Carte Calendar Volume 42, July-December 1665

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Carte Calendar Volume 42, July-December 1665

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Shelfmark: MS. Carte Calendar 42

Extent: 520 pages



Naval Advices, Concerning the proceedings of the Dutch Fleet, under the Command of De Ruyter. Transmitted by Isaac Morgan.

Written from: Custom House, Bristol

Date: 1 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 307

Document type: Copy


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 1 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 195-196

Document type: Copy

Particulars concerning the appointment of a Lord Chancellor of Ireland, in succession to Sir Maurice Eustace, deceased...

Observations on the intelligence from Limerick, concerning the plots of Disaffected Irish, enclosed in Lord Ossory's Letter of 22nd inst...

Notice of proceedings, concerning the "Explanatory Bill".


Ormond to John Walsh

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 1 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 197

Document type: Copy

Directions concerning certain matters of Estate and Rental, in reply to Mr Walsh's letters .


Ossory to the Lords Justices of Assize, for the Counties of Westmeath and Longford

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 1 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 54

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]


Instructions by James, Duke of York, Lord High Admiral, for Sir William Penn

Written from: On board the Royal Charles

Date: 2 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 310

Document type: Original [signed & countersigned]

The Lord Admiral Directs him to sail with the Squadron under his Command to Southwold Bay and thence towards the Texel, - not shewing his fleet to the shore, - plying or anchoring near the E. end of the Dogger-Bank, and making such attempt of service, "Either upon De Ruyter or the Dutch East-India Fleet (which are also suddenly expected)" as may be practicable.


Brief of the Earl of Ossory, for collections in Churches within the provinces of Leinster and Ulster, on behalf of Anthony Enos, a sufferer by a fire in the county of Westmeath

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 3 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 230

Document type: Breviate


An Order by the Earl of Ossory, on behalf of Robert Blake, esquire

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 3 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 230v

Document type: Copy

An Order by the Earl of Ossory, on behalf of Robert Blake, esquire, son and heir of Sir Richard Blake, deceased, for his continuance in the possession for one year of certain impropriate tithes, formerly leased to his late father; and also for respite of the demand of all quit rents thereupon, until the return of the Duke of Ormond to the government of Ireland.


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 4 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 199

Document type: Copy

The representation, from the Lord Deputy and Council, concerning the damage and dishonour sustained from the Dutch Capers on the Irish Coast, shall be brought under the King's consideration, but it may be doubted if any increase of the Naval force can be looked for, until the success of the expedition the Fleet is now Employed upon be known...

Desires to be furnished with a list of all officers of the Army in Ireland, now absent from the ports, & the dates of their respective licences.


Ossory to the Lords Justices of Assize for the Province of Leinster

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 4 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 54

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

The Sovereign of the town of New Ross having sent to the Lord Deputy copies of certain examinations lately taken in that town, the Judges are to call for the originals thereof & to take such proceedings thereupon as the case shall require.


Enclosure 1

An Examination of William Cradock, taken before the Sovereign of New Ross and Richard Whetton, esquire

Written from: New Ross

Date: 14 June 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 54

Document type: Official Copy


Enclosure 2

An Examination of Richard Kavanagh, taken as above-recited

Written from: New Ross

Date: 14 June 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 54

Document type: Official Copy


Enclosure 3

An Examination of William Samon [Salmon?]; taken as above-recited

Written from: New Ross

Date: 14 June 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 54

Document type: Official Copy


Sir Theophilus Jones to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 300

Document type: Holograph

The late happy success [at sea] hath probably given some [measure of] stop to these threatening dangers for Ireland, of which the appended account, & other advices given to the Lord Deputy [Ossory], will acquaint his Grace ... but, notwithstanding, they are far from being at an end of fears.

The Deputy hath taken note of new fortifications and repair of old, at Tecroghan, a place formerly obnoxious; but of which, now, the writer is ordered to take charge.


Encloses

Intelligence [of political incidents, in and concerning Ireland]. Sent to Sir Theophilus Jones.

Date: 28 June 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 302

Document type: Original


Farmers of H.M. Customs in England to Lane

Written from: Custom House, London

Date: 5 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 303

Document type: Original [Signed by Wolstenholme, Crisp, & Harrison]

Communicate intelligence received in England as to movements of "Dutch Capers", towards the Coast of Ireland; and as to injuries already inflicted on the Western & Northern Coasts of England ...


Ossory to the Lords [so in MS.] Justices of Assize for the Province of Leinster

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 54

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Certain instructions received from his Majesty are to be observed by the Justices, in their several proceedings upon their respective Circuits.


Ossory to the Lords Justices of Assize, for the Province of Connaught

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 54

Document type: Breviate

To like effect as in the letter of same date to the Justices for Leinster calendared immediately above.


Ossory to Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 5 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 220, fol(s). 248-249

Document type: Holograph

Has communicated to the Council some new information as to alleged seditious plots.

Desires to have instructions as to certain specified questions, arising under the Commission for the Sale of Prizes.


Duke of York to Sandwich

Written from: St James'

Date: 5 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 275

Document type: Holograph

Recommends the bearer of this letter, Mr Warden, to serve as a Volunteer under the Earl. Has desired Will Coventry to give him an account of things at Court.

Adds an Expression of his hope that the Earl may meet with the Dutch and with the East-India Fleet.


Commissions by the Duke of Ormond, to Captaincies of Foot in the Army of Ireland. Sent, in blank, to the Lord Deputy Earl of Ossory.

Written from: [Whitehall]?

Date: 6 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 253

Document type: Breviate


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 7 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 429-430

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Michael, Lord Archbishop of Dublin, to be Chancellor of Ireland.


Ormond to Ossory

Date: 7 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 253

Document type: Copy

Mr Nevill, lately appointed to an Ensigncy in Colonel Gorges' Company of Foot, in the Army of Ireland, is to receive pay from the date of his Commission.


Sir Richard Franklin to James Buck

Written from: From the Nore

Date: 7 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 209

Document type: Original

Requests Mr Buck's attention to the payment, at a time mentioned, of certain monies due by the Duchess of Ormond...


Schedules of "Ships, that are appointed to ply about the Soundings"; and of other Ships, placed "at the disposal of the Lord Lieutenant or Lord Deputy of Ireland

Date: 8 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 3

Document type: Official Copy


Sir William Flower and Matthew Harrison to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 316

Document type: Original

Report their proceedings as Commissioners for the management of his Grace's Estates in Ireland.


Encloses

A Schedule of the Duke of Ormond's Revenue for the Year 1665

Date: July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 318

[Arranged according to Counties, ten in number. The gross total of income from lands in these counties is £19,568 : 15s. 8d.]


Minutes of proceedings in Council concerning the pending Bill explanatory of the Act of Settlement of Ireland

Written from: Sion House

Date: 8 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 277v

Document type: Copy


Advices of the movements or expected movements, of the Dutch Fleet

Date: 8 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 313

Document type: Copy [endorsed by Lord Sandwich]

Advices of the movements or expected movements, of the Dutch Fleet and of the appearance of merchant-ships, given by Nicholas Perry, Master of the ship Golden Crown of St Malo's, upon his Examination.


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 8 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 253

Document type: Copy

Order is to be given for the attendance of one of his Majesty's frigates, in order that Lord and Lady Tyrconnel may embark thereon for Ireland.


Archbishop of Dublin to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 10 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 325

Document type: Holograph

As the Lord Lieutenant has been graciously pleased to name the writer to his Majesty, as one fitted "to succeed in this great trust [of the vacant Chancellorship of Ireland to which he was raised seven days (July 17) after the date of this letter. He continued in the Chancellorship until January 1686; and was also Archbishop of Armagh, and Primate] so his Grace besought "further to undertake for its discharge with all the faithfulness, integrity, and diligence," that the writer can command...


Capt. R[obert] Manley to Ormond

Written from: Bandon Bridge

Date: 11 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 323

Document type: Original

Reports particulars of the proceedings of disaffected persons in the County of Cork, and measures taken for their trial and punishment; and also various matters concerning the writer's military command and his personal position & affairs.


John Walshe to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 319-320

Document type: Holograph

Reports further particulars of the writer's investigation of, and opinion upon, the "Provisos" to be inserted in the New Settlement Act in relation to the Duke's Irish lands...

It is the writer's prayer that his Grace & the Duchess may soon return home. Their presence, he is sure, is "as much wanting at home as abroad." ...

Is about to give attendance on the Attorney General, concerning the [Ormond] Pedigree... "It is like to be the noblest thing, that any subject in the King's Dominions hath or can have; beginning before the time of the Conqueror's coming into England; not grounded upon hearsay, or self-seeming knowledge, but upon Records, Rolls, and other good Evidence, to be cited...


Subjoins

A Computation of the number of acres & yearly value of such lands the forfeiture whereof doth belong to James, Duke of Ormond

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 321-322

Document type: Original

A Computation of the number of acres & yearly value of such lands the forfeiture whereof doth belong to James, Duke of Ormond. ... and which his Grace intends to part with, thereby to facilitate the General Settlement [of Ireland].

[The total acreage is 202,167 acres, & computed value at 2/6 an acre = £25,270.]


Ossory to Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 11 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 220, fol(s). 250

Document type: Holograph

Thanks the Duke for letters of July 1st and 4th.

The Archbishop of Dublin [Michael Boyle, now appointed to be Lord Chancellor of Ireland, in succession to Sir Maurice Eustace] "must be a strange man, if, after what he has said, he does not own himself much bound to" the Duke, and be cordially his servant.

Adds some particulars of matters, military and naval.


Ossory to the King

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 11 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 220, fol(s). 252-253

Document type: Holograph Minute?

The Lord Deputy has had information of preparation for an outbreak both of the Irish and Fanatic parties.

Papers from the Deputy and Council which will be submitted to His Majesty, by his Lord Lieutenant of this Kingdom, will shew how far short the present Revenue of Ireland is of supplying the necessary charges upon it: and how great is the need of some remittance from England.


[Warrant] by the [Duke of Ormond,] Lord Lieutenant of Ireland [to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice Treasurer of that Kingdom, for the payment to Sir James Dillon of a sum of three hundred pounds, on account of his pension]

Written from: Kennington

Date: 12 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 114, fol(s). 254

Document type: Copy


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Sion House

Date: 13 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 255

Document type: Copy

Letters-Patent are to pass granting to Dr. Seele, Provost of Trinity College, the Deanery of St Patricks, Dublin, from the expiration of the grant in Commendam, thereof, to Dr. Fuller, now Bishop of Limerick.


Warrant by the Duke of Ormond, Lord of the Regalities and Liberties of the County of Tipperary

Written from: Sion House [In MS.: "Syon"]

Date: 13 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 255-256

Document type: Copy

[Warrant] by the [Duke of Ormond], Lord of the Regalities and Liberties of the County of Tipperary [for the drawing up of a Grant containing the grant of a free and general pardon to Christopher Perkins of Ardmaile, for the killing of Philip O'Langtry.]


Subjoined thereto

Ormond to Arran

Written from: Sion House

Date: 13 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 256

Has received the Earl's letter & the therein enclosed petition of Christopher Perkins, a pardon for whom is herewith sent.

Order is to be given that there shall be no prosecution of the accused person until the Pardon shall have passed the seal.


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 14 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 308

Document type: Copy

Instructions concerning the naval prize service; the payment of its officers and attendants; and the functions & salaries of the Commissioners. ...


Warrant by the Earl of Ossory, for the grant in due form of law to Michael (Boyle), Lord Archbishop of Dublin, of the office of Lord Chancellor of Ireland, in persuance of the directions in his Majesty's letter of July 7th, instant

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 14 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 231v

Document type: Copy


The Queen Dowager to Ormond

Written from: Calais

Date: 14 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 207

Document type: Holograph

Asks the Duke to support by his influence a request which the Queen made on leaving England for certain quit-rents, reserved to the Crown out of the lands of the Marquess of Antrim.

Recommends to his Grace's favour the suit of certain Catholics interested in the Act of Settlement of Ireland.

French.


Temple to Ormond [The date of place is apparently "Anvers" altho' the letter is in English]

Written from: Antwerp[?]

Date: 14/24 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 330

Document type: Holograph

A letter of compliment and of good wishes, on occasion of the Duke's journey into Ireland.


De Prata [The writer signs his earlier letter: "De Prata", this & some others of later date "Du Prat"] to Sandwich

Written from: Paris

Date: 14/24 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 98

Document type: Holograph

The Earl's letter to Lord Hinchinbroke of 20 June was duly received. Hinchinbroke prepares for his return; meanwhile, makes a little tour of amusement in the vicinity of Paris.

Mme de Turenne, the other day, commplimented Lord Hinchinbroke on the approaching alliance of the Montagu family with that of Carteret, with which she has a great friendship. ...


Subjoins:

An Account of travelling-expenses for Lord Hinchinbroke & his suite in Switzerland and in Italy; Sept - Dec. 1664

Date: Sept.-Dec. 1664

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 100

Document type: Original

[The total expense, from Lyons to Rome, extending over nearly three months (and apparently for five persons) is 1400 livres.]


Sir William Coventry to Sandwich

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 14 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 313

Document type: Copy (transmitted on 15th July)

Communicates advices, brought by a Danish Ship, of the course of De Ruyter's Squadron, and also of the severities exercised in Holland against many naval officers. "I hope", adds the Writer, "it will make them more ready to yield their ships hereafter, than to return home to be hanged." Adds particulars as to the filling up of various commissions &c. ...


Sir William Coventry to Sandwich

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 15 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 314

Document type: Holograph

Transmits copy of his letter of July 14 [MS. Carte 75, fol. 314].

Communicates a Report, sent by the Contractor for Victualling of provisions supplied to the Fleet. Adds further particulars as to naval commissions.


Henry Moore to Sandwich

Written from: Deptford

Date: 14 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 315

Document type: Holograph [with Seal of Arms]

Has had an interview with Lady Jemima Montagu at Dagenham [the seat of Lady Wright, a sister of Lord Sandwich]. She "doth with all chearfulness & decent consideration, commit herself to the conduct & direction of ... Your Lordp and My Lady, my Ld Crewe, others of her relations" ... [in respect of her marriage with Mr. Carteret.]


Warrant [by the Earl of Ossory] for administering the Oathes to [Michael Boyle, Archbishop of Dublin]. Lord Chancellor [of Ireland]

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 15 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 232

Document type: Copy


Arthur Colclough to Ormond

Date: 16 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 327

Document type: Original

The notice taken by the Lord Lieutenant of an Endeavour by the writer's brother Dudley Colclough, to make "an agreement with Colonel Talbot" concerning his, Colclough's, restoration to his Estate having drawn both him & the writer "off [from] all such courses", the former is now both friendless and helpless, in respect to such restoration, unless his Grace shall be pleased to extend to him favour and protection in the provision of the pending "Act of Settlement". ...


Encloses

Draught of a proposed Clause, in the pending Explanatory Act for Ireland, drawn on behalf of Dudley Colclough, concerning his Estate in Co. Wexford

Date: July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 329

Document type: Original


Questions respecting Persons restored to forfeited Lands in Ireland

Date: 16 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 428

Questions respecting Persons restored to forfeited Lands in Ireland, by Royal Letters or Warrants; or by special proviso, in the Act of Settlement. Drawn up by James, Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant.


A list of the ships of the Royal Navy

Date: 17 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 317

Document type: Original

With a tabular enumeration of the strength of the several squadrons, Red, White and Blue, in July 1665. ...


James, Duke of York to Sandwich

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 18 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 318

Document type: Original [subscribed & signed]

Desires his Lordship to cause Capt. Gay, Commander of HMS Paradox, to appear before him & to be examined concerning an alleged forcible seizure of ropes on board one of a fleet of Colliers. ...


Ossory to the Farmers of the Customs & Imported Excise of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 18 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 55

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

The salary of Thomas Bickerton, late a servant of the Lord Chancellor of Ireland (now deceased), is to be continued or the reasons for taking it off the list are to be reprinted.


Encloses

Petition of Thomas Bickerton to the Earl of Ossory, Lord Deputy of Ireland.

Date: [July] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 55

Document type: Breviate

Recites his Majesty's grant by letters patent, to petitioners, of The Offices of Clerk of Informations, and Messenger of Imported Excise in the port of Dublin; and also that upon the death of the late Lord Chancellor, petitioner's master, the Farmers of Excise detained petitioner's stipend.

Prays an order for redress.


Sir George Carteret to Sandwich

Written from: Deptford

Date: 18 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 277

Document type: Holograph

Thanks the Earl for kind expressions towards himself & his family, in his Lordship's letter of July 12. Lady Sandwich has honoured Deptford with her presence, and is about to go to Dagenham.

It is hoped that the wedding day [of the writer's son with Lady J. Montagu] may be fixed to be upon his Lordship's birthday...


Lady Carteret to Sandwich

Written from: Deptford

Date: 18 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 278

Document type: Holograph

Assures the Earl of her entire participation in her husband's thanks for the favours conferred upon themselves & their family...


Captain Motham to Sandwich

Written from: Aboard H.M.S. Princess in Southwold Bay

Date: 19 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 320

Document type: Original

Reports that under orders of which he encloses a copy he is bound "to the Sound, to the East Country Fleet." That duty discharged, it will be his endeavour, according to order, "to find out his Lordship with the rest of the Fleet."


An Order, by the Duke of Albemarle "in virtue of power & authority entrusted ... by ... H.R.H. The Lord High Admiral of England & Ireland," ... for the sailing of the Pearl Frigate under command of Capt Walter Morgan, to Bantry for convoy of certain Merchant Ships

Written from: [London]

Date: 20 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 334

Document type: Copy


Ormond to Lady Clancarty

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 22 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 147

Document type: Copy; from a MS in the possession of Lord Iveagh

A letter of condolence on the death of Lady Chesterfield


James, Duke of Ormond to the Countess of Clancarty

Written from: Moore Park

Date: 22 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 128, fol(s). 385

Document type: Copy

Has found his sister's patience under affliction of some aid to himself, in his sorrow for the death of his daughter Lady Chesterfield. Tries also to remember that "he who goes slowest is sure to come to his journey's end."


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 24 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 423-424

Document type: Original [Endorsed as "not received until the 24th September 1666."]

Thomas, Earl of Ossory, Richard Earl of Burlington, & others, to have an effectual grant of the estate and interest of Sir James Shaen Baronet, in certain forfeited lands houses, & hereditaments, in Ireland, in virtue of the Letters Patent of 15 March 1663, - with exception of certain lands in the County of Mayo, - to the intent that he the said Sir James Shaen may receive satisfaction in money for the same...in the full and net sum of £8758: 17s. 5d,...and that the lands, houses, and hereditaments,...aforesaid, "shall be and remain in the common-stock for Restitutions and Reprisals, to be disposed of as in and by the said Act, or Acts of Settlement and Explanations] "is or shall be directed."...

Other directions are also added in respect to the Lands assigned as security for the arrears of pay of the Army of Ireland, prior to 5 June 1649.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 24 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 427

Document type: Original

Directs that an information be taken in due form concerning the leases, bonds & chattels, belonging to Mary Dillon deceased lately the relict of John Ridge, and afterwards the wife of Sir James Dillon; and also proceedings in the recovery of the same & of the forfeits thereof, on behalf of Sir James Dillon aforesaid.


An Order, by the King in Council, for the presentation, by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, of a list of the names of twenty persons

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 24 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 489

Document type: Copy

An Order, by the King in Council, for the presentation, by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, of a list of the names of twenty persons to be inserted as 'Nominees' (for restoration to their respective estates in that Kingdom), in the 'Explanatory Bill,' in the Settlement of Ireland.


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 24 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 310

Document type: Original

Extension of the leave of absence from his duty in Ireland to Quartermaster William Flood.


Henry Moore to Sandwich

Written from: London

Date: 24 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 322

Document type: Holograph

Communicates the progress of the arrangements for the marriage of Lady Jemima Montagu with Mr Philip Carteret.

Encloses a letter from France which he found awaiting him on reaching London. Adds that "the last £200" has been paid to M. Du Prat [Tutor in Paris of Lord Sandwich's sons, who are now "with all duty & readiness" about to return to England.]


Ormond to Sir Daniel Bellingham

Date: 24 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 256

Document type: Copy

Payment is to be made to Sir Edward Dering of such monies as are due to him, for diet & lodging as one of the Commissioners of the Court of Claims [at Dublin].


Ormond to Ossory

Date: 24 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 257

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

One of his Majesty's frigates is to be sent to Beaumaris, in order to the embarkation therein for Ireland, of Sir Edward Dering and his family.


Ormond to Ossory

Date: 24 July 1665 [separate]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 257

Document type: Breviate [as above]

License of absence, for three months is to be granted to Quartermaster William Flood in prolongation of a former license.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 25 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 425

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Directs the Remission of certain rents due from Richard, Lord Baron of Coloony, upon lands granted to him in custodiam & by way of reprisals.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 25 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 431

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

William Howard, esquire, to have Letters Patent authorising him to practise within the bar, in any Court of Justice in Ireland.


Warrant by the Earl of Ossory, for the drawing up of a fiant, "containing such a grant from his Majesty to Arthur (Jones), Viscount Ranelagh, ... as by his Majesty's letter of the 28th of June, is required"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 25 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 233v

Document type: Copy


The King to Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 26 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 432

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

A Commission to issue for inquiry into the King's title to and interest in, the estates of certain citizens who have died in Ireland without lawful heirs and whose estates are by the laws of that Kingdom escheated to the Crown; and Letters-Patent are to pass to James, Earl of Suffolk, containing an effectual grant of all particulars that shall be so returned, under the Commission aforesaid.


Ormond to Ossory

Date: 26 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 257

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

A frigate is to be sent to Beaumaris, into Holyhead, to receive the Marchioness of Antrim, and her family, for their passage into Ireland.


Ormond to Ossory

Date: 26 July 1665 [separate]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 258

Document type: Breviate [as above]

Sir Amos Meredith's former license of absence is to be prolonged for three months.


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 26 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 259

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Being solicited by some Hamburgh merchants for release of a ship called 'The Mayor of Hamburgh' now detained in Kinsale, desires that inquiry may be made into the circumstances of her stay, and due order be given thereupon.


Clarendon to Sandwich

Written from: Twickenham

Date: 26 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 279

Document type: Holograph

Cannot begin his journey towards Salisbury without first sending good wishes & assurance of friendly service. Hopes they may both outlive this devouring war, and see their country for years in Peace with all the world. Congratulates the Earl on the coming alliance of his family with that of the writer's friend the Vice-Chamberlain [Carteret].

Should the writer outlive the Earl, it will be his aim to serve all who are related to him, with all the ease and diligence he can. ...


Earl of Bath to Lane

Written from: [London?]

Date: [26? July] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 337

Document type: Holograph

Certain papers relating to the Irish estates of the Duke of Albemarle are herewith forwarded, for communication to the Lord Lieutenant, Duke of Ormond, who, the writer is sure, will in the pending measures of land-settlement "be kind to my Lord-General".


Encloses

Sir Thomas Clarges to the Earl of Bath

Written from: [London?]

Date: 25 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 335

Document type: Holograph

The "names of those Irish that, before the Rebellion, were proprietors of the Duke of Albemarle's lands" are herewith sent. None of them, the writer supposes, "are considerable enough" to be amongst the "twenty intended to be restored". ...


Subjoined hereto is

Names of former Proprietors in the province of Leinster & County of Wexford

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 339

Document type: Original


Albemarle to Ormond

Written from: Cockpit [Whitehall]

Date: 27 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 341

Document type: Original

Communicates some particulars concerning estates now held by the writer in the County of Wexford in Ireland which formerly belonged to Sir Thomas Esmond & others.


Ormond to Albemarle

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 27 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 258

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Understands by Sir William Coventry that H.M. Ships George and Pearl, of Bristol are attending his Graces orders upon the Coast. Desires therefore that direction may be given to their Captains to repair to Minehead, for the transport of the writer & his retinue, into Ireland.


Ormond to Sir Robert Vyner

Written from: [Hampton Court]

Date: 27 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 258

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Desires that payment may be made to Mr Jasper Swinerton, of the sum of one hundred pounds, for which a bill, dated July 16th, is drawn by Captain Nichols, from Taunton.


Ormond to Heneage Finch, Solicitor-General

Date: 27 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 260

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

It was never intended that any part of the seven hundred pounds, a year, secured to Lord Kingston, by a proviso [in the pending explanatory Act for Ireland] should be defalked [by force of another clause therein]. ...


Captain Henry Nicolas[?] [The signature written at the extreme edge of the paper is "Nicol", followed by a mark of abbreviation. The endorsement reads "Nicholas"] to [Sir George Lane]

Written from: Taunton

Date: 28 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 349

Document type: Holograph [endorsed by Lane]

Particulars of marriage negotiations, on behalf of Lord John Butler [afterwards Earl of Gowran]. Without address.


