Carte Calendar Volume 45, January - April 1667

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Carte Calendar Volume 45, January - April 1667

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Shelfmark: MS. Carte Calendar 45

Extent: 448 pages



Broderick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 1 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 232

Document type: Holograph

A ream of the very best paper this town affords has been sent to his Grace's lodgings at Whitehall; as soon as any comes from France or Italy, some further quantity will be sent.

... What to say concerning the 3,000 men [reported to be] ready to embark at Brest, the writer knows not ... but he prays Almighty God that they be not designed for Ireland ...


Kingston to Ormond

Written from: Michelstown

Date: 1 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 234

Document type: Holograph

My Lord of Orrery hath furnished the writer with a man [in MS.: "with one"] that undertakes "to bring in the head of that uncircumcised Philistine [Dudley Costello] that hath given my Lord Dillon & his servants such trouble in Connaught" ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 1 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 432

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

An army of 40,000 men is said to be lying about Conquet, in readiness to be transported to Ireland ... This advice is given by a Flemish vessel, arriving lately at St Michael's Mount in Cornwall ... Letters from Flanders & Holland confirm the report, though confusedly ...


Sir W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 1 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 470

Document type: Holograph

Admiralty passes for wine-ships. Commission, in blank, for the command of the ship 'Little Gift', one of the squadron stationed on the Irish Coast ...


Ormond to Captain Thomas Caulfield

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 1 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 92v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Instructions concerning certain proposed fortifications, at Ballyclare in Connaught; and for further proceedings against Costello [in MS.: "Costillogh"], and his adherents.


Ormond to Captain William St George

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 1 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 92v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Instructions concerning the supply of provisions, for the soldiers garrisoned at Jamestown.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 1 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 364

Document type: Holograph

Mentions advices which have come from France of the shipping of a considerable body of troops, and also a report that a fleet comprising twenty-five Dutch men-of-war has passed the Channel.


Petition of Walter Bourke, convicted of horse stealing, for commutation of punishment; to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Date: [2 January] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 106

Document type: Copy


Annexed:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the enlargement of the Petitioner, above named, upon entering into his sufficient recognizances to ship himself to the West Indies, within six weeks thereafter

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 106

Document type: Copy


Petition of Joshua Rowlandson, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 3 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 105

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Colonel Cary Dillon. [With the Order thereupon.]


Warrant, relating to the pay and provisioning of certain men, formerly appointed to be raised by Viscount Dillon of Costello for special service in the province of Connaught

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 3 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 16r-v & 17

Document type: Copy


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, concerning fees payable to the Secretary-at-War in Ireland, upon the issue of licenses of absence to Officers and others of the Army

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 3 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 19v

Document type: Copy


Annexed:

A List of Licenses, remaining in the Secretary's Office

Date: [December 1666]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 20

Document type: Copy

[Sixty-five in number.]


Robert Cusacke, of Rathgar, to Lane

Written from: Rathgar

Date: 3 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 312

Document type: Holograph

Has heard of an intention to nominate him as Sheriff of the County of Dublin; and desires to be excused, as well on the ground that he has already served that office, as on account of old age and lessened estate through losses sustained by reason of the writer's loyalty to the Crown.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 3 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 366

Document type: Holograph

Has acquainted the Lord Chancellor with the receipt, from the Duke, of the certiorari for subsidies, which accompanied His Grace's letter of December 27.

Troops have been sent to Portsmouth and elsewhere, in consequence of the advices from France, mentioned in the writer's letter of January 1st, although no further intelligence, as to the French preparations, has been received.

Believes that the differences between the two Houses, on certain details of the Cattle-Bill, will have the effect of putting an end to that Bill for the current session.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 4 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 560

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

A sum of £6,000, sterling, granted to Philip, Earl of Chesterfield, and formerly charged upon the Revenue certain & casual in Ireland, to be now charged upon that branch of the Revenue of that Kingdom which shall arise from the issue of licenses for the sale of wine & strong-waters; and to be paid thereout, within the space of two years from the 24th of June last.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 265-266

Document type: Copy

Further particulars concerning the sum granted to the Duke by the 'Act of Explanation' in lieu of "many forfeited lands, given, or saved", to him, by the former Act, but afterwards resigned, in order to facilitate the settlement of the Kingdom ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 267-269

Document type: Holograph-Minute

Particulars of (1) political intelligence received from France; (2) of the return to England of Mr Digby [probably, John Digby, son of Sir Kenelm, who in November preceding, in a letter to Williamson, is described as "a strong Papist, living near Stony Stratford, in whose house 300 arms were found ... He is supposed to be gone for Ireland" (State Papers Domestic, Charles II, Vol. 177, no. 56)], "alarmed, as he said, by the Proclamation [in Ireland] against those of his religion"; (3) of certain lands forfeited by one Moore, and leased to Sir Thomas Hume; (4) of proceedings against those of the Roman Catholic Clergy who refuse to subscribe "the Loyal Remonstrance"; and (5) of some other current affairs of Ireland ...


Conway to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 240-241

Document type: Holograph

Has received his Grace's letter of 28th ultimo, with the cypher enclosed therein ...

After the alarm as to a French invasion, and a question asked [in the House of Lords] thereupon, by Lord Ashley, as to modes of defence, the writer answered: ... "We do not intend to think of it. We have [already] represented to the House that we should be disabled by the Irish Bill" [i.e. the bill prohibiting exportation of Irish cattle] "from defending ourselves, in case of invasion" ...

Adds (in cypher) the expression of his, the writer's, opinion of the policy the King must follow, should the Commons continue to refuse adequate supplies for maintenance of the War.


Broderick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 238-239

Document type: Holograph

Upon desiring my Lord Chancellor [Clarendon]'s commands, this evening, for Ireland, and more especially, on desiring to know if his Lordship had any intelligence to send concerning the French, he answered that he could add nothing to an advertisement formerly sent [to the Lord Lieutenant] ...

My Lord General [Duke of Albemarle] thinks the [French] preparations ridiculous - both as to the season, & as to the disproportion of shipping ...

Slow progress is made on the raising of money ... The Chancellor's suggestions for their sitting [upon supply] at Christmas was overruled [so in MS.] ... "upon a supposition we should carry all without hesitation, when the angry country gentlemen were feasting at home ".


Ormond to Kingston

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 236

Document type: Copy

Herewith Lord Kingston will receive an account of what has been offered and desired by Lord Dillon [in respect to the suppression of the rebellion in Connaught] ... also, intelligence sent by Lord Arlington and ... [a note of powers conferred on Lord Dillon] ...

The Lord Lieutenant cannot himself think that the French will invade Ireland at this season of the year; but since the information brought by shipping on that subject has weight attached to it in England, it ought not to be undervalued in Ireland.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 434-435

Document type: Holograph

The King desires to have the Lord Lieutenant's opinion concerning a grant, in reversion, of the place of Auditor-General in Ireland ... "His Majesty says he will determine his own pleasure, in all likelihood, in favour of him you shall positively name, I having represented to his Majesty that if the place had been vacant, it is one of those usually left to the Chief Governor's nomination".

... Adds further particulars concerning alleged preparations for an invasion of Ireland; and a report of proceedings in Parliament.


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 434

Document type: Copy

... Hearing that it is referred to the Chancellor to consider and report [to the King in Council] upon the advisability of returning into Ireland certain books and documents relating to Adventures for lands in that Kingdom and to "subscriptions for sea service", the writer states, in detail, the reasons which as it appears to him make the return of them desirable ...


Ormond to Captain Rooth

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 369

Document type: Copy

Advices of movements of the French fleet; and exhortations to diligence in watching the Irish Coast.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 271

Document type: Copy

Describes the measures of precaution & defence taken on the Irish coasts, upon receipt of his Lordship's dispatch of December 30, and of the accompanying examination of the Skipper taken by the Sheriff of Cornwall.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 273

... Could wish to be informed by what rules of prudence Spain can be so obstinate in refusing the title of King to Portugal, having heretofore allowed that of a Free State to the rebels of Holland, when, the Duke thinks, "they [the Spaniards] were in a better condition than now they are, and at the same time - knowing of the league betwixt France & Portugal - be so very backward in entering into one with England."

All the answer the Duke can give himself is that their [the Spanish] counsels betray their interests, or that they have a very low value of our alliance ...


A Proclamation by the Lord Lieutenant General ... of Ireland, commanding the repair of all officers of his Majesty's Army in that realm to their respective quarters

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 71, fol(s). 395

Document type: In print; Dublin, John Crooke, 1666


Ormond to Lord Viscount Dillon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 93

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Instructions for the apprehension and punishment of "certain thieves and robbers in some parts of the province of Connaught."


Encloses:

Orders and Directions [by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland] ... concerning ... Thieves & Robbers in ... Connaught

Date: [January] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 93

Document type: Copy


Ormond to Kingston

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 107r-v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Instructions for the effectual strengthening and provisioning of the fortifications of Galway; and for various precautionary measures, for the safety and defence of the province of Connaught.


An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the repair of Officers of the Army of Ireland, to their respective quarters

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 16v

Document type: Copy


Warrants, by the Duke of Ormond, for the supply, and due convoy to Athlone, of certain arms and ammunition, for the men employed upon special service under Viscount Dillon of Costello

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 18v

Document type: Copies (two entries)


Petition of Major Thomas Windsor to the Duke of Ormond - Arrears of pay

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 6 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 105

Document type: Copy

[With the Order thereupon.]


Earl of Burlington to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 7 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 310-311

Document type: Holograph

Gives an account of the protracted debates in Parliament upon the Bill relating to the importation of Irish Cattle; of the impeachment of Lord Mordaunt; and of other parliamentary proceedings.


Colonel John Gorges to Ormond

Written from: Londonderry

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 242

Document type: Holograph

The Corporation of this City have chosen the writer to be their Mayor. His own Lieutenant is one of the Sheriffs, a Mr Levett the other ... Has been as diligent, as possible, in obeying Lord Dungannon's commands [for action] against the Tories; would, however, be unfaithful to the Lord Lieutenant if he did not add that little help is to be had from the country ...


Arlington to the Duchess of Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 436-437

Document type: Holograph

Family affairs; and more especially matters relating to marriage negotiations, on which the Duchess' advice is solicited. Notices of the health of the Queen Consort.


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 77

Document type: Copy

Sir Arthur Denny's Narrative enclosed with Lord Orrery's letter of the 4th inst is long and consists of more particulars than can now be noticed. Upon the whole matter, the Duke thinks that Sir Arthur has acted with much discretion ... but it may be fit not to pursue it further ... Lord Orrery has done well to seize upon the Friars in Bantry; and those of Quin should be dealt with in like manner ... The Duke is sorry that his cousin Daniel O'Brien gets him not a better sort of Chaplains. It may raise a suspicion of him - such, it is hoped, as he will never deserve ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 275

Document type: Holograph-Minute

Continues his observations on incidents of the war; and his account of what is done, and of what is yet needed, for the defence of Ireland. "It would be of great use if tents for ten thousand men could be sent out of England, against the Spring. Here the stuff, or the work, or money to pay for them, is not to be had" ...


Ormond to Sir William Coventry

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 469

Document type: Copy


Ormond to Sir Thomas Worsopp, and others, Commissioners for the Militia in the County of Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 93v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

The militia troops and foot companies, lately raised in the county of Dublin, are to be kept in continual readiness for any sudden occasion of service ...


Ormond to William Dixon, and others, Commissioners for the Militia, in the County of Kildare

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 93v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

To like effect, as in the letter calendared immediately above.


Ormond to Richard Jans, and others, Commissioners for the Militia in the county of Meath

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Copy

To like effect; as above.


Ormond to the Mayor and Sheriffs of the town of Drogheda and others, Commissioners &c.

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

Like directions concerning the Militia of the County of Louth, and of the town of Drogheda, as in the letter to Sir Thomas Worsopp concerning the Militia of the county of Dublin.


Ormond to William Markham, High Sheriff of the County of Westmeath, and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

To like effect, as above.


Ormond to Lord Aungier and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

Like directions, concerning the Militia of the County of Longford.


Ormond to Lawrence Parsons and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

Like directions, concerning the Militia of King's County.


Ormond to the Mayor of Wexford, and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

Like directions, as concerns the Militia of the County of Wexford; to those contained in the letter to Sir Thomas Worsopp, concerning the Militia of the county of Dublin.


Ormond to John Weaver, High Sheriff of the Queen's County, and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

The like, concerning the Militia of Queen's County.


Ormond to Henry Smethwick, and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

The like, concerning the Militia of the county of Carlow [in MS.: "Catherlogh"].


Ormond to Abraham Yarner and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

The like, concerning the Militia of the county of Wicklow.


Ormond to Thomas Evans, and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

Like directions, as concerns the Militia of the County of Kilkenny, to those, concerning the Militia of Dublin county, contained in a letter, of the same date, to Sir Thomas Worsopp, calendared above.


Ormond to Richard Lehunt and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

The like; concerning the Militia of the County palatine of Tipperary.


Ormond to Kingston

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Copy

Directs the issue of instructions to the Commissioners of Militia throughout the province of Connaught, in conformity with those already issued in Leinster & in Munster.


Encloses:

A Copy of the Letter of the Duke of Ormond to Sir Thomas Worsopp

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 93v


Ormond to Captain Thomas Caulfield

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94

Document type: Breviate

To like effect, as in the letter of the same date addressed to Lord Kingston, & calendared above.


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94v

Document type: Breviate

To like effect; as above, for the issue of similar Letters of Instruction throughout the province of Munster.


Ormond to Dungannon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94v

Document type: Breviate

To like effect, as concerns the Militia of the several counties & places within Lord Dungannon's government.


Ormond to Donegal

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94v

Document type: Breviate

To like effect; as above.


Ormond to Kingston

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Finding reason to believe that the Popish titulary clergy, who reside in the parts of Connaught which are infested with Tories, do rather animate & encourage them in their wicked courses ... than admonish them to the performance of ... duty & loyalty to his Majesty which ... they owe to him ... all and every of the Clergy aforesaid "that shall be found in those parts where ... Tories do haunt", are to be apprehended and committed to prison until further direction ...


Ormond to Dungannon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 94v

Document type: Breviate

To like effect; as concerns the province of Ulster.


Instructions, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Presidents of Munster and Connaught

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 19

Document type: Copy; and Breviates (six entries)

Instructions, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Presidents of Munster and Connaught; to the chief commanders of his Majesty's forces in Ulster; and to the commanding officers of the several garrisons throughout Ireland, then under the King's obedience, for the public proclamation of the Order for repair to Quarters.


[A News-Letter, addressed to Sir George Lane]

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 8 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 140-141

Mr Henry Howard, presumptive heir to the Dukedom of Norfolk, has assigned to the Royal Society several rooms in Arundel House - their late meeting place, in Gresham College, having been destroyed in the great fire - and has presented the Society with "a library of excellent books".

The Gothenburg Fleet has safely reached England, its convoy having, on the way, taken or destroyed several Dutch ships.

The Duchess of Richmond has been buried in Westminster Abbey; her funeral procession comprising more than fifty coaches, each with six horses. Lady Denham has since died.


Petition of Robert Clarke, of Galway, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [9 January] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 105v

Document type: Copy

Particulars of alleged undue quartering of Soldiers in the town of Galway.

Prays, on behalf of himself & others, that certain soldiers may be removed, under circumstances stated, & that a sum of money be paid in compensation of losses sustained ...


Annexed:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the removal of certain Officers & Soldiers, as prayed for; if upon inquiry the allegations of the Petition, above-recited, shall be found to be true

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 106

Document type: Copy


A Cypher used in the Correspondence of the Duke of Ormond with Secretary Lord Arlington

Date: 10 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 50, fol(s). 416-417

Document type: Original; endorsed, & dated, by Lane

"Brought [to Ireland] by Colonel Edward Vernon."


Petition of Keane Carroll, a poor Dominican Friar, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: [10 January] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 106v

Document type: Copy

Was arrested in December last by Philip Carpenter who deprived petitioner of his horse, priestly ornaments, and silver chalice. His Grace's order for restoration of the property taken is prayed for.


Annexed:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the restoration to the above-named petitioner [the petitioner was still in gaol], of his horse. The other things prayed for are to be retained, until further order be notified as to their disposal

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 10 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 106v

Document type: Copy


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 639

Document type: Original

Arthur, Viscount Ranelagh, to be a Privy Councillor of Ireland.


Note, by Sir George Lane, concerning a Certificate on behalf of Sir Maurice Eustace made by the Duke of Ormond

Date: 11 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 66, fol(s). 312

[This note was formerly attached to a Copy of the Certificate referred to, which does not now occur in the present volume.]


Petition of John Nicholas, esquire, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 105v

Document type: Copy

Petitioner has duly served his Majesty as Sheriff of the County of Carlow, for the year last past, and by his Grace's appointment, Samuel Blackwell, esquire, is to serve in the said Office for the year next ensuing, but has failed to pass his Patent in due form ...

Prays that Blackwell aforesaid be compelled to take upon him the said office, as in duty bound.


Annexed:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, for the arrest of Samuel Blackwell, esquire, by a Pursuivant-at-arms

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 11 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 105v

Document type: Copy


Earl of Donegal to Lane

Written from: Belfast

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 244

Document type: Holograph

Reports [for the information of the Lord Lieutenant] the military arrangements made within the writer's government, immediately upon receipt of the late Instructions.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 246

Document type: Holograph

Secretary Morice informs the writer that the greater part of the French force, lately gathered at Brest, is now marched "towards the Spanish Netherlands, upon which, it is supposed, they have an early design this Spring. They are not to be feared either in England or Ireland" ...

My Lord of Bucks behaves himself with great insolency, and joins, throughout, with all the malcontents in the House of Commons. He is not yet admitted to Whitehall ... "Lady Ross's Bill was this day brought ... from the Lords, & we had a tedious conference on the Poll Bill."


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 562

Document type: Original

A further hearing of the case, under the Explanatory Act of Settlement, of Captain Charles Farrell, so far as respects certain parcels of land to which he hath not already made out his title - to be recommended to the Commissioners thereunder ...


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 79

Document type: Copy

Approves what the Earl has done in the way of putting Munster into a posture of defence, against the threatened invasion, concerning which no advertisements have been received since those already communicated to his Lordship.


Ormond to Colonel John Gorges

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 95

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Has received Colonel Gorges' letter of 8th inst. Approves of the taking of the employment therein named, "supposing the same may be done without prejudice to his Majesty's service" ...


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the march of troops to certain places in the county of Tyrone

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 21v-22

Document type: Copy; endorsed: "Kincogus Warrant"

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the march of troops to certain places in the county of Tyrone "there to remain at the charges of the septs and kindred, relievers and harbourers of ... rebels, until the said rebels shall be apprehended and brought into justice, or otherwise cut off by the sword" ...


A like Warrant, for the county of Londonderry; and also for the county of Down

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 22r-v

Document type: Breviates (two entries) [with like endorsement]

[Similar Warrants for other counties occur at folio 24.]


