document type: Holograph

Finds the people here "beyond all expectation tacking about to obedience and to an outward conformity (whatever the inward be)."

Conceives that this result is much owing to the prudent austerities & managery of the assizes by Sir Jerome Alexander, Judge of the Circuit ...

The writer's heart is much lightened by seeing such a full appearance of Church Officers, who all readily and, as it seemed, cheerfully took their oaths, and the Bishop's Articles for Conformity.


An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the enrolment of his Majesty's Signet letters

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 22 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 15

Document type: Copy

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the enrolment of his Majesty's Signet letters - directed to and received by him as Lord Lieutenant in Ireland, in the Chancery of that Kingdom, before any orders be given thereon; save in cases wherein express direction otherwise shall be notified.


Ormond to the Archbishop of Armagh [John Bramhall]

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 22 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 2

Document type: Copy; in Entry Book

Has taken notice how forward the Convocation of Ireland hath been to express duty & gratitude to his Majesty, by a free grant of eight entire subsidies ... Thanks are given to the Convocation, on his Majesty's behalf, for their liberal contribution; and it is desired that effectual means be used for the immediate collection of so much money as the first subsidy will amount unto, so that it may be paid into the Treasury on or before the 1st of October next ...


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 23 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 355

Document type: Holograph

Particulars of Bills concerning Pedlars [in Ireland], and for naturalizing Protestant strangers; - and of some papers "touching Irish affairs in the time of the late Rebellion", the originals of which are now placed in the Council Office, & of which copies are to be sent to his Grace ...


A Collection of "Gazettes à la Main", compiled at Paris, and addressed "Pour son Altesse Séren., Le Viceroy d'Irlande" - of the respective dates which are subjoined

Written from: [Paris]

Date: 23 August 1662-12 May 1663

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 714-761

(II.C) 23 August 1662: fols. 714-715

(II.D) 1 September 1662: fols. 716-717

(II.E) 15 September 1662: fols. 718-719

(II.F) 1 October 1662: fols. 720-721

(II.G) 8 October 1662: fols. 722-723

(II.H) 15 October 1662: fols. 724-725

(II.I) 22 October 1662: fols. 726-727

(II.K) 29 October 1662: fols. 728-729

(II.L) 12 November 1662: fols. 730-731

(II.M) 19 November 1662: fols. 732-733

(II.N) 26 November 1662: fols. 734-735

(II.O) 13 December 1662: fols. 736-737

(II.P) 3 January 1663: fols. 738-739

(II.Q) 10 January 1663: fols. 740-741

(II.R) 17 January 1663: fols. 742-743

The Gazettes of February, if any, are wanting.

(II.S) 4 March 1663: fols. 744-745

(II.T) 11 March 1663: fols. 746-747

(II.V) 18 March 1663: fols. 748-749

(II.W) 8 April 1663: fols. 750-751

(II.X) 15 April 1663: fols. 752-753

(II.Y) 22 April 1663: fols. 754-755

(II.Z) 28 April 1663: fols. 756-757

(II.a) 5 May 1663: fols. 758-759

(II.b) 12 May 1663: fols. 760-761


Middleton to Ormond

Written from: Holyrood House

Date: 25 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 596

Document type: Holograph

Recommends Captain Henry Ball, who goes into Ireland for the recovery of certain arrears of pay due to his late father, Captain William Ball.


Sir Allan Broderick to Lane

Date: 25 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 598

Document type: Holograph

Besides the 'Books of Survey' ... the entries of all Debentures belong to the writer. Duplicates of the debentures "unsatisfied" remain with Mr Ward, according to his late Grant. All the Books of Decrees for setting out lands in Connaught (now in the hands of Mr Philip Fernesly, Chief Remembrancer) ought to be delivered to the writer, & also all Surveys, & other papers relating thereto. The entries of English Arrears are in the writer's office, and the Books of Distributions made by the Commission for setting out lands to the Army, and [also] by Dr Petty singly. Of these, some are got into private hands, whence the writer hopes to take them, by warrant from the Lord Lieutenant & Council.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 699

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Further directions concerning lands to be set out to John, Lord Kingston, in the counties of Dublin & Kildare, in reprisal for lands surrendered by him to persons restorable.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 701

Document type: Original

Recommends the suit of James Grace for the passing of a new Grant of his present office of Registrar in the Chancery of Ireland, with reversion thereof to Walter Grace.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, reciting the provisions of an Act of Parliament, of England, for restoration to Wentworth [Dillon] Earl of Roscommon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 25 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 16v

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, reciting the provisions of an Act of Parliament, of England, for restoration to Wentworth [Dillon] Earl of Roscommon, of his estate in Ireland; and directing, in pursuance thereof, that all such persons, "as have since the ... 25 April, 1660, possessed any of the premises, or taken up any of the rents, issues, and profits thereof" ... shall give to the said Earl ... "satisfaction for the same, but not for any former time, if the same have been actually paid, before that time, by order of any the late pretended power" ...