Sir John Davalier to Sir George Lane

Written from: Dublin

Date: 28 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 332

Document type: Original

Particular of the writer's claim as an "Officer of 1649", in the Army of Ireland, under provisions of the Act of Settlement of that Kingdom.


Ossory to Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 28 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 220, fol(s). 255

Document type: Holograph

Reports several applications for military commissions, upon expected vacancies.


Arthur Podmore to Lane

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 350

Document type: Holograph [with seal of arms]

Has forwarded to Captain Garret Moore, who is now in Connaught, the Bill of Exchange for £15 and five shillings, enclosed to the writer by Sir George Lane, who has however omitted to make it payable to him [as intended].


Albemarle to Ormond

Written from: Cockpit [Whitehall]

Date: 29 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 345

Document type: Original

Upon receipt of his Grace's letter, delivered by Lord Castlehaven, the Duke of Albemarle gave the desired order for the sailing of the Frigate Pearl to Bantry.


Enclosure 1

Sailing-Orders by the Duke of Albemarle, as Deputy of HRH the Lord High Admiral of England & Ireland

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 345

Document type: Copy

Sailing-Orders by the Duke of Albemarle, as Deputy of HRH the Lord High Admiral of England & Ireland for H.M.S. the George, of Bristol to receive his Grace, the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Etc.


Enclosure 2

Warrant by the Duke of Albemarle to Captain William Davys of H.M.S. George, and to Captain Walter Morgan of the Frigate Pearl, "or to either of them"

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 347

Document type: Copy


Carlingford to Ormond

Written from: Hampton

Date: 29 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 351

Document type: Holograph

Is here awaiting the Lord Chancellor's direction for the passing of Letters Patent, in the matter of the "Wine and Aqua-vita licence", according to the Lord Lieutenant's letter.


Ormond to Albemarle

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 30 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 260-261

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Thanks the Duke for orders given for the attendance of certain ships at Minehead. Adds some particulars as to the intended restoration of Sir Thomas Esmonde's [in MS.: "Esmund"] estate in Ireland, as 'Nominee' the Duke of Albemarle's proportion thereof, being first duly secured.


Henry Moore to Sandwich

Written from: Hinchingbroke

Date: 31 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 343-344

Document type: Holograph

Has conferred with "Mr Attorney Montagu" at Faxton, who lodged there on his journey to Sir John Aubrey in Wales, whither he has resolved to proceed because he can come thence "to the meeting at Salisbury..." more safely, considering that the roads remote from London are more free from the Plague, than others nearer." Enters at great length, into particulars of dowry, jointure, and settlements, in relation to a proposed marriage of Lord Hinchinbroke [Lord Hinchinbroke, afterwards Second Earl of Sandwich, married Anne Boyle, daughter of Richard, Earl of Burlington. In this letter the lady's name is not mentioned.] (about which, as it seems, the meeting at Salisbury "was to be held"), and enumerates certain points as to which "Mr Attorney" desires his Lordship's instructions. ...


Ormond to the King

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 31 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 262-263

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

In persuance of his Majesty's letter, under sign-manual, of 23rd January 1663, has considered the pretensions of Captain William Rosse, therein recited. Conceives him to be deserving of some special mark of the King's favour, ... by way of pension.


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 31 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 262

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Thinks that the King hath a very good bargain of the Customs of Londonderry, at the rate of £10,500, to be paid in England, above all charges; and that Sir James Shaen, for his service therein, should - according to the directions in his Majesty's letter of May 25 - have a grant of such an amount as the purchase-money shall be found "to fall short of the sum ... aforesaid".


Ormond to Captain Rooth

Written from: [Moor Park]

Date: 31 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 261

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

The frigate under Rooth's command is to proceed to Minehead there to await the writer's further orders.


Ormond to Mr Anderton

Written from: [Moor Park]

Date: 31 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 261

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Directions as to the transmission of the letter calendared above, if the frigate be in Chester Water, or on the coast of Wales.


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: [Moor Park]

Date: 31 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 263

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Upon the arrival in Ireland of Sir James Dillon, provision is to be made to save him from being arrested for his debts, either by admitting him to ride in the Guards, or in some other way.


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: [Moor Park]

Date: [31 July] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 264

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

A frigate is to be sent to Holyhead, for the passage into Ireland of the Lord Kingston, and others.


Examination of Peter Hawke, Master of the Ship Tobias, relatively to the number and the convoy of a fleet of Dutch merchantmen now in the Danish harbour of Bergen

Date: [July 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 653


The Case of Patrick Colclough, in relation to an estate in the County of Wexford

Date: [July] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 329

Document type: Apparently original

The Case of Patrick Colclough, in relation to an estate in the County of Wexford, to which he was restored, under provision of the 'Act of Settlement' of Ireland, by a Decree of the late Court of Claims... Submitted to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant.


Patrick O'Muledy [So written formerly: the writer now signs: "Don Patricio Muledi"] to Ormond

Date: [July? 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 348

Document type: Holograph

Although Mr Lye, when writing, by command, concerning the pretensions of Mr Fitzgerald of Laragh (a cousin of the present writer,) did also enclose a note, in their favour, from the Lord Lieutenant to Secretary Lord Arlington, the writer's affection makes him still anxious on Fitzgerald's behalf. For, in spite of the "evident innocency and righteous demeanour", as well of the claimant's ancestors, as of himself, the claim seems to be postponed to the coloured title, and unjust possession of a person not quite guiltless of impious Regicide." ... His Grace's continued favour towards the claimant's just cause is earnestly besought.


Bond of the Duke of Ormond

Date: 1 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 267

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Bond of the Duke of Ormond, in the sum of £1074; conditioned upon the payment to William Richards and another, at Dublin, of £537, on or before the 25th March, 1666.


Bond of the Duke of Ormond

Date: 1 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 267

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Bond of the Duke of Ormond in the sum of £800; conditioned upon the payment, at Dublin, to Samuel Howard of London, of £400, on or before the 25th March, 1666.


Bond of the Duke of Ormond

Date: 1 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 267

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Bond of the Duke of Ormond in the sum of £400; conditioned upon the payment, at Dublin, to John Eaton, of London, of £200, on or before the 25th March, 1666.


Bond of the Duke of Ormond

Date: 1 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 267

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Bond of the Duke of Ormond in the sum of £2,400; conditioned upon the payment, at Dublin, to William Gameldon, of London, of £1,200, on or before the 25th March, 1666.


Bond, joint and several, of James, Duke of Ormond; Thomas, Earl of Ossory; Richard, Earl of Arran; and Lord John Butler

Date: 1 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 268

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Bond, joint and several, of James, Duke of Ormond; Thomas, Earl of Ossory; Richard, Earl of Arran; and Lord John Butler, in the sum of £50,000; conditioned on the payment at Sir Daniel Bellingham's house in Dublin, to Sir Robert Vymer, of £25,000, on or before 1st August, 1666.


List of the Soldiers brought to the Fleet, August 1, 1665

Date: 1 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 272

Document type: [Endorsed by Sandwich]


Sir George Carteret to Sandwich

Written from: Deptford

Date: 2 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 323-4

Document type: Holograph

Assures his Lordship that his "greatest joy is accomplished... by the marriage of our children". Looks upon that match as the greatest of all temporal blessings ever received by him at God's hands. Tomorrow the writer & Lady Carteret are to "meet our young people at Gravesend to carry them down to Scots Hall in Kent, where part of my family is already; a healthfull place & out of the way of infection". Mentions his intention to make a settlement on Lady Jemima, "something greater than is mentioned in those articles between your Lordship and me ... This I do out of my abundant care of that sweet Lady".


Certificate by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Steward of his Majesty's Household, of the residence of Lord Kingston

Written from: [Hampton Court]

Date: 2 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 265

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Certificate by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Steward of his Majesty's Household, of the residence of Lord Kingston, and his family, since June 29th last in the town of Hampton, within a mile of Hampton-Court, which place is free from Plague, or any other contagious disease.


Certificate by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Steward of his Majesty's Household, and Passport, on behalf of the Lord Taaffe

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 2 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 265

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]


Sir Thomas Clifford [afterwards Lord Clifford of Chudleigh] to Sandwich

Written from: Onboard H.M.S. Revenge, near {Jettefoare}

Date: 3 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 325-6

Document type: Holograph

Communicates the incidents of his voyage, and of the attack on the Castle of Bergen and on a fleet of Dutch merchantmen which had taken refuge in the Harbour of Bergen. "The issue was the place was too hot for us, and, after three hours dispute, our hawsers and cables ... being ... mostly shot asunder, we drove off ... to [re]fit our ships". Adds particulars of a subsequent council of war, and of a treaty with the Governor.


Certificate and Passport on behalf of Sir Philip Harcourt, by the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Hampton Court]

Date: [4 August] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 265

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]


Certificate and Passport on behalf of Robert Trotter, by the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Hampton Court]

Date: [4 August] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 265

Document type: Breviate [as above]


Sir William Penn to Sir Roger Cuttance

Date: 5 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 344

Approves of the appointment of his Lieutenant, O'Brien, to take charge of a Dutch prize-ship...


James, Duke of Ormond to Lady Clancarty

Written from: Moore Park

Date: 5 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 128, fol(s). 386v

Document type: Copy

Has now, with grief and fear, to apprise her of the death of her husband and his own dear brother, "the only person in the world from whom he never did, and never would, conceal the greatest & most important secret of his soul".


Ormond to Mr Page

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 5 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 268

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Desires the payment to Mr Owen Haugherin, or his assigns, of the sum of £100, sterling, out of the writer's monies now in Mr Page's hands.


Fiant, by the Duke of Ormond, as Lord of the Regalities of the County of Tipperary, for the pardon of Christopher Perkins, of Ardmaile, in that county

Written from: [Moor Park]

Date: 5 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 268

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]


Certificate, and Passport, by the Duke of Ormond, on behalf of Peter Walsh, and his servant

Written from: [Hampton Court]

Date: [5 August] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 265

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]


Warrant for Post Horses, by the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Hampton Court

Date: 5 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 265

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 5 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 269

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Notifies an agreement entered into by the writer with Sir Robert Vyner for repayment of a sum of £15,000 ... Desires that the money payable to the writer under the Explanatory Act, "agreed upon here, and to be passed in Ireland, may be duly paid unto the said Sir Rober Vyner, or Sir Daniel Bellingham, intrusted on his behalf".


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 7 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 434-5

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Robert Reading, esquire, to have a grant empowering him to build and maintain lighthouses and lights, upon the coasts of Ireland; and to collect tonnage duties upon shipping for defraying the charges of the same.


Samuel Pepys to Sandwich

Written from: Navy Office

Date: 7 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 327-8

Document type: Holograph

States the happy circumstances attendant on the marriage of Lady Jemima Montagu with Mr Carteret as being "the only occurrence ... I ever met with, begun, proceeded on and finished with the same uninterrupted excess of satisfaction to all parties". Reports his having sent a ship of 36 guns, to fetch Lord Hinchinbrooke from Calais, who proceeded to join the bridal party at Scots Hall. Adds his advice to Lord Sandwich "to quicken the settlement of the money matters on both sides". Mentions that "the Plague is now, more or less, got into most corners of the Kingdom". ...


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 361

Document type: Holograph

A report of proceedings relating to certain items of the public expenditure of the Irish Government.


Encloses

Draught of a letter to be obtained [from his Majesty] for the Lord Deputy [of Ireland] for allowance of... expenses [in the public service of that kingdom]

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 365

Document type: Misbound


Sir George Carteret to Sandwich

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 9 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 350-1

Document type: Holograph

After long details on family matters and about the settlement in preparation he mentions that Salisbury "is still free of the sickness, but it is spread in the kingdom"; ... and that, on one occasion of like pestilence, he was himself, on the coast of Barbary, in a ship which had caught the infection, but, "by the care that was taken of keeping the ship very sweet & clean", seven men only died, out of a crew of 200; and describes the methods pursued. ...


Ormond to Sir John Knight

Date: 9 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 270

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Directs the transmission of instructions to the Captains of the Pearl frigate, and of the ship George of Bristol, to await the Duke at Milford Haven.


Ormond to Lord Powlett

Date: 9 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 270

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Desires that his Lordship and the other Deputy Lieutenants of Somersetshire will meet the writer at Bristol, on the Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, following.


Ormond to Colonel Pigott

Date: 9 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 270

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Desires that his Lordship and the other Deputy Lieutenants of Somersetshire will meet the writer at Bristol, on the Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, following.


Ormond to the Mayor of Bristol

Date: 9 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 270

Document type: Breviate

Desires that his Lordship and the other Deputy Lieutenants of Somersetshire will meet the writer at Bristol, on the Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, following. Together with a list of the Duke's retinue.


Philip Carteret to Sandwich

Written from: Scots Hall

Date: 9 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 281

Document type: Holograph

Feels his own unworthiness of the many blessings which God has bestowed upon him, in moving the Earl to consent to the writer's happiness by his so happy marriage; but hopes that in course of time, he may be enabled so to improve his good fortune as to acquire some part of the worth now lacking in him.

Prays that the Earl's endeavours may be crowned with honour & victory...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 10 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 446

Document type: Original

Captain William Rosse to have a yearly pension of three hundred pounds, sterling, to be paid out of the Revenue of Ireland.


Edward, Lord Hinchinbroke to Edward Montagu, Earl of Sandwich

Written from: Scots Hall [Kent]

Date: 10 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 331

Document type: Holograph

The King of France, when the writer had his audience of leave, desired him on his return to England to carry a complimentary message from His Majesty to Montagu, as also did Monsieur et Madame, and the Earl of St. Albans. His journey to Scots Hall is to see Sir George Carteret and Lady Carteret the writer's sister.

French.


Albemarle to Ormond

Written from: Cockpit [Whitehall]

Date: 11 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 367

Document type: Original

Renews the writer's former suit, on behalf of Mr Hope. Hope served "the late King, of blessed memory, ... [as] the last of all his servants".


James Butler to Ormond

Written from: Mentz [In MS. "Maints"]

Date: 12 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 369

Document type: Holograph

Is recommended by the Archbishop of Mentz [In MS. "Maints"] to the Bishop of Munster [In MS. "Minster"], who is raising forces against Holland. Is now going thither [i.e. to Munster] to see what he can do. ... Has sent his wife & daughter to the Lord Lieutenant; "not doubting but that they will be a comfort to [his] Lordship"...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 12 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 437-438

Document type: Original

William Godolphin, Esquire, to have a Grant, upon conditions herein stated, of certain lands in the barony of Connelloe, and county of Limerick, which were formerly allotted and set out in satisfaction of the Adventure of Samuel Avery, late of London, deceased.


Arlington [Sir Henry Bennet was created Baron Arlington 14 March 1665; and Earl of Arlington 22 April, 1672] to Ormond

Written from: Sarum

Date: 12 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 197-198

Document type: Holograph

After many goings & comings betwixt the Governor-General at Bergen & us [the English fleet under the Earl of Sandwich], ... our men, resolved to fall upon the Hollander, with the help of their own metal only. If the wind had not failed we had in all probability burnt or taken fifty sail of ships. ... In the attempt we [lost], in killed & wounded, 400 men; ... six captains killed; [and] Mr Montague [In MS. "Mountague"] & Mr Wyndham, volunteers...


Ormond to Sir John Knight

Written from: [Salisbury?]

Date: 14 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 270

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Desires Sir John's attendance at Bristol, to meet the writer upon his passing over into Ireland.


Ormond to Sir John Warre

Written from: [Salisbury?]

Date: 14 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 270

Document type: Breviate

Desires Sir John's attendance at Bristol, to meet the writer upon his passing over into Ireland.


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 14 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 270-271

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Desires the Deputy to proceed to Waterford, with the sword, to meet the writer, upon his disembarkation there; leaving the Lord Chancellor and Clerk of the Council at Kilkenny.


Ormond to the Lord Deputy and Council of Ireland

Written from: [Salisbury]

Date: 14 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 271

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

His Majesty having been lately pleased to grant to the City of Dublin, an annuity of five hundred pounds, a year, order is to be given for the present payment of the first half-year thereof to William Smith, the now Mayor, for his service during the last year.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 15 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 440

Document type: Original

Matthew Harrison, Esquire, to have a grant of the King's reversionary interest in the estate of William Harpoole, of Shriwell in the Queen's County, upon the death of the present possessor without heirs male.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 15 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 442

Document type: Original

Wentworth, Earl of Roscommon, to be a Privy-Councillor in Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 15 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 444

Document type: Original

Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, and Roger, Earl of Orrery, to have a Grant out of such forfeited lands as are not appropriated by the 'Act of Settlement' for Ireland, or by the 'Explanatory Act', lately transmitted thither, as shall amount to a full fee-farm rent of five hundred pounds a year "at the old and former rents payable unto Us or any of Our Predecessors", thereupon; and also a grant to the value of five thousand pounds, out of forfeited goods, chattels, bonds, recognizances, and debts...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 16 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 448

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Thomas, Earl of Ossory, to be Lieutenant-General of the forces in Ireland.


Warrant, by the Earl of Ossory

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 17 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 18

Document type: Copy; in Entry Book

Warrant, by the Earl of Ossory, for the drawing up of a fiant containing his Majesty's presentation of William Lightburne, Doctor of Divinity, to the Deanery of Ferns and Deanery of Leighlin, and the Rectory of Ballyrorre alias Ballyrorry, in the diocese of Leighlin, the said deaneries and rectory being now void by the death of Dr John Watson.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 18 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 450

Document type: Original

Recites a complaint brought before the King, by the Earl of Warwick, against the Lord Ranelagh and the repeated disobedience of the latter to the King's orders for his appearance to make answer thereto... Recites also certain overtures made by the Earl aforesaid to remit part of his claim, upon receiving satisfaction of the rest. Directs that if such satisfaction be not made, in a way which the Lord Lieutenant shall deem befitting, Lord Ranelagh shall be sent into England; after due summons for his voluntary attendance.


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 18 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 489

Document type: Holograph

The King's mediation has been asked in a matter depending between the Marquess of Ciudad-Rodrigo and a person not explicitly named [But possibly a "Mr Mabbott", whose name occurs twice in the letter, but only so as to leave it doubtful whether he is principal in the matter complained of, or only an agent of the complainant.]. "You know", adds the Chancellor, "our Master is obliged to bring it to pass, for very good reasons; and he hath promised us, ever since he came to Salisbury, to do it seasonably and concernedly. Whether he hath or no, you know as well as I. I intend, as soon as I can speak with him (for I have not seen his face, since I saw yours) to shew him your letter, which will work upon him more than anything I can say; and yet I shall say more to him by that introduction, than, it may be, I should else have been able to do; and, I as sure the matter, in the nature of it (for all men are so used) is of more consequence, than is imagined"...


Sir George Carteret to Sandwich

Written from: Cranborne

Date: 19 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 329

Document type: Holograph

Referring to the ill success of the naval enterprize at Bergen, asserts that to his own knowledge, the orders from Court were issued upon good grounds; the King of Denmark having given an engagement that he would "not protect any of the Dutch ships in his harbour". Adds that the great object of the Government now is to hasten his Lordship's return to sea...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salibury

Date: 20 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 452

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, to have an additional pension of six hundred pounds a year, for life, out of the revenue certain or casual of Ireland, under conditions herein stated.


Minutes of a Council of War, held aboard the Prince, in Southwold-Bay, 20 August 1665

Written from: Southwold Bay

Date: 20 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 341

Document type: Original


Ralph Montagu to Sandwich

Written from: York

Date: 20 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 151

Document type: Holograph

Asks the Earl to give instructions for the re-embalming of the body of the writer's deceased brother; and to order some servants to attend upon it; the deceased "having had no English servatns with him, when he was killed"...


Lady Sandwich to Lord Sandwich

Written from: [Apparently from Hinchinbroke]

Date: 21 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 353v-354

Document type: Holograph

After mention of many domestic affairs, notices the improvements made in the house and gardens, and finds them "very handsome much beyond what I could expect... There is every day company in the bowling-alley of the better sort of our neighbours".


Archbishop of Canterbury to Ormond

Written from: Lambeth House

Date: 22 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 169

Document type: Holograph

Upon the death of the late Bishop of Bangor, the King has bestowed that See upon the Bishop of Ferns. If the writer did not know that the Lord Lieutenant had claimants enough for the vacant diocese in Ireland he would have put him in mind of Dr Hacket, once Dean of Cork, & a man of parts. Asks the Lord Lieutenant to take measures to prevent herafter the holding, by any ecclesiastic, of church proferment in both Kingdoms...


Edward Shepley to Sandwich

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 22 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 331

Document type: Holograph

Has conferred at Salisbury with Mr Justice Wyndham and with Mr Thomas Wyndham (Grand Equerry to the King), in order to the arrangement of a meeting between Lord Hawley, Mr Attorney, Sir John Warren [?Warre], and Mr T. Wyndham, [with reference as it seems, for a projected marriage for Lord Hinchinbrooke]. The meeting cannot be had, until my Lord Hawley's return form York.


Sir William Coventry to Sandwich

Written from: Yorke

Date: 23 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 335

Document type: Holograph

Has received his Lordship's letter of the 18th instant, and has conferred with Sir Thomas Clifford, who spent one day here. Our misfortune [at Bergen] has not, it is seen, arisen from the fleet. Adds his hope that care will be taken at London to enable Lord Sandwich "to meet De Witt, before he get home, in which I beseech God to preserve you, & to give you good success"...


Lady Wright to Sandwich

Written from: Dagenham's, Essex

Date: 24 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 283

Document type: Holograph

Can now, gratefully, give a good account of my Lord Hinchinbroke, who was extremely ill until the smallpox came out. Dr Lenthall has visited him twice daily, for twelve days, and now there is hope that danger is past...


Edward, Earl of Manchester, Lord Chamberlain to Sandwich

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 25 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 333

Document type: Holograph

The disappointment of the design [at Bergen] is in no way any reflection on Lord Sandwich. Sir Thomas Clifford is to be despatched on a mission to the King of Denmark. Adds his hope that his Lordship will have a successful encounter with the Dutch fleet, and one attended with safety to his person. Should the Dutch get home with their ships, & their great treasure, it would be of very ill concernment to England...


Samuel Pepys to Sandwich

Written from: Navy Office

Date: 25 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 337

Document type: Holograph

Has made enquiry into the victualling of the fleet. Mr Gawden's account is unsatisfactory. What prize-wines & brandy we have will all be delivered to that use. "I am grieved at heart to see your Lordship in this strait, which shall be eased, as far as any pains of mine shall stand instead."...


Encloses:

The State of the Victualling of His Majesty's Fleet, consisting of 205 ships, as it was declared... July 26 1665 by Dennis Gawden Esq.

Date: 26 July 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 338

Document type: Abstract [Certified by Pepys]


M. de Cominges to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 26 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 371

Document type: Original

A letter of thanks for the promise of favour and aid to certain claims of Sir Roger Gernon, of Gernon, and of Mr Patrick Gernon, of Killincoole.

French.


John Knight to Lane

Written from: Bristol

Date: 26 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 359

Document type: Original

Reports the arrangements made, under orders from the Admiralty, for the sailing of H.M.S. George, and of the frigate Pearl.


W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: York

Date: 26 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 424-425

Document type: Holograph

After giving a summary of late continental advices from various quarters, the writer dwells on the necessity of "pressing the King and my Lord Chancellor not to lose one day's time in making a league with [the King of] Spain, and all his allies. If we cannot have what alliances we would, let us save what we can & make some use of them. It is not to be doubted that even Spain will give us worse conditions now than he would have done some weeks since"...


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 27 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 673-674

Document type: Holograph

Mr Bence, one of the farmers of the Customs, has brought to the writer, concerning the Genoese Prize-ship [The Sacrifice of Abraham] and the alleged embezzlement of part of the lading, certain information, which is now transmitted to the Lord Lieutenant, together with other papers on that subject.


Subjoins 1

Report to the Commissioners of Prizes, concerning the captured Genoese vessel, The Sacrifice of Abraham

Written from: Galway

Date: 23 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 675

Document type: Original [With three signatures]

Report to the Commissioners of Prizes, concerning the captured Genoese vessel, The Sacrifice of Abraham, brought into the port of Galway. By the Vice-Admiral of Connaught & others.


Subjoins 2

Certificate by the Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Admiralty in England

Written from: [London]

Date: 27 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 671

Certificate by the Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Admiralty in England, concerning a search in the Registers of that Court, in relation to the captured vessel above-named.