Commission, by the Duke of Ormond, to Sir Toby Poyntz to be Captain of the company of foot, lately commanded by Captain Robert Taylor

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 27

Document type: Breviate


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 368

Document type: Holograph

The writer has desired Sir George Lane to move the Duke for increase of his present leave of absence from Ireland, but will not spend a day more in England than is really needed for public business.

He has been much importuned by the Queen's almoners, Howard and Patrick, to intercede with the Duke for the release of Friar Farrell, "the poor ignorant man, who was committed for letters brought out of Flanders, relating to the Popish Assembly which met in Dublin, about the oath of allegiance to the King".


Commissions, Warrants, Orders, and Licenses, by the Duke of Ormond, relating to various army affairs and to points of military discipline

Date: 12-29 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 20r-v; 21

Document type: Copies; and Breviates (eighteen entries)


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Dublin

Date: 13 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 203

Document type: Copy

Was not without some expectation that the alarms lately brought hither, from England, would be quickly followed by Ossory's arrival ... At present, the Duke has no more assistance than is urgently needed. He conceives that Lord Ossory can nowhere be so useful to their Master, & the public, as here ...


Ormond to Ossory

Written from: Dublin

Date: 13 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 205

Document type: Copy

... If there should be delay in Lord Ossory's coming hither, inconvenient rubs may fall in the way. His presence cannot well be dispensed with. Some are unable, for want of health; others, for want of wit; & some for want of will, to assist ...


Ormond to Colonel Legge

Written from: Dublin

Date: 13 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 370

Document type: Copy

Notifies the withdrawal of the writer's son, Lord John Butler [afterwards Earl of Gowran], from any further treaty of marriage with Miss Warre [daughter of Sir John Warre, of Hestercombe, M.P. for the County of Somerset], upon those presentations made of new demands by the lady, whom the writer is unwilling to obtain for his son, "by gratifications not very warrantable in point of honour or honesty"; and upon probability of troubles which might disenable him for performance.


Ormond to Lord John Butler

Written from: Dublin

Date: 13 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 372

Document type: Copy

To like effect, with the letter calendared immediately above.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 13 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 277

Document type: Copy

Has written to his son Ossory, for his immediate return to his charge here ... Desires that Lord Arlington will hasten him over.


Conway to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 14 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 30

Document type: Holograph

Communicates recent proceedings on Irish affairs, in the Parliament of England ... "The Commons have agreed to our [the Lords'] amendments, for the preservation of our Privileges, in the 'Poll Bill' [meaning the 'Poll-Tax Act', of 18 Car. II]; and sent it up, with this compliment: that they did it, by way of gratuity, and to shew their desire of maintaining a good correspondence between the two Houses" ...

Adds, at great length, notices of other pending political affairs.


Petition of Sir James Middleton, Knight, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 106v

Document type: Copies

Recites particulars of pay stopped from the petitioner's Foot-company ...

Prays his Grace's order for the issue of a warrant in due form for payment.

[With the Order as prayed for.]


Kingston to Ormond

Written from: Galway

Date: 15 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 277-278

Document type: Holograph

The Garrison is, in no measure, so strong as it might easily be made ... Had the Lord Lieutenant given the writer no commission thereto (as, by his Grace's letter to Lord Orrery, it is perceived that he has) the writer would have presumed to lay in a thousand barrels of wheat ...

... Upon the whole, he cannot but think Athlone the fittest place for some General Officer & the greatest strength of the Kingdom to quarter in, until this cloud be thoroughly cleared up ...

From Lord Dillon's sixty men, little is expected by the writer ... It is an experiment ... A few days will shew the issue ... To the writer's knowledge, Theobald Dillon - one of my Lord's chiefest confidants - hath held correspondency with Costello these six months; although he could not prove it until this last week ...


Captain William Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: Kinarde

Date: 15 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 248

Document type: Holograph

Particulars as to correspondence between the persons lately in rebellion in Scotland, & those of their countrymen here, who are disaffected to the present Government ... Finds that John Cruikshank, once a minister at Raphoe, and a principal actor in the late rebellion (said to have been slain in the last fight) was in this Province, about a month before the rising ...


Carlingford to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 15 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 250-251

Document type: Holograph

After sixteen months' absence is now returned; having engaged the Emperor in the King's concerns, more than he had commission for ...

Adds, at great length, particulars of his negotiations; and of his views, generally, concerning the political situation on the Continent; and their proceeds:

"I find the Duke of York is the obstructor of my settlement [in Ireland]; I shall endeavour to satisfy him, being resolved for all sorts of submission."

"If your Grace will allow the transport of French Wines into Ireland, a favourable opportunity may be found."


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 15 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 438-439

Document type: Holograph

In order to facilitate the passing of the Poll Bill the King has been prevailed upon "at last, to consent to the word 'Nuisance' in the Irish Cattle Bill".

"For that of the eleven months' assessment", adds the writer, "I am afraid less than the Bill of Accounts and Canary Company will not content them."


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 15 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 138

Document type: Holograph

Yesterday unexpectedly proved a fatal day to Ireland by the passing of the Bill against importation of their Cattle, when we were generally resolved to have cast it out, & had certainly done so, if we had been left free to our own judgment ... The Duke of York had that very morning expressed great resolution against it; and the Archbishop of Canterbury, who had two proxies, came purposely to ... oppose it; having been absent near three weeks by the freezing of the Thames ... But his Majesty met the Duke at my Lord Chancellor's, and ... as I understand, against my Lord Chancellor's mind, it was resolved the Lords must yield to the Commons ... A copy of the Bill as it passed, and of the Protest which the writer and many of the Lords entered, is sent herewith ...


Petition of Eleanor Baldwin, widow, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 15 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 107

Document type: Copy

Prays, as executrix to Richard Baldwin, deceased, for license to proceed against various debtors, who serve in his Majesty's army of Ireland.


Annexed 1

A particular list of what money the undernamed persons, being troopers under the command of Sir Theophilus Jones, owe unto the Petitioner

Date: [15 January] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 107v

Document type: Copy


Annexed 2

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, upon the Petition calendared above

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 15 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 107v

Document type: Copy


Burlington to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 15 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 318-319v

Document type: Holograph

Resumes his account of debates and proceedings in Parliament. Adds some particulars of the illness of the Lord Chancellor.


A News-Letter, addressed to Sir George Lane

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 15 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 142-143

Gives the purport of recent Advices, from France and from the Netherlands.

Returns have been ordered of all seamen resident in the several counties of England, with their names, ages, and respective places of abode.

H.M.S. 'The Adventure', commanded by Captain Foxley, recently engaged four French men of war, and three Flushing privateers. Captain Foxley has been highly complimented at Court.


The Examination of William Quely [a secular priest of the Church of Rome, concerning the purpose of his being in Ireland] ... taken before Andrew Richards, esquire, Mayor of Waterford

Written from: Waterford

Date: 16 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 256

Document type: Original


Petition of Gladdis Harris, of Carrickfergus, widow, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 107

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Colonel John Gorges. [With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of Ann Gorman, otherwise Begg, widow of Alderman David Begg, deceased, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 107

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Colonel Francis Willoughby. [With the Order thereupon.]


The Examination of Patrick Mahon [concerning his knowledge of naval & military preparations in France]; taken upon oath, this 17th day of January [before John Spenser, esquire]

Date: 17 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 279

Document type: Original


Thomas Amory to Lane

Written from: Cork

Date: 17 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 254

Suggestions concerning the defence of the Coast of Munster, in the event of a French invasion.


Chesterfield to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 17 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 320

Document type: Original

Refers to some delays in the settlement of certain claims of the writer [apparently, but not explicitly, connected with the Irish 'Act of Settlement'] as to which claims, he encloses a letter from the King; and asks the Duke's furtherance in the affair.


Kingston to Lane

Written from: Galway

Date: 18 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 257

Document type: Holograph

Communicates information as to French naval & military preparations, brought to the writer by "a skipper ... who left Brest on the 15th of December, having stayed there nine days".


His Majesty's Speech to both Houses of Parliament

Written from: Westminster

Date: 18 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 261

[A contemporary report, as sent immediately to the Duke of Ormond, in Ireland.]


Richard Stephens to Ormond

Written from: Ross

Date: 18 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 624

Document type: Holograph

About half a year since, the writer acquainted some members of his Grace's Council with proposals relating to small Coinage "of tin pence", some few arguments for which he makes bold to send to his Grace herewith. Something also, by way of answer to "the three grand objections", he would presume to offer, with his Grace's permission, verbally ...


Encloses:

[Considerations] for the way and manner of passing his Majesty's Pence [and suppression of others] to the great advantage of his Majesty's present affairs, and good of his poor, sinking, ruined nation of Ireland

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 622-623

Document type: Original

[By Richard Stephens.]


Sir W. Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 18 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 316-317

Document type: Holograph; endorsed by Ormond

Has the honour of his Grace's letter of December 18 ... Describes, at his request, the fort of Charleroi, and the works constructed there, by the Spanish governor, Rodrigo ...

Adds an epitome of the advices received by the writer of the political & military situation of the Continent ...


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 80-81

Document type: Copy

... It may now be concluded that the French were not really in that state of readiness to make an invasion which was reported, just a month ago, by the Skipper who came from Brest ...

... It is possible, perhaps probable, that an enemy might land as easily in Connaught as in Munster. In such a case, the inconveniences of a winter march would be redoubled upon such [troops] as should first be drawn into Munster, & thence into Connaught ...

The writer has not been enough befriended [in England] to receive any warning of a purpose to fall upon Lord Orrery's best friend there [Clarendon] and faithful servant here. Nor can he divine how either of them ... fell under displeasure. He hopes that support of the King's Charter to the Canary Company will not be imputed [to Clarendon] as a crime, although the writer himself does not value it as a virtue ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 20

Document type: Copy

... The wind sits favourably to bring the French, if they mean to visit us. For the writer's part, if he were not afraid of the disturbance some loose Irish may cause, he would not care how soon they came.

... Adds particulars of various matters of Revenue & Finance ... Will continue Butler's allowance, for the time mentioned in Lord Anglesey's letter ...


Petition of Sir Hans Hamilton, and of Ensign Francis Hamilton, to the Duke of Ormond

Date: [18 January?] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 96

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Complain that petitioners had no due notice of certain proceedings in the Court of Claims, in which they are concerned ... and pray for an order, granting them an extension of time to appear, and to plead, therein.


Subjoined thereto:

Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 18 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 96

Document type: Copy

Transmits the petition calendared above; and recommends to the favourable consideration of the Commissioners the prayer thereof.


Conway to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 259

Document type: Holograph

The Lord Chancellor [Clarendon] said, on being pressed to write to the Lord Lieutenant, that if he were with his Grace, "he could speak with freedom; if he should write it would be only by halves". ... "He told me that Arlington was the occasion [he means rather the cause, according to the context] of the King's passing the Irish [Cattle] Bill; not by persuasion, but by engaging ... that the Commons would comply in all his affairs, & differ in nothing. He (the King) is so sensible of his error that to redeem it he would eat his own flesh; the manner [of his so saying?] being more ridiculous than the matter". [All of this paragraph is in cypher, with a decypher interlineated by Lane.] ...

... Further particulars are added, at great length, of parliamentary & other public affairs.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 263

Document type: Holograph

The prorogation [of Parliament in England] is to be on Monday se'nnight ... "They can do that poor nation [Ireland] no good ... till, awakened by the general calamity of this, they repent too late, and with the augmented price of beef & mutton, labour to repeal the law, whereby not one thirtieth part of the Kingdom [of England] is really availed" ...


Earl of Donegal to Lane

Written from: Belfast

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 265

Document type: Holograph [with seal of arms]

After receiving Sir George's letter of 15th inst, the Earl sent to the Clerk of H.M. Stores at Carrickfergus, to inquire as to the provision of pistols there. He now reports the result.


The Examination of Richard Clarke, Merchant [concerning his observations of the French Fleet, and of the state of military preparations, when Examinant was at Brest in 1666]

Written from: [Galway?]

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 269

Document type: Original; endorsed by Lane, as received, from Lord Kingston, on 25 January


The Examination of Captain Miles Bourke [concerning his knowledge of military & naval preparations in France]; taken upon oath this 19th day of January [before John Spenser, esquire]

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 280

Document type: Original


Advices, political & miscellaneous, of incidents in various parts of the Continent of Europe

Written from: Vienna

Date: 9 January/19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 289

Document type: Original; without address, signature, or endorsement


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 440-441

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

... The truth is that the Nation, as well as both Houses of Parliament, have so possessed themselves with the opinion of advantages they shall have by the stop of Irish Cattle, that, without the hazard almost of a Rebellion, his Majesty could not deny it ...

... Lord Mordaunt's answer to his impeachment seemed very satisfactory to our House; whether it will be so to the Commons, the writer cannot well tell ...


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 82

Document type: Copy

Upon the matter, Lord Clancarty's suit to Lord Orrery's niece was fully agreed to, yet there is like to be a disappointment, through scruples of conscience concerning the manner.

Lady Clancarty is made to believe that she cannot, without sin, consent that the marriage should be performed by a priest of our Church. Lady Elizabeth [Boyle] has a like persuasion, as to marriage by a Popish priest ... It is much to be wished that Lord Orrery would come [to Dublin] and extricate them all from their difficulty ...


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 84

Document type: Copy

Military and naval details, concerning the defence of the Province of Munster ...


Ormond to Lord Kingston

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 374

Document type: Copy

... Though it is inconvenient to abandon the county [Galway county] ... to the rapine of Costello and his crew, it is less so than to expose the town to the least danger; if we keep the town, "we shall have leisure to reckon with those rogues, when their French friends shall be far enough from helping them" ...


Ormond to Conway

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 376

Document type: Copy

... It is not to be doubted that since the 5th inst [date of Lord Conway's letter], the temper of the House of Commons is changed one way or other.

... If summer shall come, before money, God knows what it may being with it. We begin to fear the French will not land amongst us, for we are too poor ... to fear them, or any other Enemy ...


Ormond to St Alban

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 378

Document type: Copy

Further particulars concerning the assignments of certain moneys in liquidation of the Duke's debt; in relation to which Mr Folkes brought hither his Lordship's letter of 27th ulto.


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 24

Document type: Copy

... Is more disturbed by fears of misunderstandings in Parliament, than of anything that enemies can do ...

... Hopes that weather favourable to travel may soon bring over his son Ossory, and then Lord Anglesey, who may be worse spared [in England] till this session shall have an end.

Has, by this post, put a full period to his son John's wooing.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 279

Document type: Holograph-Minute

Particulars concerning the postal service between England & Ireland; the reversion of the office of Auditor of the Exchequer; and the measures for the defence of the Irish Coasts.


Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 95v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

A sum of one hundred pounds is to be paid to Sir John Temple, Master of the Rolls, in Ireland, out of the monies that have been, or shall be, received, on account of the Security of the Officers serving the King in Ireland before June, 1649; in accordance with the terms of an Address to the Commissioners from the Trustees of that Security.


Encloses:

An Address of the Trustees appointed to manage the "1649 Security", to the Commissioners for putting in Execution the Acts of Settlement and Explanation [for Ireland]

Date: [January] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 95v

Document type: Copy

State, and recommend, the claim of Sir John Temple for the payment specified above.


Ormond to Aungier

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 96v

Document type: Breviate

Marching orders for Lord Aungier's Troop of Horse, now at Longford.


Ormond to Sir Oliver St George

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 96v

Document type: Breviate

The like, for Sir Oliver's troop of horse, now at Birr.


Ormond to Sir Charles Hamilton

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 96v

Document type: Breviate

The like, for Sir Charles Hamilton's troop of horse, now at Cavan.


Ormond to Sir Arthur Forbes

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 96v

Document type: Breviate

The like, for Sir Arthur Forbes' troop of horse, at Mullingar.


Ormond to Sir Cary Dillon [afterwards, Earl of Roscommon]

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 96v

Document type: Breviate

The like, for Sir Cary's troop of horse, at Cashel.


Petition of Thomas Ratcliffe, esquire, to the Duke of Ormond

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 107v

Document type: Copy

Christopher Dalton, an innkeeper of Mullingar, is indebted to petitioner, but is gotten himself into Sir Arthur Forbes' troop, in order to deprive petitioner of his remedy at law, for his said debt.


Annexed:

An Order of Reference to Sir Arthur Forbes, Baronet, of the Petition calendared above

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 107v

Document type: Copy


Petition of Eleanor Baldwin, widow, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 108v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against various soldiers of the Irish Army. [With the schedule and the Order made thereupon.]


Petition of the Farmers of Ale and Beer Licenses throughout Ireland, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 109

Document type: Copies

Plaint that certain Officers & Soldiers of his Majesty's Army in Ireland sell, by retail, beer and ale without license, to the prejudice of the petitioners' rights under their farm.

[With schedules.]


Annexed:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, referring the Petition aforesaid to the Officers commanding in chief at the several Garrisons indicated therein, for examinations and (if need be) for report

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 109

Document type: Copy


Advices from Constantinople, and from Leghorn; relating chiefly to Jewish incidents in various parts of the Levant

Date: 21 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 267

Document type: Without signature, or address

French.


The same Advices; translated into English

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 265


Warrant for the enlistment of Sir Henry O'Neill, as supernumerary, in the Lord Lieutenant's Life Guard of horse

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 21 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 29

Document type: Breviate


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: Westminster

Date: 22 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 271-272

Document type: Holograph

Writes "amidst a numerous Committee, for we sit late, in regard of our speedy recess & the absolute necessity of Gentlemen being in their respective Counties on the 1st of February, in order to the Poll Bill" ...

States in detail the positions, respectively of a great number of Bills, then pending; & chiefly of such as relate to Irish affairs.


Colonel Robert Sandys to Lane

Date: [22 January] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 273

Document type: Holograph

With letters from the writer's wife, there came to him, on his return to Loebacken, alike the Duke's "leave of absence", obtained by favour of Sir George Lane, & his Grace's Proclamation of "every man to his post" ...

The writer had much duty for his wife - whom he had not seen of a long time - but more duty to the Lord Lieutenant's proclamation. He, therefore, hastened to Longford ... He now reports various details of military service.


Kingston to Ormond

Written from: Galway

Date: 22 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 267

Document type: Holograph

A Report of the State of the fortifications in Galway, and of improvements needed with an estimate of the requisite expenditure.


Ormond to Sir William Temple

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 329

Document type: Copy

No French are yet landed in Ireland where their arrival was announced ... It is to be feared that they will employ such force as they may have prepared on some other design, or at some more favourable season ... In the meantime, Costello & his score of freebooters (a name too honourable for them) are endeavouring to get leave to transport themselves beyond seas. But the writer holds it to be better to suffer what temporary hurt they can do to thatched houses, than to capitulate with an inconsiderable pack of rogues ...

Lord Carlingford is laid up with gout, the only fruit (the writer doubts) of his German negotiation ...


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 86-87

Document type: Copy

Is now persuaded that if the French have any present design in hand, it is not upon any of the King's dominions hereabout ...

Lord Orrery will receive herewith an account of the proportions of corn & meal to be supplied, by each county of Ireland - according to Proclamation - "in part payment of those subsidies designed more especially for the support of the war, and defence of the Kingdom" ...