A like Warrant, reciting his Majesty's command for a view of all stores of arms, and all fortifications, in Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 25 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 17

Document type: Copy

A like Warrant, reciting his Majesty's command for a view of all stores of arms, and all fortifications, in Ireland, by Colonel William Legg; and thereupon directing all officers and others concerned to give due access and facility for the inspection aforesaid.


Colonel Herbert Price to Lane

Written from: Parkhall

Date: 25 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 347

Document type: Holograph

Narrates the circumstances of a recent duel, in which Mr Rawlins was killed, and Mr Henry Jermyn dangerously wounded, by Mr Dillon (son of Lord Dillon) and Mr Howard (brother of Lord Carlisle).

Notices various incidents at Court.


Lord Herbert of Cherbury to Ormond

Written from: Llyssyn

Date: 26 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 600-601

Document type: Original; the closing lines & the subscription in Lord Herbert's hand

Before leaving town, the writer, with his brother Henry Herbert, waited upon the Duke, "on Easter day, in the evening ... at Warwick House in Holborn", but were unable to see his Grace ... Meeting with Sir George Lane, he made his suit, as well on his own as on his brother's behalf ... [in respect to the restoration of a military command in the Army of Ireland, the particulars of which he now submits to the Lord Lieutenant, at great length.] ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 26 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 703

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Authorizes the payment to Sir James Shaen of a sum, not exceeding £300, in compensation of his expenses in a journey to England for the King's service.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 26 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 705

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Authorizes the acceptance of the proffered surrenders of the office of "Provincial Receiver", lately established in each of the provinces of Ireland, and the payment of compensation to the several holders thereof.


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 26 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 357

Document type: Holograph

Details of the position of Irish parliamentary business, at the Council Board.


Sir George Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 26 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 350

Document type: Holograph

Gives particulars of some family affairs, in which the Earl of Clanbrassil, and others, are interested; and in relation to which he thanks the Duke for kind expressions formerly used towards the writer.


Richard Bellings to Lane

Written from: London

Date: 26 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 214, fol(s). 354-355

Document type: Original

Has the Lord Chancellor's instructions to apprise Sir George Lane that a sudden summons to Whitehall by the Queen followed by a Council which sat till evening has prevented him from writing to the Lord Lieutenant as he had taken "pen in hand" to do.

Adds some mention of pending affairs in London affecting his correspondent.


Bennet to Ormond

Written from: Greenwich

Date: 26 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 7-8

Document type: Holograph

Thanks the Duke for his obliging promise in the writer's behalf, notified in His Grace's letter of 16th inst.

There have been alarms, both in town and country, of "risings intended by the Fanatics". But the King has good intelligence amongst the malcontents, and will take all fair ways of surprising them, if they go forward with their plots.


A News-letter, addressed to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 26 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 1-2

Departure of the Earl of Peterborough from Court on his way to Tangier, upon his appointment as Governor.

Impediments which have delayed the progress of the Treaty with Holland, the Ambassadors of that power intimating that they have no instructions to consider pretensions of earlier date than the year 1654.

Advices from Constantinople, & from Germany, as to the assured conclusion of Peace between the Emperor and the Grand Seignior.

Farewell services of Nonconformist Ministers in London on August 24.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the continuance in Sir Arthur Forbes' troop of horse, of two supernumeraries who served the King in England

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 26 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 17

Document type: Copy


[An Order] by the [Duke of Ormond,] Lord Lieutenant of Ireland for weekly returns of all Warrants issued for payments of Money out of his Majesty's Treasury of that Kingdom

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 531

Document type: Original; signed


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for ... payment to Sir William Neale

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 12

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment to Sir William Neale [so in MS.] ... of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds, sterling, upon account, in part of the arrears of pay due unto him as Captain of a troop of horse.