Captain Titus to Sandwich

Written from: Deal Castle

Date: 27 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 285

Document type: Holograph

Sends his respectful congratulations upon the late successes at sea. As a good Englishman, the writer would rejoice whosoever had been put by the King in charge. But it makes some difference in a man's thoughts when an honoured friend is in command. Communicates advices, which have come to England respecting Dunkirk; and reminds the Earl of some conversation on that matter [of the surrender], which passed whilst his Lordship and the writer once stood together, "viewing the hills of France", from the Earl's cabin...


Clarendon to Sandwich

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 28 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 287

Document type: Holograph [With seal of arms]

Thanks the Earl for a letter of August 13. Believes that Sir Thomas Clifford will bring the pending matter therein mentioned to a good issue. Congratulates the Earl upon his new son [Philip Carteret], who must bring great comfort - if he prove worthy of his own parentage - to his new family. Ralph Montagu will probably succeed his deceased brother Edward, in the latter's place, but the writer advises him to be wholly governed by his father; "and to be sure not to lose Boughton, for an office in Court"...


Arlington to Sandwich

Written from: Sarum

Date: 28 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 289

Document type: Holograph

The Earl's letter, brought by Sir Thomas Clifford, increases the writer's satisfaction at the happy circumstance of his having been the means of making the Earl and Sir Thomas acquainted with each other. Clifford will need a good nimble frigate to carry him on the mission [to Copenhagen and to Stockholm], which he has received from the King; and may be safely trusted in all that he may tell; but in nothing more than in any assurances he may make of the writer's faithful service to his Lordship. ...


Manchester to Sandwich

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 28 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 309

Document type: Holograph

Assures the Earl that the sooner he can put to sea, the more it will be to his advantage. If the Dutch get back to their own harbours, without some blows, there are, the writer finds, some [at Court] "that will make discourses." ...


Instructions by Edward, Earl of Sandwich to Captain Sheppard, Commander of the Yacht Anne

Date: 30 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 342

Document type: Certified copy

Instructions by Edward, Earl of Sandwich, to Captain Sheppard, Commander of the Yacht Anne, for conveyance of despatches to England, and for direction of victualling-tenders, seeking the fleet...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 31 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 454

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment.]

Inquiry to be made into certain debts alleged to be due to the Crown in Ireland by Thomas Bowles [Employed as Deputy-Treasurer of the Army in Ireland, under the Usurpers], Henry Burnell, and John Clerke, respectively, and upon recovery of the same, or of any part thereof, a moiety of the sums so recovered to be granted, by Letters Patent in due form, to Colonel Roger Burges.

Note: Note by Edward Edwards relating to either Henry Burnell or John Clerke, but no indication as to which: [Similarly employed as Receiver of Revenue in Carrickfergus.]


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Sarum

Date: 31 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 199

Document type: Original [Subscribed & signed]

Desires with all confidence to be employed in his Grace's concerns; adding: "Besides what your Grace may have observed in my nature, ... you have a great pawn of mine in your hands to caution my good behaviour..." Adds an account of Sir Thomas Clifford's mission to Denmark and of other political incidents...


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 31 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 98

Document type: Holograph

...The affair of my Lord Ranelagh may be settled, if he please, by an accomodation; otherwise, by sending him hither, - where no doubt, he will be brought to reason. ... After an allusion to the Duke's visit to Bristol, the writer proceeds: "We have great reason to be very apprehensive of the condition of that city; and, if there be any ill design in the West, it will first break out in or about Bristol... I intend," he adds, "to be at Oxford on Thursday next, and indeed it is necessary, for I must first lessen the number of the scholars, before I can find room for Court & Parliament." ...

[Not printed by Lister.]


An Account of the Victualling of His Majesty's Fleets

Date: Undated [1665] but endorsed "August 1655"

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 269

Document type: Original [with notes by Lord Sandwich]


Petition of the Seamen belonging to H.M.S. the Little Gift to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Date: [August? 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 375

Document type: Original

Recite the circumstances under which petitioners have been committed as prisoners, and pray his Grace to order their release.


A Schedule of Monies, due by the Duke of Ormond, between August, 1665, and December, 1665, as the interest of various sums borrowed upon bond

Date: [August] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 266

Document type: Copy


Report of the Duke of Ormond to the King, under his Majesty's Order of Reference of July 17th 1665, upon the petition of John Arthur

Date: [August 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 272

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends that the petitioner shall be restored, by a proviso in the pending Bill, to so much of his estate in Ireland as is not in the possession of adventurers or soldiers, and not lying within the city of Dublin; and, further, that as concerns his former estate or interest in that city, he may have reprisals out of the common stock.


Archbishop of Armagh to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 1 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 170

Document type: Holograph

Recommends for the vacant See of Ferns and Leighlin Dr Breton, now Master of Emmanuel College in Cambridge, a sober, pious, & learned man...


Sir Thomas Clifford to Sandwich

Written from: Harwich

Date: 1 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 339

Document type: Holograph

Reports his conference with the Duke of York, who had previously seen his despatches to Lord Arlington. "I found him," says the writer, "entirely satisfied not only with your Highness' designing part, but also with Sir Thomas Tiddiman's conduct of the whole affair at Bergen." From York he proceeded to the Court at Salisbury and found there also "a good impression & esteem of the whole action,... the greatness of the attempt, the bravery of the thing, and the good conduct in bringing off every ship, hath quite swallowed up the loss of our men & the repulse". Adds that his mission to Copenhagen gives him full powers under the Great Seal to "conclude with that King." ...


Minutes of a Council of War, held on board the Prince, Sept. 5 1665

Date: 5 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 346

Document type: Original

Apportion the Dutch Prizes amongst the three squadrons of the fleet, and appoint crews for each Prize-Ship...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Sarum

Date: 7 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 201-202

Document type: Original [Subscribed and signed]

The remaining Bills for Ireland are now dispatched [in Council] and will be sent in a few days... The letters from France threaten us with a present breach, ... but the Ambassadors here assure us that his Majesty's late moderate discourse to them will hinder the King their Master from breaking ... with us ... In Holland, they proclaim that the French, having promised them a succour in money, will needs give it them in men. ...


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the grant in due form to Thomas, Earl of Ossory, of the office of Lieutenant General of the forces in Ireland, according to the directions in his Majesty's letter of the 16th of August

Written from: Kilkenny Castle

Date: 7 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 234v

Document type: Copy


Bishop of Derry to Ormond

Written from: Derry

Date: 8 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 171

Document type: Holograph

Congratulates his Grace's return to Ireland... Accredits Captain Cave to give an account of the Militia and Garrison of Derry...


Minutes of a Council of War, held on board the Prince, September 8, 1665

Date: 8 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 348

Document type: Original

Appoint sailing-directions for the fleet.


Lord Berkeley to Ormond

Written from: York

Date: 8 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 211

Document type: Holograph

Communicates advices from the fleet at sea, sent to Burlington in despatches from Admiral the Earl of Sandwich...


O'Muledy to Ormond

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 9 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 373

Document type: Holograph

Since his Grace's departure, affairs are so far advanced as that his Majesty hath named Commissioners who are to be included, by both Kings, in our Treaty [with Spain]; and of the points of commerce and trading fitting for both...


Sir W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: York

Date: 9 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 426

Document type: Holograph

Yesterday brought a little good news, from my Lord Sandwich, of the taking of some Dutch ships... Has seen letters which complain that the coast of Lancashire is much infested with Capers. If his Grace could spare a frigate to scour that coast, it might conduce to the safety of Ireland.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Sarum

Date: 10 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 203

Document type: Original [Subscribed & signed]

The King's favour lately expressed to the writer, upon [occasion of] the [Explanatory] Bill now sent over, gives hope of some advantage to accrue to him thereby. In respect of his other concerns there - under the Lord Lieutenants patronage - he accredits to his Grace, Robin Lye, bearer of this letter.


Sir George Carteret to Sandwich

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 11 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 352

Document type: Holograph

Mentions the King's great satisfaction at the expedition with which his Lordship caused the fleet to be got ready for sea. Encloses a communication [not now appended] from Colonel Wyndham with respect to the wardship of a "young Irish lord", unnamed. Adds that he has the King's commands to transmit to Lord Sandwich £500, from the Privy Purse, towards his Lordship's late extraordinary expenses in the service, besides a grant of £2,000, herafter to be realized, "out of the profits of the decayed provisions, in the several Yards".

Communicates, in a P.S., that Mr Spencer, a nephew of the Lord Treasurer, is to succeed Edward Montagu, in the place of Master of the Horse to the Queen...


Ormond to Sir Richard Butler, Bart.

Written from: Kilkenny Castle

Date: 11 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 55v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Plaint is made by Captain Richard Rooth of a still unsatisfied debt, incurred by Sir Richard Butler's father to the complainant's father. As Sir Richard is in possession of his father's estate, satisfaction of the debt due thereout to the late Mr Rooth's representative will be for the honour of the family.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the grant in due form to William Mall, during good behaviour, of the office of Comptroller of his Majesty's Customs in the Port of Dublin, now void by the death of Stephen Smith

Written from: Kilkenny Castle

Date: 11 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 234

Document type: Copy


Instructions by Edward, Earl of Sandwich to Vice-Admiral Sir John Harman

Written from: On board H.M.S. The Prince, in Southwold Bay

Date: 12 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 354

Document type: Certified Copy

He is to sail with the Squadron specified to Hosely Bay, is to obtain provisions at Harwich and is to make certain dispositions of prize-vessels and of prisoners. ...


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: 12 September 1665-8 May 1666

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 234, 240, 241, 244, 246v, 249r-v, 250, 256, 257v, 258, 259, 260, 263v

Document type: Copies and Breviates (Twenty one entries)


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Cornbury

Date: 12 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 490

Document type: Holograph

Has been the more anxious to receive advices of the Duke's safe arrival in Ireland, on account of the dismal storms which have occurred. Is at Cornbury, with much content; and is laying in a stock of courage to enable him to bear the banter of all the Lords and Ladies who find themselves ill accomodated in the lodings in the colleges and town [of Oxford]. "They send word", he adds, "that since they must stay there all the winter, they must have the larger accomodation; as if that would enlarge the town, and cause the colleges to be new built." ...


Ormond to the Lords of the Council at Dublin

Written from: Kilkenny Castle

Date: 13 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 272

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Directions concerning the prorogation of the Parliament of Ireland.


Encloses:

Extract of a letter from the Earl of Orrery, President of Munster, to the Duke of Ormond

Date: [September] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 272

Extract of a letter from the Earl of Orrery, President of Munster, to the Duke of Ormond containing "several reasons for a further prorogation" of Parliament.


An Order of the Duke of Ormond, for the delivery, by Edmund Nangle, of possession of the Castle of Clonderath to Cornet Patrick Long

Written from: Kilkenny Castle

Date: 13 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 234v

Document type: Copy


Lord Inchiquin to Lane

Written from: Kilminshy

Date: 13 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 212

Document type: Holograph [with seal of arms]

Accredits Captain John Pigott, who has matters of military detail, relating to the Army in Ireland, to submit to the Duke of Ormond. ...


Subjoins:

Surrender, by Colonel Thomas Pigott, of a commission for a company of foot in Ireland. Addressed to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant

Date: 29 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 216

Document type: Original


Joseph Ash to Sir John Wolstenholme, and others, Farmers of the Customs,

Written from: Plymouth

Date: 15 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 356

Document type: Copy

Reports the arrival at Plymouth of a ship from New England which left Boston in company of another ship which was subsequently taken by a Dutch 'Caper' in the Soundings; and that since that arrival news has come of the capture of two Dutch Capers by H.M.S. Elizabeth, & another.


Sir W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: York

Date: 16 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 376

Document type: Holograph

Further particulars of some affairs of the Vice-Admiralty of the Province of Munster...


Lords of the Council in Ireland to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 379

Document type: Original [with twelve signatures]

Have instructed a printer, in pursuance of his Grace's directions as to the printing of the "Act Explanatory ... of the Act of Settlement", and upon consideration of the time requisite for its printing, think it expedient, if accordant with the Lord Lieutenant's pleasure, - that the Parliament should stand prorogued until October 26, next.

Submit draughts of a Proclamation, to that effect and also of another Proclamation for quickening the payment of his Majesty's rents, and other dues.


Arlington to Sandwich

Written from: My Lord Ashley's house, St. Giles's [Dorset]

Date: 16 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 291

Document type: Holograph

Lord Rochester brought last night the good news of the Earl's second success, upon which the writer, with all his heart, gives his Lordship joy. ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Lulworth Castle, Mr Weld's house

Date: 17 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 205

Document type: Original

Lord Sandwich's successes taken together, "make a good end of this campagna... If we must have war, may the next be as prosperous."


Lord Berkeley of Stratton to Ormond

Written from: York

Date: 18 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 381

Document type: Holograph

Since the success gained by Lord Sandwich against the enemy, already reported to the Lord Lieutenant by the writer, the same Commander, by a "good fortune, held to be of no less importance, in all respects, than the former", has captured all the ships of another squadron, which had separated from the first. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Kilkenny

Date: 18 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 99

Document type: Holograph-Minute

... Is here, attending to some private affairs, ... "there being no use of [so in MS.] calling the Parliament to meet till the Explanatory Act of Settlement be printed, and these other Acts brought over to us by Robin Lye". ... That which looks most threateningly ... is the poverty of this people, - a poverty so great & so apparent, that in good earnest the writer does not see how it will be possible for them to pay, what the Parliament will charge them with, for the supply of the defect of the King's Revenue. ...


Sir William Coventry to Sandwich

Written from: York

Date: 18 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 357

Document type: Holograph

Congratulates his Lordship upon his second encounter with part of the Dutch fleet, and upon his safe arrival in Southwold Bay. With reference to his Lordship's desire for the election of Mr Carteret as Burgess for Sandwich, states that H.R.H. the Lord Admiral was, before Lord Sandwich's letter came, engaged to Captain Strode, Lieutenant of Dover Castle. Conveys the Duke's assent to certain promotions, consequent on "the late loss of Commanders."...


James, Duke of York, to Sandwich

Written from: York

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 359

Document type: Original [subscribed & signed]

Expresses H.R.H.'s satisfaction at the receipt of the despatches brought by Sir Henry Bellasis, reporting the late action with part of the Dutch fleet. What hath been done, "considering with how little loss it hath been acquired is sufficient ground to give God thanks for his goodness to us, and, under him to you for your care in this action". Adds that as to Lord Sandwich's going onshore he willingly concurs in the directions which his Lordship will receive from the King at Salisbury. ...


Minutes of a Council of War held on board the Prince, at the Nore, September 18 1665

Date: 18 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 361

Document type: Original

Direct the sailing of Prize ships to Erith, and the needful precautions for the care of their respective cargoes...


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Kilkenny

Date: 18 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 448-449

Document type: Copy

The Lord Chancellors letter of August 31 [not it seems contained in this series], reached the Duke, at Kilkenny, on the 16th instant. He has here all the company he brought with him, from Salisbury, "and many more, gathered up by the way". On his return to Dublin shortly, the writer will endeavour to persuade Lord Ranelagh "to do reason in the difference bewixt him and Lord Warwick". If, in case of his refusal, it is desired that Lord Ranelagh should be sent into England, it is necessary the Duke should have an express warrant from the King to that effect. But it would be better to defer any action of that kind, until the expiration of Lord Ranelagh's privilege of Parliament.

Notices other political and public affairs. ...


Sir Oliver St. George to Ormond

Written from: Coloone

Date: 19 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 383

Document type: Original

In a late journey through the county of Mayo, the writer received information of the landing of a boat's crew in the island of Glanmoran, not far from Broadhaven, who when landed set themselves to dig ground; keeping the country people aloof by force.


George, Duke of Albemarle, to Sandwich

Written from: Cock-pitt

Date: 19 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 363-4

Document type: Original [in the hand of an Amanuensis but with many corrections in the Duke's hand]

Has received his Lordship's letter of the 16th instant. Trusts he will take care that there be no embezzlement of Prize Goods, for, adds the Duke, "I cannot tell what shifts we shall make for moneys, unless we make something out of these Prizes that may be considerable; and if there be an account taken of them, and put into the East-India Company's hands, I believe they will advance a good sum of money to pay off the fleet, and to help us towards the payment of the prisoners and sick men". Communicates his opinion as to the sending of convoys for merchant ships bound to the Elbe & elsewhere. Enters, at great length, into questions affecting the disposal of prisoners:- "For Chelsea College, Mr Evelyn told me... that not more Dutch prisoners than 250 or 300... can be received there".


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Kilkenny

Date: 20 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 366

Document type: Copy

The adjoined account of the Revenue [of Ireland] but now received from my Lord of Anglesey, although it be but in general, will seem to confirm what upon his own observation the writer communicated in his letter of the 18th instant...

Most certainly it will be impossible for this Kingdom to support the present charge, for a year longer unless the freedom of trade (for such it is), be restored to us... The writer doubts that it will be long before the Kingdom shall recover [its loss] even if what was so unreasonably... taken away, be presently restored

...This uncomfortable prospect of our condition will oblige the writer to go to Dublin some days sooner than he intended, & thereby to leave his private affairs in some confusion...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Kilkenny

Date: 20 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 1

Document type: Copy

...Upon receipt of the melancholy account of our "condition", sent by Lord Anglesey, the Duke transmitted an extract of it, with the most enforcing arguments he could add, "to persuade his Majesty to take into serious & speedy consideration the unavoidable necessities that must fall upon us, and the means of preventing [so in MS.] them", and their ill consequences...


Southwell to Ormond

Written from: Lasbury[?] [So in MS. The only resembling name, in the modern Gazetteers, is "Lasborough" (in Gloucestershire). It is possible that "Salisbury" may be intended, but there is no mark of contraction]

Date: 21 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 387

Document type: Holograph

A relation of the late naval victories as brought by "my Lord Rochester from the fleet, unto his Majesty", is herewith communicated. His Lordship "insisted much on the brave action of the Hector, in taking the East-India Vice-Admiral of 1,300 tons, before she was sunk." ...


Enclosure 1:

A News-Letter; containing an account of various naval and court incidents

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 389

Document type: Original


Enclosure 2:

[A Schedule of] Prizes, taken on the 3rd and 4th of September 1665 [Misbound]

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 389

Document type: Original


Enclosure 3:

[A Schedule of] Prizes taken on the 9th September

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 391

Document type: Original


Sir George Carteret to Sandwich

Written from: Salisbury

Date: 21 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 365

Document type: Holograph

On his journey to Salisbury from the West, the writer met the King at Weymouth, "who was pleased to give me the relation of your Lordship's good success... most seasonable at this time that the Parliament is so near at hand." Adds that a Council is summoned to meet at Oxford "to advise about the disposal of the fleet this winter".


Lord Sandwich to Sir Joseph Jordan, and to Captain John Kempthorne

Written from: On board the Prince at the Nore

Date: 21 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 367

Document type: Certified Copy

Instruct them to take the East India Prizes to Erith, and there to await the orders of the Duke of Albemarle...


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 393

Document type: Holograph

"It is generally taken for certain, here, that the Bishop of St. Davids [William Lucy, who lived twelve years after the date of this letter; dying on the 4th October 1677] is lately deceased, and that the now Lord Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin is to be translated to ... St. Davids"; the writer, therefore, humbly craves leave to recommend for succession to the See last-named his Grace's Chaplain, Daniel Neilan, D.D.; of whose qualifications he adds a statement. ...


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 395

Document type: Holograph

Particulars of naval affairs, as reported by Sir Oliver St. George, and by Thomas Waring.


Encloses:

Sir Oliver St. George to Sir Paul Davys [Misbound]

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 395


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 395v

Document type: Holograph

By the desire of Sir Richard Kennedy, one of the Barons of his Majesty's Exchequer in Ireland, a letter addressed to him "by one Thomas Waring", concerning the execution of Lord Warriston [Sir Archibald Johnston] is herewith communicated to the Lord Lieutenant; together with a printed tract on the same subject.


Encloses:

Thomas Waring ["Sovereign of Belfast"] to Sir Richard Kennedy

Written from: Belfast

Date: 20 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 397

Document type: Holograph

On board of a vessel which came from Greenock, three bundles of pamphlets, like the enclosed, were found. They appear to be "prejudicial & dangerous to go abroad".


Archbishop of Dublin to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 173

Document type: Holograph

Notices proceedings in Parliament concerning the Bill Explanatory of the Act of Settlement; and also pending elections, for the House of Commons of Ireland, at Swords, and in the county of Down.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Sarum

Date: 23 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 207

Document type: Original [subscribed & signed]

Sir Christopher Mings hath brought in five prizes more, ... and considerable ones; ... so that, from this whole campagna, we are furnished with a good story to carry to the Parliament...


Information [concerning the negotiations of the Roman Catholics of Ireland] sent to [Lord Lieutenant the Duke of Ormond] by Sir Theophilus Jones

Date: 24 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 94

Document type: Original [endorsed by Ormond]


Sir William Rider to Sir William Penn

Written from: [London?]

Date: 25 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 369

Document type: Holograph [communicated by Sir William Penn to Lord Sandwich]

Communicates advices received from Hamburgh, and elsewhere, of the movements of Dutch and English merchant vessels, and adds some particulars as to their respective convoys...


Sir John Skeffington to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 25 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 403-404

Document type: Holograph

Captain Cave, bearer of this letter, being in Dublin, "about some affairs relating to my Lord Massareene's foot-company", is judged by the writer to be the fittest person to wait upon the Lord Lieutenant, with the news of Lord Massareene's death...

His Grace is entreated to own his poor servant [the writer] "upon this sad occasion"; having before undeservedly obliged him with assurances of a constant favourable opinion, and of the King's too."...


Aungier to Ormond

Written from: Longford

Date: 26 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 385

Document type: Holograph

Reports particulars of a plot which occurred in the County of Longford, upon occasion of an attempt to recover, by due process of law, possession of a house called Baon of which Captain Henry Baker had been forcibly dispossessed by Mr Nangle; and of some other subsequent incidents, thence accruing...


An Account of His Majesty's Ships present at the Buoy of the Nore, this 27th of September 27, 1665

Date: 27 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 234

Document type: Original [with marginal notes by Lord Sandwich]


Sir William Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 28 September N.S. 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 258-259

Document type: Holograph

"The money that was due here in the end of July, being ordered us at Court the beginning of August, and to be transported in a parcel of tin, ... of 500 tons, ... which lay ready at London, was, by some unpardonable negligence or knavery, among the persons entrusted with the embarkation, delayed till about ten days since, ... when it was sent to Ostend, in six ships. Before they could get into port, so furious a storm began, that they were all forced to quit their anchors; and the two biggest, which were old crazy vessels, perished, and all the persons [aboard] but one. Two others were stranded, with much loss of cargo." ... Particulars are added, at great length, of pending political and military affairs, ... and especially of the expedition of the Bishop of Munster.


A News-Letter, addressed to Sir George Lane

Written from: [Oxford?]

Date: 29 September [in MS.: apparently "7br."] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 72

Among the chief prizes taken from the Dutch and already arrived in the Thames are two richly-laden East India ships; the charge of which has been committed, by the Duke of Albemarle, to Lord Brouncker, and another. Some of the prizes, it is added, were scattered in the late storm.

The King, Queen and Court are now at Oxford.


Edward Hamilton to Lane

Written from: Ballinasloe

Date: 30 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 409

Document type: Original

Congratulates Sir George Lane on his safe arrival in Ireland. Reports the measures taken by the writer concerning the levy of bridge-money; the causes of delay in its coming-in; and the writer's present expectations as to results. ...


Lords of the Council in Ireland to Thomas Waring

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 405

Document type: Copy [nine signatures]

Such of the pamphlets lately seized, as have not been transmitted hither are to be sent to the Lord Bishop of Down [Jeremy Taylor] ... The person "with whom they were found" is to be committed and interrogated...


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 407

Document type: Holograph

Further particulars, and details, of the incidents reported in the writer's former letter. Notices of the state of Dublin, in respect to fears of the Plague; and of the sanitary measures taken by the Privy-Council, concerning shipping from England...


Southwell to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 30 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 413

Document type: Original

Particulars concerning the pending legislation, in England, against the importing of Irish cattle.


A Schedule of Disbursements, made on account of the Earl of Sandwich, by Robert Ferrer, one of his Lordship's servants

Date: 30 September 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 1


A Series of Extracts, made by Admiral Lord Sandwich, from various journals or 'Log-books'

Date: [September] 1665?

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 247

Document type: [Wholly in Lord Sandwich's hand]

A Series of Extracts, made by Admiral Lord Sandwich, from various journals or 'Log-books', of the Masters of the fleet under his command. September 1664... [The extracts appear to have been made in 1665.]