Asks pardon for misconceiving what Lord Orrery formerly wrote as to designs in Parliament against Lord Clarendon [in MS.: "my Lord Chancellor"] ... The Duke confesses he thought they might just as well fall upon him, or anybody, as upon the Chancellor, of whom he thinks he knows as much as any one can discover ...

... Some of the Romish Clergy, as learned and as zealous as any, declare marriage by a Priest of the Church of England to be, in Lord Clancarty's case, not only lawful but expedient ...


Ormond to Kingston

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 380

Document type: Copy

A paper is sent herewith containing the proportions of corn and meal [for the Army] to be supplied, by each county in Ireland, according to a proclamation about to issue.

... A Bill of Exchange for £100 will also be sent ... "to keep on the work" Lord Kingston has begun ...


Ormond to Burlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 281

Document type: Copy

... Begins to fear that the (French?) do not intend to pay Ireland the honour of a visit. It is the writer thinks well prepared for them ...

Asks Lord Burlington to bestow the writer's proxy, as he does his own vote ...


Petition of William Bard, and Mary, his wife [daughter of William, Lord Caulfield, deceased] to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 100

Document type: Copies

Petitioners have just cause to implead the Lord Viscount Charlemont. They pray his Grace's license so to do, notwithstanding the military capacity of the defendant. [With the Order, as prayed for.]


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Berkshire House

Date: 22 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 494

Document type: Endorsed, by Ormond, as received on February 4

Has received the Duke's letters of December 8th and 17th but has been so afflicted with gout as to be unable sooner to answer them.

Mr Mabbott has obtained here effectual orders for the payment of his money, and the Chancellor's trust, on his behalf, is that no obstructions will be permitted to interpose themselves in Ireland.

Thanks the Duke for good intentions expressed towards Sir Edward Dering.


St Alban to Ormond

Date: 23 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 275

Document type: Holograph

Is now upon his journey to France; the reasons of which are fitter to be communicated to his Grace by Lord Arlington, than by the writer.


Ormond to Temple

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 331

Document type: Copy [in Lane's hand]

Thanks his correspondent for his excellent description of the new Fort near Philippeville [Charleroi].

... Would be glad to know the names of those people whom Monsieur Colbert draws to him from these parts.


Ormond to Carlingford

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 382

Document type: Copy

Is much obliged by the several accounts the Earl has sent of his late & long negotiation ... Entreats to have full and frequent intelligence of occurrences in France, for which the writer is willing to be at charge ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 26

Document type: Copy

Personal affairs. Letters brought by one Farrell, a Friar, who, the Duke thinks, is no witch. Irish Cattle Bill.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 283

Document type: Copy

Has received Lord Arlington's of the 15th ... From other hands, is assured that the Lords would never have inserted, in the Irish Cattle Bill, the word "nuisance", if the King had not interposed his commands. God send that he may find them as ready to obey, when he would have his prerogative supported ...

... Sir William Temple sends advertisements ... that the French preparations are bent for Ireland, and that the design is like to be executed betwixt this & May ...

One Michael Mansell, an Irish Franciscan ... stays still at London. By his hands, the dispatches to & from the worst of the Irish Clergy are conveyed ...


Petition of Robert Meade to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 109 & v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against John Seawell, a soldier in the Battleaxes. [With the order made thereupon.]


Petition of William Russell, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 24 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 109-110

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against William Densy [Dempsey?] a soldier. [With the Order.]


Ormond to Kingston

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 25 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 96v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Orders for providing a sufficient convoy for John Bullinbrooke [so in MS.], and George Ormsby, who have to bring up certain monies to the Receipt of his Majesty's Exchequer at Dublin, from the town of Galway.


Petition of Theobald, Earl of Carlingford, and Thomas, Lord Viscount Dillon, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 25 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 110v

Document type: Copies

Renew their suit for the Lord Lieutenant's instructions to the Court of Exchequer, to respite certain claims for Quit-Rents due to the Crown, under circumstances stated.

[With the Order thereupon.]


Lord Kingston to Ormond

Written from: Galway

Date: 25 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 322

Document type: Holograph

Has received the Duke's letter of January 22. Has much satisfaction in perceiving how well the Duke has provided for the Garrisons of Ireland. There may still be an invasion, but there will not be a surprise.

Adds some particulars connected with the Garrison of Galway.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 26 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 281

Document type: Holograph

As far as the writer can foresee, the Lords intend to give, to the House of Commons [in MS.: "to us"], no answer upon the complaints against the Canary Patent; and the Commons [in MS.: "we"] are not so warm [as formerly] for the impeachment of ... the Managers ... as being at a loss for arguments, & not conversant with the affair; and the Lords, indeed, proceeding with great deliberation ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 26 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 442

Document type: Holograph

Letters from several parts still give assurance that the preparations at Brest go on, and that they are designed against Ireland ... The more difficult part of Parliament business is now, God be thanked, well over ...


Ormond to Kingston

Written from: Dublin

Date: 26 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 387

Document type: Copy

Further details of the measures to be taken for defence of the town of Galway; and of other matters of military service.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 26 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 292

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

At the desire of the Provost & Fellows of Trinity College, Dublin, recommends Mr John Christian, M.A. of that College, for a Junior Fellowship therein.


Encloses:

Draught of a Letter recommendatory, from the King to the Provost & Fellows of Trinity College, on behalf of John Christian, M.A.

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 292


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 26 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 293

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

To like effect, on behalf of Mr Francis Ussher [in MS.: "Usher"] B.A.


Encloses:

Draught of a Letter recommendatory, as before recited

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 293


Ormond to Burlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 27 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 384

Document type: Copy

The Earl's letter of the 15th inst, with the enclosed narrative of the manner of the passing of the Bill against Irish Cattle, came at the moment of closing the writer's dispatch of yesterday. The narrative causes more surprise than the thing itself causes trouble ... Time, industry, peace, may recover the hurt ... It is to be hoped that the Commons will now think about securing the King, & preserving their Country from certain dishonour, and very probable ruin ...


Commission by the Duke of Ormond to Conway Hill, to be Captain of the foot company, late under command of Sir Matthew Appleyard

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 27 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 27v

Document type: Breviate


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 28 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 283

Document type: Original; with record of enrolment

Captain Robert Taylor and his company of Foot-Soldiers, and Captain Henry Browne, are to be put upon the Army Establishment of Ireland, for their respective allowances.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 28 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 564

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Sir John Stephens, George Blount, and others, to have a grant of the sole making of pantiles and paving tiles ... and other earthenware ... within the Kingdom of Ireland, for a term of fourteen years ["according to the Law of New Inventions"] ...

[The words within brackets are added at the foot.]


Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 28 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 97

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends an additional grant of £200, to the Agents employed on behalf of the Officers serving the King before June 1649, for the carrying on of the second Claim, & for its distribution.


Encloses:

Petition of the Trustees for the Officers of 1649 to the Duke of Ormond

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 97

Document type: Copy

State the insufficiency of a sum of £300, already granted to the Agents of the Officers of 1649, employed to prosecute the second claim. Pray for his Grace's order for the grant of an additional sum of £200, supplementary thereto.


Petition of John Brereton, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 28 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 110

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Captain Robert Fitzgerald. [With the Order thereupon.]


Carlingford to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 29 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 285-286

Document type: Holograph

Further particulars of the rumoured designs of the French upon Ireland ... and also of an incipient marriage negotiation between Lord John Butler and Mrs Mallet ...

Lord John has told the writer that although his passion & his respect for Mrs Mallet are very great ... "they had not so far blinded his judgment as to render him insensible of the applications that were made unto her by the Duke of Monmouth, whereof having taken notice to her, she replied that none should govern her actions, which made him believe her fitter for a mistress than a wife. His honour should never suffer by his love."


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 29 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 444-445

Document type: Holograph

The Assessment Bill passed the House of Lords yesterday; so that we want nothing, but that for rebuilding of the City, wherein we concern ourselves much.

... After further conference with Lord Anglesey, the King told the writer to bring the Letter [concerning the £50,000 granted to the Duke of Ormond] for his signature; so that the writer will be able to deliver it, complete, into Lord Ossory's hands ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 285-286

Document type: Copy

... Predictions of near-approaching calamities are the subject of almost every letter out of England, and of discourse here, to the apparent [in MS.: "evident"] dejection of the well-affected and joy of the ill ... It must certainly be an eminent change, and a speedy one, that can restore the courage of the good ... There are those who parallel [these] proceedings ... with those in the beginning of the late troubles. But, the writer hopes that they do so unskilfully, if not maliciously ...


Enclosure 1

Draught of a Letter to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to be offered for his Majesty's signature containing powers for setting to lease certain houses near the Phoenix Park, Dublin

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 285-286


Enclosure 2

Draught of a like Letter for restitution to his family of the estate of a person killed, when of unsound mind, in an unlawful attempt

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 285-286


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 29 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 287

Document type: Copy

Family affairs ... Adds: "The offer made of my Lord Fitzwilliam's [William third Baron and (afterwards) first Earl Fitzwilliam] entering into the alliance by the marriage of your sister-in-law, can have no objections, if the person be agreeable to the estate, such as it is valued; the family being very ancient. I could be highly bribed to it, if this young gentleman could recover the Council Books of this Kingdom, to Henry the Eighth's time, which an ancestor of his [Sir William Fitzwilliam, five times Lord Deputy of Ireland in the reign of Elizabeth], returning from the Government of this Kingdom, carried with him into England."


Instructions, by the Duke of Ormond, to Sir John Cole, Baronet, or to the Officer commanding at Enniskillen, concerning the suppression of certain "rebels and Tories now abroad, upon their keeping, in the province of Connaught, and some parts thereunto adjacent"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 23v

Document type: Copy


Archbishop of Glasgow to Ormond

Written from: Edinburgh

Date: 29 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 324

Document type: Holograph

Accredits Captain Binning of the King's Horseguards, who is about to visit Ireland; and also a merchant, who, with his partners, has sustained heavy loss by the recent wreck, on the Coast of Ireland, of a ship laden with French wines. Mentions supplies voted to the King by the Convention of the Estates of Scotland.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 29 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 374

Document type: Holograph

Has received the Duke's letters of 8th and 19th January.

Reports a conference with the King, upon the provision of the Act of Settlement for the payment to the Duke of a compensation of £50,000, for lands surrendered (of greater value). The King gave his commands to Lord Arlington for the preparation of Letters Patent thereupon, which the writer will see shall be made effectual.

Adds: "Mrs Mallet [Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of John Mallet of Enmore in Somersetshire; "la triste heritière of the Mémoires de Graumont"] stole a marriage this morning with the Earl of Rochester, which hath made Lord Hawley's £5000 desperate."


The King to the States-General of the United Provinces

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 31 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 696

Document type: Copy

Having received assurances that only the wish the States have to gratify the desire of their Allies has precluded them from sending to London the Envoys who are to treat for Peace, and being most earnestly desirous to secure, speedily, the repose of Christendom, the King is willing to send his own Envoys to the Hague, where the representatives of those Allies are already present. This course, the King trusts, will obviate all possible obstruction or delay.

French.


The States General to the King

Written from: La Haye

Date: 25 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 698-699

Document type: Copy

Have received from the Minister of Sweden, the King's Letter of 31 January and tender to H.M. their thanks for the honour conferred upon them by the offer to treat within their own territory. Offer the King the choice of Maestricht, Bois-le-Duc, or Breda, and adduce reasons for regarding either of those towns as preferable to the Hague as a place of negotiation.

French.


Petition of Thomas Rawney, and others, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 31 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 112v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Thomas Frigsby, of the Lord John Butler's troop. [With the Order thereupon.]


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 88

Document type: Copy

... The projected marriage ... [of Lord Clancarty, who died, in the following year, a youth unmarried, with Lady Elizabeth Boyle] is fairly on the hinges again, and the writer hopes to have the satisfaction he aims at ...

Lord Kingston has sent further particulars of the ship mentioned by Sir Arthur Denny ... There seems now to be no hope of a French visit, as soon as the writer wishes for it ... He may not be of the same opinion all through the year ...


Petition of Arthur Meredith to the Duke of Ormond

Date: January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 109v

Document type: Copy

Petitioner hath, in obedience to the Duke's order, attended Mr Walsh to get the security varied of certain of his Grace's Bonds, for a sum of £2,200 - originally bearing date 8 December, 1638, and renewed in 1664; but cannot obtain such variation without a special order ...

Prays the grant of such order, & payment of a sum of £110, for this half-year's use.


Annexed

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond to Matthew Harrison, esquire, his Comptroller, to give the Petitioner "solvent assignments for payment [of the interest aforesaid] where rents are due" to the Duke.

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 109v

Document type: Copy


Advices, political and miscellaneous, from England and the Netherlands; received in Paris; and transmitted to the Duke of Ormond, in Ireland

Written from: [Paris]

Date: [January 1667]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 287v-288

French.


An Abbreviate of the Irish Accounts [of the King's Receipts and Expenditure], for the years 1662, 1663, 1664, 1665 and 1666

Date: [January?] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 248

Document type: Original

[Sent, by the Commissioners of Public Accounts, to the Earl of Anglesey, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland.]


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 1 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 566-567

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Further Directions concerning the procedure upon the claims of Theobald, Earl of Carlingford, under certain provisos of the 'Act of Settlement' for Ireland.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 1 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 446-447

Document type: Holograph

Leaving to Lord Ossory's narration, what remains to be said concerning late proceedings in Parliament, the writer communicates the substance of the latest letters upon the affairs pending with Spain, and with the Netherlands ...


Henry Maxwell to Robert Stewart (of Cary, in the County of Tyrone)

Written from: Coldtowne

Date: 1 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 357v

Document type: Original

Thanks Stewart for horses and arms furnished to the late insurrectionists. Laments that "not one man in ten came to the rendezvous", but adds an expression of the writer's hope "before November to have another bout."


Carlingford to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 294

Document type: Holograph

The news, from France, is that our Treaty with Spain is completed; "whereupon it was debated at the Cabinet Council whether a war should be declared against France or not. The negative was the result - until further provoked. But our letters out of Spain mention no such advice." ...

Some further notices of foreign affairs are added.


Carlingford to Lane

Written from: London

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 296

Document type: Holograph

Thanks the Secretary for favours conferred. Knows that the writer's affairs, in Ireland, are in great disorder. But, as most of them depend upon H.R.H. [Duke of York]'s resolutions, doubts not of a speedy & successful conclusion. ...


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 292

Document type: Holograph

Particulars of measures in progress for the rebuilding of the City of London; and, more particularly, of the abandonment of a proposal [by Wren] for the making of "a quay, eighty feet broad, from the Tower to the Temple." ...

Adds some items of foreign intelligence; and also the notice of an intention to transmit to his Grace "Mrs Phillips' [Katharine Phillips, "the divine Orinda". The book referred to bears date 1667, & is entitled: "Poems ... To which are added: M. Corneille's Pompey, & Horace, tragedies"] Poems and some other books of divertisement, about which the presses are slow." ...


Conway to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 290

Document type: Holograph

Has received his Grace's letters of the 19th & 22nd January ... has also shewn them to the Lord Chancellor [Clarendon], and now reports the result of a Conference with his Lordship & with the Earl of Anglesey, thereupon (Lord Anglesey shewing to the Chancellor, on the occasion, several other letters relating to the affairs of Ireland). ...

At this Conference, continues the writer ... "we also discoursed of many insolencies & unsufferable behaviours of the House of Commons, both in their public & private capacities. He told us we were very near to a Peace with the Dutch." [The last paragraph is in cypher.] ...


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Berkshire House

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 132

Document type: Holograph

Reports what has been done in the suit of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland, then depending in Chancery upon an Order in Council. ...

Adds, at great length, particulars of certain affairs concerning Fathers Walsh and Caron. ...

[Not printed by Lister].


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 22v

Document type: Copy

Recites instructions for the public proclamation of the late Order, recalling all officers of the Army of Ireland to their respective commands and quarters. ...

Desires to be furnished with detailed lists, from each Garrison in Munster, of all officers who have failed in obedience thereto; or who, having repaired to their several quarters, have since departed thence.


Ormond to Kingston

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 23

Document type: Breviate

To like purport, as concerns the several garrisons in the province of Connaught.


Ormond to Dungannon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 23

Document type: Breviate

To like purport, as concerns the several garrisons in Ulster, within Viscount Dungannon's government.


Ormond to Donegal

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 23

Document type: Breviate

To like purport, with the letter to Viscount Dungannon, of the same date.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London?]

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 326

Document type: Original

Forwards a letter from the Lord Chancellor of England.


Donegal to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 2 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 328-329v

Document type: Holograph

Congratulates the Duke on the effectual preparations made in Ireland to resist a French invasion, should any such be attempted. Mentions the improvement in the health of the Lord Chancellor Clarendon. Adds that the session of Parliament would have been closed before the date of this letter, "if the Bill for the rebuilding of London had been in a readiness to have been passed." But this Bill has caused long debates in the Commons.


[Warrants, Commissions, Orders, and Licenses, by the Duke of Ormond, relating to various army affairs]

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 2-26 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 23v-25

Document type: Copies and Breviates (nineteen entries)


Sir W. Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 4 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 318

Document type: Holograph

Resumes his account of negotiations between Spain and Portugal. ... Adds an epitome of the advices received by the writer from France. ...


Petition of Pierce Lloyd, executor of Owen Lloyd, deceased, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 110

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Sir William King, knight, Captain of a Foot-Company. [With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of Edward Gosnell, and Francis Bourchier, of London, merchants, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 110v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against [Major] Nicholas Bayly. [With the Order thereupon.]


Carlingford to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 5 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 313-314

Document type: Holograph

Communicates what passed in Council on occasion of the King's declaration of his appointment of Ambassadors to treat of Peace [as already transmitted to Ormond in letters of other correspondents already calendared]. ...

P.S.: Letters from the Hague mention that, at first, the King's overtures were received with manifestations of joy. ... But, presently, the French & Spanish Ambassadors expressed their dissatisfaction therewith, & demanded that no answer should be returned until their masters could be consulted. ... Eventually, orders were sent to prepare a fleet for sea, with all possible expedition. ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 5 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 448-449

Document type: Holograph

Imparts information concerning the alleged designs of the French upon Ireland, given by Mr Andrew White. ...

Reilly is sent over, with some arms. They "are sending after him the Bishop of Kilfenora [in MS.: "Kilphenury"], and Captain Bryan [in MS.: "Brine"]. They would fain gain my Lord of Inchiquin to head a party of the natives to join with them, but till they do get such a chief of the country and a secure port [as White believes], they will not send any of their own men." ...


Sir W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 5 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 472

Document type: Holograph

Details as to the Admiratly passports for wine ships from Bordeaux to Ireland. Summary of foreign advices. Proceedings in the English Parliament.


[A News-Letter, addressed to Sir George Lane]

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 5 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 144-145

The King of France has given assurances to the States General, by the channel of M. d'Estrades his Ambassador at the Hague, that he will not make a separate Peace.

Lord Winchelsea is reported to have frustrated a design of the French Envoy at Adrianople, to obtain from the Porte, a revocation of the chief English "capitulations", or privileges of trade.

Other advices, political & naval, are added.