An Order, by the Duke of Ormond for the preparation of weekly abstracts of all warrants issued for payment of moneys

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 17v

Document type: Copy


Daniel O'Neill to Ormond

Written from: Goring House

Date: 28 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 602

Document type: Holograph

The day before the Queen left Hampton Court, she was told that all, or most, of those who came with her from Portugal, should return, or dispose of themselves ... as soon as her Majesty returned to Whitehall ... My Lady Castlemaine is to be of her Bedchamber ... The prints, and Lord Portland, have given account of the magnificence of the Queen's reception in the City, but in the writer's belief, "she took as little pleasure in it, as any of those princes that were led in the Roman triumphs" [took therein] ... Some say that the Portuguese are so generous that they will all go, and that [soon] this sad Ambassador will not stay, which, adds the writer, "I think gives her Majesty less trouble than the companion that is given her, who is never from her, and who is so ridiculously diligent & officious, that it is the only thing ... that the good Queen laughs at. However her [Lady Castlemaine's] being there has brought a great calm into our Court" ...


An Order and Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for the payment to Sir George Blundell, Knight, of a sum of £500, on account of arrears of pension, due to him for military service in that Kingdom

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 28 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 19

Document type: Certified copy


Earl of Tyrconnel to Ormond

Written from: Chester

Date: 28 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 681

Document type: Apparently, Holograph

Entreats the Duke's good offices in the matter which the King has been pleased to refer to his consideration.

Now that the sword of justice is put into his Grace's hands, the writer may say: "Qui tient le glaive peut partager les terres."

The writer could live abroad, as he has done for above thirty [so in MS.] years past, did not his ambition lead him to spend his remaining fortunes in the Lord Lieutenant's service at home ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 28 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 707

Document type: Original

Sir James Shaen to be continued in the office of Registrar to the Commissioners for putting into execution the King's 'Declaration' & 'Instructions', concerning the Land Settlement of Ireland, notwithstanding a subsequent grant of the like office to Sir John Percival, Baronet.


A Computation of a Month's Pay to his Majesty's Army in Ireland; according to the Muster of the 28th August, 1662

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 28 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 521

Document type: Original


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment to Major Thomas Harman, of a sum of two hundred pounds, towards the arrears due to the Lord Lieutenant's troop of horse

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 28 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 17v

Document type: Copy


A like Warrant, for the delivery to Major Harman aforesaid, of a hundred carbines, and thirty belts, for the use of the Lord Lieutenant's troop of horse

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 28 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 17v

Document type: Copy


Notification or 'Signification' by James, Duke of Ormond, of the appointment of Thomas Bladen, Doctor of Divinity, to be one of his Grace's Domestic Chaplains in Ordinary

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 28 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 2v

Document type: Breviate; in Entry Book

[Most of these instruments are given, in full, without title or marginal heading. But, in the breviates, they are described as 'Significations'.]


Bishop of Derry to Lane

Written from: Faughen

Date: 29 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 604

Document type: Holograph

Dr Bladen is a person much valued by the writer already, and now more, for Sir G. Lane's sake ... He applied about the Deanery of Derry, but too late; it being designed before, upon the mediation of the Lord Primate [Bramhall] for Archdeacon Holland.


A Certificate, by Sir Arthur Forbes [afterward Earl of Granard]

Date: 29 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 606

Document type: Original [with seal of arms]

A Certificate, by Sir Arthur Forbes [afterward Earl of Granard], of the service of James Wyert, esquire (now High Sheriff of the County of Westmeath) in the raising of men, for his Majesty's service, in the year 1658, upon occasion of a contemplated attempt for the King's restoration in Ireland.


[An Order, concerning the methods of receiving and answering Petitions] by the [Duke of Ormond] Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 71, fol(s). 383

Document type: In print (Dublin, John Crook, 1662)


Ormond to the King

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 143, fol(s). 7

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

"The bearer, Osborne, has the reputation of being a good officer and of having served your Majesty well. At my humble suit, you made a Knight in [so in MS.] his consideration but within a week after, & before he had satisfied him, the fellow died." ...


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 143, fol(s). 8-9

Document type: Copy; as above

"Your Cousin Gorges will tell you the state of things in the North ... He is not much in the favour of the Scots ... I have recommended him to those by whom he is trusted as one of whom I have the highest confidence; thinking it best not to oblige by halves" ...

... "The Priests and Friars here are as indiscreet as ever and will draw upon themselves, and the foolish people that follow them, inconveniencies against my will" ...