A Narrative, by Edward Montagu, Earl of Sandwich, of the affair of Berghen, and of the Dutch East-India fleet

Date: [September 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 231, fol(s). 3

Document type: Breviate [by Carte]


Minutes of a Council of War, held on board the Prince, at the Nore, 1st October 1665

Date: 1 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 371

Document type: Original

Resolve that it is not convenient for H.M's service that the Great Ships should take the sea this winter; that the Hambro' Fleet be not sent away till we be assured that the Dutch are harboured; and that 15 sail of men of war will be enough to go to Norway, to await the Dutch East-India fleet.


Colonel Edward Vernon to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 2 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 789-790

Document type: Holograph

A further report of proceedings at the Council-Table in England, and in Parliament, upon the petition and appeal of William Barker & others, assignees of Lewis Dicke & Thomas Cunningham.


Enclosure 1:

Petition of William Barker, Esquire, and others, to the Knights, Citizens, & Burgesses, in the commons House of Parliament, assembled

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 791-792

Document type: Copy


Enclosure 2:

The Abstract of the Case of William Barker, Esquire, William Bulkley, Thomas Warren & others [concerning the claim to certain lands in Ireland]

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 793

Document type: In print


Ormond to Sir John Skeffington [Second Viscount Massareene. He did not assume the title immediately, although actually in remainder, under the original patent to his father-in-law]

Written from: Kilkenny

Date: 2 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 312

Document type: Copy

...The disposal of the late Lord Massareene's company need not discourage Sir John Skeffington in his good resolutions of loyal obedience & service to the King who can upon due demonstration... place him in the same, & in greater, advantages than those enjoyed by his predecessor, ... whose countenancy of separation & separatists ... gave those who, perhaps for other reasons, did not wish him well, that advantage, ... that all the credit of the writer, & his belief of Lord Massareene's good intentions, were little enough to keep him from affront & disgrace, and would hardly have prevailed much longer...


Resolves at a Council of War, held at the Buoy of the Nore, on the 2nd of October, 1665

Date: 2 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 652

Document type: Original Minute [In Lord Sandwich's hand]

Relate to the dispatch of a squadron to Gottenburgh; & to the refitting of ships taken from the Dutch.


Robert Lye to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 415

Document type: Holograph

When the writer was about to set out from the Court [in England], Lord Arlington had just received from my Lord General [Duke of Albemarle] a letter in which it was stated that a considerable plot was a-hatching, here in Ireland, of which ere long he [Albemarle] would be able to send the particulars to the Lord Lieutenant. ...


Encloses:

A Schedule of Bills now under consideration at the Council Board

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 417

Document type: Original


Notification by James, Duke of Ormond, of the appointment of William Sheridan, Bachelor of Divinity, to be one of his Grace's Domestic Chaplains

Date: 5 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 18v-19

Document type: Copy, in Entry Book

Latin.


Davys to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 7 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 407

Document type: Holograph

Further particulars of the Admiralty and other affairs of the Province of Connaught... Notices of the state of the coast-defences of Ireland...


Encloses

Sir Oliver St. George to Sir Paul Davys

Written from: Carrick

Date: 3 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 411

Document type: Original [Misbound]

Has received Sir Paul's letter of 30 September... Reports his proceedings in certain affairs of the vice-admiralty of Connaught. ...


James Buck to Lane

Written from: Moor Park

Date: 7 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 421-422

Document type: Holograph

Household, establishment, & family affairs of the Duke of Ormond. - Personal incidents and news.


Sir Allan Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 8 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 214

Document type: Holograph

Mentions the assembling of many members of the Houses of Parliament, and various preparations made for opening the session. Says of the Earl of Sandwich, that whatever the satisfaction he may have given to the King or Council, "the general vogue of the town is very smart upon him". Adds that the Court mourning is delayed, "till some purple cloth come out of France for the King".


George Phillips to Ormond

Written from: Rickmansworth

Date: 9 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 425

Document type: Holograph

Notices of the state of the "three factions, - Presbyterians, Independents, and Anabaptists". - Expression of the writer's belief that there is no present plan amongst them of action.


Archbishop of Armagh to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 10 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 175

Document type: Holograph

Continues his account of business pending in the Parliament of Ireland.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 10 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 328

Document type: Holograph. [Addressed to the Duke at Kilkenny. Endorsed, as received "on the way to Castle-Ross".]

Mentions a formal omission in Letters Patent, received from England, granting to the Corporation of Dublin £500 a year from the Crown. Asks to be ascertained as to the time of the Duke's return.


Southwell to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 11 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 427-428

Document type: Holograph

Reports proceedings in Parliament, and at the Council-Board; and also some items of naval intelligence.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 11 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 209-210

Document type: Original; subscribed and signed

Notices intended proceedings in Parliament upon a Bill for preventing the importation of Irish Cattle; the condition of political affairs in Spain; and the appearance of ninety sail of Dutch vessels upon the coast, near Southwold Bay, "to vapour, and recover a little of their lost reputation; for," adds the writer, "we fear nothing beyond this".


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Kilkenny

Date: 11 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 368

Document type: Copy

The Lord Chancellor's letter of September 12 was duly delivered by Sir Thomas Woodcock... It is hoped that those in England find their account in the War. It is certain that, with the English 'Acts of Trade', it ruins Ireland. If all these judgments continue, it is impossible but that this land must be reduced to the desolation in which the intestine war left it. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Kilkenny

Date: 11 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 101

Document type: Holograph-Minute

Many of the conjectures in his Lordship's letter of 22nd August, are since brought to certainties. And, since then, there have been successes that have at least repaired the disappointment of Bergen. What the conclusion will be with Denmark & Sweden is what is to be looked for with greatest concernment, next after what Parliament will do for the King's further supply. Adds some particulars concerning Revenue affairs of Ireland, and matters arising there under the Acts of Settlement. ...


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 12 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 429

Document type: Holograph

Another report of proceedings in Parliament, with some additional details... The late debate is described, as having been [in the House of Commons] "managed by the country-gentlemen, with a wonderful animosity, in words and looks, against the Dutch". ...


Southwell to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 12 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 431

Document type: Original; a small part in autograph

Continutes his account of the proceedings in Parliament; and of various political and Court incidents. Amongst minor details, mentions that "the other night, at [St.] Alban Hall, the King's Arms, being placed in the College [This clumsy form of expression is so in MS.], had the flower-de-luces cut, and being [This clumsy form of expression is so in MS.] supposed to be done by a Frenchman is that which gives discourse unto them" [apparently meaning to Members of the House of Commons], and "would, indeed, unto all if it were anything considerable; for I think they would be more fond to break with France, than they are resolute in continuting this war against the Dutch".

Adds, in a PS.: "No news [In MS.: "nuse".] is so much wondered at here, as the marriage of my Lord Anglesye's daughter to my Lord of Antrim's brother".


A Memorial from Bartholomew Dillon, Con Jordan, Edmund Costello, & others, to the Lord Dillon of Costello

Date: 12 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 472v

Document type: Copy. [Nineteen signatures].

A Memorial from Bartholomew Dillon, Con Jordan, Edmund Costello, & others, to the Lord Dillon of Costello, praying that some encouragement be given to McDonnagh Dowde, and others, "who have undertaken to reduce the Tories that are now in rebellion."


George, Duke of Albemarle, to Sandwich

Written from: Cock-pitt

Date: 14 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 373

Document type: Original. Addressed to Lord Sandwich at Oxford. With seal of arms.

Communicates the measures taken with respect to the care and disposal of the Prize-goods. "There are great quantities seized, and we know not how to distinguish the Flag-Officers' goods from others. If you could find out a way to do that, & let it be expressed in your order, I think it would do your business". Adds that the Dutch fleet has left the coast.


Captain John Johnson to Ormond

Written from: Stokes Bay

Date: 14 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 218

Document type: Original

Reports the orders sent to the writer by the Duke of Albemarle to convoy certain ships to Plymouth, and his execution of them. Mentions subsequent orders, received from Sir John Shelton, the execution of which has been delayed by receipt of news of a squadron of Flemings seen off the Downs.


O'Muledy to Ormond

Written from: Near Tunbridge Wells

Date: 16 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 419

Document type: Holograph

The death of the King of Spain, the writer's master, is a loss to all Christendom. He was a prince whom the writer knew to have a special esteem of the person, worth, & valour, of the Duke of Ormond. The event, in the writer's apprehension, may be attended with some alteration of contrary influences to those that were expected. ...


Southwell to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 16 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 440

Document type: Original

Communicates an account of various recent incidents of the War with Holland; and also of proceedings at the Council Board for the encouragement of English manufactures.


Sir William Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 16 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 260-261

Document type: Holograph

Continues his account of the Bishop of Munster's expedition in the Netherlands, and of other passing incidents... Describes the consternation in Holland to be very great; the payments, insupportable. "Their only resource", continues the writer, "which is France, is poisoned by extreme jealousies. Their last Placaert came out in the name of the 'States & Prince of Orange', being the first of that style. I will not divine whether the game they will choose will be to make a truckling peace with us, upon our own terms, or abandon themselves to the protection of France; but one [or other] seems necessary".


Carlingford to Ormond

Written from: Meppin, on the borders of West Friesland [Partly written at Munster, on the writer's journey]

Date: [16]/26 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 220-223

Document type: Holograph

Reports political conferences held by the writer with the Marquess of Castel-Rodrigo, on the subject of an alliance between the Crowns of England and Spain; and also other conferences on public affairs with the Elector of Cologne and with the Bishop of Munster [Christopher Bemard von Gahlen], of whose warlike exploits and successes against the States General, the writer adds a long account.

If the Bishop's proposal for an English contingent, now transmitted to the King, be accepted, it may well, thinks Lord Carlingford, lay a foundation for the "Conquest of Holland". [Meaning, as the context shows, that the addition of 8000 English troops to 26,000 already said to be under arms, would enable the Bishop at once to reduce all Friesland, and to apply its spoils to the raising of a vast army].


The King to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 17 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 456

Document type: Original

No application is to be made in respect to the Bishopric of Ferns, now void by the removal of Dr Price, late Bishop of that See, to Bangor, until the King's pleasure be further signified thereupon.


Una lettera scritta da Irlandia, ... in che si mostra la commune allegrezza della gente Irlandese non che della città di Dublin, per il ritornare del Signore Duca d'Ormonde, etc.

Date: 17 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 428-429

Document type: Copy. Endorsed by Lane.

Italian.


Una lettera scritta da Irlandia a una Persona della riguardio ole qualità in che si mostra la commune allegrezza della gente Irlandese, ... per il Ritornare del... Duca D'Ormondo, etc.

Written from: Dublin

Date: 17 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 52-53

Document type: Copy

Italian.


Memorial of Anne Rokeby, to secretary Sir George Lane

Date: 18 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 437

Document type: Original

Memorial of Anne Rokeby, to secretary Sir George Lane: in relation to injuries & sufferings inflicted on the Memorialist's husband, Captain Fulke Rokeby.


Appended thereto is:

A Memorial on the same subject, by Sir Robert Byron, & others

Date: 1 August 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 438

Document type: Copy. [Five signatures].

Addressed to Lord Deputy, the Earl of Ossory.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 18 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 211-212

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

The Holland fleet went off our coast, without doing anything, but is now returned again;... whilst the Bishop of Munster entertains himself, much to his satisfaction, in their country...

Adds some further notice of the proposed restraint on the importation of Irish Cattle; and also, in a PS., of the King's desire that some provision be made for the Earl of Castlehaven, who, at sea, has "acquired new qualifications for his Majesty's favour".


Encloses:

Extract out of a letter of the Bishop of Munster [containing various particulars of his military expedition in the Low Countries]

Date: 5/15 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 215

Document type: Endorsed by Lane. [Misbound].


Passports, by the Duke of Ormond; Protections; Licenses to trade in certain towns of Ireland; and Warrants concerning the transport and delivery of goods

Date: 18 October 1665-14 May 1666

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 234v, 235v, 238, 238v, 240, 246, 249v, 253, 257, 257v, 258, 261, 264

Document type: Copies and Breviates (seventeen entries)


Conway to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 19 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 442

Document type: Holograph

Communicates particulars of various proceedings in the Parliament at Oxford, chiefly concerning Trade and Manufactures.


Sir Allan Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 19 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 444

Document type: Holograph

Court and political incidents.


Petition of Jerome Cheevers of Drogheda, Merchant, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 46

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Ensign John James. [With the Order].


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the issue of a writ of summons to William, Lord Brabazon, Baron of Ardee, son and heir apparent of Edward, Earl of Meath, to sit & vote in the House of Lords of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 234v

Document type: Copy


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 20 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 213

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

By the King's command the concerns, in Ireland, of Lord Taaffe and of his father are expecially recommended to the Lord Lieutenant's care, so that Lord Taaffe's absence, upon his Majesty's service abroad, may not be a prejudice to him at home.


Petition of Richard Lawrence of Dublin, Merchant, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [20 October] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 40

Document type: Copy

Recites particulars of debts owing to Petitioner by certain soldiers; and prays his Grace's order that the same be duly satisfied.


Appended:

An Order by the Duke of Ormond for the payment, within a time limited, of the debts aforesaid

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 20 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 40


Warrants, by the Duke of Ormond, relating to arms and ammunition; and Licences concerning field sports, in Ireland

Date: 20 October 1665-8 May 1666

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 234v, 236v, 237 & v, 239v, 240, 242v, 243, 246 & v, 250, 258v, 260, 263v

Document type: Copies and Breviates (sixteen entries)


Albemarle to Ormond

Written from: Cockpit [Whitehall]

Date: 21 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 446

Document type: Original

The names of some persons "who were very busy in the late design here, and are fled into Ireland", are herewith communicated... They will be troublesome in that Kingdom as they have been here, "unless they be clapped up".


Encloses:

A Schedule of the Names of Persons implicated in a late seditious conspiracy; and now fled into Ireland

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 466

Document type: Original


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 21 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 370

Document type: Copy

What is answered by my Lord Anglesey to the Chancellor's objections to the passing of the King's grant, to his Lordship & to others, is sent herewith. It does not appear that the grant can damnify any inhabited port-towns; - the rather, that there is an Act in force which limits the King's title so that it shall not have retrospect to more than a term of sixty years. Within that time, no towns have been built on the coast, so far as the writer can call to mind. ...

In the computation of the King's expenses, something must be cast in for Ireland, ... unless this shall be thought a fit time to disband half his army; abandoning the coast to an easy invasion; the inland, to an easy insurrection. There is no money in this Kingdom, proportionable to the taxes that are & must be laid upon it. ...


A Relation of the Riot, committed by Sir Maurice Eustace [nephew of the late Sir Maurice, Lord Chancellor of Ireland], and others, October 21, 1665, in the City of Dublin with some transactions preceding

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 21 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 140-141

Document type: Original


Sir Thomas Allen to Sir William Penn

Written from: On board H.M.S. Royal James

Date: 21 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 375

Document type: Copy

Sends advices of the appearance on the Eastern Coast of the Dutch fleet, and of their strength and movements. Adds some particulars as to the strength of the English squadron near the Nore.

[Communicated by Sir William Penn to Lord Sandwich].


Captain John Reynolds [to Sir William Penn]

Written from: On board H.M.S. Great-Gift off the Middle Ground

Date: 21 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 380

Document type: Holograph

On the appearance of the Dutch Fleet of Harwich, the writer caused the buoy of the Gunfleet to be sunk. Reports their strength & movements and desires further orders.

[Communicated by Sir William Penn to Lord Sandwich].


Captain Titus to Arlington

Written from: Margate in Thanet

Date: 21 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 293

Document type: Holograph

The Dutch fleet has, for a long time, been riding between the Longsands Reach and Northsands Head. Now and then, they have sent ships on the back of the Goodwins; and sometimes into Margate Roads, but thence they were started by some dismal honey-combed guns that more endangered the gunners than the enemy.


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 22 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 448

Document type: Holograph

A further report of the proceedings in the Oxford Parliament; and of political incidents connected, for the most part, with the War against the Dutch. Speaking, incidentally, of the state of the postal service of the day, Broderick writes thus:- We...[are], "in all respects, ill-served by the post, who [so in MS.] will not disburse five shillings, in any alteration of a stage, since his Majesty's remove; so that our letters from London are always upwards of twenty-four hours, - sometimes thirty, - in coming forty-seven miles [So in MS.:- although, from the "London" of that day the distance can have been little less than fifty-four miles]; those to your Grace go first to Hounslow; and, if I write not my name on the outside, or send them under cover to the Postmaster, they will not receive them, without a surplus of postage. Besides, that it is very irksome to make up my dispatches, ... and, within three or four hours after, receive the mail from London, and all foreign parts". ...


Sir William Penn to the Duke of Albemarle

Written from: Chatham

Date: 22 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 376

Document type: Original [with seal of arms]

Communicates advices of the presence of 30 sail of the Dutch fleet, at Gun-fleet Buoy, and notifies directions given for the movements of the squadron under Rear-Admiral Harman, and for employment of fire-ships. Adds: "It is the very grief of my heart that I can do no more. My condition is so weak that I am neither able to stand, nor endure, for cold, so much as a door to be opened, without very great ... pain".


Edmund [O'Reilly], Titular Archbishop of Armagh, to Ormond

Written from: Paris

Date: 22 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 270

Document type: Holograph

The writer is as "the Publican standing afar off & not daring to lift up his eyes to the Heavens, and to His Grace", whom he entreats to be favourable, and to make him a partaker of his Majesty's unparalleled mercies: & to whom he also proffers a solemn promise of obedience, "as far as shall become a true & faithful subject".


Lord Berkeley of Stratton to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 23 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 450-451

Document type: Holograph

Has received the Lord Lieutenant's letter of the 10th instant, & thanks his Grace for his reliance on the writer's integrity "in these bad times, wherein fair-dealing is so rare a jewel"...

Was, from the beginning, opposed, in his judgment, "against that Act of Prohibition of Irish Cattle; and, much more so against that which passed the House of Commons this last week, prohibiting all Irish Cattle in general; and do believe it will never pass our House."...


Southwell to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 24 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 452-453

Document type: Holograph

A further report, - at very great length, - of proceedings in Parliament, with particular details concerning the Bill prohibitory of the exportation of Irish Cattle... Sir Winston Churchill [father of Marlborough], says the writer, "did act his part vigorously, in this matter, in the behalf of Ireland." ... Adds that "it is said now, the Parliament will not sit very long". ...

Copious details are added of prize and other Admiralty affairs and of various political and Court incidents...


Petition of Ellen Butler, Widow of William Butler, late of Castletown in the County of Tipperary, to the Duke of Ormond

Date: [c.24 October] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 195

Document type: Original

Recites the circumstances of petitioner's ejectment from a farm called Manseltown, in the County aforesaid, rented of his Grace...

Prays for relief.


Subjoined thereunto:

An Order of Reference by James, Duke of Ormond, of the Petition of Ellen Butler, widow of William Butler, to his Commissioners who are to certify their opinion

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 195

Document type: Holograph


Ormond to the Archbishop of Canterbury

Date: 25 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 177

Document type: Copy

It is yet a question with the Bishop of Ferns whether he will not excuse his removing to Bangor... The men in prospect for the vacancy, if any, are such as never swerved from their allegiance, or their obedience to the Church, or served them that did. If this character do not fully belong to Dr Hacket, it will be hard to give him preference...

A Bill shall be prepared, providing against the holding by any person of Ecclesiastical preferment in both Kingdoms...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 25 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 217

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

Has received his Grace's letter, from Kilkenny, of 11th instant. Reports proceedings in Parliament; and a summary of political and military advices received from the Continent.


Ormond to Sir William Temple

Written from: Dublin

Date: 25 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 262

Document type: Copy

Congratulates Temple's establishment as the King's Resident at Brussels, - a station like to be a very busy part of the world, and one where he will have opportunity to serve the King at present, & the King and himself in the future...

To redeem the poverty of Ireland, the writer desires to bring thither from beyond sea some industrious artificers & especially such as can make linen cloth. There are many such in Artois, who are Protestants. The writer would willingly bear their charges of transport, & stock in trade; would give them houses; & would take their commodities on terms that should content them. ...


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 25 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 370

Document type: Copy

Since writing the letter of October 21st - the sending off of which was delayed by intervening business - has received letters from the Lord Arlington, the answer to which is herewith communicated.

[Written by way of postscript to the letter of 21 October 1665, MS. Carte 48, fol. 370].


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 25 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 103

Document type: Copy

Should Sir Maurice Berkeley's proposals to Lord Berkeley for the surrender in his favour of his Lordship's Presidency of Connaught, take effect, the writer requests Lord Arlington's recommendation of Sir Maurice to the King, for confirmation in that office, of which he is very capable. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 25 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 105-106

Document type: Holograph-Minute

Further particulars concerning the Revenue and Land-Settlement of Ireland.


The Information of Captain Samuel Pensax [as to what he saw of the Dutch fleet, on his passage from Flushing; and as to the condition of prisoners-of-war in the prison of Flushing]

Date: 25 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 383

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for a Commission (and License) to James (Margetson), Lord Archbishop of Armagh, and the rest of the Archibishops, Bishops, ... and Clergy

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 25 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 235

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for a Commission (and License) to James (Margetson), Lord Archbishop of Armagh, and the rest of the Archibishops, Bishops, ... and Clergy, "synodically assembled, ... to treat of, ordain, and conclude, such Articles, Canons ... and Constitutions Ecclesiastical, from time to time, during the present Parliament in this Kingdom, as unto them shall seem meet". With recital of the former Commission, dated 21 May, 1661, to John (Bramhall), late Archbishop of Armagh, and others


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 26 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 454

Document type: Holograph

Particulars concerning the prorogation of the Oxford Parliament ... Court and family incidents. Adds, in a PS.: ... The Bill "for [so in MS. meaning "concerning"] Irish Cattle will die in the Lord's House." ...


Minutes of Proceedings in Council, concerning the Bill "to prevent the...Importation of Foreign Cattle"

Date: 26 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 456

Document type: Copy


An Order of the House of Commons of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 26 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 724

Document type: Certified Copy

An Order of the House of Commons of Ireland, appointing a Select Committee to attend the Lord Lieutenant with the thanks of the House for the communication of his Majesty's gracious letter of May 26th, "being the lively lineaments of that vast soul his Majesty inherits," ... and to pray that his Grace will be pleased to signify to the King the submissive duty & thankfulness of the House, accordingly.


Extracts from the Journals of the House of Commons of Ireland, in Parliament assembled; during the sessions of the years 1665 and 1666

Date: 26 October 1665-3 August 1666

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 256v-271v


A Breviate, by Thomas Carte, of the Journals of the House of Commons of Ireland, during the sessions of the years 1665 and 1666

Date: 26 October 1665-3 August 1666

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 64, fol(s). 292


An Order of Reference, by the Duke of Ormond, to his Majesty's learned Counsel, of Ireland, of the King's letter on behalf of René Mezandière, bearing date February 10, 1665

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 26 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 235

Document type: Copy


Conway to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 27 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 459-460

Document type: Holograph

Further details of Parliamentary and other political debates and incidents [repeating much that is noticed in the summaries of other letters of this period; with minor variations and additions].

Describes, at length, the affair between the Duke of Buckingham and the Earl of Ossory ... "I was with him" [Ossory], says the writer, "early that morning. He did not acquaint me with his quarrel..., which, it seems, was occasioned the day before I came to town, upon the first reading of the Irish Bill. That Duke, in his speeches, made reproachful reflections upon all the Irish people ... whereupon my Lord of Ossory demanded satisfaction in Chelsea Fields, where he waited three hours after the appointed time..." Instead of his [the Duke's] coming, Monsieur Blanqfort came with a Guard, by the King's appointment, to secure my Lord of Ossory." ...


Extracts out of Dutch Letters, sent from their fleet to the Hague

Date: 27 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 378

Document type: Translation

The translator notes that, when the letters were written, the fleet consisted of 70 sail, and that three ships were missing.


John Pitt to Sir Thomas Allen

Written from: Onboard H.M.S. Golden Falcon

Date: 27 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 405

Reports the state of the victualling on board of certain ships.


Ormond to the Sovereign and Corporation of the Borough of Tuam

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 28 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56v

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Recommends Sir Richard Lane [Father of Secretary Sir George Lane afterwards Viscount Lanesborough] for election as Burgess, in Parliament.


Ormond to the Corporation of the Borough of Knocktopher

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 28 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56v

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Recommends Sir Maurice Eustace for election as Burgess, in Parliament (the representation being vacant by the decease of Oliver Jones, esquire).


Ormond to the Mayor of Wexford

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 28 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56v

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Recommends Sir Nicholas Armorer, for election as Burgess of Wexford, in the room of Sir Martin Noel [In MS.: "Noell".], deceased.


Sir Winston Churchill to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 29 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 463

Document type: Original

A letter of compliment, & of congratulation upon the Lord Lieutenant's safe return to Ireland. ...