[An Order in Council] by the [Duke of Ormond] Lord Lieutenant & Council [of Ireland, regulating procedure, under the Land Settlement Acts, in certain cases of persons falsely claiming to be "Adventurers" for Lands, in the year 1642, under circumstances herein stated]

Written from: Dublin

Date: 6 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 296-297

Document type: Certified Copy [seven signatures]


St Alban to Ormond

Written from: Paris

Date: 6/16 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 300-301

Document type: Holograph

Is of the judgment that here Peace is enough desired to make it likely to be embraced "upon such terms as are good for us" ... yet, adds the writer, "we have not measures to guess by, but our conjectures; therefore it will behove you [the Government of Ireland] to be in the best preparation you can." ...


Petition of the Inhabitants of the town of Raphoe to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: 6 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 111r-v

Document type: Copies [thirty-three signatures to the Petition]

In August last, Colonel Mayart's Company of Foot came to quarter in Raphoe, and were trusted by Petitioners for diet, upon an engagement of the Officers of the Company to see the debts duly satisfied, out of the first pay that should accrue.

Captain Cromwell West has since procured assignments, on the County, for £400; but refuses to satisfy the just claim of petitioners thereunto.

[With the Order thereupon.]


William Levinge [signed: "L.W.", endorsed: "Mr Leaving"] to Lane

Written from: London

Date: 7 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 302

Document type: Holograph

Sir George Lane's letter, of the 5th January, was shewn to his Majesty, who expressed approval of the present writer's desire to serve him in Ireland, and of coming (in order thereto), to attend the Lord Lieutenant. ...

Adds some particulars of the late proceedings amongst "the Fanatics"; of a notable discovery concerning them, "managed by one Dr John Hendon, a very learned person"; and of the connexion of the Duke of Buckingham with them, & with their seditious plots.


Subjoins:

[Information concerning the intercourse between the Duke of Buckingham and Dr John Hendon; in the Tower of London, and elsewhere.]

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 304

Document type: Original


Petition of William, Lord Viscount Dungan, of Clare, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 7 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 111v-112

Document type: Copies

Has a precept from the Court of Claims under the Settlement Acts for certain Rectories in the county of Carlow, & for certain lands in the county of Tipperary, all of which are at present in the possession of the Duke's Commissioners. ...

Prays that his Grace will appoint referees who, with those to be chosen by petitioner, shall be empowered, jointly, to determine the questions in dispute.

[With the Order.]


Earl of Burlington to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 8 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 309-310

Document type: Holograph

Is in hope that, before leaving London, he may receive his Grace's commands, so that if they be of a public nature & relate to Ireland, some steps to effect them may at once be taken. ...

Has conferred with my Lord Chancellor concerning a suggested match between the Duke of Ormond's grandchild and the young Earl of Kildare ... [Lord Holles "embraced the proposal", when mentioned to him by the Chancellor] who, adds the writer, "observed that decency which is to be kept in things of this kind", by naming Lord Orrery & the writer, "as the desirers, and himself as the well-wisher, to it." ...


Petition of John Kerdiff, D.D., to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 115v

Document type: Copies

Has just cause of suit against Lieutenant Henry Morton. Prays his Grace's license to sue him.

[With the Order.]


A Memorial, from the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland to his Majesty, concerning the pending Bill prohibiting the importation of Irish cattle into England, and its apprehended effects on the public revenue, and public welfare of Ireland

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 664*-666

Document type: Official Copy [twenty signatures]


Richard Murray to Lord Glennaboy

Written from: Cullen

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 307

Document type: Original; communicated to the Duke of Ormond; endorsed by Ormond

Particulars of proposals for inhibiting the carrying of English or Irish commodities into Scotland.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 305

Document type: Holograph

The titles of the Acts passed in Parliament on the preceding day, & his Majesty's Speech on the prorogation, will be transmitted in print. "The three grand particulars prosecuted by our Patriots are left imperfect." ...

"My Lord Chancellor will not own what is generally writ for Flanders, and discoursed at Whitehall & the Exchange, of the League, offensive & defensive, with the House of Austria." Nor does find that the Spanish Ambassador gives farther countenance to those current reports. ...


Petition of Captain William St George to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 104v

Document type: Breviates

Arrears of pay. [With the Order.]


Petition of Rouse Clopton, clerk, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 112

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Sir Peter Courthope, knight.

[With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of Thomas, Earl of Ossory, Richard, Earl of Burlington & Cork, and others, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 112r-v

Document type: Copies

State the obstacles which delay the Report of the Lord Chief Justice Santry, & others, upon the matters to them referred by his Grace's order of 15th November last.

Pray his Grace to add some additional Referees to those formerly appointed.

[With the Order as prayed.]


Petition of John Clogston, of Belfast, merchant, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 112v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Sir Hans Hamilton, knight. [With the Order thereupon.]


Ormond to Edmund Butler (His Grace's Treasurer)

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 113

Document type: Copy

One half year's interest (£60) is to be paid to Thomas Aylmer; and also the like, half-yearly, in time to come, until the debt to him shall be cleared.


Annexed:

Petition of Thomas Aylmer to the Duke of Ormond

Date: Undated [1667]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 113

Document type: Copy

A mortgage, to the late Sir Andrew Aylmer, of certain lands in Glanbilly, for the sum of £1,200, was assigned to petitioner upon his marriage with Sir Andrew's daughter.

His Grace's order for payment of the interest thereupon is solicited.


Petition of Sir William Tichborne to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 113

Document type: Copies

Prays an order for delivery to petitioner of certain arms stayed in the Customs House.

[With the Order.]


Donegal to Lane

Written from: Belfast

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 330

Document type: Holograph [with seal of arms]

Requests the Secretary to move the Lord Lieutenant for a supply, to certain troops at Belfast, of arms from the stores at Carrickfergus.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 9 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 370

Document type: Holograph

The writer has done his part in relation to the furnishing the Duke with His Majesty's letter concerning the £50,000. If delayed the delay is on Lord Arlington's part. Preparations for war are being hastened; yet there are hopes of peace.

To the rumours current here of the new rebellion being probable in Ireland, the writer gives no contradiction. He rather tells people that the Cattle Bill must inevitably produce insurrection. He asks the Duke to hasten the particulars of what is to be offered here to countervail, in some measures, its mischiefs.


O'Muledy to Ormond

Written from: Madrid

Date: 10 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 339

Document type: Original

A letter of compliment, and of proffers of service upon receiving the Duke's commands, before the writer's now approaching departure from Madrid.


A Paper given by the Earls of Burlington and Anglesey [and] the Lord Conway to his Majesty, concerning [the Bill for prohibiting the importation into England, of Cattle, from Ireland]

Date: [circa 10 February?] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 667

Document type: Copy; endorsed by Lane as received in Ireland, on the 20th of February


De Prata to Sandwich

Date: [10?] February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 101

Document type: Holograph; imperfect

Has an offer of being placed "near to Lord Aylesbury's son", but a preferable hope that the Earl, "with his usual munificence", will permit the writer to continue in his Excellency's service, until his return [from Spain].


Ormond to the Archbishop of Canterbury

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 208

Document type: Copy

... Dr Hudson is a very proper person to live in a town where good is to be done on Nonconformists. ... If my Lord of Limerick will accept of the exchange ... [of that See for the See of Elphin] it will be, the writer conceives, for his Lordship's advantage, and no interruption to his further promotion, when occasion shall fall out. ... The Archbishopric of Tuam cannot reasonably be refused to the Bishop of Elphin.


Ormond to the Archbishop of Canterbury

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 210

Document type: Copy

Very soon after Sir James Ware's death, the writer recommended another to the place [of Auditor General], but other competitors falling in, besought the King not ... to grant any reversion of that place, unless some able & honest person shall first have purchased the present possession. ...

Sir James Ware's son has little other merit than that of his father, but that was so eminent ... that defects ought to be borne with ...


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 436-437

Document type: Copy

Mr Mabbott brought hither the Chancellor's letter of the 22nd January; the ordinary post, that of 2nd inst. The order for the payment to Mabbott of the money he is to have for the grant the King gave him proves ineffectual, the fund upon which it is placed being long since assigned to the Army. ...

The Chancellor's assistance is earnestly besought for the speedy dispatch of the matters referred to in the Letter of the Lieutenant and Council to the King, a copy of which is herewith communicated. "We see, nay already we feel, the effect of the restrictions put upon our Trade, and we shall shortly find in the defalcations that will justly be demanded by all that farm any part of the King's revenue, such a diminution of it, as that his charge here will not be supported, for one year, without the transmission of the sum we propose in our letter." ...

Adds, at great length, particulars concerning (1) Barker's case; (2) information as to foreign affairs, brought hither by Lord Ossory; (3) personal affairs of Peter Walsh; of Richard Belling; and of Lord Orrery.


Ormond to Albemarle

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 389

Document type: Copy

Has received his Grace's letter, on behalf of Mr Locke. ... Having recommended to the King not to grant the reversion of the office of Auditor, "to any but to some person who shall first purchase the present possession and execution of it, from Sir James Ware's son. ... Can only, therefore, assure his Grace that if Mr Locke shall make such purchase, the writer will very willingly represent him to his Majesty, as a person deserving his favour. ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 28

Document type: Copy

The Earl will receive herewith the copy of a letter to the King from his servants here, representing the miserable estate of this Kingdom, by reason of two Acts made in England & of the war concurrent and, as man may say, conspiring with them. ... The remedies proposed are, principally, those which the Lord Chancellor [Clarendon] advised, when Lords Anglesey and Conway were with him upon the same subject. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 289-290

Document type: Copy

Particulars of certain Propositions [see the joint letter of Ormond & the Council of this date] for rescuing the trade & agriculture of Ireland from the ruinous consequences of the Act against exportation of Irish Cattle. ...


Enclosure 1

Draught of a Letter to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, authorizing him to raise the current value of Foreign Coin, in that Kingdom; to be offered for his Majesty's signature

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 289-290


Enclosure 2

Draught of a like Letter concerning certain houses near the Phoenix Park

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 289-290


Enclosure 3

Draught of a like Letter, on behalf of one Nangle

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 289-290


An acknowledgement by Michael Boyle, Archbishop of Dublin

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 12 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 321

Document type: Original

An acknowledgement by Michael Boyle, Archbishop of Dublin, of the receipt, by order of the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and from the hands of Secretary Sir George Lane, of certain Royal Letters, Warrants, & other papers, relating to affairs of Coinage; and also, of certain trial-pieces of coinage.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 12 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 450-451

Document type: Holograph

Yesterday morning, an express came from Lord St Alban, giving an account of the sincere intentions of that Court towards a Peace; promising their effecting it with Holland, if his Majesty would sign, in a letter to the Queen, [and] in his own hand, that he was not yet in, nor would in the space of one whole year to come, make, any league with any prince or potentate to the prejudice of France. ...


Petition of Richard Lanyers, master of one of his Grace's packet-boats, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 12 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 113

Document type: Copies

Stands committed by the Duke's warrant for the delay of his late voyage; having been becalmed, & so not culpable of any neglect of duty. Prays his Grace's order for enlargement. [With the Order; conditional on the due payment of fees to the Pursuivant.]


A News-Letter, addressed to Sir George Lane

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 12 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 146-147

Lord Ossory, in his journey to Holyhead, received the compliments of the principal gentry, along the road.

Dr Heydon, "who calls himself a Master-in-Astrology", is under close confinement in the Tower of London, for "dangerous writings", intended for the Press.

Other incidents, political and naval, are noticed.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 13 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 706-707

Document type: Certified Copy

Directs the preferential payment, in manner prescribed, of the £50,000, granted to the Duke of Ormond, by Act of Parliament.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 13 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 569-572

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

The lands in Ireland granted to Henry, Lord Arlington, are to be created into two manors by the name and designation of the manor of Charlestown, & the manor of Port Arlington, and into a free borough & corporation to be called the Borough of Port Arlington; with various franchises, privileges, and royalties, herein described & particularized.


The King to the Commissioners for executing the 'Act of Settlement'

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 13 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 115v

Document type: Breviate

With reference to certain sums granted to the Duke of Ormond, directs the preparation & return of a List of persons liable to the payment thereof, and the valuation of the Lands chargeable therewith.


Petition of Sir George Rawdon, Baronet, Captain of a Troop of Horse, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 13 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 110v

Document type: Copies

Arrears of pay. [With the Order thereupon.]


Extracts out of some of the King's Letters, in favour of the Duke of Ormond [and, more particularly, concerning the payment of debts due to his Grace from the Crown]

Date: 13 February 1667; 15 December 1669; 2 April 1670

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 59, fol(s). 146


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 14 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 573

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Sir Daniel Bellingham, knight, to be a Baronet of Ireland.


The Account of Monies received for Wool Licenses [in Ireland; and of the disbursements thereout; by Thomas Page] from 14 February, 1665, to 14 February 1666

Date: 14 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 218, fol(s). 19-24

Document type: Original


Further Petition of William Blackney to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 15 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 113v

Document type: Copies

[With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of Colonel Thomas Pigott to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 15 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 113v

Document type: Copies

Arrears of pay. [With the Order.]


Petition of Captain John Pigott to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 15 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 113v

Arrears of pay. [With the Order.]


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 16 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 311

Document type: Holograph

His Majesty in Council declared Lord Holles & Mr Henry Coventry his Ambassadors for the approaching Treaty, & the Hague as the place ... in order "to undeceive the long-abused people of those Provinces of his readiness to embrace Peace, the consequences whereof, if refused, we hope may beget an insurrection in De Witt's [in MS.: "Du Witt"] party." ...

Adds the mention of other incidents of diplomacy & politics. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 291-292

Document type: Copy

... The Archbishop of Canterbury will inform his Lordship which of the several 'Draughts', relating to vacant bishoprics in Ireland, ought best to take effect. ...

The cause concerning Barker & others, assignees of Dyke and Cunningham, has had a full hearing at the Council Board here. They have failed to make due proof of the payment of the [Adventurers'] money, pursuant to the Acts of Parliament. ... Upon the whole, it will be reported to the King that the Lands are his. ...

Adds some further particulars relating to export of Irish Cattle.


Enclosure 1

Draught of a Letter, to be offered for his Majesty's signature, giving license for the removal of the Bishop of Limerick to the See of Elphin

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 291-292


Enclosure 2

Draught of a like letter for the election of Dr Hudson to the See of Limerick

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 291-292


Enclosure 3

Draught of a like letter for the election of Dr Hudson, aforesaid, to the See of Elphin

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 291-292


Ormond to Colonel William Legg

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 16 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 297

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]; "This money was for Mr James Lane's use" - note appended by Sir George Lane

Has written to Sir Stephen Fox to pay three hundred pounds, on the writer's account, according to such directions as he shall receive from Colonel Legg.


Sir John Nicholas to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 16 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 331

Document type: Holograph [with seal of arms]

Expresses regret that any hasty expression either from the writer's pen or from that of his father addressed to Sir George Lane, should have given the Duke "the trouble of that vindication, with which he has honoured" them.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 16 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 374-375

Document type: Holograph

Being commanded, by the King, "to propose what was thought fit, on behalf of Ireland", the writer conferred with the Lords Burlington and Conway, and with the Lord Chancellor Clarendon - "who is a firm friend of that Kingdom" - and then drew up a paper of proportions, which he is to submit to the King on the day following the date of this letter, and of which he encloses a copy; asking for the Duke's further directions on the subject.

Mentions proceedings in Council relating to foreign affairs. The Lord Chancellor expresses great confidence of Peace being concluded. The writer, for his part, feels sure that the first stone of it is not yet laid. ...


Instructions, by the Duke of Ormond, to Sir Arthur Forbes, concerning the prosecution of ... "rebels and tories ... now abroad in the counties of Longford and Leitrim"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 17 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 55v-56

Document type: Copy

Instructions, by the Duke of Ormond, to Sir Arthur Forbes, concerning the prosecution of ... "rebels and tories ... now abroad in the counties of Longford and Leitrim" ... with powers "to treat with such of them as shall make application unto him and, in his Majesty's behalf, to promise them such conditions as he ... Sir Arthur Forbes, shall find necessary & convenient for the good and quiet of the country"; and with proviso that no pardon be promised to any that hath committed or commanded murder.


[An Order] by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 18 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 315

Document type: Copy

[An Order] by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland [for the insertion in the new Charters of the cities towns & boroughs within the several counties of Cork, Limerick, Waterford, Clare, and Kerry, of the names of such persons only as shall be certified by Roger Earl of Orrery, Lord President of Munster.

Addressed to Sir William Domvile, Attorney-General of Ireland.]


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 18 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 452

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

The letter of the Lord Lieutenant & Council of the 9th inst, the present writer has the King's commands to keep in his hands, that it may be "seen with a paper my Lords Burlington, Anglesey, & Conway presented lately to him ... pursuant to former directions" from the Lord Lieutenant & Council. "I do", continues the writer, "agree entirely with the opinion that unless his Majesty please to do something from himself favourably for that Kingdom, it runs the hazard of being lost several ways. If my small vote or applications can effect anything for its ease, Your Grace may be assured many reasons will oblige me, beyond my own particular ones, to employ them as industriously as I can." ...


Sir W. Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 18 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 320-321

Document type: Holograph

Communicates further reports of the negotiations on the affairs of the Peninsula. ...

Says that the late news of the Prince Lubomirski & his sons being pardoned in Poland has much revived the French hopes of the Duke of Enghien's election there as King, upon the resignation of the present King - a resignation already offered upon condition of the consent of the Confederates. ...

Notices the progress of negotiation with the States General of the United Provinces.


Petition of Josias Pettitt to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 18 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 114

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Captain Norris Cane. [With the Order thereupon.]


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 19 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 317

Document type: Holograph

Notices further rumours respecting the pending Treaty for Peace. ...

"My Lord Chancellor", adds the writer, "is in perfect health but so feeble in his limbs, he cannot yet walk. Yesterday, he was carried in a sedan to Clarendon House ... where H.R.H. [Duke of York] dined with him. ... On Thursday" his Lordship "sends the writer, & Hugh May, to wait on his son to Cornbury, where he is deep in building." ...


Devonshire to Ormond

Written from: Hardwick

Date: 19 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 333

Document type: Holograph

Takes occasion of the visit to Ireland of M. de Vic to present the writer's service to the Duke. Hopes that the coming southward of the Countess Dowager of Devonshire will give the writer the pleasure of seeing his daughter, Lady Cavendish, "it being no easy thing to draw Will out of London." Recommends Mr Woolhouse ("a neighbour's son of mine") now settled in Ireland.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 19 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 376

Document type: Holograph

The Council letter addressed to the King, which was enclosed in his Grace's favour of February 11th, has been duly communicated, according to the Duke's instructions.

In some things, the Council letter "comes short of what we had proposed, with great hope to obtain, and will not yet desist from pressing."


[A News-Letter, addressed to Sir George Lane]

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 19 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 148-149

The King has declared, in Council, his intention to send Lord Holles, and Mr [Henry] Coventry, to the Hague, to treat of the conditions of Peace; the choice of that place will, it is added, tend to prevent delays, and also the spreading of false rumours, by which "the common people of Holland", would assuredly, under other circumstances, and by the treating through a neutral power, be abused and deceived.