Ormond to the Portreeve of Trim

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 1

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends Sir Thomas Armstrong, Knight, to be chosen as Burgess in the Parliament of Ireland for the town of Trim, that office being now vacant, by the death of Sir Thomas Gifford, late Burgess for that Corporation ...


Ormond to the Governor & Society of the Londoners' new Plantation, in the Province of Ulster, & Kingdom of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 4r-v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Accredits and recommends Colonel John Gorges, bearer of this letter, he "being now upon his repair into England, to give you an account of his proceedings in your affairs" ... "as a person of whose loyalty & good affections to his Majesty's service," the writer has received sufficient assurance ...


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the grant of his Majesty's Commission to Arthur Hill, esquire

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 18

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the grant of his Majesty's Commission to Arthur Hill, esquire, "to sit constantly with his Majesty's Commissioners of Customs and Excise, and to assist by his advice in the ordering of the affairs relating thereunto."


License of Absence, by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to George Beaumont D.D., Dean of Derry; for three months, in order to his repair into England

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 3

Document type: Copy; in Entry-Book


Sir James Shaen to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 30 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 607

Document type: Holograph

Was like to have been deprived of his office of General Registrar, by the placing of another over his head, before being even heard, or summoned, upon his defence. Has now tasted some fruit of the Lord Lieutenant's justice ... upon whose favour also he desires to cast himself ... He beseeches the continuance of the writer's deputy, Mr Kennedy, in his place, and that Sir John Perceval may not be put "into the possession of any part of that office" ...


Captain Henry Bagot to Ormond

Written from: Bliffeld

Date: 30 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 31, fol(s). 610

Document type: Holograph

Cannot let slip the particular kindness the Lord Lieutenant was pleased to afford the writer at Chester, although, for the present, it removes him from his Grace's presence, under whose command it is his greatest ambition to serve.


Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 30 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 359-360

Document type: Holograph

Reports the progress of Bills concerning Ireland and of other pending Irish affairs; and also a petition of divers Presbyterian ministers that the King would use his dispensing power, in their behalf, by an exemption from the penalties of the Act of Uniformity ...

Notices various Court & political incidents. ...


The Names of the most eminent and known persons that were met together at the house of Captain Thomas Jones, on the College Green, Dublin, 31 August, 1662

Date: 31 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 458

Document type: Endorsed by Ormond, who adds the words "at a private sermon".


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment to Sir John Stephens of the sum of forty pounds, sterling, for providing fire & candle for the use of the guards of Dublin Castle

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 31 August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 18v

Document type: Copy


A Collection of such Brass-Ordnance as are remaining in his Majesty's Castles and Garrisons within ... Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 518-519

Document type: Original

Together with a comparative view of the same, as they stood in September, 1660.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the delivery to Jeremy [Taylor], Lord Bishop of Down and Connor, of twelve firelocks, one barrel of powder, and twelve swords

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: August 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 11v

Document type: Copy


Warrants and Orders of the Duke of Ormond, relating to passports, post-horses, and convoys

Date: August 1662-December 1663

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 9v; 10; 19v; 26; 30v; 32; 40; 59v; 65; 66v; 69v; 76; 77; 84; 87v; 101v; 113; 117; 118; 120v; 123; 127v; 139r-v; 143r-v; 145v

Document type: Copies and Breviates (about 44 entries)


A Particular of my Lord of Castleconnell's Lands, in the County of Limerick, Parish of Gradbally, and Barony of Clanwilliam

Written from: Dublin

Date: [August] 1662

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 42, fol(s). 691-692

Document type: Original


[Memoranda] concerning the [Pay of the] Army [in Ireland. By Secretary Sir George Lane.]

Date: [August? 1662?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 541

Document type: Holograph


A Memorial to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, concerning the precedency of Commissioned Officers in his Majesty's Army of Ireland

Date: [August? 1662?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 550-551

Document type: Original (but unsigned)


A Table of Holy days, and of 'Days of Offering', as observed in the King's Court

Date: [August? 1662?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 67-68

Document type: Original; endorsed, by Ormond: 'Collar-Days'


A Report [to the House of Commons of Ireland from the Committee of Amendments & Explanations [concerning the Bill of Settlement]

Date: [August 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 344-349

Document type: Copy

With the Resolves of the House thereupon.


An Answer [of the House of Commons of Ireland] to a Message from the House of Lords, about the [methods of] raising of £30,000 for the Duke of Ormond

Date: [August? 1662]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 349v-360v

Document type: Copy


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