Conway to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 29 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 464

Document type: Holograph

Gives an account of further proceedings upon the Irish-Cattle Bill...

Notices incidents at Court. The freshest news, he writes, "is that last night many Court-ladies were routed at Trente à Quarante, a game much preferred before any other. My Lady Castlemain [In MS.: "Castle-Mayne".] lost £580 to the Duchess of York." ...


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 29 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 461

Document type: Holograph

Communicates various incidents, and successes, of the war with Holland... Mentions the attack made by "the Duke Beauford [François de Vendome, Duke of Beaufort, one of the grandsons of Henry IV] ... upon a merchantman of twenty-six guns ... belonging to the English, - which the King of France excused to the Queen Mother" [Henrietta Maria] "of England"... "When," adds the writer, "we hear the circumstances, this afternoon, and the Irish pacquets - to save the Postmaster five shillings - [are] gone out of town, we shall be in great pain for the suspence [in Ireland]." ...


Sir W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 29 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 428-429

Document type: Holograph

Further particulars of late incidents at sea... Report of proceedings in Parliament. Summary of recent advices from France.


George, Duke of Albemarle, to Sandwich

Written from: Cock-pitt

Date: 30 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 381

Document type: Original. In the hand of an amanuensis, with corrections in the Duke's hand. With seal of arms.

Has received Lord Sandwich's letter of the 27th instant. Now that the Dutch fleet are gone off the Coast, it is not intended to remove the Lights, "for fear of our own ships being hazarded thereby". [Addressed to Lord Sandwich "at the Buoy of the Nore, near Queenborough".]


A Statement of the provisioning of His Majesty's Fleet, at the end of October, 1665

Date: 30 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 384

Document type: Original; certified by John Pitt


Sir William Coventry, to Sandwich

Written from: Oxford

Date: 30 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 385-386

Document type: Holograph

Has shewn to the King, and to the Duke of York, Lord Sandwich's letter of 27 October. The proposition to send away Sir John Harman is approved of. "If he should only convoy home the Gottenburgh ships, it were a great service, as things stand." Adds that Harman's squadron would be of no use in the River if the Dutch should attempt anything; as there will remain more ships than can come to service, in so narrow a place. In case of such attempt, the best thing would be fire-ships. Mentions also that the Plague is pleaded as excuse for defaults of victuallers.


Warrant by the Duke of Albemarle, addressed to the Governor of Deal Castle, for the transporting of certain bullion and specie from Deal Castle to Ostend

Date: 30 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 397

Document type: Copy


Extracts of Speeches by the King, the Lord Keeper, and the Speaker of the House of Commons, at the ending of the session, 31 October, 1665. [With a list of Bills which passed]

Date: 31 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 258-258v


Ormond to Corporation of the Borough of Down

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 31 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56v

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Recommends [Colonel] Sir Daniel Treswell, for election as Burgess in Parliament, in the room of Daniel O'Neill, esquire, deceased.


An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for a Certificate by the Court of Exchequer of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 31 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 236

Document type: Copy

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for a Certificate by the Court of Exchequer of Ireland, of the rents due to his Majesty for the lands mentioned in the letter of July 25th, on behalf of Richard (Coote), Lord Coloony; and also for respite of demand for payment thereof, until further order.


Edward O'Reilly, titular Archbishop of Armagh, to Captain Archer

Written from: Paris

Date: 31 October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 213

Document type: Holograph

Notifies his departure from Rome, in the Spring of this year, and his subsequent residence in Paris; and also some incidents of his conduct in Ireland, shortly before his exile.

Being now almost sixty eight years of age it is his desire to return to his country, that he may be buried among friends.

Asks his correspondent to recommend him to the merciful consideration of the Lord Lieutenant, the Duke of Ormond.


Note of Proceedings in Parliament, from Monday October 9 to Saturday October 25, 1665

Date: October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 50


The State of His Majesty's Fleet...October 1665

Date: October 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 274

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Lord Sandwich.

Endorsed by Lord Sandwich: "The State of His Majesty's Fleet, when I came from the buoy of the Nore, October 1665".


Heads of the Reasons against restraining the importation of cattle out of Ireland

Date: [October?] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 433

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Lane.


Draught of Clauses proposed to be inserted in the Act Explanatory of the Act of Settlement of Ireland

Date: Undated [October? 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 639-641

Draught of Clauses proposed to be inserted in the Act Explanatory [17 & 18 Cha. II c 2. December 1665.] of the Act of Settlement of Ireland: - relating chiefly to the estates in that Kingdom of the Duke and Duchess of Ormond. With some verbal corrections in the Duke of Ormond's hand.


Heads of some debates upon the Bill for Nonconforming ministers not to reside within five miles of Corporations [By Philip, Lord Wharton]

Date: Undated [October 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 80, fol(s). 757-759v

Document type: Holograph

The title cited is from the author's endorsement.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 1 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 219-220

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed.

If the Lord Lieutenant hath been told what a current ran in the House of Commons to provide the Bill against the importation of [Irish] cattle, and shall reflect upon the necessity that lay upon his Majesty to gratify them in all he could, he would then say that we have been lucky in losing this Bill, without attempting the repeal of the other. ...

In a late interview with the French Ambassadors, the King told them that things would be very improperly left to the French King's arbitration [in MS.: "arbitrage"] (for that was part of their proposals), since he had declared himself so partial to the Hollanders, and was under the tie of Treaty with them. ...


Subjoins:

A Summary of the late Advices from Holland

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 220


Hugh Reilly to Sir Francis Hamilton

Written from: Aughelian [So in MS.]

Date: 1 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 224

Document type: Original

Gives an account of the movements, in the Low Countries and elsewhere, of the titular Primate of Ireland and of other Irish refugees. ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 1 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 96-97

Document type: Holograph

Communicates his views upon some family matters; and solicits the Duke to answer, on the writer's behalf, "a hard question" asked of him by "the Duchess" [of York?], his own reply, he fears, not being to Her Grace's content.


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 2 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 268

Document type: Holograph

Personal affairs. Notices of the progress of Clarendon House, & of its present state. Incidents at Court.


Ormond to the Sheriff of the County of Antrim

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 606

Document type: Copy

The now Lord Massareene, formerly Knight of the Shire for Antrim, being now removed to the House of Lords, Sir Toby Poyntz, Knight, is recommended to the County for election as his successor in that employment.


Notes taken [by Admiral the Earl of Sandwich] at a Council of War, at the Buoy of the Nore

Date: 2 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 447-448

Document type: Original and Holograph


Sir William Coventry to Sandwich

Written from: Oxford

Date: 2 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 387

Document type: Holograph

The extracts of Dutch letters [see MS. Carte 75, fol. 378] are doubtless authentic. It is probable that the prize taken by Reynolds is an English ship recaptured. All our business now is do the Dutch what mischief we can, both to merchantmen & fishing-vessels, and to prepare for next year. ...


George, Duke of Albemarle, to Sandwich

Written from: Cockpitt

Date: 2 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 389

Document type: Original

Communicates instructions as to drafting of men from the ships paid off into other ships. There is to be no more impressment from colliers. ...


Sir William Penn to Sandwich

Written from: Chatham

Date: 2 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 391

Document type: Original

Communicates the progress made in the dock-yards in the building, the repair, refitting, and victualling, of ships. Encloses some suggestions for the improvement of the service [papers not now appended]. ...


Ormond to the Sheriff of the County of Antrim

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 55v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends Sir John Pointz to be Knight of the Shire for Antrim county.


Ormond to the Sovereign of the town of Fethard

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends Captain John St. Leger to be Burgess for Fethard in the forthcoming Parliament.


Notification, by James, Duke of Ormond of the appointment of Roger Boyle, Doctor of Divinity, to be one of his Grace's Domestic Chaplains

Date: 2 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 19

Document type: Breviate; in Entry Book


Ormond to the Corporation of the Borough of Charlemont

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 3 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56v

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Recommends Sir Matthew Appleyard for election as Burgess in Parliament.


Ormond to the Sovereign & Corporation of the Borough of Baltinglass

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 3 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends Peter Beaghan, esquire, for election as Burgess in the forthcoming Parliament.


Thomas Townsend to Sandwich

Written from: [Written from the country, at a place not named]

Date: 4 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 392

Document type: Original. With seal of arms.

Has received his Lordship's letters of September 30, and October 27, and, the distemper being now much abated, hopes he may send replies with safety. Reports the progress made with the auditing of accounts and with business entrusted to him. ...


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Attorney General & Solicitor General of Ireland, for the entry and prosecution of the information directed in his Majesty's letter, of 24th July last, (on behalf of Sir James Dillon)

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 4 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 236

Document type: Copy


List of the Squadron which sailed from the Nore, under the command of Captain Harman

Date: 4 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 295

Document type: Original


Ormond to the Sovereign & Corporation of the Borough of Baltinglass

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: [4] November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends Robert Ward [In MS. text: "Ward", in the margin: "Warde"], esquire, for election as Burgess in the forthcoming Parliament.


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 5 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 475

Document type: Holograph

States, in the form of queries, many political and military matters, which occupy men's minds at Court, & elsewhere, and concerning which various rumours are spread abroad. ...

Mentions Clarendon as "almost recovered"...


Bishop of Down & Connor [Jeremy Taylor] to Ormond

Written from: Portmore

Date: 5 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 473

Document type: Holograph

Cannot but partake of the public joy for his Grace's return ... But it happens to him, as to the Samaritan Lord, ... he can hear it only with his ears, ... being miserable and afflicted. ... It is with some difficulty that he is able, with his own hand to beg his Grace's pardon... [for not waiting upon him in person]...

The Presbyterian Ministers who were banished, or imprisoned, are now all, or most of them, returned, and do more disturbance to the Government than they did before; insomuch that in some very large parishes the appointed Ministers... [of the Church of England], have not, in a year, three children brought to them for baptism...

[Not printed amongst the letters in Heber's Life of Taylor, as revised by Eden (1849).]


[An Order] by the Lord Lieutenant and Council [of Ireland], for the consideration of certain questions concerning the 'Act of Settlement', by his Majesty's Judges in that Kingdom, and for the report of their opinion thereupon

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 5 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 632v

Document type: Copy [sixteen signatures]


Annexed:

Questions upon the interpretation of certain words contained in the vesting-clause of the Act of Settlement

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 632


Sir William Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 6 November 1665 S.N.

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 264-265

Document type: Holograph

The Prince of Munster's fortunes run high, and are uninterrupted. By a letter of the 22nd October he gave the present writer an account of his entry into West-Frieseland with twelve thousand men, and of his having received a communication between his two armies by a bridge over a morass, a Dutch league long, which was a surprise to the Hollanders, who esteemed themselves that way inaccessible. ...The [now] current news is still more in his favour. ...

The bravery & success of our fleets have raised his Majesty's reputation, amongst all his neighbours, to a greater heighth than could have been imagined in so short a time. The writer is amused that it has put a great deal of water into the French wine. ...


Ormond to Sir Stephen Fox

Written from: Dublin

Date: 6 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 273

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Desires that as soon as possible the writer's servant, James Buck, may receive a sum of three hundred pounds, to be expended in reparations at Moor Park; for which sum Sir Stephen is to repay himself out of monies he is to receive on the Duke's account [as Lord Steward].


Petition of Abraham Dowdall to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [6 November] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 39v

Document type: Copy

Recites His Majesty's letter for a certain grant to Petitioner; his failure to receive the expected benefit; and the references ordered upon former petitions relating thereto. ...

Prays his Grace's instructions to one of his Majesty's Judges to hear and determine the matter at issue.


Appended:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 6 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 39v

Document type: Copy

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, referring the consideration of the King's letter aforesaif; and the hearing, as well as of the Petitioner, as of the Trustees for the Officers of the Army of 1649, to the Lord Chief Justices of the Court of Chief Place and of Common Pleas.


An Order, by the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 6 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 236

Document type: Copy

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the taking of an account in the court of Exchequer of Ireland, of the sum of money due to the King, by Thomas Bowles, and others, mentioned in his Majesty's letter (MS. Carte 43, fol. 454, on behalf of Colonel Roger Burges), dated 31st August last.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the drawing up of a fiant containing such a grant to Robert Reading, esquire, as by his Majesty's letter (MS. Carte 43, fols. 434-435) of the 7th August (concerning the building & maintaining of Lighthouses and Lights), is directed

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 6 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 236 & v

Document type: Copy

With proviso for bond from the grantee, for due execution.


Sir Thomas Barrington to Ormond

Written from: Wexford

Date: 7 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 477

Document type: Original

Fears that his Grace will be displeased at the neglect, in this town, 'which may seem to have been shewn', towards his letter on behalf of Sir Nicholas Armorer. The promises of the townsfolk were pre engaged ... for Sir Richard Clifton...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 7 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 107

Document type: Holograph-Minute

...By the death of Sir John Perceval, the place of Registrar [In MS.: "Register"] to the Commissioners under the Acts of Settlement falls into his Majesty's disposal. The writer presumes to recommend to the King two persons very capable of the office, and very worthy of its advantage: - (1.) Mr Dudley Philips ... a gentleman of constant & remarkable loyalty, ... of very good parts, which he employs industriously for the King's service in the House of Commons; ... (2.) Colonel John Jeffryes, of whom the writer has heard much good for his service in the war of England, wherein he was a great sufferer...


Petition of John Incely, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 7 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 46

Document type: Copies

Prays for redress of injury sustained from one of his Grace's Guard of Battle-axes. [With the order thereupon.]


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the drawing up of a fiant containing his Majesty's presentation of John Nearne, Clerk, to the Deanery of Leighlin, now void by the death of Dr John Watson

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 7 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 19

Document type: Copy; in Entry Book


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the presentation of John Creighton, Doctor of Divinity, to the Deanery of Ferns, now void by the death of Dr John Watson, aforesaid

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 7 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 173, fol(s). 19v

Document type: Copy; in Entry Book


Southwell to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 8 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 479

Document type: Holograph

Chiefly concerning the writer's personal affairs; and, in particular, concerning grants of money made to him for public services.


Sir Herbert Pryse to Lane

Written from: Oxford

Date: 8 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 481

Personal affairs.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 8 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 223

Document type: Oringinal; subscribed & signed

Letters from Brussels say that the Bishop of Munster hath taken Reed, a seaport town, and Bortania, a considerable fortress in the province of Groeningen. ... But the Bishop's envoy who is here ... will not easily be persuaded to believe the latter part of the report; but adds that if it be really true his master's business is out of all danger. ...


An Estimate of the Lands which will remain, when the Adventurers and Soldiers are confirmed in their lands

Date: 9 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 451

Document type: Original

An Estimate of the Lands which will remain, when the Adventurers and Soldiers are confirmed in their lands, to reprise and satisfy such of the Irish as his Majesty shall please to restore to their estates. Received in Council for the Earl of Orrery, Sir John Clotworthy, and Sir Audley Mervyn.


Sir John Temple to Sir George Lane

Written from: [Dublin?]

Date: 8 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 226

Document type: Holograph

Referring to the probability of a vacancy in the Irish House of Commons, for the representation of the Borough of Wicklow, asks the Secretary to reserve the official recommendation of any candidate, until the writer shall have had an opportunity of mentioning the claims of his brother, Mr Temple, to the Lord Lieutenant.


Castlehaven to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 8 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 228

Document type: Holograph

Sends a letter from the Duke of York, recommendatory of a grant [arising out of the Irish Settlement] to the writer, of which the King had already spoken to Ormond; "authorities", he adds, "which with your friendship, will, I hope, do the business". Would have waited upon the Duke, but that the King detains him at Oxford, having some design to employ him, "with some troops, for the assistance [against the Dutch] of the Bishop of Munster."


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for payment to Sir Audley Mervyn, Speaker of the House of Commons of Ireland, of the sum of five hundred pounds, sterling

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 236v

Document type: Copy


Sir Nicholas Loftus to Sir Nicholas Armorer

Written from: Fethard

Date: 10 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 483

Document type: Apparently, Holograph

Particulars of the election of Sir Richard Clifton, as the representative in Parliament of the City of Wexford. ...


Minutes of a Council of War, held on board the Royal James, at the Nore, 10 November, 1665

Date: 10 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 395

Document type: Original

Direct the dispostion of ships specified into Winter-quarters, and the mustering of crews. ...


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Wandsworth

Date: 11 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 484-485

Document type: Holograph

Communicates particulars of various recent incidents relating chiefly to the naval war and to the state of public opinion concerning it. ...


Lord Sandwich to Captain Naphthali Ball, of the Frigate Success

Written from: At the Nore

Date: 11 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 397

Document type: Copy

Directs him to proceed to the Downs, and to receive from Deal Castle such bullion & dollars as shall be delivered to him, under a warrant from the Duke of Albemarle, & thence to carry the same to Ostend, to be delivered to such persons as His Majesty shall appoint to receive them. ...


Notes and Abstracts of events and incidents, in British and Irish History. From November, 1665, to June 1720

Date: 11 November 1665-10 June 1720

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 240, fol(s). 150-180

Document type: Abstracts, compiled by Thomas Carte

Compiled, by Thomas Carte, from the official "Gazettes", and other sources. ...


Sir William Coventry to Lord Sandwich

Written from: Oxford

Date: 13 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 399

Document type: Holograph

The King & Duke of York consent to His Lordship's leaving the fleet at his pleasure. Advice has come that the Dutch have 16 sail of men-of-war on the Dogger. It is hoped that Sir John Harman hath cleared the coast. ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 14 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 458

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

George Phillips, and John Jefferys, esquires, to have a Grant of the Office of Registrar to the Commissioners for executing the 'Act of Settlement', now void by the death of Sir John Percival, Baronet; and to pay such part of the annual profits thereof to the uses declared in the Act aforesaid as is therein ordered & provided.


Ormond to the Mayor of Kilkenny

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 14 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Recommends Sir Thomas Longneville, for the representation, in Parliament, of the City of Kilkenny, in the room of Abel Warren, "removed".


Ormond to the Portreeve of the Borough of Wicklow

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 14 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Recommendation as Burgess in Parliament, for Wicklow, of Henry Temple, esquire, in the room of Colonel Robert Shapcott [In MS.: "Shapcoat".], "removed".


Southwell to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 15 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 486

Document type: Holograph

The sad news of Sir John Percivale's death gives the writer occasion humbly to recommend to his Grace's favour and protection the family Sir John has left behind him. ...

Communicates, in cypher, particulars of a communication made to him, confidentially, by the Solicitor-General [Heneage Finch], concerning an expected change in the Lord-High Treasureship of England.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 5 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 221

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

The French King finding, say his Ambassadors, that all his offices for bringing about an agreement between England and Holland are ineffectual, has recalled them; accompanying the recall (to make it go down better), with many compliments of his value for his Majesty's friendship...

The last post from France brought the news of Lord Aubigny's [Ludovic Stuart, third son of the third Duke of Lennox. He was a Canon of the Cathedral of N. Dame at Paris, & was created a Cardinal immediately before his death] death, & a copy of his Will. The Lord Chancellor is made principal executor, with the assistance of Lord Cornbury, Sir R. Beling, and the writer. ...


Ormond to the Lords Commissioners of Prizes in England

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 15 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 19-19 v

Document type: Copy

Communicates the purport of a Petition, received by the Lord Lieutenant, from William Watts a merchant of Dublin, concerning the capture on the coast of England, near to the Isle of Wight, of the ship ' William' of Bruges. ...


The King to James, Duke of York, Lord High Admiral

Written from: Oxford

Date: 15 November [for 14th] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 401

Document type: Copy

Desires the Lord Admiral to issue directions to the Earl of Sandwich for the despatch of a convoy, from the fleet under his Lordship's command, for certain ships bound for Hamburgh, which are now lying at Harwich. ...


Instructions by James, Duke of York, Lord High Admiral, to Edward Earl of Sandwich

Written from: Oxford

Date: 15 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 403

Document type: Original

Instructions by James, Duke of York, Lord High Admiral, to Edward Earl of Sandwich, for the issue of orders to all Commanders of ships in the King's service, for seizure, as occasion may offer, of ships of Dutch or Hamburgh build, sailing colourably under the flags of any of His Majesties Allies. ...


James, Duke of York to Sandwich

Written from: Oxford

Date: 15 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 407

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed. With seal of arms.

Desires the sending of a convoy for certain merchant ships bound for Hamburgh...


Bull to Wharton

Written from: Dublin

Date: 15 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 228, fol(s). 21-22

Document type: Original

Lord Wharton's letter of October 21 arrived on 14th of November, six packets from England having been delayed by contrary winds. Thanks his Lordship for his recommendation of Sir Thomas Wharton's affairs to the writer's care.

Notices the progress in the Irish Parliament of the pending "Act of Explanation for the Land Settlement". ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 109-110

Document type: Holograph-Minute

...Reasons against the Irish Cattle Bill, as to which the writer says: "It is well, since it can be no better; that this Kingdom is reprieved from the ruin that the passing of that Bill would suddenly have brought upon it; and it may be hoped that, before the next meeting, some of the reasons offered ... may take place with the Lords for laying it wholly aside". ...

Report of proceedings in the Irish Parliament. Observations on the campaign of the Bishop of Munster. - Naval affairs at home. ...


Encloses:

Draught of a letter, offered for his Majesty's signature on the behalf of the Earl of Roscommon

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). ?


George, Duke of Albemarle, to Sandwich

Written from: Cockpitt

Date: 16 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 409

Document type: Original

Thinks his Lordship has done well in the sending-in of the Great Ships, and expresses his hope that there will be moneys to pay them off speedily. Adds, with reference to the convoy for the Hamburgh merchant-fleet; "the cloth-ships that are to go thither are of great consequence to the people of the country, to enable them to pay their taxes; and I think they [the convoy] will have a very good opportunity to do it, while the squadron is abroad". ...


Ormond to the Portreeve of the Borough of Ardee

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 16 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56v

Document type: Breviate

Recommends Sir Robert Byron, as Burgess in Parliament for Ardee, in the room of Captain John Chambers, "removed".


Ormond to the Portreeve of the Borough of Ardee

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 16 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 56v

Document type: Breviate

Recommendation of Colonel Brent Moore, in the "stead of Lieutenant John Ruxton, removed".


Ormond to the Sheriffs of the County of Wexford

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 16 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 57

Document type: Breviate

Recommendation of Sir Nicholas Armorer, as Knight of the Shire, for Wexford, in the room of Colonel Thomas Scot, "removed".


Sir Richard Ford, Governor of the Company of Merchant-Adventurers, to Lord Sandwich

Written from: Puttney

Date: 17 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 411

Document type: Original

Apologizes, on behalf of the late Secretary of the Company, now deceased, for an inadvertent passage in a letter written to his Lordship, in respect to the convoy of Merchant Ships. The Company "know very well that H.M.'s fleet have been masters of the sea this whole summer, and could not well have been so, if they had been carved into squadrons, for the convoy of trade". Thanks Lord Sandwich for the convoy now granted. ...


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Wandsworth

Date: 18 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 488-489

Document type: Holograph

Alarms at the progress of the Great Plague. Intelligence received from the Continent of the growth of military preparations, and of other incidents of war; and also of various political affairs. Death of Lord Aubigny; particulars concerning his last Will. ...

PS.: "Letters are just now arrived that S[ir] T[homas] C[lifford] hath received his Articles signed; but it is intended to be kept secret for a time. He writes it himself from Copenhagen."


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 314

Document type: Copy

Particulars concerning the Explanatory Bill ... Will recommend to the Secretary [Arlington] the title of honour for Mr Wingfield and the calling of Lord Brien to the Lords' House, "although", adds the Duke, "if it had been my care, he should first have served some time in the House of Commons, which to a young man that must one day sit as a Peer I take to be no small advantage". ...


Ormond to Colonel Legge

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 316

Document type: Copy

Has the Colonel's letter of 1st inst., with account of the breaking-up of Parliament so that this Kingdom is not quite undone, at a blow. ... It is well we have time to look about us, before the next assault. ...


Ormond to Morrice

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 317

Document type: Copy

Has received a letter from his Majesty, concerning the Bishopric of Fernes, which is subsigned by Morrice ... and must have been obtained from the King by surprise.

Does not conceive it possible that the writer who, of all the King's subjects, has the best title to recommend persons to vacant bishoprics [in Ireland], should be the only man forbidden to do it, or that his Majesty would have signed such a prohibition, if he had remembered ... his own resolutions, ... at the Board [of Privy Council, on] 22 June, 1662. ... It is much to the advantage of the King's service that he vouchsafes to receive the recommendation of his Chief Governor ... for promotions to dignities & offices in this Kingdom. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 111

Document type: Holograph-Minute

A French vessel, coming from Guinea, and of good value, ... has been driven ... into the River of Waterford ... She is suspected to be Dutch, or upon Dutch account; ... is stayed; ... and may, ... [probably] be made a prize of ...