"The Dominants at the Hague were strangely startled", it is said, at his Majesty's letter, which quite "threw them out of their politics."


Petition of Hugh Byrne to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 20 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 114v

Document type: Copies

Petitioner has just cause of suit against Sir Hans Hamilton. He prays for the Lord Lieutenant's license to sue him. [With the Order.]


A Warrant, by the Archbishop of York, the Earls of Manchester, Anglesey, and others, Commissioners for Execution of the Poll Tax Act

Written from: [London]

Date: 21 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 319

Document type: Original [with nine signatures]

A Warrant, by the Archbishop of York, the Earls of Manchester, Anglesey, and others, Commissioners for Execution of the Poll Tax Act, for the payment by the Earl of Brecknock [Duke of Ormond, in the Peerage of Ireland], of a sum of thirty pounds, under provisions of the Act aforesaid.


Arlington to Sandwich

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 21 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 496

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

Has received Lord Sandwich's letter of January 22 (English style), giving an account of difficulties occurring betwixt Don Pedro Fernandez and Mr Godolphin, to whose care it was left to adjust the form of the Treaty.

Informs him that as yet his Majesty has received no definite answer to the proposition for Treaty with the Netherlands. It is known that there is a general disposition towards its acceptance, save amongst the party influenced by France.


De Prata to Sandwich

Date: Undated [21 February 1667]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 103

Document type: Holograph; undated, but endorsed, by Lord Sandwich, "Feb. 21, 1667"

Offers of continued service.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 575

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Such of the lands of Chapel-Izod, otherwise Izard, and of St Lawrence, as are not inclosed into the King's Park near Dublin, with their appurtenances, to be let upon lease, for such terms, and upon such rents & covenants, as may be agreed upon, after advice of the King's learned counsel.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 577

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Free pardon to be granted to Robert Nangle, and Mabel Nangle, of all treasons and other offences whatsoever.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 133

Document type: Original

The Lord Lieutenant of Ireland is to advise with the Privy Council there upon the causes of the decay of trade in that Kingdom, and upon the state, currency, & real value, of foreign coin circulating therein; and after such advice to take due measures for the protection and advantage of his Majesty's subjects there, in relation thereto.


Petition of William Loraine to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 114v

Document type: Copies

Arrears of military pay. [With the Order of Reference thereupon.]


Annexed 1

Report of the Muster-Master General, upon the Petition aforesaid

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 25 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 115

Document type: Copy


Annexed 2

Final Order by the Duke of Ormond upon the Petition of William Loraine, aforesaid

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 115

Document type: Copy


Petition of William Tuite to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 119v

Document type: Copies

Was found guilty, at the late assizes for the County of Westmeath, of the homicide, by misadventure, of John Forrest.

Prays that the Lord Lieutenant will call for a Report from the Judge of Assize, and grant to Petitioner his Majesty's gracious pardon. [With the Order of Reference thereupon.]


Annexed 1

Report to the Duke of Ormond, by Francis Stockton, esquire, one of his Majesty's Justices of Assizes for Ireland, upon the case of William Tuite, aforesaid

Date: 13 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 119v

Document type: Copy


Annexed 2

An Order by the Duke of Ormond for the grant, in due form of law, of his Majesty's pardon to William Tuite, aforesaid

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 22 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 119v

Document type: Copy


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 23 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 454-455

Document type: Holograph

When Lord Berkeley & the writer come into the office of Packet-Boats [for Ireland], they will try to observe the Lord Lieutenant's rules. At this end of Lady Chesterfield's lease, it is impossible to prevail with her to mend anything.

A copy is sent [but not now appended to the letter] of the States' Letter to his Majesty, desiring him to accept of Boisleduc, Maastricht, or Breda, as the place of Treaty, instead of the Hague. ... But the King absolutely refuses the proposition. ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 30

Document type: Copy

After various details concerning matters of Revenue and trade, in Ireland, the Duke proceeds: "It is certain [that] Peace is best made with a good and ready sword in the hand. If the King is not found in that posture, the misfortune may, but the fault cannot, be his. Let it be remembered when the succour was promised & ... when it was ascertained. Then, the want of due preparation must be laid - I will not say where, but I am sure not at Whitehall. Yet I hope God will give us a safe & honourable Peace, or make the War so to us." ...


Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims, at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 23 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Directs that certain commands contained in a letter from his Majesty, on behalf of Captain Charles Farrell, be effectually carried out by the Commissioners.


Enclosure 1

The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 12 January 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98

Document type: Copy

On behalf of Captain Charles Farrell.


Enclosure 2

Petition of Captain Charles Farrell to the King

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98


Petition of Richard Palfrey to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 114

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Sir Ralph Wilson, knight, as late Sheriff of the County of Limerick. [With the Order thereupon.]


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 23 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 378-379

Document type: Holograph

A meeting on the affairs of Ireland is appointed by the King to take place at the house of the Lord Treasurer on the 24th inst. The Chancellor gives the writer reason to hope that he may be enabled to bring to the Duke "a better return than the Council's large despatch insists on."

The writer thinks it rather hard that whilst he stays in England solely for the business of Ireland, he seems likely to fare worse than others in the matter of reprisals. There some persons may affect to think his estate so large, that it can afford to suffer injury. But Lord Anglesey, himself, never yet saw £4,000 a year, out of his estate in Ireland. A word from the Duke to the Commissioners, for equal justice with others, will, he adds, "infinitely oblige."


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 581

Document type: Original

Allowance to be made to Sir Nicholas Armourer for the sums disbursed by him in taking out Letters-Patent for settling forfeited lands to the value of £300, per annum, for the reparation & maintenance of the Fort of Duncannon.


Annexed thereto is:

An Account of the charges Sir Nicholas Armourer hath been at, in the prosecuting of the Lands set out to the Fort of Duncannon

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 579

Document type: Original

[The aggregate is £380 5s. 11d.]


Archbishop of Canterbury to Ormond

Written from: Lambeth House

Date: 25 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 212

Document type: Holograph

The Bishop of Limerick is highly sensible of the Lord Lieutenant's favour, but has no inclination to remove to Elphin. ... The King readily consents to the Bishop of Elphin's removal to Tuam, and to the placing of Dr Hudson in the see of Elphin. ... The King hath taken notice of the great scandal given by Dr Loftus ... and desires that he should be severely punished. ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 456

Document type: Holograph

Recommends the bearer of his letter, Robin Leigh, to his Grace's favour & protection.


Carlingford to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 26 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 323

Document type: Holograph

Communicates some further particulars of the arrangements, in progress or under proposal, concerning the approaching Treaty. ... The King is gone to Chatham, to judge how soon the ships lying there can be fitted [for sea]; "a good Fleet being a great contributor to a good Peace." ... "If we have none with the French," adds the writer, "Colbert assures Molony of an attempt upon Ireland." ... The Duke of Buckingham is put out of the Council, & Bedchamber, and out of his Lieutenancy [in MS.: "Lieutenantship"] of Yorkshire.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 26 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 456-457

Document type: Holograph

The assurances given by Lord St Alban of the sincerity of the profession made by the Court of France, lead to a beginning of belief that they are in earnest. ... In Spain, the treaty is at a full stop. ... Lord Sandwich had put the articles into two parts, with distinct preambles. ... The Spaniards insisted on having them all in one. ...

Adds, in detail, an account of the circumstances under which the King suspended the Duke of Buckingham from the Privy Council ... and directed his committal as a close prisoner to the Tower. ...


Ormond to the Archbishop of Glasgow

Written from: Dublin

Date: 26 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 391

Document type: Copy

Upon receipt of his Grace's letter of 29th January all needful recommendation was given to the Officers of Admiralty on behalf of the parties concerned ... and the more readily, that the power with the writer of his Grace's interposition, on behalf of suffering persons, should be known. ...

Is very desirous of further information on the affairs of Scotland, of which the writer has been as ignorant, almost, as of transactions in China, save for the accidental & uncertain reports received, at times, from such as chance to pass from that Kingdom hither. ...


Petition of Patrick Callan to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 26 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 115

Document type: Copies

[With an Order for the further extension of petitioner's reprieve.]


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 26 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 380

Document type: Holograph

The announced meeting of a Committee of the Privy Council, upon the affairs of Ireland, has been duly held; the Irish Council's "large despatch" and also the writer's "short proposals" were taken into consideration, and very largely discussed. The preference seemed to lean to proceeding, at first, upon the "proposals". Eventually, it was agreed that the whole Council should be called together upon the Subject.

The writer has had a preliminary conference both with the King, and with the Duke of York. He has also obtained from the Chancellor a promise to attend, on this occasion, "though he hath not been at Council Chamber these many months." ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 27 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 32

Document type: Copy

Is sorry it is so hard to prevail to get letters read [in England], when the subject they treat of is of no less concernment than the preservation & satisfaction of a Kingdom and People: the one, being in apparent danger; the other under great suffering. ...

Adds some particulars concerning proceedings in the Court of Claims. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 27 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 293

Document type: Copy

... The expectation is great of the success of his Majesty's offer to treat at the Hague, and some have made answers on behalf of the States and their Allies. For the writer's part he cannot see how they can oppose the offer, without declaring against a Peace. ...

... The little Rebels, known here by the name of Tories, do grow as fast as they are cut off, and have upon the matter made the whole county of Leitrim unuseful to the King, and uninhabitable by any English. ...


Enclosure 1

A List of 'Draughts of Letters', heretofore transmitted into England, and awaiting return

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 293


Enclosure 2

Draught of a Letter, to be offered for his Majesty's signature, on the behalf of the Earls of Anglesey and Orrery

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 293


Enclosure 3

Draught of a like Letter on behalf of the Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer of Ireland

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 293


Arlington to Sandwich

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 27 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 498-499

Document type: Original; in cypher

Enters at great length, and almost entirely in cypher, into the questions relating to the provisions and form of the Treaty with Spain, referred to briefly in the letter of 21st February.

Lord Arlington, before signing, adds in his autograph: "At the end of this cursed cypher, I do, with much joy, kiss your Excellency's hands."


John Adams of Mullingar to Samuel Bull, of Dublin

Written from: Mullingar

Date: 27 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 117, fol(s). 261

Document type: Original

Reports, for the information of Lord Wharton, his opinion of the relative qualities and value of various lands allotted to Lord Wharton in Westmeath.


Lord Dillon to Geoffrey Browne

Written from: Fort Dillon

Date: 28 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 325-326

Document type: Holograph [with seal of arms]

Has received Mr Browne's letters, by an express from Lady Dillon. ... Notices some personal affairs, and then continues: "Had I known [earlier] as much as I do, I would never [have] undertaken this employment in pursuing rebels in so fast a country, and where all, or most, of the inhabitants are friends unto them." ...

Describes the military arrangements made by the writer; and asks his correspondent to shew this letter to the Lord President [of Connaught]. ...


Subjoins:

Manifesto, by Lord Dillon, to the Inhabitants of the County of Mayo, for the pursuit and suppression of certain persons, now in rebellion, and herein described

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 327

Document type: Copy


Decypher of MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 498-499, with the date altered to February 28

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 28 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 500-501

[Printed in the collection of Lord Arlington's Letters, 2, 219].


Petition of Thomas Hooke, of Dublin, merchant, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 28 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 115v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Lieutenant Samuel Booth. [With the Order thereon.]


Directions for the Draught from my Lord Lieutenant to my Lord President of Connaught: to be dated at the beginning of February last

Date: [February?] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 210


An Advertisement concerning persons in rebellion, within the county of Mayo, and Province of Connaught

Date: [February 1667]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 328

Document type: Without date, signature, or address.


Memorial of Inhabitants of the Province of Poitou, professing the Reformed Religion, to Lewis XIV, King of France

Date: Undated [February] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 313-314v

Document type: Translation

They recite various articles of the Edict of Nantes, for relief of Protestant subjects, loyal to the Crown of France, and complain of their infraction; represent various grievances, particularly in respect to marriage and baptism; and pray the King for redress.


[Breviate of the Memorial MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 313-314v above-recited]

Date: [February] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 320

With the signatures of the advocates [in the Parliament of Poitou?] "De Veneurs" and "La Bassière".


Petition of Sir Hans Hamilton, and others, Trustees for the Officers of 1649, to the Duke of Ormond

Date: [February] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 97v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recite their indebtedness to Lieutenant Colonel Little, for monies borrowed in order to promote the prosecution of the Trustees' claims. ... Pray for his Grace's warrant for such a sum as shall enable them to discharge the said debt.


Subjoined thereto 1

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims, for the payment to the petitioners of such sum as shall be needed for discharge of the debt, above-recited

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 18 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 97v

Document type: Copy


Subjoined thereto 2

Amended warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, to the like effect

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 7 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 97v

Document type: Copy


Sir W. Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 1 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 322-323

Document type: Holograph

Much alarm has been excited by the French moving troops towards Namur & Charleroi. ... In the writer's opinion, however, the affair is one rather of marches & musters, than of present action. Colbert, he thinks, is more bent upon continuing the war of Portugal with Spain, & the war of Holland with ourselves, than of beginning a new war. ...

... Answers an inquiry made by the Lord Lieutenant as to Irishmen who have been "practising" with Colbert. ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 1 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 34-35

Document type: Copy

Details concerning the public revenue & finance of Ireland; and the accounts thereof; and also concerning some proceedings of the Commissioners of the Court of Claims. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 1 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 296-297

Document type: Copy

Doubts not that his Lordship & Lord Berkeley will take care of the Post Office, but will contribute his, the writer's, part of care for the Postmasters, by laying them by the heels, when he observes them to be negligent, & by rewarding them when they are found to be careful.

Adds particulars concerning: (1) ecclesiastical promotions; (2) Barker's case; (3) Foreign affairs; (4) Export of Irish Cattle.


Encloses:

Draught of a letter, to be offered for his Majesty's Signature; on behalf of the Officers of the Army of Ireland of 1649 and, more particularly, on behalf of Sir William Flower, "the discoverer of a concealed part of their common interest"

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 296-297


Ormond to Sir William Coventry

Written from: Dublin

Date: 1 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 471

Document type: Copy

... There is no question but that, as Sir William states the case, a free trade with France must be ill for England. It was held so when traffic lay open, and must be more so whilst it remains hard or difficult with those countries whence we gained money. But, adds the Duke, "I think that we that have no money, & consequently must bring their commodities in truck for our own; and if the value of ours shall prove greater, bring the overplus in money, are secured against that danger. You will find it proposed from hence, that we may have freedom to trade with all enemies as well as friends, a liberty essentially necessary to the being of the Kingdom and support of the Government, at least as long as the war shall last, or the prohibition of transporting our Cattle, at any time of the year." ...


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 2 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 329

Document type: Holograph

Has given to the writer's brother [Commissioner] Cooke an account of the plantations at Cornbury, in order to preserve his Grace, & Lord Arran, from "an error of overgrown trees", into which Hugh May led my Lord Chancellor there. ...

Mentions negotiations between the East-India Companies of England and Holland - "mutually fearing the French trade" in the Indies - treaties private, & "insignificant at present ... but as introduction to future Articles." ...

The Duke of Buckingham has been "casting the King's nativity with his own, by one of the most insignificant rascals that ever pretended to Astrology" ... one who made the art "ridiculous, since he prognosticated the hanging of old Oliver, to his son, Richard Cromwell." ...


Sir W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 2 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 474

Document type: Holograph

Is commanded by H.R.H. the Lord Admiral to desire his Grace to give order that the Frigate 'Dartmouth' be sent to Kingsroad, near Bristol, where the Captain will find a new Commission and instructions. ...


Affidavit of Aldridge Harris, wife of George Harris, an Organ-maker, concerning the indebtedness of Hugh Kennedy, and others, soldiers, to Witness' husband, aforesaid

Written from: Dublin

Date: 2 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 116v

Document type: Copy


Subjoined

An Order by the Duke of Ormond thereupon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 117

Document type: Copy


Burlington to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 2 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 335-336

Document type: Holograph

Mentions recent proceedings of the King in Council, on the affairs of Ireland. The writer and Lord Anglesey have solicited, from the Duke of York, that a squadron of the Navy may be victualled in Ireland.


Captain Theobald Dillon to Viscount Dillon

Date: 3 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 337

Document type: Original

Reports the engagement of the writer's troop with a party of rebels, led by Dudley Costello, who was killed in the affair, and all his followers routed.


Lord Dillon to Ormond

Written from: At the foot of Crohan mountain, in Gallen

Date: 4 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 331

Document type: Holograph

May it please his Grace that the writer place Dudley Costello's head at Castlemore, where it shall remain, until his Grace's further pleasure or that of the Lord President of Connaught be notified concerning it. ... An enclosed letter will give the Lord Lieutenant a narrative of the encounter.

Adds further particulars of recent military operations; and also, by P.S., says that he "understands that Dudley did believe that his, Lord Dillon's, men were raw soldiers, newly raised; but the party with Captain Dillon were mostly reformed officer and soldiers of Charles Dillon's."


Encloses:

Theobald Dillon to Lord Dillon

Written from: Esber

Date: 3 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 333

Document type: Holograph

Reports particulars of the late encounter with the rebels under Dudley Costello; and of other military service.


Sir W. Temple to Clarendon

Written from: Brussels

Date: 4 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 324-325

Document type: Original; unsigned

Continues, at great length, his view of the political condition and present prospects of the Peninsula including a summary of recent advices from various parts of Europe upon the question of Peace, or War?


Sir W. Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 4 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 326

Document type: Holograph

Communicates a letter of this day's date to Clarendon [calendared immediately above]. It contains all the writer can collect, or conjecture, from Spain.

The subjoined paper tells all that is known to him from Holland.


Encloses:

Advices of various incidents, political & military, from the United Provinces. Addressed to Sir William Temple.

Written from: La Haye

Date: 3 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 328

Document type: Original


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 583-584

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Further directions for the procedure to be taken in respect to the allotment of lands, in reprisal, to James, Duke of York, in the several counties of Louth, Kildare, Dublin, and Cork; and in other counties of Ireland; and, more particularly, in respect to the allotment, as aforesaid, of lands & tenements in the county first-named, claimed before the Commissioners under the Act of Settlement, by Theobald, Earl of Carlingford.


Petition of Sara King, relict of Deane King, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 116v

Document type: Copies

Arrears of a pension upon the Irish Establishment. [With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of Lieutenant Patrick Long to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 117

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Major Nicholas Bayly. [With the Order thereupon.]


A second Petition of Lieutenant Patrick Long to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 117

Document type: Copy

Certain persons, who were enumerated in a Schedule annexed to this Petition, are indebted to the Petitioner in the several sums of money set against their names, respectively. The Lord Lieutenant's orders are prayed, in order to the recovery of the same.


Annexed:

An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, referring the examination of the Schedule aforesaid to Major Nicholas Bayly

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 117v

Document type: Copy


Commission, by the Duke of Ormond, to Captain Hugh Montgomery and to John Baxter, esquire, to be receivers, at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 25v-26

Document type: Copy

Commission, by the Duke of Ormond, to Captain Hugh Montgomery and to John Baxter, esquire, to be receivers, at Dublin, of Wheat and Oatmeal, brought in as part of the Subsidies due to his Majesty; in pursuance of a Proclamation by the Lord Lieutenant and Council of 11th February last.