Ormond to the Corporation of the Borough of Fethard

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 18 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 57v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Captain John St. Leger, formerly recommended as Burgess for Fethard in the Parliament of Ireland, and so elected, having been also chosen as a Knight of the Shire for the County of Cork, & having made his election to serve for that County whereby the representation of Fethard is again vacated, the Lord Lieutenant now recommends, for the vacant seat, Redmond Barry, esquire, as "a person well qualified, and of good affections" ...


Sir James Shaen to Ormond

Written from: Sheen

Date: 18 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 230

Document type: Holograph

Has had intelligence from Dublin of Sir John Percival's death, and advice to offer himself to the King's notice as a petitioner for the vacant office. Desires, however, to wave all solicitation, save to the Duke, in whose decision he will wholly acquiesce. ...


Sir William Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 20 November 1665 S.N.

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 266-267

Document type: Holograph

The French troops, as they passed Maestricht, fell something short of six thousand; their horse were brave; their foot, rascal; their shoes upon their shoulders, their feet galled; their gallantry spent in giving the Dutch a thousand times to the Devil for their kind invitation. They paid either nothing, or false money, as they passed. ...

...The last advices from the Prince of Munster ... mention that the "Colonel or Baron d'Ossory" ("who is made Serjeant-Major de battaglia"), had, with a squadron of horse, killed nine hundred of the Dutch, in a late encounter near Groning. ...

Makes humble & earnest request for the Duke's picture, with three words upon it, to testify to the wrtier's children that it was his Grace's gift...


Minutes of a Council of War, held on board the Royal James, 20 November 1665, at Blackstrakes

Date: 20 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 413

Document type: Original

Appoint a convoy for the Hamburgh ships, and instruct its Commander. ...


An Order by the Duke of Ormond, to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland, "not to make payment of, or issue any money upon, any warrants or concordatums whatsoever, till the payments due upon the civil and martial lists ... be satisfied"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 20 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 237

Document type: Copy


Petition of James Caddle

Date: [c.20 November] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 341

Document type: Original

Recites petitioner's endeavour, under direction of the Sheriff of Meath, to recover possession of certain lands decreed to him by the Court of Claims; & the resistance thereto of the present wrongful possessor, Thomas Hill, by whom Petitioner received severe wounds in his said endeavour.

Prays for his Grace's order for the apprehension of Hill, aforesiad, who has some employment in the Army.


Subjoined:

An Order by the Duke of Ormond upon the Petition of James Caddle

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 341v

Document type: Original


A Certificate of matters relating to the Packet-Service of Ireland; addressed to Sir Philip Frowde, by Captain John Bartlett

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 518

Document type: Original


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the grant of the office of Customer and Collector of Customs, etc., in the Port of Dublin, to Sir Thomas Worsopp, and John Worsopp, and the survivor of them; during good behaviour

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 22 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 237

Document type: Copy


Thompson to Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 494

Document type: Holograph

Advices of ecclesiastical matters; of the proceedings of Presbyterian and other Nonconformists; and of the state of public opinion, in various parts of Ireland.


An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, giving license to Robert Perceval, and others, plaintiffs, in a suit against one Roger Chamberlaine, defendant

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 23 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 37

Document type: Copy

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, giving license to Robert Perceval, and others, plaintiffs, in a suit against one Roger Chamberlaine, defendant, to take their remedy in due course of law, against the defendant aforesaid, notwithstanding his military capacity.


Appended:

Affidavit of John Browne in the suit against Roger Chamberlaine, concerning an order made thereupon by the late Lord Deputy of Ireland

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 37

Document type: Certified copy


O'Muledy to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 24 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 490

Document type: Original

Thought it to be his, the writer's, duty to represent to the Duke, the great favours and extraordinary kindness shewn by his Majesty... which will augment & improve the writer's credit with the Queen [Regent of Spain] the writer's mistress. ...

"As for our affairs, they are now in a more clear appearance than ever they have been; and his Majesty, & my Lord Chancellor, have been pleased to give ... those assurances that can scarce admit any doubt in an honest man's mind. They tell me that an Extraordinary Ambassador will soon follow me to improve and conclude this negotiation". ...


Lords of the Council in England to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 24 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 460

Document type: Original [with eleven signatures]

Recite the purport of a Petition presented to the King by Thomas, Lord Leigh, concerning the detention in Ireland of his grandson and heir, Thomas Leigh [afterwards, second Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh], by Mr Giffard, who has married Dame Jane Leigh, relict of Sir Thomas Leigh, deceased, and mother of the child. ...

Direct the sending into England of the child aforesaid, according to an Order made by his Majesty, in Council, upon the Petition so recited.


Petition of John Crosby to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 24 November [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 37v

Document type: Copy

Recites petitioner's conviction and sentence, for seditious words spoken against his late Majesty, & his long imprisonment. Prays for license to serve in one of the King's Ships.


Appended:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, upon the Petition of John Crosby

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 37v


Petition of Frideswide [In MS.: Fritzweed] Leigh, widow, and George Leigh, Gentleman, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [24 November] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 38

Document type: Copy

Recite a former petition for grant to Petitioners of certain lands, in the Barony of Delvin, and county of Westmeath, formerly belonging to Alexander Jephson, attainted of Treason, and the ground of it; and also what has been done thereupon...

Pray that pending the Lord Lieutenant's final decision, certain arrears of rent of the said lands may be paid to Petitioners.


Appended:

An Order of Reference to the Attorney-General of Ireland, of the Petition of Frideswide Leigh

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 24 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 38


Petition of Thomas Symes, on behalf of his Grace, George Duke of Albemarle, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [24 November] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 38v

Document type: Copy

Recites a proviso, in the Act of Settlement, concerning certain lands in the County of Wexford in the possession of George, Duke of Albemarle; and also a former Order, by the late Lord Deputy of Ireland, for the respite of certain quit-rents charged therein; and the determination of such order by a late Proclamation.

Prays for renewal of the respite aforesaid.


Appended:

An Order for the Respite of the Quit-Rents referred to in the Petition of Thomas Symes, until Easter Term next ensuing

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 24 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 38v


Petition of John Eastwood to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 24 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 42

Recites that Petitioner is tenant of St. Nicholas' Gate in this City, & of buildings adjacent, of which he has been dispossessed; and prays redress.

[With the Order made thereupon.]


Petition of Thomas Flinter, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 24 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 47

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Corporal Thomas Hill. [With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of Richard Baxter, Gaoler of the Prison of [Longford?] to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [24 November] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 52

Document type: Copies

Recites petitioner's conviction of suffering certain prisoners in his custody to escape, for which crime he was sentenced to death. Prays that the Judge of Assize, before whom he was tried, may be directed to certify to the Lord Lieutenant how the matter appeared to him, & whether the Petitioner may not be capable to receive his Majesty's mercy. [With the Order.]


Appends 1:

Report of Thomas Stockton, one of his Majesty's Justices of Assize, on the case of Richard Baxter, a Gaoler

Date: 1 February 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 52v

Document type: Copy


Appends 2:

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant, directing the passing, in due form of law, of his Majesty's gracious Pardon to Richard Baxter, aforesaid

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 February 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 52v

Document type: Copy


Petition of Captain Roger Bamber, and Theresa, his wife, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [25 November 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 37

Document type: Copy

Recite the obtainment by Petitioners of his Majesty's letter of 18 August, 1664, for their restitution in possession of certain houses in the town of Navan & County of Meath; and the obstructions interposed to due performance thereof. And pray for redress.


Appended:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the attendance, on the Attorney & Solicitor General of Ireland, of an Agent for the Trustees of the Officers of 1649, in order to the hearing & examination of the allegations of the Petition aforesaid

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 25 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 37

Document type: Copy


Sir Allan Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: Wandsworth

Date: 25 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 232

Document type: Holograph

Notices that now, "the Gazetteer being changed", all general occurrences are extracted by Mr Williamson [afterwards Secretary of State] from the letters, and then put into order "by one Muddiman, who hath licence to print at Oxford whatever is fit for public knowledge" [hence the origin of the "London Gazette", first known as the "Oxford Gazette"]. Last night, indeed, adds the writer, as much was in print "as was known to my Lord of Albemarle. Dr Hyde [Dr Hyde was nominated. His consecration took place on the last day of this year. Dolben became Bishop of Rochester in 1666.] and Dr Bayley are competitors of Dr Dolben (Dean of Westminster), for the vacant bishopric of Sarum; "of that of Bangor, none will accept". ...


Earl of Carbery [Lord President of the Marches] to Ormond

Written from: Ludlow Castle

Date: 25 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 234

Document type: Holograph

Accredits Mr Henry Herbert, the Earl's nephew, who will thank the Duke of Ormond for His Grace's condescension; in preferring him to the command of a Company of Foot in Ireland. ...


Report of the Muster-Master-General of Ireland to Lord Lieutenant the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 27 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 39

Document type: Copy

Report of the Muster-Master-General of Ireland, to Lord Lieutenant the Duke of Ormond, upon a Petition of Colonel William Cecil [In MS.: "Cicill"] to him referred.

Recommends the payment of certain arrears claimed.


Appended:

An Order, of the Duke of Ormond, directing payment as desired

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 28 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 39v

Document type: Copy


Brief of the Duke of Ormond, for collections in the Churches throughout the province of Leinster, on behalf of Darby Corboy, a sufferer by a fire at Birr, in Kings County

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 237v

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the grant, in due form, to George Phillips and John Gefferyes [So in MS.] (Jeffries?), of the office of "Register [So in MS.], to the Commissioners mentioned in his Majesty's letter" of the 14th of November, instant

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 238

Document type: Copy


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 28 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 226

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

The great ship which hath brought itself into Waterford will, the writer believes, prove to belong to H.R.H. [the Duke of York], of whatsoever nation it be. If French, there will be no scruple of detaining it. They have taken three richer ships of ours in the Mediterranean. ... Adds particulars concerning a grant of the office of Registrar of the Court of Claims. ...


O'Muledy to Ormond

Written from: Portsmouth

Date: 29 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 492

Document type: Original

A meeting with Mr John Smith, whilst the writer was on his way to this town, gives him occasion to represent to his Grace that Sir William Russell's attorney is very importunate ... for the non-payment [So in MS. But the context shews that the writer means "importunate for the payment".] of the £300, promised in Lord Arran's [In MS.: "Aaren".] name, by Sir James Shaen to Mr Somes in London ...


Bishop of Limerick to Ormond

Written from: Farnham Castle

Date: 29 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 516-517

Document type: Holograph

The Deanery of Limerick being about to fall vacant, by the promotion of the present Dean to the bishopric of Waterford, his Grace is humbly solicited to appoint thereto his own Domestic Chaplain (not herein named). ...

A summary of recent advices received in England, chiefly on foreign affairs, is added. ...


Ormond to the Inhabitants [So in MS.] [Burgesses?] of the town of Antrim

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 29 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 59

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends Sir Edward Sutton, Baronet, for their choice as their Burgess in Parliament.


Ormond to the Inhabitants of the town of Antrim

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 29 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 59

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends Colonel John Jeffreys, as another Burgess, in Parliament, for the town of Antrim.


Petition of William, Viscount Charlemont, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: [29 November 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 39

Document type: Copy

Recites particulars of arrears of military pay, for ten months, due to Petitioner; in satisfaction of which he is willing to accept present payment for five months thereof & prays an order accordingly.


Appended:

An Order of the Duke of Ormond, for a statement of 'the amount of the five months' pay, prayed for, in the Petition aforesaid

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 39


A like Petition of Lieutenant Thomas Caulfield, of Lord Kingston's Horse-Troop. With the like order thereupon.

Date: [29 November 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 39


Petition of Thomas Jesson to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 40v

Document type: Copies

Concerning debts, due to Petitioner by certain persons belonging to his Grace's Life Guard. With the order made thereupon.


Report of Sir William Domvile, Attorney-General of Ireland, to Lord Lieutenant the Duke of Ormond, upon the Petition of Frideswide Leigh and George Leigh

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 40v

Document type: Copy


Appended:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, deirecting the grant, in due form, to the Petitioners, Frideswide Leigh and George Leigh, of a custodians of certain lands in the Barony of Delvin and County of Westmeath

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 1 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 41

Document type: Copy


Petition of Samuel Gravener to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 42

Document type: Copy

Particulars of a debt due by Robert Russell, a soldier; and of a former order thereupon by the late Lord Deputy.


Appended:

An Order by the Duke of Ormond, giving license to Petitioner to proceed against the defendant, Robert Russell

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 42v

Document type: Copy


Reports by the Deputy Muster-Master-General to Lord Lieutenant the Duke of Ormond, concerning arrears of pay

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29-30 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 40-40v

Document type: Copies

Reports by the Deputy Muster-Master-General to Lord Lieutenant the Duke of Ormond, concerning arrears of pay due, respectively, to Lord Viscount Charlement and to Lieutenant Thomas Caulfield. [With the Orders of his Grace thereupon.]


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to Sir Arthur Gore for the apprehension of the seamen that came ashore from a Dutch vessel, lately wrecked near Inver in the county of Mayo

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 238

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to Sir Arthur Gore for the apprehension of the seamen that came ashore from a Dutch vessel, lately wrecked near Inver in the county of Mayo, and for the securing of all money, arms, and goods that may be recovered from the said vessel; and also for the making of an inventory thereof, by indenture.


Clifford to Sandwich

Written from: Stockholm

Date: 29 November/ [9 December] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 297

Document type: Holograph [with seal of arms]

Has received the Earl's letter of 28 October. The writer's stay at Copenhagen was for nearly five weeks, and he has been almost as long at Stockholm. Hopes that matters will go well between the two Northern Crowns and England, but defers particulars until he can wait upon the Earl in England, whither he is speedily returning.


An Order, by James, Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, concerning the payment of certain arrears due to officers upon the establishment of the Civil List of that Kingdom

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 30 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 35

Document type: Copy


Petition of Aaron Stiff to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 42

Document type: Copy

Recites particulars of a debt due to Petitioner by one John Brown, a soldier, & prays order for satisfaction.


Appended:

An Order of the Duke of Ormond, upon the Petition of Aaron Stiff

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 30 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 42

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the grant in due form to Captain William Rosse, of a pension of three hundred pounds, sterling, a year, out of his Majesty's Treasury of Ireland, during life

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 30 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 241v

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the establishment of a French Protestant Church in the City or suburbs of Dublin, "to be governed wholly according to the discipline & rites of the Church of Ireland, and the Canons of the same, strictly and indispensably". ...

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 30 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 238v

Document type: Copy

Recites the presence in Dublin, & elsewhere in the Kingdom of Ireland, of many Protestant strangers of France, and of other nations who understand the French language; and the hope that their number will receive great increase, from the encouragement given to strangers, by a late Act of Parliament; ... and also that many of these strangers, "would cheerfully, and with much advantage to the good of their souls, frequent the ordinances (of the Church) in a language better known to them" (than English). ...

Recites, further, the merits and attainments of James Hierosme, late one of the Ministers of the French Church Royal in London, and now one of the Duke's Chaplains; and recommends him to the encouragement of the Archbishop of Dublin, that he may be settled in a suitable consecrated place, and be empowered, by his Grace to take charge of the congregation that shall resort thither. ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 30 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 98-99

Document type: Holograph

Thanks the Duke for his private letter of November 18 and for all the obliging circumstances of it. Prays that he, the writer may acquit himself worthily "in the day of battle, as the Duke has done in furnishing the field for it".

Notices some grants of lands in Ireland made under provisions of the Act of Settlement, and their relative order of priority.

Is of opinion that we are about "to break with France, before we are secure of Spain, or indeed of any other friend abroad". ...


Votes of the Committee concerning objections made to the Bill [Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement', for Ireland]

Date: [November 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 634

Document type: Copy [in Sir Allan Brodrick's hand]


Petition of Feargus Lean to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: [November] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 543

Document type: Original

Petitioner's ancestors were possessed of the land of Carrigneshany & other lands in the County of Carlow, which came to him by inheritance. ... In view of his now distressed condition, his Grace the Lord Lieutenant was pleased, before taking his last journey into England (1664) to order him a pension of £30 a year which he received once, but was refused payment of, when the Duke was absent...


Subjoined:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, upon the Petition of Feargus Lean

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 543v

Document type: Original


Proposals offered by Ridgely Hatfield, of Dublin, Alderman and Walter Harris, Merchant, for Clothing of the Army [in Ireland]

Date: [November] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 239v

Document type: Copy


Annexed:

An Order of Reference, by the Duke of Ormond, to Sir John Stephens, and Sir William Flower

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 30 November 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 239v

Document type: Copy

An Order of Reference, by the Duke of Ormond, to Sir John Stephens, and Sir William Flower, empowering them to contract with the proposers, and directing that one fourth part of the clothing, to be contracted for, shall be provided in Munster.


Petition of Elizabeth Fitzgerald, late the wife of John Ware of Castletown in the County of Meath, esquire; and of Mary Ware, and other daughters of the said John Ware

Written from: Dublin

Date: 1 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 41v

Document type: Copy & Breviate

Recite the murder, by Christopher Hollywood, in the year 1641, of John Ware aforesaid, and the plunder of his house; and also the relief granted to Petitioners out of the Exchequer, under circumstances stated.

Pray for further relief, out of the estate of the said Hollywood.

With the Duke of Ormond's order thereupon.


Petition of Richard Archdeacon to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [1 December] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 41

Document type: Copy

Recites petitioner's title to certain lands in the barony of Gowran and County of Kilkenny; and the means by which he has been dispossessed thereof...

Prays to be restored thereto.


Appended:

An Order of Reference of the Petition of Richard Archdeacon to the Barons of the Court of Exchequer of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 1 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 41

Document type: Copy


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Wandsworth

Date: 2 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 498-499

Document type: Holograph

My Lord-General [Duke of Albemarle] being at Oxford (where he was "received by his Majesty ... with all the demonstrations of joy one friend could give to another, hugging, kissing, etc.") ... all the news that the writer can deliver is only such discourse as the exchange in London affords. ... The Dutch have, in the roads of Teneriffe, taken Captain Somers' [In MS.: "Sumer's".] ship, one of those employed for wines, this vintage, by that [the Canaries'] Company; the other five under protection, were not attempted. But, although so saved, the Government hath forbid their lading, and commanded all factors - even such as are married to Spanish women - ... to depart by a day certain; resolved, if possible, to break that new Society. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 2 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 113-114

Document type: Holograph Minute

Reports the proceedings of the Irish Parliament ... There are here already two bishoprics vacant - (1) Ferns and Leighlin ... (2) Waterford. Others are likely shortly to fall, many of the bishops being old... It was one of the Kings gracious concessions to the writer - in imitation of his father's to Lord Strafford - that, upon any such vacancy he would receive the writer's humble opinion, as to the filling of it up. And there are many reasons for it. But the writer has received a letter ... of which he transmits copy, as also of that which he wrote to Lord Arlington's brother Secretary, upon receipt of it. ...


Enclosure 1:

Copy of His Majesty's Letter to the Duke of Ormond concerning the Bishopric of Ferns

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 113-114


Enclosure 2:

Copy of the Duke of Ormond's Letter to Mr Secretary Morrice, concerning the Bishopric of Ferns

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 113-114


Enclosure 3:

Draught of a Letter to be offered for his Majesty's signature on behalf of Sir E. Dering and Colonel Cooke

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 114


Petition of Cornet Randal Moore, Executor of Captain Garrett Moore, deceased, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [2 December] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 41v

Document type: Copy

Recites particulars of military pay due to the deceased officer, and pray the Lord Lieutenant's warrant for satisfaction thereof to his executor.


Appended:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for a statement of the arrears due to Captain Garrett Moore; and the drawing of a Warrant for payment of the same

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 41v

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to Theobald (Bourke), Viscount Mayo; Charles Hollcroft, of Clonegashell; and John Browne, of the Neale

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 239

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to Theobald (Bourke), Viscount Mayo; Charles Hollcroft, of Clonegashell; and John Browne, of the Neale, to Act jointly with Sir Arthur Gore, in execution of the instructions concerning the lately shipwrecked seamen, and cargo, of a Dutch vessel, lying near Inver; according to a previous warrant of November 29th


Edward Ormsby to Lane

Written from: Tuam

Date: 4 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 496

Document type: Holograph

Is altogether inclined to be a servant to Sir George Lane's father, and to himself. Does not doubt that what ... Lord Bermingham, and Colonel Cary [Apparently so in MS., but the reading is doubtful.], shall recommend to be done for the writer, will be effectually performed.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for a further payment to William Dodson, of the sum of five hundred pounds, sterling, on account of the wall of the Phoenix Park

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 4 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 240

Document type: Copy


Secretary Sir W. Morice to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 5 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 500

Document type: Original

Has received his Grace's letter of November 18th. Describes, with great detail, the part borne by the present writer in the appointment recently made to the Bishopric of Ferns [and Leighlin]...


Earl of Winchilsea to Ormond

Written from: Pera of Constantinople

Date: 5/15 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 502-503

Document type: Holograph

Takes the opportunity of his, the writer's, servant, Rycaut's [Paul, afterward Sir Paul, Ricaut, Secretary of Legation at Constantinople], journey to England to testify the high honour borne to his Grace's person, and to recommend his said secretary to his Grace's protection. ...


A Copy of what my Lord of Carlingford wrote to my Lord Arlington [concerning his negotiations at the Imperial Court]

Written from: Mentz

Date: 5 December 1665 N.S.

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 541-542

Document type: Copy

[The title cited is from the Duke of Ormond's endorsement, but with the date corrected to "December 5". In endorsement it reads "December 7".]


Archbishop of Canterbury to Ormond

Written from: All Souls, Oxford

Date: 5 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 179

Document type: Original

If persons belonging to Ireland, sufficient for the Church preferments there, can be found, the writer will be glad as well as satisfied. ... It is now high time the Bishop of Ferns should declare his resolution. ...

Notices a recommendation made of Dr Lee, ... and also, in reference to a vacancy in the see of Waterford, the high character given of Dr Richard Boyle, now Dean of Limerick, to whom, as the writer hears, the Duke is already favourably inclined ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 5 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 227

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

Lord St. Alban brings no better news from France, than that they are making ready great sea and land forces to assist the Hollander, and consequently break with us. They have great numbers of soldiers upon all the coast of Britanny and Normandy, as if they meant to do us some present mischief. ...

The Lord General [Duke of Albemarle] has accepted the command at sea for this year, ... and will warn Lord Sandwich to make ready to go as Ambassador Extraordinary to Madrid. ...


A Letter of News, from Oxford, written during the sitting of the Parliament there, to Secretary Sir George Lane, at Dublin Castle

Written from: Oxford

Date: 5 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 58-59


Petition of Giles Martin, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 7 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 43

Document type: Copies

[Praying for license to proceed against Captain John Harrington, for recovery of a debt, by due course of law. With the Lord Lieutenant's Order thereupon].


Petition of Theobald, Earl of Carlingford, and Thomas, Lord Viscount Dillon, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 42v

Document type: Copy

Recite his Majesty's directions for the passing of regrants of their respective estates to Petitioners free of all quit rents, & charges, other than such as were borne in 1641.

Pray for his Grace's directions for respite of Quit-rents charged, until Petitioners' patents can be passed, in due form of law, as directed.


Annex 1:

The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 November 1663

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 42v

Document type: Copy

Directions for the passing of Letter-Patent, in favour of the Earl of Carlingford, & Lord Viscount Dillon.


Annex 2:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, directing the respite of certain Quit-Rents, charged in the Exchequer, until Easter term next ensuing

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 42v

Document type: Copy


Petition of John Fenwick, made on behalf of Thomas Pierson of Newcastle-on-Tyne, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 43

Document type: Copies

[Praying for liberty to proceed, in due course of law, in a suit for debt against John Graham, Yeoman of the Stirrup to his Grace. With the Order made thereupon].


Petition of the Lady Jane Blayney, widow, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 43

Document type: Copy

Prays for his Grace's order for due payment of a pension, formerly granted to Petitioner, upon the Irish Establishment.


Appended:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment, out of the Irish Exchequer, of a sum of £100, to above-named petitioner

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 43v

Document type: Copy


Petition of Roger Chamberlaine, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 43v

Document type: Copies

Concerning money due to Petitioner. With the order thereupon.


Petition of the Officers and Soldiers of the Lord Viscount Callan's Troop (late the Lord Falkland's Troop), to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 44v

Document type: Copy

[Praying for certain arrears of pay due to the Troop].


Appended:

An Order of Reference, to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland, of the Petition of the officers and soldiers of the Lord Viscount Callan's Troop

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 44v

Document type: Copy


Petition of Eleanor Robinson, widow, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 45v

Document type: Copies

Particulars of a debt due to Petitioner by a servant of the Duke, now deceased. [With the Order thereupon.]


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Wandsworth

Date: 9 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 506

Document type: Holograph

A letter of news; chiefly of political, naval, and military affairs, on the Continent of Europe.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 9 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 117-118

Document type: Holograph-Minute, with erasures

...The Explanatory Bill still hangs in the House of Commons ... Many objections are raised, but ... the chief obstacle lies in the apprehended effects of the "vesting clause" ... If a satisfactory expedient to remove that apprehension can be found, ... no particular [i.e. "private"] inconvenience, or public pressure, will be owned to be of force to stand in the way. ...

...The expedients hitherto proposed ... are (1) the transmission [from Ireland] of a Supplementary Bill & its return hither; ... (2) The suspension, by a Bill to be similarly transmitted, of Poynings' Act for a time limited, ... "but only to that single purpose of fortifying of the vesting clause". The objections to both expedients are also stated. ...


A Further Order, by the Duke of Ormond, concerning a contract for army clothing

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 240

Document type: Copy


Ormond to the King

Written from: Dublin

Date: 9 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 219, fol(s). 57

Document type: Copy

Recalls to the King's recollection the writer's introduction of Father Patrick to His Majesty at Antwerp (when the King was there "in disguise"). The Duke thinks no honester, no more discreet, man could be placed in any office proper for his profession. ...


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 11 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 100-101

Document type: Holograph

Begs favour and pardon for Sir Allan Brodrick, - "if his absence" [from his duties in Ireland] "be imputed to him as a fresh crime". At the time of the Duke's departure, he admitted that Brodrick's presence in Ireland would not be of use to the King's service until the 'Act of Settlement' [meaning the 'Explanatory Act' [This confusion of terms is entirely Clarendon's; Ormond invariably distinguishes the titles with precision]] be passed. ...

... [In relation to] ... the Grant that "lies [meaning "stays"] at the Great Seal, Sir Francis Hamilton is so displeased with me that we are almost strangers; and, within these two days my Lord St. Alban & he came to me, & would hardly be persuaded but that I had received direction from you ... to pass it. My Lord Anglesey never spake word to me of it; otherwise, than at parting, he told me ... that there would speedily be brought ... a patent which concerned my Lord John Butler, & other of my friends, which he desired I would speedily pass" ...

[Not printed by Lester.]


The humble Petition of the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses [of Ireland] in Parliament assembled to ... James, Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant, ... concerning some doubts arising from the Explanatory Bill of Settlement. Together with ... the ... answer thereunto

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 11 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 417-420

Document type: In print (Dublin, by J. Crooker, 1662)


The States General of the United Provinces to King Charles II

Written from: The Hague

Date: 11 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 639-640

Document type: Copy

Have shewn their disposition towards [a renewal of] peace, by retaining hitherto their Ambassador to His Majesty's Court, notwithstanding the breach, and the recall by the King of his Resident at the Hague. Are still, in view of the calamitites which seem to threaten all Europe, ready to make some sacrifices of the claims of the U. Provinces - whose charges & losses are, they allege, without comparison greater than those on His Majesty's side, - in order to secure a peace, on good terms. But after rejection of so many fair propositions, made to the Court of England, the States cannot now suffer their Envoy to remain, "without doing great prejudice to their reputation". ...

French.


A Translation of the Letter above described; as sent to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: The Hague

Date: 11 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 637-638


The Speech of ... James, Duke of Ormond, ... to the House of Commons of Ireland ... 11 December 1665; upon the tendring of their " Considerations on the Bill of Settlement"

Date: 11 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 141, fol(s). 1

Document type: In print

[Reprinted in "Appendix" to "Life of Ormond, vol. III". In Vol. V of the Octavo Edition of 1851, and so throughout.]


Warrant by the Duke of Ormond to the Keeper of his park at Carrick for delivery of deer to Captain John St. Leger, or his order

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 11 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 273

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]


Speech of James, Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant ... of Ireland, ... to the House of Commons, ... 11 December, 1665, upon the rendering of their "Considerations on the Bill of Settlement"

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 147, p(p). 1-2

Document type: In print. Dublin, by John Crooke, 1665.


Mr Walcott to Lady Pickering

Date: 11 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 157

Document type: Original

The writer has had an occasion to perceive that Sir Richard Hoghton is troubled that his son had not the happiness to see Lady Pickering's daughter [Paulina] "before that gentleman who is a prevailing corrival". Under this loss, "my Lord Sandwich's daughter" has been spoken of, with very high commendation, by an esteemed friend of Sir Richard Hoghton's. Lady Pickering's advice in the matter will be a favour. ...


Petition of Nicholas White (son & adminstrator of Edmund White, Merchant, deceased), plaintiff

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11-12 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 44

Document type: Copies

[Praying for liberty to proceed in due courses of law against George Smith, defendant, notwithstanding said defendant's military capacity. With the Order].


Joshua Boyle to Thomas Page

Written from: Waterford

Date: 12 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 508

Document type: Certified Copy

Reports, for the information of the Lord Lieutenant, and in great detail, the particulars of a survey of the prize-ship, John of Dieppe, made by the writer, in conjunction with Sir Nicholas Armourer, in the Harbour of Waterford.


Earl of St. Alban to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 12 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 510

Document type: Holograph

Since his Grace's departure from Court, the writer has sustained many losses, besides the "disasters of 'Ombre' & 'Tric-trac'" [In Ms.: "Hombre and trick-track"], ... so that a discharge of the note left by the Duke, should his Grace's avocations admit of it, would be very opportune. ...


An Order of the House of Commons of Ireland, for the appointment of a Select Committee to present the thanks of the House to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant, for communicating information concerning preparations for war with France

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 12 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 739

Document type: Original


A List of the Committee, appointed in pursuance of the Order for the appointment of a Select Committee to present the thanks of the House to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant, for communicating information concerning preparations for war with France

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 12 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 741

Document type: Original

With another Order relating to the War.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 12 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 229-230

Document type: Original, subscribed and signed

Communicates further particulars of the military expedition of the Bishop of Munster; and of the warlike preparations of France. ...


Ormond to Colonel Daniel O'Brien

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 12 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 57

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends, in relation to certain clauses of the 'Explanatory Act', now pending, - which clauses provide for settling upon Colonel O'Brien the estate of the Lord Viscount Clare, - that a favourable agreement be made with Lieutenant Colonel William Purefoy, in order to his compensation (or partial compensation) for certain losses entailed upon him by such a settlement.


Includes:

Breviate of a Petition from Lieutenant Colonel William Purefoy, to the Duke of Ormond

Date: [November] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 57

Recites particulars of his interest in the Castle of Roscrea, "and [in] certain other lands in the County of Clare, purchased by petitioner for valuable consideration." ...

Adds particulars of certain "Articles of Agreement passed between Colonel Daniel O'Brien and Lieutenant Colonel William Purefoy, in the year 1664". ...


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Sheriffs of the County of the City of Dublin, of the County of of Dublin, and of the County of Louth, respectively

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 12 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 241

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Sheriffs of the County of the City of Dublin, of the County of of Dublin, and of the County of Louth, respectively, for the repossessing Matthew Dowdall, of Cloran in the County of Westmeath, in several houses and lands, within their respective bailiwicks, according to his Majesty's letter of 4th November (1664)


An Address of the House of Commons of Ireland, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant, upon occasion of the King's Declaration of War against France

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 13 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 746

Document type: Original. On vellum.

Headed: "A Declaration of the Knights, Citizens, & Burgesses, in Parliament assembled".


An Address of the House of Commons of Ireland, translated into French (see MS. Carte 44, fol. 746)

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 13 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 744-745

French.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 13 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 274

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

... "That kind of manufacture" [referred to in an accompanying paper] "is of a long continuance here, and enforced upon his Majesty's subjects of this Kingdom by many penalties and great forfeitures, ... and where the exercise of that mystery is so strictly commanded, it was advisable ... to take care that the same might be well ordered, without detriment to the public, and for the improvement of his Majesty's revenue" ...

A seasonable retransmission of the Bill is earnestly desired.


Encloses:

Reasons and Motives which did induce the Lord Deputy and Council ... to transmit a Bill unto his Majesty, and his Council in England, for the well-ordering & true making of cloths, in Ireland

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). ?


Petition of John Thornton, of Dublin, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 13 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 45v

Document type: Copies

Recites certain debts due to Petitioner from troopers, and prays for leave to proceed against the debtors, notwithstanding their military capacity. [With the Order made thereupon.]


Warrants, by the Duke of Ormond, concerning the nomination and swearing-in of Sheriffs, for various counties of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 13 December 1665-6 March 1666

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 241v-242

Document type: Copies, and Breviates (Seventeen Entries)


Ormond to Countess of Kildare

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 14 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 57v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

The writer's own troop of horse make certain plaints of her Ladyship [concerning quarters], which she is prayed either to satisfy, or to answer, in writing.


Encloses:

Petition of the Duke of Ormond's Troop of Horse, to his Lordship [concerning their quarters on the lands of the Countess of Kildare]

Date: [November] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). [not given]

Document type: Copy


Petition of Robert Clarke, of Galway to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [14 December] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 44

Document type: Copy

Recites petitioner's peaceable pursuit of merchandize in Galway, whence, without reason assigned, he is now by the Governor of that town required to depart; and prays relief.


Appended:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, directing the Governor of Galway to shew cause why Petitioner may not continue to live in Galway as formerly

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 14 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 44

Document type: Copy


Petition of the Duke of Ormond's troop, to his Grace

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [14 December] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 44v

Document type: Copy

Recite particulars of sums due to the troop, by their late Captain, the Earl of Kildare; and pray his Grace's order for their relief.


Appendage 1:

An Account of the several sums of money stopped by Sir Daniel Bellingham [Deputy Vice-Treasurer of Ireland], on account of the late Earl of Kildare [and of other sums due to the Troop from his Lordship]

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 45

Document type: Copy


Appendage 2:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, upon the Petition, and Account, calendared above

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 14 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 44v

Document type: Copy


Petition of Sir Amos Meredith of the Queen's County, Baronet to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 47

Document type: Copies

Recites the invading of Petitioner's lands, in the Queen's County by soldiers of Sir Edward Massey's Company, and the carrying away of a considerable number of cattle thereupon; and prays for redress. [With the Order made thereupon.]


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, concerning the building of stables for the House Guards at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 14 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 165, fol(s). 241

Document type: Copy


Answer of the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland, to a Petition presented unto them, by the House of Commons

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 15 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 504-505

Document type: Copy [Twenty two signatures]

Answer of the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland, to a Petition presented unto them, by the House of Commons, concerning some doubts that have arisen by [certain provisions of] the 'Explanatory Act'.


An Answer [of the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland], to the Petition of the House of Commons

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 15 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 636-637

Document type: Copy [Twenty three signatures]

An Answer [of the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland], to the Petition of the House of Commons ["concerning some defects in, and doubts raised upon", the pending Bill, Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement' for that Kingdom], presented to the Lord Lieutenant.


Answer of the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland to a Petition of the House of Commons

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 15 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 742

Document type: Copy. With twenty four signatures.

Answer of the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland to a Petition of the House of Commons, concerning certain desired amendments in the pending Bill Explanatory, of the 'Act of Settlement', for that Kingdom.


Sir William Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 15 December 1665 S.N.

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 268-269

Document type: Holograph

Gives a summary of late advices, political and military, from various parts of Germany and the Netherlands. ... Describes the vast injuries inflicted upon the Province of North Holland, by a great storm, which has pierced many dykes; has drowned above a hundred villages; and at Amsterdam has spoiled an incredible quantity of the finest goods of all kinds. ...


[Answer] by the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland, to a Petition of the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses in Parliament

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 15 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 420

Document type: In print

[Answer] by the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland, to a Petition of the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses in Parliament, concerning some doubts arising from the Explanatory Bill of Settlement.


[Answer] by the Lord Lieutenant & Council of Ireland, to a Petition of the House of Commons

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 15 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 426

Document type: Copy

[Answer] by the Lord Lieutenant & Council of Ireland, to a Petition of the House of Commons, concerning some doubts raised upon the Bill Explanatory of the Act of Settlement of that Kingdom].


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Wandsworth

Date: 16 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 512

Document type: Holograph

A further report of recent political and military advices, received from abroad; and of Court incidents, & political affairs, at home. ...


The King to the States General of the United Provinces

Written from: Oxford

Date: 16 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 641-642

Document type: Copy

Has given proof both of the repugnance with which he entered on a war with the Netherlands, and of the readiness with which he would conclude a good and equitable peace. That towards such conclusion the entering into details & repetitions of past transactions is not likely to conduce, seems evident, and for that reason some matters set forth in the States' letter are herein passed over. Points out that the recall of the English Envoy was necessitated by the action of the States of Holland (who are, says the King, the real authors of the War), in the apprehension & imprisonment of the Envoy's Secretary, who is a prisoner still, amidst circumstances of contempt & cruelty which, to this hour, are without known cause, as without any reparation. ...

French.


A Translation of the Royal Letter, as sent to the Duke of Ormond. ...

Written from: Oxford

Date: 16 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 643-643


Votes of the House of Commons of Ireland

Date: 16-18 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 747

Votes of the House of Commons of Ireland, concerning a Bill, entitled: "An Act for Explaining some doubts arising upon an Act, entitled: 'an Act for the better execution of his Majesty's gracious Declaration'", concerning the Settlement of Ireland.


Resolutions of the House of Commons of Ireland, concerning the Bill Explanatory of the Act of Settlement

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16-18 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 422

Document type: Copy


A News-Letter sent from Vienna to Sir William Temple, and by him communicated to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Vienna

Date: 18 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 312-313

Document type: Copy. Endorsed by Ormond

Incidents at a great hunting party, made by command of the Emperor; and of the quarrel that ensued between Count Kevenhuller & the Ambassador of Spain.


Ormond to the Archbishop of Tuam

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 18 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 58r-v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Major Nicholas Bayly, Governor of the Islands of Arran & Boffin, gives information that the garrison there, and the Protestant inhabitants, - amounting to four hundred, - have not, for fourteen months past, had a minister amongst them; but "are forced undecently to bury their dead, and to carry their children to Roman Catholic priests to Christen"; ... "this being the first Protestant plantation in these parts, ... and the allowance to a Minister being not above £16 a year" ...

The Archbishop is prayed to appoint a fit incumbant, and to make up the ... living to the sum of £30, a year, ... according to a previous intimation, in that behalf, given by his Grace [upon occasion of a former representation from the inhabitants aforesaid]. ...


Petition of Edmund Leech to the Duke of Ormond, etc.

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 46v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against certain soldiers. [With the Lord Lieutenants Order thereupon.]


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 19 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 231

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

There is notice from the North of some intended rising in the West Riding of Yorkshire; managed, as it seems, by inconsiderable people, the chief of whom, it is hoped, are by this time apprehended, and others thereby discouraged...

Some papers concerning the war with Holland are herewith communicated.


Enclosure 1:

Notes upon a question of precedency raised between certain Aldermen of the City of Bristol

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 156, p(p). 237

Document type: Original


Enclosure 2:

Notes relating to the "business of the Militia", in the City of Bristol, and County of Somerset

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 156, p(p). 237

Document type: Original


Enclosure 3:

A Clause of a Letter, received [by the Earl of Arlington] from my Lord General [ Duke of Albemarle].

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 156, p(p). 237v

Relates to the defence of the Coasts of Ireland.


Petition of Sir Hugh Middleton [In MS.: "Midleton"], Baronet, [Captain of a Foot-Company in his Majesty's Regiment of Guards], to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 46r-v

Document type: Copies

Praying for his Grace's Warrant for army pay due to Petitioner. With the Order.


Petition of Richard Ward, of Dublin, distiller, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 46v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against certain soldiers. [With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of William Thwayts of Clonmel, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 47-48

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against certain non-commissioned officers & soldiers of Sir Francis Ffoulkes' Company, quartered in Clonmel. [With the Order made thereupon.]


Report of Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland, upon the Petition of the officers and soldiers of the Lord Callon's Troop

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 52

Document type: Copy


Appended:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the payment of the arrears claimed in the Petition above-recited

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 31 January 1666

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 52r-v

Document type: Copy


Williamson to Lane

Written from: Oxford

Date: 19 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 74v

Document type: Holograph

Contrary winds have, for some weeks, deprived the Court of all news from the Nore.

Admiral Harman is returned to Harwich, with a rich convoy of merchantmen, and, though himself in ill health, met with no loss in the late violent storms.

Here, there is dejection, from news of the increase of the Plague.


Subjoins

Advices, Foreign and Domestic

Written from: Oxford

Date: 19 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 73-74

The Dutch in their letter of Revocation, by Van Goch, lament their ignorance of what will content the King; and beseech him, thrice or four times over, to have thoughts of Peace, so at to prevent further effusion of Christian blood. The King, upon the reading of the letter, remarked that he had heard all that from them before.

Notice is taken of the overtures of marriage of the King of Portugal; of the resignationby Lord St Albans of the Government of Jersey; and of other incidents.


Petition of Arthur, Viscount Ranelagh [In MS.: "Ranelaugh"], to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [21 December] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 372-373

Document type: Copy

Recites particulars of differences existing between Petitioner and the Earl of Warwick, concerning a lease of certain lands in Ireland; and what has passed in relation thereto...

Prays that petitioner may enjoy his privilege as a Peer; the benefit of the Act of Indemnity, and of his Majesty's Pardon...

[The original was sent to the Lord Chancellor Clarendon, on 21 December 1665.]


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 21 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 115-116

Document type: Holograph Minute

... The Explanatory Bill of Settlement is passed in the House of Commons [of Ireland], where, only, there was any doubt that it might stick. Subjoined papers will shew upon what conditions, & in what confidence, it found passage. ... [See the Letter to Clarendon, MS. Carte 217, fols. 456-457] ... Adds various particulars concerning subsidies, and other matters of revenue & finance; observations on foreign affairs, and on some incidents of the war. ...


Enclosure 1:

Observations concerning the Explanatory Bill of Settlement and its passage thro' the House of Commons of Ireland

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 116


Enclosure 2:

Memorandum concerning two vessels, laden at Rouen and at Bordeaux, with wine for the Duke of Ormond's use

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 116


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 21 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 282

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Thomas Scott, who was engaged in the late plot in Ireland, has, in his examination, been free & open in ... discovering the persons concerned and is therefore looked upon as a person capable of his Majesty's mercy of which the writer gave promise, but thinks it not fit to issue the pardon, without the King's command. ...


Encloses:

Draught of a Letter from his Majesty directing the grant, in due form, of his pardon to Thomas Scott

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 282


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 21 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 456-457

Document type: Copy; in the hand of Lord Ossory

The Duke has spared the Chancellor the trouble of letters recently, knowing that he was suffering gout. It has now become needful to impart some particulars of the state of affairs in Ireland.

The Duke states his view of the intention with which certain clauses of the "Act of Explanation" [17 and 18 Charles II, Cap. 2 (December 1665). Under this Act the "Second" Court of Claims was established.] were drafted - namely, to secure two thirds of certain lands to adventurers and soldiers "free from suit, and incumbrance". Under that assured conviction the Duke has pledged himself that the Act is, or shall be made, effectual to that end. States, further, the dificulties that have arisen as to the legal construction of the vesting clause as framed, and asks the Chancellor's aid thereupon. ...


Sir Charles Harbord (the Elder) to Sandwich

Date: 22 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 299

Document type: Holograph

Expresses his thankfulness for kindness and favour shewn to the writer's son, the recent honour conferred upon whom, - though it be a burthen to the writer's poor estate, - will never lack acknowledgment...


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Wandsworth

Date: 23 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 514

Document type: Holograph

The Lord Chancellor had determined the writer's going to Oxford, on his way for Ireland this night, but accidents intervene; and his Grace the Lord Lieutenant is therefore entreated not to judge, with severity, an unavoidable delay. ...

A report of recent advices - chiefly concerning naval affairs - is added.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 25 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 233

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

The business concerning the suggested suspension of the bishopric of Fernes is referred to the consideration of the Lord Chancellor [Clarendon] who will be able to give the Lord Lieutenant a better account of it. ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 25 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 464

Document type: Original

A grant of certain unappropriated forfeited lands in Ireland, "not by any Act of Parliament or otherwise, confirmed to the present possessors, but ... entered upon by several persons, and the rents & profits thereof concealed and detained" from the King, to pass to Sir Edward Dering, Baronet, and Edward Cooke, esquire, and their assigns. ...


My Lord Hollis [Holles] his Speech to the King of France at his audience of Congé. Translated out of French.

Date: 26 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 80, fol(s). 765-770

Document type: Copy, apparently with corrections in Lord Holles' own hand [Misbound.]


Sir Gilbert Pykering to Sandwich

Date: 27 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 415

Document type: Holograph

The writer lately received a proposition from Sir Richard Hoghton of Hoghton-Tower (Lancashire) for a match between Sir Richard's eldest son and Sir Gilbert Pykering's daughter. Sir Richard is represented to him as having at least £2,500 per ann., lives in great repute & has to wife Lord Chesterfield's daughter. The writer, thinking himself unfit for such a relation, & being now engaged with a gentleman more suitable in point of estate, has ventured to "make a motion, known to be wholly his own" [respecting Lady Paulina Montagu].


Lady Pykering to Sandwich

Date: 27 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 415

Document type: Holograph

Congratulates her brother on his return to Hinchinbroke.


Samuel Pepys to Sandwich

Written from: Greenwich

Date: 28 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 417

Document type: Holograph

With reference to some pending question about disposal of Prize goods, the writer assures Lord Sandwich that his report was warranted by the repeated assurances of Lord Brouncker & Mrs Williams. Has paid to Sir Robert Viner the £1,250, sent by his Lordship. The Duke of Albemarle's warrant has been received [at the Navy Office] for fitting out a frigate for Lord Sandwich's voyage to Spain.


Edward, Earl of Manchester to Sandwich

Written from: Oxford

Date: 28 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 419-421

Document type: Holograph; with a Postscript

Narrates a conference with the Lord Chancellor Clarendon on the subject of certain Prize-Goods, claimed by the Admiral, and of household-stuff belonging to him, and on the proceedings of some officers of the Customs in relation thereto. Adds that one of those officers has been sent for from Lynn, by the King's warrant, and is commanded to wait on the Admiral, under custody, to explain his conduct in the matter. Imparts also the purport of a letter on the subject received from Lord Townshend.


Lord Chancellor Clarendon to Sandwich

Written from: [Oxford]

Date: [28 December] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 420r-v

Document type: Holograph

On the same subject (and written on the same sheet). Is of opinion that the Customs Officer, Godfrey, did but what he was bound to do, by the duty of his office. Approves of his being sent to Lord Sandwich to explain the circumstances under which the embargo was laid upon the prize-goods, but thinks he should go on parole and not under custody.


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 28 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 494

Document type: Holograph

Finds, contrary to his, the writer's, expectation, a great distemper in the House of Commons; so that he knows not what to say to the prospects of the Bill ... ["of Explanation"] for Ireland. But he has still hope that the Duke of Ormond will be able to persuade those of that House to give Ireland some rest and peace, by passing it.

Lord Arlington this day begins his "frolic journey" into Suffolk. Most of the other Lords have their walks into the country. The writer fears to face "this very cold air". The accounts from London [of the Plague] are sad. Unless the Bill [of Mortality] of this week bring some relief, "we shall", adds the Chancellor, "be heart-broken".


Sir Philip Frowde to Lane

Written from: Boughton, at my Lady Chesterfield's

Date: 29 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 519

Document type: Holograph

Has received Sir George's letter of 21st instant. ... Reports intelligence received - in part from the writer's son - from Flanders, and elsewhere. ... Communicates the statement of "the froward sea-captain" [John Bartlett] "who will leave the business of the State, and the office, to which he is also obliged, at too short a warning". It is brought to Sir G. Lane's knowledge, that he may prevent the inconvenience.


Mr Colley to Sir G. Lane

Written from: Castle-Carlin

Date: 29 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 521

Document type: Holograph

In the town of Carlin - which is a good distance from the writer's house - thirty well-armed men on the previous night committed an outrage, the particulars of which are now reported. ...


Sandwich to the Lord Chancellor Clarendon and the Lord Chamberlain Manchester

Written from: Hinchinbroke

Date: 29 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 422-424

Document type: Holograph. Endorsed by the Writer: "A letter intended to my Lord Chancellor and Lord Chamberlain, about the abuse done me at Lynn, in stopping my goods".