Like Commissions to various Storekeepers of the chief Garrisons, in various parts of Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 26

Document type: Breviates (eleven entries)


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 382

Document type: Holograph

A proclamation has been issued in Scotland, prohibiting the importation from Ireland of all cattle, except horses, after the first day of the month succeeding its date. This will be an additional argument in support of what is proposed for Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 7 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 585

Document type: Original

Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, to be added to the Commission for Valuation of Lands in Ireland, possessed by Adventurers or Soldiers in the year 1659. ...


Bull to Wharton

Written from: Dublin

Date: 7 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 228, fol(s). 44-45

Document type: Original

Has received Lord Wharton's letter of February 19. Will, if need be, view the lands leased to Mr Adams. Thinks that if Lord Wharton should elect to "retrench" upon lands in Carlow [in MS.: "Catherlough"], Dawson will refuse to pay his arrears of rent. If upon lands in Meath, there will then be difficulties with Adams.

Encloses a letter [not now appended] received from the person last-named.


Arthur Montgomery to Ormond

Date: 8 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 335

Document type: Holograph

Reports various incidents of the writer's pursuit of certain rebels, in the neighbourhood of Carrickfergus; and other details of military service. ...


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Berkshire House

Date: 8 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 134

Document type: Holograph

Is glad if poor [Gilbert] Mabbott be, at last, in any tolerable degree satisfied. ... It is a shameful thing to take away from such a man, what the Duke thought fit once to give him; & to disappoint him of the recompense promised. ...

If there be not entire satisfaction in all the Duke has desired [for Ireland] in the point of trade, it is not the King's fault, who granted all very cheerfully. ...

There are difficulties - more than appear aboveboard - and yet they are not such as may not be mastered. ...

[Printed by Lister, 3, 448-450].


Notes of Events and Incidents in British History, during the reign of King Charles II

Date: 8 March 1667-25 August 1684

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 240, fol(s). 94-95

Document type: In T. Carte's hand.

Chiefly from Salmon's Chronological Historian.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 9 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 337

Document type: Holograph

The Dutch make greater naval preparations than ever. ... From the Caribbee Islands nothing, very lately, is heard, but there is a belief that all are lost except the Barbadoes, which will be able to repel the invaders, if the ammunition arrive before they attack the place. ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 9 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 460-461

Document type: Holograph

Communicates a Summary of the Correspondence with the Earl of St Alban concerning the pending Treaty. ...

Adds: "For my part I begin to fear France is not sincere in their professions towards the Peace [with the Netherlands]; and not being so, "it will at the best be hard, if not impossible, to make it." ...


Ormond to Dungannon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Directions concerning the supply of military stores to various places, within Lord Dungannon's government, in the province of Ulster.


Enclosure 1

Commissions, to various persons therein named, for the receipt of the stores mentioned above

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98v


Enclosure 2

A blank Commission, for the receipt of stores, to supply the city and castle of Londonderry; the blank to be filled up by Viscount Dungannon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98v


Ormond to Kingston

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98v

Document type: Breviate

To like effect, as respects the Province of Connaught, with the letter concerning that of Ulster, calendared above.


Encloses:

Commissions to Storekeepers, within the Province of Connaught

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98v


Ormond to Donegal

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98v

Document type: Breviate [in Letter Book]

To like effect, as concerns the town and castle of Carrickfergus, as in the letter of the same date, in relation to other parts of Ulster, addressed to the Lord Viscount Dungannon, and calendared above.


Encloses:

A Commission, from Lord Lieutenant the Duke of Ormond, for the Keeper of the Ordnance Stores at Carrickfergus

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98v


Ormond to Sir Stephen Fox

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 293

Document type: Copy

Desires that payment may be made to Sir Allan Apsley of such monies as he shall call for, in payment of certain hawks to be provided for the writer.


Ormond to Sir Stephen Fox

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 294

Document type: Copy

To like effect, on behalf of Robert Wells, a falconer, who is employed to bring over the cast of hawks into Ireland.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 293

Document type: Copy

Desires the Secretary's favourable assistance for certain suits of Lord Anglesey, and others, in respect of abatement of quit-rents to the Crown, and other matters arising out of the Act of Settlement of Ireland.


Enclosure 1

Draught of a Letter from the King, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, on behalf of the Earls of Anglesey and Orrery

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 293


Enclosure 2

Draught of a like Letter, on behalf of the Lord Chief Baron Bysse

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 293


Enclosure 3

Draught of a like Letter, on behalf of the Earl of Inchiquin

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 293


Arlington to Sandwich

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 504-505

Document type: Original, in cypher; subscribed and signed

Upon consideration of Lord Sandwich's letters of the 5th and 13th of February, the King has determined that the Treaty of Portugal shall be pressed conditionally; that of Commerce positively. To the latter, a private article should be added, engaging the contracting parties not to assist one another's enemies. The Portugal treaty will be recommended to that Court from hence. Adds that "the Baron d'Isola is troubled ... at Spain's refusal of the title of King to Portugal."


Arlington to Sandwich

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 406-407

Document type: Duplicate - original in decyphered cypher

Replies to Lord Sandwich's letters of 15, 23 and 28 of February, on the terms of the Treaty of Peace between Spain and Portugal, and on the progress of the Treaty of Commerce with Spain.

Communicates the purport of some conferences with the Ambassador of France.


Decypher of MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 504-505

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 11 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 502-503


Petition of Ulick Wale to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 117v

Document type: Copies

Prays the Duke's Order for a Report from certain Referees to whom a former supplication of Petitioner was committed, but who have not reported thereupon.

[With the Order.]


Petition of Barnabas, Lord Baron of Upper Ossory, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 117v

Document type: Copy

Prays his Grace's order for the issue to Petitioner, in due form of law, of a Custodiam of certain parcels of land, in the barony of Upper Ossory & Queen's County which parcels have been retrenched from the claims of divers Soldiers, under the Acts of Settlement & Explanation.


Annexed 1

A Schedule of Lands in the Queen's County, lying within the Barony of Upper Ossory, retrenched as aforesaid

Date: 11 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 118

Document type: Copy, certified


Annexed 2

An Order by the Duke of Ormond upon the Petition calendared above

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 11 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 117v

Document type: Copy


Petition of Peter Rooth to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 119

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Lieutenant Richard Smith, and Captain Sir Francis Hawley. [With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of Michael Berford, of Kilrow, in the county of Meath, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 11 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 124v

Document type: Copies

Hath just cause of suit against Major Edward Billingsley. Prays the Lord Lieutenant's license to prosecute the same.

[With the Order as prayed.]


Earl of Manchester, and others, to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 12 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 341

Document type: Original [with five signatures]

Under the provisions of a recent Act of Parliament entitled 'An Act for raising of moneys by a Poll', &c., his Grace is solicited to notify to the Commissioners thereunder the profits of his office of Lord Steward of his Majesty's Household in order to their due assessment for the purpose aforesaid.


Earl of Manchester, and others, to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 12 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 343

Document type: Original [with five signatures]

Notify certain assessments, already made under the Act above-mentioned.


Petition of Michael Cole to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 12 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 119

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Lieutenant Sir George St George, and Lieutenant Robert Morgan. [With the Order made thereupon.]


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the removal of part of Colonel Robert Sandys' company of foot from Clonderah to Lanesborough

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 12 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 26v

Document type: Copy


[A News-Letter, addressed to Sir George Lane]

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 12 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 150-151

Mentions the sudden death of Mr Bellenden, who had come to England, with credentials from the Queen Mother; the marriage of the Lady Essex Howard, daughter of the Earl of Suffolk, to Mr Griffin; and other domestic incidents.

Orders have been given for a vigorous prosecution of the works of fortification on the Coasts of England.

The purport of recent political advices from Italy, France, and the Peninsula is added.


Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims, at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 13 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 99

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Desires, on behalf of Captain Bythell Vaughan, that such relief as his case admits of may be afforded to him.


Encloses:

Petition of Captain Bythell Vaughan to the Duke of Ormond

Date: [March] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 99

Document type: Copy

Petitioner served as Lieutenant to Captain James Vaughan in Sir William Vaughan's Regiment of Horse. ... Cannot obtain a Certificate of his Commission, the Captain, and the Colonel, being both dead. ... Prays for the Lord Lieutenant's recommendation of his case.


Petition of Anthony Woolhouse to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 13 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 118

Document type: Copies

The Earl of Devonshire recommended petitioner to his Grace, to be mustered in some Troop on the Irish Establishment, when a vacancy should occur. There is now a vacancy in Sir Oliver St George's troop, to which his Grace is prayed to appoint the petitioner. [With the Order, as prayed.]


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 13 [and 14] March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 297-298

Document type: Copy

Communicates his reflections on intelligence or rumours brought, indirectly, from England, the authentic accounts of which are anxiously awaited. ... [What follows is written on the 14th, after the arrival of the long-delayed dispatches from England.] Is sorry that my Lord of Buckingham's deportment has been such, as to provoke the King from "the usual gentleness of his temper". ...

... Is of opinion that, by the instrument now received the liberty of Ireland "to trade with [foreign] enemies is positive enough; but that of trading with plantations consisting of the King's subjects is not clear or effectual. But if the other [instrument], and the £50,000, come to us in good time, I shall hope," adds the writer, "howsoever dangerous this summer may prove, to give his Majesty a tolerable account of this Kingdom."


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 438

Document type: Copy

Gives further particulars of Mabbott's case; and communicates a copy of the letter written to Lord Arlington, which will acquaint the Chancellor with the writer's opinion (upon the sudden) of the answer given to the late "representations and propositions" from him & the Council. ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 14 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 36

Document type: Copy

Has received the Earl's letters of 26 February, and 5 March, and also the draught of an answer, drawn up by Lord Anglesey, to the Representations & desires of the Lieutenant & Council jointly, addressed to his Majesty. The writer's single opinion [in MS. (as usual): "sence"] on this draught is communicated to Lord Arlington.

... The main thing is to have "the passes for trade full & effectual, and the money speedily sent. ... If difficulty appears for the rest, let them lie by", for the present. ...


Ormond to Captain Richard Rooth

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 14 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Sailing orders for H.M.S. 'Dartmouth'.


Transmits (via Bristol):

A Commission from HRH the Duke of York Lord High Admiral, to Captain Richard Rooth, for the command of H.M.S. 'St David'

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: [March 1667]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98v


Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims, at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 15 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 99

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Robert Nangle and Mabel Nangle, mother of the said Robert, are, in all points, to have the full benefit of his Majesty's grace, favour, and mercy, extended to them by his late letters on their behalf.


Encloses:

The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 99

Document type: Copy

Notifies his Majesty's pleasure, in certain matters concerning Robert Nangle, and Mabel Nangle.


Petition of the Officers and Soldiers of the Earl of Donegal's Troop to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 15 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 118v

Document type: Copies

Assignments for the pay of Petitioners, charged upon the Earl of Annandale's estates in the county of Down, were issued by Sir Daniel Bellingham, but the Troop received no benefit from them, by reason of a suit-at-law, then pending, touching the right of property in the lands aforesaid. ...

They pray for the recall of the said assignment, & the issue of a more solvent one.

[With the Order, as prayed.]


Petition of Edward Davells, one of his Grace's Life Guard of Horse, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 15 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 118v

Document type: Copies

Thomas Davells, of Killethen, in the Queen's County, esquire, father of petitioner, was divested [in MS.: "devested"] of an estate of £1,000, a year, in land, & is not yet restored to any part thereof. George "Allmary" [so in MS., but no doubt corruptly], an Adventurer, is in possession of most part of it, and hath retrenched Killethen & other lands from his claim. A Custodiam of those lands is prayed for.

[With an Order of Reference thereupon, to the Barons of the Exchequer.]


Petition of Andrew Lynn, esquire, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 15 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 119

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Captain Sir Francis Foulke. [With the Order thereupon.]


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 345-346

Document type: Holograph

The merchant's letters, from Antwerp, speak, despairingly, of our Peace; and assuredly of an impression [meaning "an enterprise"] upon Flanders, this spring - as early as a "severe winter will allow" - "30,000 French being drawn to the frontier already." ...

... The Duke of York goes to Harwich on Tuesday; "all the Coast towns will be visited shortly, upon a just supposition the French or Dutch, or both may make descents in some open road, and harass [in MS.: "haraze"] the country." ...


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 356-357

Document type: Holograph

Has seen several models [of coaches], in all the best coachmakers' yards of the town, and has, with the help of Sir Nicholas Armorer, resolved upon one which, he hopes, will answer his Grace's expectation. As to my Lord Chancellor's picture, has often discoursed the justice of his Grace's title to it with my Lady, but could not obtain it, & will never accept a copy. ... Has, however, an unfeigned promise from my Lord that he will sit to Lely [in MS.: "Lillye"] ... who intends "to draw him, in his Parliament robes." ...

... Adds various particulars concerning the business of the Dublin "Court of Claims"; and also concerning naval preparations, and Advices lately received from the Colonies.


Ormond to the Archbishop of Canterbury

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 214

Document type: Copy

The writer does not doubt that the ill humour in the House of Commons was brought thither, or fomented there, by some who owe the King, and their country, more duty; and who perhaps think that their former services or sufferings for the Crown, will bear them out in the invasion they shall attempt upon the prerogative of it now.

The Archbishop will see that men of his own robe are not wholly free from the same spirit, by a letter sent by Dr Potter, late Dean of Waterford, to a correspondent in this Kingdom. ...

The present writer, out of respect to his Grace, and reverence for the profession, chooses rather to put the letter into his hands, than to send it. ... For like reason, he will do all he can to vindicate the ecclesiastical jurisdiction in the punishment of Dr Loftus.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 462

Document type: Holograph

All our applications to France will not prevail with them to suffer the Treaty to be made at the Hague; neither will they own credit enough with the Hollander to get Polcurone restored to us; which, though not in itself very valuable, is much so for having been one of the most professed causes of the War. ...


Ormond to Sir W. Temple

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 333

Document type: Copy

Despite contrary winds, by the industry of Robin Leigh, Lord Arlington's Secretary, we have gotten one packet which brought over Sir W. Temple's last letter & its enclosure, a piece offering matter for very serious deliberation.

It seems apparent that France aspires to umpire all the differences of Christendom, wherein England might have at least shared, if we had continued in peace, and been ready for war. Count Marchin's discourse carries great reason in it, "yet I know not", continues the Duke, "of what avail Spain can be to us, they continuing at war with Portugal, & we with Holland, France, and Denmark." ...


Sir W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 476

Document type: Holograph

Communicates arrangements made for carrying on the War ... Is of opinion that nothing will more contribute to advance the King's service than the setting forth of Privateers; and that no place is more suitable for that purpose than Ireland. ...


Ormond to Clanricarde

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 442

Document type: Copy

When the writer first received Lord Clanricarde's letter, with the opinion of his counsel that the Duke could not be guardian to his niece, Frances McCarthy, "because he might be her heir", he wondered at the reason, not being able to comprehend how that could come to pass.

He has sent the Case to the best lawyers he could find ... conversant in the affair, and encloses a copy of their opinion ... so that he presumes the obstacle is removed. As to the thing itself, he has no ambition to it, but if Lord Clanricarde thinks his, the writer's, being guardian may be useful to secure the child's interest, without inconvenience to his Lordship, he is willing to be so.


Encloses:

Case, and opinion of Counsel [Sir N. Plunkett, Thomas Ryan, & T. Bagot], concerning the custody and tuition of the Lady Frances Macarthy

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 444

Document type: Copy


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 299

Document type: Copy

Being entitled by the King's gracious engagement, made upon the writer's demission, for the next vacant place of Gentleman of the Bedchamber to the King, the importunity of Lord Ossory prevails with him to resign that reversion to his son Arran - with his Majesty's permission.


Extract out of the Notes of the States of Zealand, upon the communication to them of the Correspondence of the States General of the United Provinces with England and with France, upon the choice of a place of Treaty

Date: 16 March 1667 [N.S.]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 700-701

Document type: Translation


Ormond to Dillon

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Thanks the Lord President of Connaught for his letter of 4th inst, & the accompanying papers; and especially for his care in the prosecution & destruction of the rebel Dudley Costello, whose head, now placed by Lord Dillon on Castlemore, is to be sent hither, that it may be here disposed of, as a public example. ...


Ormond to Donegal

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 16 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 99v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Certain assignments, upon the estate of the Earl of Annandale [James Johnstone, 3rd Earl of Annandale and 2nd Earl of Hartfell in Scotland], formerly given to the officers & soldiers of Lord Donegal's troop are to be withdrawn, and to be returned hither. Upon such return, new assignments will be sent in lieu thereof.


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 17 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 440

Document type: Copy

... "Upon occasion of the misfortune befallen the Duke of Buckingham ... it is considered & hoped that if the King shall admit of any mediation in behalf of that Duke my son [Earl of Arran] may, more properly than any man I can think of, be allowed to do it, and that if the offence shall prove capital, and be so pursued and punished in the end, he may then, in behalf of his wife [Lady Mary Stuart, daughter of James, fourth Duke of Lenox & first Duke of Richmond; niece of George, Duke of Buckingham], humbly put his Majesty in mind of her innocence, and of the merit of her father & of his family."

"No man can be a better judge ... or director in the conduct of such an affair, nor can I doubt that as you retain much kindness for the memory of the late Duke of Richmond, so you will be not the less willing to let his daughter find the effects of it, for the family she is come into, and to which she is, in her single person, as great a blessing as could be wished from any of her sex." ...


Daniel Gahan to Lane

Written from: Post Office [apparently, the Post Office of Dublin]

Date: Monday [18 March] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 347

Document type: Holograph. [Endorsed (& probably in correct form) "Gaghan", "Gahan" being the anglicized form].

Sues for the Lord Lieutenant's influence, through the friendly offices of Sir George Lane, in order to the writer's continuance in office; in view of certain new arrangements consequent on the giving to "my Lord Arlington & my Lord Berkeley ... [a] concern for the future, in the [General] Post Office." ... Adds that Arlington's "main drift is to settle Jack Davis (who was banished to Tangier), his son, in this employment." ...


The King to the States General of the United Provinces

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 18 March [O.S.] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 72, fol(s). 702

Document type: Copy

Recites previous propositions as to the place of Treaty; and is now willing to assent to the choice of Breda.

French.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 19 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 458

Document type: Holograph

Breda is chosen as the place of the treaty with the States-General.


Ormond to Mountrath

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 19 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 99v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Has received the Earl's letter of 14th inst, with James Dwigen's [Duigan] list enclosed [i..e a list of persons informed against as rebels]. ... Lord Mountrath is to give him a protection, "so as he may prosecute, at the Assizes, against such malefactors as are, or shall be then, brought in; and afterwards come to this city, to pass his pardon; behaving himself as becometh a loyal subject." ...


Ormond to James Buck

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 19 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 294

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Account is to be sent over of what interest money has been paid by Buck, on the Duke's behalf, and of what sums are now due for interest; and also an account of such other disbursements as have been made.