Replies to their conjoined letters of the 28th of December, respecting an embargo, laid by Officers of the Customs, upon certain goods brought to Lynn, and belonging to the writer. Shews that of such customable merchandize as had been shipped together with the personal baggage, particulars had been forwarded to the Customers, in order to the charge and payment of the proper duty, and that his own Passport ought to have secured the whole contents of the vessel from seizure or embargo. The injury and scandal inflicted on the Admiral by its disregard were plainly due to the malicious interference and contrivance of Lord Townshend, who afterwards "rode post out of Northamptonshire, to confront the King's favour for my vindication [on occasion of the apprehension, by royal warrant, of one of the officers concerned].


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: Wandsworth

Date: 30 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 523

Document type: Holograph

A letter of compliment & of congratulation, on occasion of the proceedings of the Irish Parliament in the Lord Lieutenant's honour.


Southwell to Ormond

Written from: Portsmouth

Date: 30 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 537

Document type: Holograph

Is now awaiting the ship in which he is to set sail for Lisbon, whence (in the same quality of Envoy) he is to proceed to Madrid, - "there to unite forces with the Earl of Sandwich, or, in his absence, with Sir R. Fanshaw".

States the arrangements which the writer has made for the management of the Irish Prize-business, during the writers stay on the Continent.

Notices the kindness shewn to him by Lord Arlington, ... and other minor incidents. ...


Sir W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: Oxford

Date: 30 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 430

Document type: Holograph

Believes that the French intend to be as much the King's enemies as the Dutch are, and so the ship - claimed as prize by the Duke of York as Lord High Admiral - taken near Duncannon may still be so adjudged; and yet it may make a notable difference to H.R.H. disadvantage, "because his title is to ships coming in by such accidents, before the war began, and not to such as are made enemies, after they are come in". ... Notices the leave-taking of Lord Holles at the Court of France.


Colonel James Darcy to Ormond

Written from: Paris

Date: 31 December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 539-540

Document type: Holograph

Imparts various particulars concerning the writer's military employment in the service of the Crown of France.


A Relation [by Denzil Holles, Lord Holles of Ifield]

Date: December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 54-56

Document type: Apparently original

A Relation [by Denzil Holles, Lord Holles of Ifield,] of what passed at my audience de congé [of the King of France], Saturday, the 26/16 December, 1665.


An Act for confirming three Acts, therein particularly mentioned, [relating to the Church of England] with additions & alterations to the last of them

Date: December 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 152-155

[With marginal notes, by Philip, Lord Wharton].


Proceedings in the House of Commons of Ireland, concerning the Bill Explanatory of the Act of Settlement

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [December 1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 424

Document type: Copy


Secretary Lord Arlington to the Baron de Rosenbach, Envoy of the Bishop of Munster

Date: Undated [April 1666]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 653

Document type: Copy

Expresses the surprise of the King his Master at the conclusion of a treaty between the Bishop and the States General of the Netherlands contrary to so many and so recent promises to make no definite treaty without the King's approbation; contrary also to prior obligations. The King therefore declines to receive the Envoy, that he may not be obliged to reproach him with such a breach of faith. The writer adds that the falling together of the great Plague of London, and of the shipwreck of a bullion-vessel, were the cause of delay in certain stipulated remittances, a delay which the King was about to repair on his return to his capital, when he learned the conclusion of an agreement with the enemy.

French.

Note: Originally dated by Edward Edwards [December? 1665]. A pencilled note in the margin in a later hand adds: 'The letter must be of April 1666. Arlington's Letters to Temple' [presumably ed. Thomas Bebington, The right honourable the earl of Arlington's letters to sir W. Temple, from ... 1665 ... to ... 1670 (London, 1701)].


Nicholas Bayly to Lane

Date: [December] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 236

Document type: Holograph

Represents the neglected state of the Protestants in the Isles of Arran. They number about four hundred, but have no minister amongst them; so that they are obliged to take their children, for baptism, to the Roman Catholic Clergy. Asks for the intervention of the Lord Lieutenant with the Bishop of Tuam, in order that some adequate remedy may be found...


"Gods Love to his People Israel"

Date: [December?] 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 75

Document type: In print (Lond. A. Maxwell. 1666. Quarto)

"Gods Love to his People Israel": being a true copy of a letter, as it was sent to the East India Company, concerning the Jews; with a more perfect account of them, their Prophet [Herein called "Sabothy Levi"], and the miracles he hath wrought, than hath hitherto been extant. ...


Appended 1:

The Copy of a Letter, brought from Jerusalem to Alcaire [Cairo]. Translated out of the Hebrew

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 76-77

Document type: [Signed: "P. Secarius"]


Appended 2:

Note on the source of the letters calendared above, and on the spreading, in various parts of the Levant, of rumours that "the Restoration is near".

Written from: Leghorn

Date: 9 November [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 77v


Lord Deputy & Council of Ireland to the Lord Lieutenant, Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 224-225

Document type: Original [with nine signatures]

The Deputy has received his Majesty's commands concerning due provision in the Ports of Ireland for such sick & wounded men as may, from time to time, be put on shore from his Majesty's ships; and also concerning the receiving & the keeping of such prisoners as may be taken out of captured Dutch ships.

The Deputy & Council now report their proceedings there under, as occasion has arisen; together with other matters of naval & admiralty service in this Kingdom...


The Heads of Businesses, given in charge, by his Grace ... the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland [to various officers of the Public Departments there]

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 34, fol(s). 525

Document type: Original


Clauses in the Act [Explanatory of the Act of Settlement, for Ireland], concerning the Earl of Anglesey [compared with the clauses relating to that Earl in the original Act]

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 660-661


[An Abstract of the] Penalties imposed by the Laws [in force in Ireland] upon the Roman-Catholics

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 299

Document type: Endorsed by Ormond

[Different, both in arrangement and in contents, from a like abstract calendared under the date of May 18, 1664.]


Duke of York to Ormond

Written from: Royal Charles

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 449-450

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

Since the receipt of the Lord Lieutenant's letter of 20 the Duke has also received information on the subject of the proceedings of the Dutch ships, and the state of the coast of Ireland, from the Lord Deputy & Council of that Kingdom...

He now communicates, in detail, the orders given, and measures taken for the defence of the coasts...


The Case of Sir Theodore Devaux [as sole surviving Executor of the Will of Edward Depleurs]

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 78, fol(s). 656

Document type: In print


An Extract of the Act prohibiting Nonconforming Ministers from coming to Corporations. At [the] Oxford Parliament, 1665

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 167

Document type: With corrections in Lord Wharton's hand


An Act to prevent and suppress Seditious Conventicles

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 180-181

Document type: Apparently a first draught.


An Act to prevent and suppress Seditious Conventicles

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 168

Document type: With many variations from the rough minute


Considerations upon the "Bill against Conventicles"

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 170-171


An Act to prevent unlawfull meetings of Sectaries, Nonconformists, and Dissenters from the Church of England

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 172-176

Document type: Apparently a rough draught with numerous corrections, in the hand of Lord Wharton, who has also struck out the original title of the Bill - "An Act to retain His Majesty's subjects in their due obedience", etc., and has substituted the title cited. Misbound.


Proviso of [i.e. for the] giving notice of any Justice upon meetings etc. upon the "Act concerning Conventicles"

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 178


Arcani suelati di tutti li Principi d'Italia; con la Relatione dell' loro stato et governo politico; dell' anno 1665

Date: 1665

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 246, fol(s). 1-44

Document type: Copy


Breviates of such portions of certain Acts of Parliament for the Settlement of Ireland, as relate to the estates and possessions of the family of Macdonnell, Earls and Marquesses of Antrim

Date: 1665-6

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 100, fol(s). 306-307


A Proposal humbly offered [by Walter Harris, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland], for the setting up of a Stocking-Manufacture in Ireland

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 583

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Ormond.


An Abstract of the Instructions, for distribution of the [16]49 Security [in Ireland]

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 209

Document type: Original


Draughts of Provisos suggested for insertion in the Bill Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement' for Ireland

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 300


Draughts of Clauses, relating to the securities provided for the arrears of pay of officers, serving in the Army of Ireland, before the 5th June, 1649

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 303-304

Proposed for insertion in the Bill Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement' of that Kingdom.


Objections against the Lord Kingston's Proviso [in the Bill Explanatory, of the 'Act of Settlement' for Ireland]; with their answers

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 312

Document type: Original

Humbly tendered [by John, Lord Kingston], to consideration, etc.


Provisos [on various subjects], proposed for insertion in the Bill Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement' of Ireland

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 316-318


Proviso for Sir Walter Plunkett. With a note thereupon.

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 324

Document type: Endorsed: "To be inserted in the Church Proviso".


Proviso relating to Decrees for lands, tenements, or hereditaments obtained in the late Court of Claims, but of which the benefit remains unclaimed by the grantees thereunder

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 325

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Ormond.


Draught of a Proviso, proposed, for insertion in the 'Explanatory Act' for Ireland, on behalf of Francis, Lord Bermingham, Baron of Athunry

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 402

Document type: Endorsed by Ormond


A Clause, for James, Duke of Ormond, in the Bill, as transmitted from Ireland, Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement'

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 405

Document type: In the Duke of Ormond's hand


A Clause, for Charles, Lord Viscount Muskerry, in the Bill, as transmitted from Ireland, Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement'

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 406a

Document type: Endorsed by Ormond


R[ ] Caron to Ormond

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 406

Document type: Original

Represents (apparently upon occasion of the 'Explanatory Bill') the position, in regard to estate, of the writer's nephew Maurice Dillon, of Lisdossan in the County of Westmeath, a person he says who never sided with the Nuncio, & was therefore plundered by the Ulster Forces. ...

Part of Dillon's estate, he adds, was afterwards sold by Cromwell to William Needham, an adventurer; part of it, bestowed on John Lisle, a regicide.


Memorandum for my Lord Lieutenant [Duke of Ormond], in the behalf of my Lord of Iveagh [In MS.: "Yvagh"], and of Patrick Sarsfield [Afterwards, Earl of Lucan]

Date: Undated [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 407

Document type: Original, unsigned


A List of the Officers [of the Army then in Ireland] that opposed his Majesty's Restoration

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 446

Document type: Original. Undated, but apparently drawn up during the preparation of the 'Explanatory Act' of 1665.

[With remarks thereon by James, Duke of Ormond.]


[ Ormond? to a Correspondent not herein named]

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 448v

Document type: Extract. In Lane's hand. Without signature, date, address, or endorsement.

Is glad to understand that such persons as discovered their fanatic spirits, and their opposition to the King's interests, ... previous to his restoration, are not likely to be secured as they expect...

Adds: ..."In obedience to your Lordship's commands, I have here enclosed the names of such as are so qualified".


Encloses:

A List of Officers who resisted the King's restoration

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 447-448

Document type: Copy


An Abstract of the Lands decreed [under the 'Act of Settlement' of Ireland]

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 455a, b, c

Document type: Endorsed by Lane


Disposition of Lands in Ireland [under the 'Act of Settlement']

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 456

Document type: Endorsed by Ormond


A Particular of Moneys the Adventurers gained, by the 'Doubling Ordinance'; and [of] what the soldiers have, as English Arrears, paid out of Irish land

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 468

Document type: Original


An Account of Lands in Ireland; purchased by the Commissioners for executing the King's 'Declaration', of 30 November 1660

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 470-471

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Ormond.


A List of the [lands, comprised in the] Lord of Kingston's estate, as pretended, in the County of Kildare

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 477

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Lane.


An Abstract of such lands as were in lease, and in his Majesty's disposal, [in Ireland], on the 7th of May, 1659; as also, of such lands as were set out by the late usurpers

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 478

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Lane


Lists of Persons restored to their former estates in Ireland; arranged in classes, according to the mode of restoration

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 479

Document type: Original


[Names of] the old Proprietors of [the lands in Ireland, comprised in] Sir T[homas?] W[harton?]'s Adventure

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 481

Document type: Original [apparently in Wharton's hand]


A List of English holders of lands, in Ireland, during the Usurpation

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 482

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Ormond.


Notes concerning Revolters in the Army of Munster, in the year 1648, of all of whom "Captain Gethin hath a true list"

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 483

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Ormond.


Observations [upon certain proposed provisions of the pending "Bill Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement' of Ireland"]

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 499-500

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Ormond.


An Answer to the Exceptions made against the draught of the the 'Act for Settling of Ireland'

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 497-498

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Lane.


Observations upon the copy of the new 'Act of Settlement', transmitted into England

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 501

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Ormond.


A Clause, proposed for insertion in the Bill Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement' for Ireland

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 542-543

Document type: Endorsed by Ormond


Votes of the Committee [of the House of Commons of Ireland], concerning objections to the Bill [Explanatory of the 'Act of Settlement']

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 726

Document type: Copy


Draught of a proposed King's letter, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for granting to John, Lord Archbishop of Tuam, the Wardenship of Galway

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 1

Draught of a proposed King's letter, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for granting to John, Lord Archbishop of Tuam, the Wardenship of Galway, next after the death or removal of Dr [James] Vaughan, now Warden, to be held in commendam with the Archbishopric of Tuam, upon condition of the release or discharge of the said Archbishop to all the Clergy of the Dioceses of Tuam and Kilfenora, of his claim to the payment, out of their respective livings, of the contribution commonly called ' Quarta pars Episcopalis'.


An Account of Moneys raised in the year 1641, and in subsequent years

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 67, fol(s). 107

An Account of Moneys raised in the year 1641, and in subsequent years, under the Act 17 and 18 Car I, and under various ordinances of the Parliament, "towards reducing the then rebels", in Ireland; of the "lapsed moneys"; and of the appropriation of the sums so raised.

With marginal notes of the main provisions of the Acts and Ordinances aforesaid.


A List of those Officers who served against his Majesty formerly, but were continued in the army [of Ireland]

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 172

Document type: Original?

A List of those Officers who served against his Majesty formerly, but were continued in the army [of Ireland] - in 1663 - being undertaken for; and are since displaced, resigned, or dead.


A fair Copy of the List of Officers calendared above (MS. Carte 68, fol. 172).

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 175

Document type: Copy


The Earl of Warwick's proposals to Lord Ranelagh, for accomodation [of a suit at law concerning a lease of cetain lands in Ireland, settled in jointure upon Katherine, Viscountess Ranelagh]

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 68, fol(s). 626-627

Document type: Copy


King's Messages to Parliament, concerning the claims of English subjects upon subjects of the United States of the Netherlands; and concerning war with France

Date: [1665 etc.]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 69, fol(s). 525-528


An Act for the better securing of his Majesty in his Forfeitures [in Ireland]

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 71, fol(s). 242-260

Document type: Copy

An Act for the better securing of his Majesty in his Forfeitures [in Ireland]; Lords in their escheats; purchasers in their purchases; creditors in their debts; and for the general repose and quiet of his Majesty's good subjects in their estates [in the realm aforesaid; known as the 'Bill of Registry'].


A Draught of a Clause in the 'Act of Explanation' for Ireland, concerning my Lord [Duke of Ormond]'s fifty thousand pounds [granted by Parliament, in partial compensation of the Duke's losses in the King's service]

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 93-94

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Lane


Observations upon so much of certain Clauses, in the Act of Explanation, as relate to the Duke of Ormond

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 95-98

Document type: Original. In Sir G. Lane's hand; with some corrections in Ormond's hand.


A Clause, concerning certain grants by the King to James, Duke of Ormond, in the 'Bill of Explanation', for the Land-Settlement of Ireland

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 135-136

With observations thereon, by Sir George Lane.


An Abstract of the Earl of Orrery's several entertainments, and allowances, per annum

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 270


A Copy of the Abstract calendared immediately above

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 272


[A Schedule of] Donations granted to the Earl of Orrery, since his Majesty's Restoration [besides the two thousand acres of lands, in Ireland, confirmed to his Lordship by the 'Declartion', & 'Act of Settlement']

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 270

[The aggregate sum is £48,833 6s 8d].


A Copy of the Schedule calendared immediately above

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 272


Inspections into the 'Lapsed Money', and other things [connected chiefly with the Land-Settlement of Ireland]

Date: [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 288-294

Document type: Original


[An Account of] Penalties imposed by statutes of force in Ireland upon the Roman-Catholics there

Date: Undated [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 409


An Address, concerning oaths and penalties imposed upon recusants, to the King's ... Majesty & clemency, and to ... both Houses of Parliament

Date: [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 411

Document type: In print


Subjoined thereto:

Form of an Oath of Recognition and Abjuration

Date: [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 411

Document type: In print. Endorsed by Ormond.


A List of such persons as served against his Majesty formerly; but were continued in the Army of Ireland in 1663; and are since ... displaced, ... resigned, or dead

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 472

Document type: Original


Petition of Sir G. T., Master of the Jewel House to the King

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 5

Document type: Copy

Recites the taking away of petitioners court diet, by a late "regulation of the King's Household".

Prays for an allowance of board-wages in lieu thereof.


A Survey and Map of Dublin Harbour, & part of the coast adjacent. Prepared for Colonel Vernon, by W.R.?

Date: [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 88


The State of Sir James Shaen's Case, concerning the forfeited lands in the half-barony of Irrie, in the County of Mayo

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 95

Document type: Original

The State of Sir James Shaen's Case, concerning the forfeited lands in the half-barony of Irrie, in the County of Mayo, which by the Act [of Settlement, for Ireland], are vested in his Majesty to be disposed of as he shall think fit.


Notes, by Sir James Shaen, on the case above-recited; and on other of his pretensions

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 96

Document type: Holograph


Sir James Shaen's Case, concerning a proviso in the 'Act for the better execution of his Majesty's gracious declaration' [or 'Act of Settlement']

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 97a

Document type: Original


Sir James Shaen's Case, concerning his Reprisals for such lands [in Ireland], whereof he was possessed [on] the 7th of May, 1659: etc

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 97b

Document type: Original


The State of Sir James Shaen's Case, concerning the office and place of General Registrar [In MS.: "Register"], and Principal or Chief Clerk, to the Commissioners

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 98

Document type: Original

The State of Sir James Shaen's Case, concerning the office and place of General Registrar [In MS.: "Register"], and Principal or Chief Clerk, to the Commissioners which are, or shall be appointed for the putting in execution of ... his Majesty's gracious 'Declaration' [of 30 November 1660] and 'Instructions' [of 25 March 1662].


Appended 1:

Draught of an Order by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, upon the 'Case' of Sir James Shaen. Drawn up by Sir James Shaen

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 98v


Appended 2:

Reasons humbly offered for granting the ... order by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland upon Sir James Shaen's case

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 99

Document type: Original


Particulars of Lands in Valentia Island, in the County of Kerry, [with the names of the respective owners]

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 132

Document type: Original


Proposals of Charles Rich, Earl of Warwick, to Richard Jones, Lord Viscount Ranelagh for the accomodation of a suit depending between them

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 138-139

Document type: Copy

Proposals of Charles Rich, Earl of Warwick, to Richard Jones, Lord Viscount Ranelagh for the accomodation of a suit depending between them concerning a lease of certain jointure lands of Katherine Viscountess Ranelagh, made to the Earl by Arthur, Lord Viscount Ranelagh, in the year 1646.


Sir George Ayscue his Case with [i.e. against] the Bishop of Ossory

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 158

Document type: Original

Sir George Ayscue [The Admiral of the Usurpation time & of the early part of K. Charles II's reign] his Case with [i.e. against] the Bishop of Ossory [concerning the manors of Aghoure and Ornescourt in the County of Kilkenny granted by the Usurped powers to Ayscue, and formerly belonging to the See of Ossory].


Petition of Lieutenant George Russell, to the Duke of Ormond

Date: [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 214

Document type: Original

Recites various particulars of Petitioner's military service in England and in Ireland.

Recites also that he is now of nearly fourscore years ...

Prays his Grace's recommendation to be admitted one of the King's Maundy-men.


Subjoined thereunto:

Forms of Certificate of services of Lieutenant George Russell, at Colchester, at the Hague, & elsewhere

Date: [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 220


Petition of Colonel Robert Byrne to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 337

Document type: Original

Recites his imprisonment, in Dublin, by the Usurped Power for fidelity to the King; his subsequent banishment; & his career as a solider in foreign employment; and his now renewed imprisonment...

Prays that his Grace will "peruse & consider what is written in the 13th Chapter of Corinthians" ... and also "in Zacharias, ch. 7".

Prays also for the grant of counsel for his present assistance.


A Statement of the Case of Joshua Fenwick, late of Clonmere in the County of Carlow [In MS.: "Cathirlogh"]

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 637

Document type: Original. Endorsed by Ormond.

A Statement of the Case of Joshua Fenwick, late of Clonmere in the County of Carlow [In MS.: "Cathirlogh"] [in respect to his will devising certain lands to his wife & executrix, now resident in Holland, a state in hostility with his Majesty].


"Speech of the French Ambassodor to the Emperor [Leopold], upon the War between England and Holland."

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 663

French.


[Summary of the Causes conducing to] "the war between the King of Great Britain and the Hollanders"

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 712-713


A Note of objections to a tax levied upon sea-coal

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 290-291

Headed thus: "New Impostion of one shilling the chalder upon sea coles".


Observations on the Patent for the licensing of Vintners, granted to H.R.H. the Duke of York, to Lord High Admiral

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 292

Endorsed: "Monopolies of license for wines, upon advantage of obsolete and impossible laws".


Reasons humbly proposed (by His Highness' appointment) to the ... Lords of the Council, shewing that if the works at Portsmouth be contracted it is best to make them in three distinct small forts, rather than in one large one

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 294

Document type: Original


Particulars of the Suit between Norden and Hawles, grantees from the Earl of Pembroke, in relation to the Chase and Warren of Alborne, in Wiltshire

Date: [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 78, fol(s). 673-674


The Case of Thomas Hawles esquire, [in relation to the Chase & Warren of Alborne, Co. Wilts]

Date: [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 78, fol(s). 675

Document type: In print


An Abstract of Petitions in relation to the suit between Norden and Hawles

Date: [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 78, fol(s). 676


A List of Liveries, Fees, Pensions, and Wages, payable out of His Majesty's Great Wardrobe

Date: [c.1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 117, fol(s). 41-48

Document type: Original

Probably from the Montagu Papers.


Ossory to the Mayor & Corporation of Dublin

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 77*

Document type: Written upon a separate leaf, intercalated between ff. 77 and 78; and apparently misplaced, as to its probable date.

St. Stephen's Green is to be levelled, and the ways made good, so that his Majesty's Guards may be duly accomodated there, instead of at Oxmanton Green, "which is now taken up with building". ...


[Warrant] by the Lord Lieutenant General of Ireland [the Duke of Ormond], to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice Treasurer

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 180 b & c

Document type: Copy in Letter Book

[Warrant] by the Lord Lieutenant General of Ireland [the Duke of Ormond], to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice Treasurer, directing the payment of a sum of £5,000, sterling, to [Sir Maurice Eustace] Lord Chancellor of Ireland, in part payment of the manor, house, & lands, of Chapel-Izod; and also directing the cancelling of a former & like warrant, but without recital or specification of the consideration for such payment, bearing date 6 March, 1663.


Speech of the Duke of Ormond, to both Houses of the Parliament of Ireland, on occasion of the passing of the Explanatory Bill of Settlement

Date: [1665]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 147, p(p). 32

Document type: In print [Dublin 1666?]


[Notes and Observations upon] the present war, between the English and the Hollanders

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 206, fol(s). 25-26

(Wharton Papers)


Ormond to Clarendon

Date: Undated [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 219, fol(s). 55

Document type: Copy

The King has been pleased to grant a lease of the wine and strongwater licences throughout Ireland, to Lord Carlingford, Sir Chichester Wray and Sir Thomas Clifford, conjointly; the grantees paying £4,000 a year which the Duke conceives to be "a very considerable advance of that part of His Majesty's Revenue".

Lord Carlingford informs the writer that the Chancellor has stopped the patent "until Mabbott be satisfied of his pretensions therein". The Duke will see that payment be made to Mabbott of his £600 a year charged on the wine-licenses.

Adds that the incumbrance "this Mabbot has upon the revenue has already caused a loss to the King of nearly £20,000"; increasing yearly.


Note [by Peter Walsh?]

Date: [1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 261v

Document type: Copy?

Note [by Peter Walsh?] upon the sources whence he obtained the various documents relating to the Irish Remonstrance and to the proceedings of various officials of the Franciscan Order, in relation thereto, which were collected and translated for the use of the Duke of Ormond...


Note, by Robert Mossom, Bishop of Derry

Date: Undated [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 134

Document type: Original

Note, by Robert Mossom, Bishop of Derry, of clauses and provisos for protection of land and privileges formerly granted to the Bishopric of Derry, which it is prayed should be inserted in the Charter about to be renewed to the London Adventurers; now known as the "Hon. Irish Society of London". Addressed to the Duke of Ormond.


Notes upon the office, duties and allowances of the King's chaplains in Ireland

Date: Undated [c.1665?]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 136

Document type: Original


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