Ormond to James Clarke

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 19 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 294

Document type: Copy

Desires transmission of a summary statement of Mr Buck's accounts, so far as they may have been delivered into Clarke's hands.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 19 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 295

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Desires the Secretary's submission to his Majesty, as recommended by the writer, of the suits described hereunder.


Enclosure 1

Draught of a Letter from the King, directing the grant, in due form, to Denny Muschamp, and Boyle Muschamp, and the survivor of them, of the office of Clerk of the Crown and Peace, in the Province of Ulster, in reversion, after the next avoidance thereof

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 295


Enclosure 2

Draught of a like letter for making John Fitzgerald, B.A., of Trinity College, Dublin, a Junior Fellow thereof

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 295


Sir William Throckmorton to Sir George Lane

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 20 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 348

Document type: Holograph

By direction of the Lord Fitzhardinge, Treasurer of H.M. Household, asks to be informed concerning a certain "Commission of the Verge" [a circuit, or "compass, bounding the jurisdiction of the Lord Steward" (Cowell)], given to the Duke of Ormond, when his Grace came last from Ireland.


Abstracts of the Accounts of the Earl of Anglesey, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland - under certain Heads of Expenditure - for the year ending 20 March 1667

Date: 20 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 559

Document type: Original; apparently in the hand of Sir Paul Davys


Petition of William Atkinson to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 20 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 120v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Dr William Currer. [With the Order thereupon.]


Arlington to Sandwich

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 21 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 506

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

The King, perceiving that the governing party in Holland cannot be brought to consent to treat at the Hague, has at last agreed to treat at Breda. The Emperor's mediation has been accepted here, & the Baron d'Isola is about to offer it in Holland.


Warrant for storing of 500 barrels of wheat, "for the provision of his Majesty's garrison" at Galway, and for keeping "the same apart from such corn or meal as shall be brought thither upon the [late] Proclamation"

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 21 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 28

Document type: Copy


Sir R[obert] W[alsh?] to [Ormond?]

Written from: Clonmel

Date: 21 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 298-299

Document type: Original [unsigned]

Sends an account of some designs and proceedings of discontented persons in Ireland.


Subjoins:

A Cypher, proposed to be used in political correspondence, as far as respects the proper names of persons referred to therein

Date: March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 300


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 22 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 587

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Sir John Stephens to have the office of Craner and Packer in the respective ports of Ireland, that of Dublin excepted, and to be empowered to levy duties of cranage and package, at the rates levied in Dublin; and to be under bond to erect cranes, within four years, in all the ports aforesaid.


Petition of George Fowles [apparently so in MS., but the spelling is doubtful] to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 120

Document type: Copies

As legatee of the chattels of his deceased brother, Hugh Fowles, late a trooper in the troop of Sir Oliver St George, petitioner prays his Grace's order to the said Sir Oliver to deliver the horse, and to satisfy the arrears of pay of the said deceased soldier. [With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of Michael Cole to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 22 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 120

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt, against Mr William Sheridan, one of the Duke of Ormond's chaplains, and against John Weldon, a soldier in his Grace's Life-Guard. [With the Order.]


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 23 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 350-351

Document type: Original

A proclamation, or act of State, is to issue in Ireland, "prohibiting the importation of all commodities of the growth, or manufacture, of any other Kingdom or Country, which our people of Ireland may well live without." ...

Adds directions as to certain matters of revenue.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 23 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 244

Document type: Holograph

The West-India Merchants believe that the French were (after obtaining some considerable spoil) repulsed from Antigua by the Planters. ...

The East-India Company are fully assured of obtaining Polleron ... with a considerable enlargement of their trade. ... The King presseth them to take Bombay; and my Lord Chancellor [Clarendon] gives them frank hopes that the King of Portugal will deliver Basseur [in MS.: "Bazire"; it had belonged, by cession, to the Portuguese, since 1534, & was part of the contracted dowry of Queen Catharine; but the Portuguese kept it, until 1765 (Thomson, Gazetteer of India, sub voce)] to his Majesty & his Majesty to them, on very reasonable terms. ...


The Examination and Confession of John Beeling, locksmith, touching a Silver Mine in Ireland; taken by Henry Wright

Date: 23 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 600

Document type: Original


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 23 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 464

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

Enclosed herewith is his Majesty's letter "to recompense the damage that Kingdom hath sustained by the passing of the Irish Cattle Bill, which I do not hear anybody ask his Majesty to support by any act from him; but if the trick go forward of bringing Cattle over, as I hear it hitherto succeeds, the clamour will be doubled upon us." ... This evening, Lord Arran brought the Lord Lieutenant's letter of the 16th. ...


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 90-91

Document type: Copy

... The insolent deportment of the Congregation at mass in Kerry, in rescuing the Tory, calls for full inquiry. ... It is hoped that to any of more than common quality, who stood by whilst it was done, Lord Orrery will teach their duty upon such an occasion. ...

Communicates, at great length, various details concerning matters of revenue & trade. ... Much wonders to find that it should be held [by some of the Ministers in England] fitter for the King to allow - as the less inconvenience to that Kingdom - the liberty of transporting wool [from Ireland] into foreign parts, rather "than that of a free trade with the American Plantations. It was otherwise esteemed in former times, and will be still so thought by me, till I am convinced of the contrary by some other arguments than bare assertions." ...


Ormond to the Commissioners

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 23 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 100

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Recommends Lumley Thelwall, esquire, for speedy reprisal, in respect of lands belonging to the writer and restored to him, according to the provisions of the Settlement Acts for Ireland.


Encloses:

Petition of Lumley Thelwall, esquire, to the Duke of Ormond [concerning lands in the county of Kilkenny]

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 100


Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims, at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 23 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 100

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Desires his Majesty's commands, on behalf of Theobald [Taaffe], Earl of Carlingford, so far as the same concern the Commissioners, may be put into execution.


Encloses:

The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 1 February 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 100

Document type: Copy

Instructions concerning the restoration to his estate in Ireland of Theobald, Earl of Carlingford.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 23 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 384

Document type: Holograph

Has received the Duke's letters of February 23rd and 27th, and of March 1st, full of favour of kindness. "My whole life", continues the writer, "shall be paying the debt your Grace's goodness hath made me liable to."

Adds some explanations as to proceedings of the Commissioners of Claims in matters relating to the Earl's estate. Notices the preliminary arrangements for the Treaty of Breda.


Lord Lieutenant & Council of Ireland to the Lords of Council in England

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 24 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 247-248

Document type: Certified Copy [6 signatures]

Report their proceedings in the matter of the Genoese Prize ship 'Sacrifice of Abraham'.


Enclosure 1

Copy of a Report of former proceedings upon the same subject. Addressed to Secretary Lord Arlington.

Date: 11 September 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 247*-248*

Document type: Certified Copy [thirteen signatures]


Enclosure 2

Copy of a Further Report upon the same subject. Addressed to Sir William Morrice [in the copy].

Date: 13 December 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 36, fol(s). 249-250

Document type: Certified Copy [eleven signatures]


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 24 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 589-591

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Further directions concerning the grant to be passed, to Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, and Roger, Earl of Orrery, of such lands & other hereditaments in Ireland as shall amount to the clear yearly value of £500, sterling ... according to the rents payable into the Exchequer; and concerning another grant to the persons aforesaid of the sum of £5,000, out of forfeited recognizances, and out of debts due to the King, and out of the goods and chattels of persons attainted. ...


John Jolliffe to Sandwich

Written from: London

Date: 25 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 508

Document type: Original

Requests his Lordship's favour, under the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor Clarendon, for the procuring of a settlement of "a debt made [in Spain] by Sir John Shaw about the year 1651."


Notes on the commercial transactions in Spain of John Shaw of Antwerp, now Sir John Shaw of London; submitted to Lord Sandwich as Ambassador Extraordinary to the Court of Madrid

Written from: London

Date: [25 March] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 510

Document type: Original


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 26 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 142-143

Document type: Holograph

Gives an account of various expedients proposed for the "relief" of Ireland, under the injury inflicted on that Kingdom by the Bill prohibiting the importation of Irish Cattle into England. ...

"Concerning the charity", adds the writer, "intended the City" [of London, by sending thither a large supply of Irish Cattle, to relieve the sufferers by the great Fire] "though the Act leave no liberty to transport it hither, they intend to carry it to the best market beyond sea." ...

Adds, at great length, particulars concerning (1) the subsidies of Irish Peers resident in England; (2) payments due from the Irish Exchequer, to the Lord Lieutenant, and the appropriation of them; (3) the state of the Treasury of Ireland, and of other administrative affairs of that Kingdom.


Ormond to Sir William Coventry

Written from: Dublin

Date: 26 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 472

Document type: Copy

When it was difficult to obtain commissions for private men-of-war, & inconvenient for the King to spare men for that service, there was much discourse of what men would do, in that way, if they had liberty. Now that there is liberty, the writer does not hear that men desire it. ...


Captain Henry Isham to Sandwich

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 26 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 512

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

Communicates various items of Court News, relating chiefly to marriages and other domestic incidents.


Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims, at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 26 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 100v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

To like effect, as above-recited, in respect of the land claims of H.R.H. the Duke of York.


Encloses:

The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 100v

Document type: Copy

Instructions concerning the land-claims, in Ireland, of H.R.H. the Duke of York.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 593

Document type: Original

Richard, Lord Le Poer & Curraghmore, to be a Privy Councillor of Ireland.


Mr Dyos to Mr Murphy [described as an "agent of Sir Nicholas Armourer"]

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 45, fol(s). 588

Document type: Extract; in Lane's hand. Endorsed by Ormond: "Given me by George Sysson, 30 April, 1670."

Reports some circumstances concerning a municipal Corporation not herein named, in order to the preparation of a proposed Address upon the subject, to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 301

Document type: Copy

... Some letters affirm 30,000 French to be already drawn up towards the French frontier, and as many more ready to follow them. ... They seem out of the way for this Kingdom. ...


[Observations] concerning the Act of Conventicles

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 305

[By Philip, Lord Wharton.]

[The date cited is from Wharton's endorse.]


[Further Observations upon the same Act (see MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 305); and, probably, by Philip, Lord Wharton]

Date: [April?] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 331

[These are wholly different from the 'Observations' in the paper MS. Carte 81, fol(s). 305.]


Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims, at Dublin

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 98

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Due order is to be given for the payment to Colonel Randal Clayton of a sum of £1,179 10s. 3d., in pursuance of an Address to the Lord Lieutenant from the Trustees for the Security of the Commissioned Officers of the Army who served his ... Majesty before June 1649.


A Commission [issued by desire of Lord Arlington], by James, Duke of Ormond, to Henry Rogers, of Cannington, esquire, to be a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Somerset

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 129

Document type: Breviate


Ormond to the Earl of Manchester and others, Commissioners of assessment for raising monies by a Poll-Tax

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 295-296

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Has received their Lordships' letters of March 12. ... Conceives that one of the assessments therein mentioned was made in respect of a pension which hath ceased. ... As to the profits of the office of Lord Steward, has directed Sir Stephen Fox to give account thereof. ...


Petition of Dominick Kirwan to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 120v

Document type: Copies

During a term of three years, petitioner has been imprisoned, "upon pretence of a crime supposed to have been committed by him at sea, since the 22nd day of October, 1641, whereof he was in no sort guilty."

Adds a recital of his Majesty's ... "Order that prosecutions of crime, committed since the said time, should be forborne, till an 'Act of Oblivion' were passed." ...

Prays his Grace's directions that petitioner may be furnished with a copy of his Majesty's Letters containing his gracious Order aforesaid.

[With the Order, as prayed.]


Petition of Francis, Lord Aungier, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 121

Document type: Copies

Arrears of military pay. [With an Order of Reference thereupon.]


Annexed 1

Report, by the Muster-Master General, upon arrears of pay due to Francis, Lord Aungier, as Captain of a Troop of Horse, in his Majesty's Army in Ireland

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 121

Document type: Copy


Annexed 2

Final Order, by the Duke of Ormond, upon the Petition calendared above

Date: 1 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 121

Document type: Copy


Countess of Mountrath to Lane

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 339

Document type: Holograph

Requests the delivery of certain firelocks and ammunition, according to a Warrant from the Lord Lieutenant.


Draught of a letter [concerning payment of "the year's rent", directed by the 'Act of Explanation' to be applied towards the raising of a sum of £300,000, for purposes therein described] to be signed by Sir Daniel Bellingham [as Deputy Receiver General]

Date: 27 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 218, fol(s). 27

Document type: Original; endorsed by Ormond

Drawn by the Earl of Orrery.


Warrants, by the Duke of Ormond, relating to arms, ammunition, and other Ordnance stores

Date: 27-29 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 27v

Document type: Breviates (six entries)


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 28 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 183

Document type: Holograph

Is of opinion that the Duke's visit to England would do good to himself, as well as to these Kingdoms. 'Cabals', like sores, ripen apace, and a cure will be attempted from which the writer would not have so skilful a physician absent.


Instructions left by the Commissioners [of the Court of Claims at Dublin] with their Sub-Commissioners for ... preparing the stock of Reprisals [under the Settlement Act & Explanatory Act, for Ireland]

Date: 28 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 603-604

Document type: Copy [delivered by Colonel Cooke to the Duke of Ormond]


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 28 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 302

Document type: Copy

Colonel Murphy, returning to Flanders, would be glad to take with him something from the King, or by his command, wherein his Majesty may vouchsafe to mention him, & generally all of the Irish nation in the Spanish service, as his subjects of whom he has regard.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 29 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 595

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Denny Muschamp, esquire, to have a grant in reversion of the office of Clerk of the Crown & Peace, throughout the Province of Ulster, next after the death of John Keating, now patentee thereof, or after other the next avoidance of the office aforesaid.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 29 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 649

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Gilbert Rawson, junior, to have a Grant, in reversion, for life, of the office of Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Court of Exchequer of Ireland, next after the determination of a former grant thereof made to William Warren and Henry Warren. ...


Ormond to Edward Butler

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 296

Document type: Copy

Out of the monies remaining in John Mandeville's hands a sum of £300 is to be paid to Lord Ossory.


Ormond to Mr George Shaw, of Antwerp

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 296

Document type: Copy

Having paid a sum of one thousand pounds, sterling, here to Colonel Murphy, a like value is to be paid at Antwerp to Mr Shaw, who is desired to remit it to his brother, Sir John Shaw, in London, for the writer's use.


Ormond to the Earl of Manchester, and others

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 29 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 297

Document type: Copy

Has given direction to Sir Stephen Fox to pay the sum (£30 1s.), mentioned in their Lordships' letter of February 21st, as assessed on the writer as Earl of Brecknock.


Commission, by the Duke of Ormond, to Captain George Steuart to be Captain of the company of foot, late under command of Thomas Steuart

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 29 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 27

Document type: Breviate


Clarendon to Ormond

Date: 30 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 354

Document type: Holograph

The Duke's letter of 17th, by Lord Arran, came quickly; that of the 11th soon afterwards. Has given [to Arran] [in MS.: "to your sunn"] "the best measures ... for his comportment in the great affair. ... There is, no doubt, a great deal of folly, mingled with malice enough. What it will now amount to, is yet uncertain. The other business is wholly referred" to the writer. ...

... Adds some particulars relating to Land-claims in Ireland; in some of which the Duke of York was concerned.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 30 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 466-467

Document type: Holograph

Reports the result of the writer's conference with Lord Arran concerning the Bedchamber office and the proceedings taken in respect to various Grants & Warrants transmitted from Ireland, for his Majesty's signature. ...

Will recommend his Majesty to withhold his hand from disposing of any of the land, pretended to by Mr Basher, until his Majesty shall have received the opinion of the Lord Lieutenant and Council thereupon. ...


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 92

Document type: Copy

... This morning, the Farmers of the Customs have been with the writer to prepare him for a claim to defalcation from their rent. ... He desired them to hasten their demand, and their reasons for it, that he might know reasonably what might be expected from that branch of the Revenue. ... Their statement when received, shall be transmitted to Lord Orrery, and their demand approved of, or disallowed, as he shall advise. ...


Ormond to Orrery

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 94

Document type: Copy

Instructions concerning criminal proceedings against a Friar, named Mulryan, and other recusants. ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 March 1667 [in MS., by error, "1666"]

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 38

Document type: Copy

... By advice of the Council Sir Paul Davys is preparing a Proclamation to signify to merchants the liberty they shall have to trade with the enemy; promising them secure passports for that end. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 303

Document type: Holograph-Minute

... The passports required for liberty to trade with the enemy are not yet come; without which, and unless they shall be very full, & be punctually obeyed, that concession will be fruitless.

... It would, indeed, adds the writer, "be unreasonable that, in consideration of the exclusion of our cattle, the King should allow an extraordinary freedom & supplies, and yet the exclusion not take place. But I have always represented that this last Act, against our Cattle, did but hasten and complete our misery, and bring us to that present & inevitable ruin which the war, and other prohibitions upon our trade, would as certainly, but not so soon, have brought upon us." ...


Petition of Jacques van de Peer to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 129v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Lieutenant Robert Fitzgerald. [With the Order thereupon.]


The State of the first five years' Accounts, in his Majesty's Kingdom of Ireland, from the 20th of March, 1662, to the end of March, 1667

Date: 31 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 52, fol(s). 232-233

Document type: Original


An Abstract of the Number of the Officers and Soldiers, in his Majesty's Army, in Ireland, according to the Muster of the last of March, 1667; together with the Head-Quarters of each Troop and Company

Written from: [Dublin?]

Date: 31 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 54, fol(s). 555-556

Document type: Original; endorsed by Lane, as "received 9 July, 1667"


Memorial to the King of Spain praying that certain claims of Sir Benjamin Root ["Ruit'], a British subject, long pending before the Spanish Board of Trade may be referred to the consideration of His Majesty's Council of State in order to their speedy settlement

Date: Undated [March?] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 74, fol(s). 408-409

Spanish.


Petition of William Carroll to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 116

Document type: Copy

Recites petitioner's service, under the direction of Sir Theophilus Jones, in the arrest of several proclaimed Tories & Rebels, some of whom are slain. ...

Prays a grant of his Majesty's pardon.


Annexed 1

Affidavit of Sir Theophilus Jones, concerning the employment of William Carroll in the pursuit of certain Tories & Rebels

Date: 2 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 116

Document type: Copy


Annexed 2

Order by the Duke of Ormond upon the Petition & Affidavit, calendared above

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 5 March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 116v

Document type: Copy


Licenses of Absence, to various officers and others of the Army of Ireland

Date: March 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 26-29

Document type: Breviates


[A Proclamation] by the Lord Lieutenant and Council [of Ireland; in pursuance of His Majesty's letter of March 23rd]

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 1 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 352-353

Document type: A Copy [thirteen signatures]


Warrants, Orders, and Licenses, by the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, relating to various minor details of military service, and of military discipline, in that Kingdom

Date: 1 April-24 December 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 28v-48v; 60v

Document type: Copies; and Breviates [196 entries]

[The great majority of these relate to furloughs, and to deliveries of ammunition, and the like details of service.]


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 2 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 40-41

Document type: Copy

Further details concerning the Proclamation for trade with the enemy; and concerning various Revenue and Finance affairs. ...

The writer has still found Lord Anglesey's professions & expectations [under the Settlement Acts] - and his willingness even to lose something of his clear right for the accommodation of the Settlement - so moderate & free, that, as the writer made no scruple to recommend his Lordship's concernments to the care of the Commissioners, during his attendance on the King for the common good of this Kingdom, so he may assure himself that ... he shall receive no injury ... which the writer's understanding or authority can prevent. ...


Encloses:

[An Order] by the Lord Lieutenant ... of Ireland [appointing Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, to be one of the Commissioners of Valuations, in that Kingdom]

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 42

Document type: Signed Copy


Andrew Marvell to Philip, Lord Wharton

Written from: London

Date: 2 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 103, fol(s). 258-259v

Document type: Holograph

Having nothing of his own to deserve Lord Wharton's acceptance, he sends to his Lordship "an oration or sermon" by Mr Stillingfleet, and a poem by Mr Ford ("formerly a minister of Northampton") in Latin and English. Thinks that the impiety of men has grown so rank, that if ministers, "instead of preaching and arguing, could thunder and lighten, it were all but too little." Adds some items of political news.


Ormond to Sir Arthur Forbes [in MS.: "Forbisse"] [afterwards, Earl of Granard]

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 100v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Has received Sir Arthur's letter of 24th March. Has given warrants for the several pardons of Garret Farrell, and three others of his name. ... Garret is to go to the assizes at Longford, "to be made use of there, as you shall find cause." ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 145, fol(s). 297

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Mr Richards, and Mr Manby, are recommended for employment in providing the King's liveries for his Majesty's servants here.


Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the delivery to Colonel Edward Vernon, of one George Howard

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 2 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 28

Document type: Copy

Warrant, by the Duke of Ormond, for the delivery to Colonel Edward Vernon, of one George Howard, a soldier of his Majesty's regiment of foot in England, who "hath lately taken from Sir John Talbot ... a considerable sum of money, and fled from his colours into this Kingdom ... [and is now] in custody."


Commission, by the Duke of Ormond, to Isaac Barton, to be Captain of the foot company late under command of Colonel John Mayart

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 2 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 29

Document type: Breviate


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 2 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 341

Document type: Holograph

Mentions the preparations for the departure to Breda of the Ambassadors [Lord Holles and Mr H. Coventry], appointed to negotiate with the Dutch. Adds that on the previous day, upon some sudden alarm, many artificers "were sent to Sheerness, to hasten the boom, and to chain up Chatham river". The King, says the writer, upon being frequently solicited on behalf of the Duke of Buckingham, charged the Duke with being "the cause of this continued war"; for the Dutch would have made early and humble submission, but for the weakening of the King's power in Parliament, by the Duke's cabals.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 2 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 386

Document type: Holograph

Notifies renewed appointments, made for "tomorrow", by the King, for settling the Duke of Ormond's "money business, at my Lord Treasurer's"; and by the Duke of York, for settling "a course for passes, according to His Majesty's late letter to Your Grace".

Mentions the issuing of certain orders for defensive preparations upon the Coasts.

Adds: "The Duke of Richmond and Mrs Stuart's intermarriage is now acknowledged. The King declares himself offended at the clandestineness of it."


Bennet to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 2 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 106

Document type: Holograph

Accounts of a great desire for Peace in Holland have come over. But the answer to be returned to the King's letter was still, at the date of this intelligence, under debate.

Has had an application on behalf of Lord Kingston, that Sir Winston Churchill may be forbidden to sit as a Commissioner of the Court of Claims, in Ireland, when his Lordship's case, as a Claimant, shall come under the hearing of the Court.


Sir William Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 2/12 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 368-371

Document type: Holograph

Has had the honour of attending to his Grace's command of March 16. ... Would much rather have shewn his humble service upon a better occasion, but the Duke is too high, & the writer too low; obliged therefore to owe very much, & to return very little, "which is one of the hardest fortunes an honest man can fall into". ...

Describes - at great length & in minute detail - the information that has come to the writer, from various quarters, concerning the preliminaries of the pending Treaty at Breda. ... Says, in the course of the narrative: "DeWitt, fortified with the resolution of France, engaged the province of Holland to continue firm against accepting the Hague [as the place of treaty] and to refer themselves wholly to the French resolutions ... that Court making use of my Lord St Alban's arrival at Paris, to possess the States with a belief that His Majesty was content that the main points of the negotiation should be adjusted at Paris, and the scene open afterwards, in some other place, to dispatch the formality [so in MS.]." ...

The writer proceeds to sketch the respective positions of the great Powers, and to state his own views of the political situation, generally.


Castleconnell to Ormond

Written from: Rossdrohed

Date: 3 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 358

Document type: Original

Recites particulars of the connection between the family of the writer, & that of the Lord Lieutenant; and also various particulars of the writer's personal & family affairs.

Solicits his Grace's support of certain claims which the writer has upon the Treasury of Ireland.


Earl of Manchester and others to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 3 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 360

Document type: Original [with five signatures]

Notify an assessment upon his Grace, under provisions of the 'Poll-Tax Act', as being one of the Gentlemen of his Majesty's Bedchamber.


Ormond to the Justices of Assize for the County of Longford

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 3 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 100v-101

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Instructions concerning the case of Garrett Farrell, and others, "to the end that there be no violation of their protection."


Petition of Ensign Garrett Foulke to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: [Dublin]

Date: 3 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 115

Document type: Copies

Arrears of military pay. [With the Order thereupon.]


Commission, by the Duke of Ormond, to Francis Hutton, to be Lieutenant of Colonel Humphrey Sydenham's regiment of foot

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 3 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 29

Document type: Breviate


A like Commission to Richard Eustace, to be Ensign of the foot company under command of Captain Conway Hill

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 3 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 29

Document type: Breviate


A like Commission for James Rookeby to be Ensign of the foot company under command of Sir Edward Massey [in MS.: "Massie"]

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 3 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 29

Document type: Breviate


Patent [by the Duke of Ormond] for the march of Sir James Middleton's Company from Carrick to Kinsale

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 3 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 29

Document type: Breviate


Thomas Agar to Lane

Written from: Crown Office in Essex Court, Middle Temple

Date: 4 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 362

Document type: Holograph

In the preparation of the last 'Bill of Settlement for Ireland', the writer took very great pains, and prosecuted his task thereon, "at a time of very great danger" [apparently, meaning the time of the Great Pestilence of 1665] as he "daily hazarded his life in the doing of it." ... Asks Sir George's good offices in respect of the writer's compensation for his labour.


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 4 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 305

Document type: Copy

... Has written to Lord Anglesey to lay aside £5,000 (out of the £15,000 he is to receive for the service of this Kingdom) to answer an occasion of the writer's ... who will repay it here, in as good coin as he, Lord Anglesey, shall furnish in England.


Arlington to Sandwich

Written from: [apparently written from the country]

Date: 4 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 513

Document type: Holograph

Communicates some particulars of the preparatory steps towards the Treaty of Breda.


Colonel Henry Norwood to Sandwich

Written from: Tangier

Date: 5/15 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 644-645

Document type: Holograph [misbound]

Has received his Lordship's letter of February 27, by the hand of Mr Sheeres. Fears that the "proportion shape & features of the Lady Tangier" failed to answer the expectation formed by his messenger "from your Excellency's amorous discourses of the place." Complains of Captain Elliot for having taken for sale at Cadiz a timber-laden prize which ought to have been brought into their port. Hard as matters go in England a good supply of provisions is come to Tangier, & the Mole is well furnished with materials.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 6 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 372-373

Document type: Holograph

Gives a summary of advices, and of rumours, on pending political affairs in various parts of the Continent of Europe. ... "The Emperor", he writes ... "presseth the ratifying [of] the Peace concluded with Portugal, admitting the title, in form, as they require." ... "They would all allow ... 'Rex Lusitanorum', since there are Portugals [Portuguese] in the E. & W. India; not 'Rex Lusitania' - of the country between the Rivers Duerus (Douro) and Minius (Minho) ... for, amidst all their papers, I find not much controversy about the petty style of the Algarves." ...


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 6 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 388

Document type: Holograph

After mention of an illness aggravated by "striving, against the gout", to attend the King, "for despatch of the forms for moneys, and the passports for trade", he submits remarks upon the consequences of such a distribution of the reprisals [under the Act of Settlement] as he hears to be intended by the Commissioners. ...


St Alban to Ormond

Written from: Paris

Date: 7 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 364

Document type: Holograph

Passes are this day sent into England for the King's Ambassadors to proceed, for the pending Treaty, to Breda; concerning the success of which the writer is in good hope. It were strange "if the single point of Polleron should be so prevalent either with the Dutch or us, that - all things else being agreed - that should continue the war." ...


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 446

Document type: Copy

Thanks the Chancellor for undertaking "the conduct of my son Arran, & of those affairs that carried him thither." ...

Nall Brodrick writes that the remaining part of "the work of the Commissioners" [of the Court of Claims] may be best performed by the Lord Lieutenant & Council, but the writer, for many reasons, is of a different mind, and consequently expects Brodrick's speedy return to his business here. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 8 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 307

Document type: Copy

... It is hoped that the Proclamation sent herewith is well warranted by the King's Order, and will be approved of. But, if it should seem too large ... the passports to be sent by H.R.H. [the Duke of York] may contain the due exceptions. ... Is not yet able to judge whether Sir Winston Churchill's presence can be dispensed with, or no. ... His brethren cannot at present be consulted with. ...

Has intelligence, which is thought to be well-grounded, of an attempt, by one Byrne, to murder my Lord Narborough in Flanders. ...


Enclosure 1

Copy of a Proclamation issued by the Lord Lieutenant & Council, concerning liberty of Trade

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 307


Enclosure 2

Draught of a Letter, to be offered for his Majesty's signature, for the translation of the Bishop of Kildare [Thomas Price; he was translated during this year but to Cashel not to Tuam] to the Archbishopric of Tuam

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 307


Enclosure 3

Draught of a like Letter for the election of Mr Ambrose Jones [archdeacon of Meath; he succeeded Price as proposed to the see of Kildare]

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 307


Patent [by the Duke of Ormond] for the march of Lord Brabazon's troop of horse from Bray to Castledermot

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 8 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 29v

Document type: Breviate


The Names of such [men] as were engaged [in the late rebellion in Connaught] with Nangle

Written from: Longford

Date: 9 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 391

Document type: Original; signed by Stockton

Given [to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland] by Mr Justice [Thomas] Stockton; 24 April, 1667.

[The title cited is from the Duke of Ormond's endorsement, words within brackets excepted. Stockton entitles it: 'A true Relation of Nangle's party'.]


Ormond to Brodrick

Written from: Dublin

Date: 9 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 49, fol(s). 395

Document type: Copy

Personal affairs. Observations on procedure in the Court of Claims. Need of Brodrick's return to his duties there. ...


Ormond to Aungier

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 9 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 101

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

A letter written by a Mr Weaver, one of the Justices of Peace for King's County and Queen's County, herewith transmitted, is to be compared with an examination - already in Lord Aungier's hands - of James Nangle; and account to be given thereupon.


Encloses:

Mr Weaver to the Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer of Ireland

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 101

Document type: Copy

Particulars concerning the case of James Nangle.


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 9 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 390

Document type: Holograph

The passports for trade have at length been prepared [after much both of renewed interview, conference, and correspondence] but "the King's pleasure not being yet signified", they cannot be sent "until the next post". Nor can the writer yet "get the £50,000 well assigned", but he is "promised fair".


[A News-Letter, addressed to Sir George Lane]

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 9 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 222, fol(s). 152-153

The death of the Marquess of Worcester; of the Earl of Cleveland; and of the late Governor of Scilly, Sir Francis Godolphin, are mentioned.

A ship, with a cargo stated to be worth £20,000, has reached Bristol from Virginia; and reports the safe arrival in America of the late Virginia Fleet.

On the coming occasion, the King intends to hold the Feast of St George at Whitehall, instead of Windsor.

Some foreign advices, political and naval, are added.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: Clarendon House

Date: 10 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 374

Document type: Holograph

... M. Courtin is added to D'Estrades [in MS.: "De Strade"] from the King of France. Our Fleet (such as it is) keeps our own Coast; so do the Dutch ... we shall equally avoid any accident of engagement in these seas, till the Treaty be determined. ...


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Maddenstown

Date: 10 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 448

Document type: Copy

Lord Anglesey reports that his illness keeps him to his bed. ... Doubts not that the Chancellor will, as far as is proper, supply the want of his attention to the pending and urgent affairs of Ireland. ...

The particulars that press are the placing of the sum assigned for Ireland, upon the best fund that may be had; and the sending hither of passports for the carrying on, by the merchants of this Kingdom, of free and safe trade with the enemy. ... Without the first, the army must be disbanded; without the other, the merchants will [by the late proclamation] have been drawn into a snare. ...


Countess Dowager of Clanricarde to Ormond

Written from: Portumna

Date: 10 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 215, fol(s). 343-344

Document type: Original

Has been roughly pressed, "by a troop of soldiers", for payment of £240 subsidy-money. Describes the circumstances of the late Lord Clanricarde's brief tenure of his estates before his death, and the hardships thence entailed upon the writer. Asks the Duke's protection in the matter.


Creed to Sandwich

Written from: Hinchinbroke

Date: 10 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 305

Document type: Original

Reports the good health of the Earl's family, and their eager expectation of his return to England.

The deplorable illness of Prince Rupert, and the belief that the Duke of Albemarle is "necessary on land, and fitter [there] than at sea", have given increased currency to reports of the King's intention to recall the Earl from Spain, in order that he "might have the naval conduct this summer".


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 12 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 597-598

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Theobald, Earl of Carlingford, & his heirs, to enjoy all the lands & tenements now claimed by him in the County of Louth, not exceeding five thousand acres ... and the contents of the King's letters on his behalf of the 1st of February last, concerning the estates of Braganstown and Cookestown, and the reprising, according to the said Earl's decree [in the Court of Claims], of such as had the said Earl's ancient estate set out to them, are to be observed in all the parts thereof. ...


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 13 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 144

Document type: Holograph

Communicates further particulars concerning pending matters of Irish Finance. ...


Duke of York to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 13 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 478

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

Passports, in blank, are herewith sent for such ships as the Lord Lieutenant shall license to trade between Ireland and foreign parts.


Carlingford to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 16 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 376

Document type: Holograph

After a tedious solicitation, has prevailed on the Duke of York to relinquish his pretensions to the writer's "concerns in the County of Louth", so that he now hopes the Commissioners [of the Court of Claims] will settle his interest there, without further dispute; yet he dares not remove hence, until informed of the effect of the King's present commands. ...


Sir W. Coventry to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 16 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 480

Document type: Holograph

Details of Admiralty matters. ...


Encloses:

A Memorial of Edward James, and others, masters of Merchant Vessels, complaining of the conduct of Captain Fletcher, appointed by the Lord High Admiral, to be their convoy, and now leaving them in Mounts Bay

Written from: Penzance

Date: 10 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 482

Document type: Original [with thirteen signatures]


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 16 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 109-110

Document type: Holograph

Communicates the purport of a conference with the Duke of Albemarle upon some affairs of Ireland and upon a "bargain [proposed] between my Lord of Ossory and him".

Acknowledges, in a postscript, the receipt of the Duke's letter of April 8th, and of an enclosure therein for the King.


St Alban to Ormond

Written from: Paris

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 366

Document type: Holograph

Has received his Grace's letter of March 16. ... Congratulates him on the reduction of the few men that troubled the peace of Ireland.

... Returns humble thanks for permission given to the writer's servant, to attend the Lord Lieutenant upon personal affairs.


Clarendon to Ormond

Written from: Clarendon House

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 378

Document type: Holograph

"My poor Lord Anglesey is in an ill posture" [of health]. ... The writer does all he can "to make all things ready for his [Anglesey's] journey" [towards Ireland] "but from the strictest enquiry I can make from the men of money - who were willing to deal for all they have - I cannot find above 30,000 pieces of eight in all this town, which amounteth to a very little sum; and it will be impossible to procure orders to transport our own specie, there being nothing more certain [than] that there is so great a scarcity of money throughout the Kingdom, that, if we had no other difficulty to contend with, our work would be uneasy enough." ...

Adds various particulars concerning the pending negotiations, concerning certain provisions of the Settlement Acts for Ireland, and also concerning the late quarrel between Buckingham & Ossory. ...


William Ross to Ormond

Written from: Westminster

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 380

Document type: Holograph

Has had the honour of a letter concerning his Grace's continued care of Lady Muskery. ... Doubts not of a speedy & good understanding betwixt the Earl & Countess of Clancarty & her Ladyship; if his Grace shall think fit to move my Lord Chancellor of England to call for Lord Bridgeman & to consider of the respective pretensions of those noble persons. ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 599

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

Dr Ambrose Jones, Archdeacon of Meath, to be Bishop of Kildare, in succession to Thomas, now Lord Archbishop of Cashel, and to have license to hold in commendam the Archdeaconry aforesaid, and certain Rectories, in that Diocese of Meath, now held by him; along with the Bishopric of Kildare until the profits thereof shall be improved to the value of £700, per annum.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 382

Document type: Holograph

We fear to lose Polleroon [elsewhere "Polleron"], upon the 'alternative article' as they call it; for the Dutch pretend to have delivered the island to 20 English before they heard of the war, & that they justly retook the same. ...

Adds some further reports as to the pending dispute betwixt the Crowns of Spain & Portugal about the title 'Rex Lusitaniae'.


Sir Joseph Hinton to Lane

Written from: London

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 384-385

Document type: Holograph

Accredits the bearer of his letter, Mr Gipps, & asks that some employment may be found for him ... in Ireland ... and then, the writer will send over Mr Gipps' wife, "a very pretty gentlewoman", that Sir George "may not be melancholy". ...


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 601

Document type: Original

Walter Walsh to have a Grant, in reversion, of the office of Craner, Wharfinger, and Packer of the Port of Dublin; next after the death of Thomas Hill, now holder of the office aforesaid, or after any other avoidance thereof.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 603

Document type: Original

Sir Edward Deering to be a Privy Councillor of Ireland.


The King to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 43, fol(s). 605-606

Document type: Original [with record of enrolment]

A surrender by the Earl of Arran of certain houses and their appurtenances in the town of Galway, held by him upon purchase from Robert Clarke, to be accepted, and a regrant of the premises to be made, by Letters Patent, to the Earl aforesaid upon terms herein stated.


The King to Ormond

Date: 20 April 1667

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

Document type: Breviate; by Carte

Recites the restoration of the Earl of Inchiquin to his former estate in Ireland, by the Commissioners for executing the Acts of Settlement & Explanation, and the Earl's consequent liability thereunder to the payment of a greater sum, for quit-rents upon lands in the County of Clare, than that formerly payable upon the same lands. ...

Directs the passing of Letters patent granting to the Earl a rebate of the excess aforesaid, and discharging him from certain arrears.


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 20 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 221, fol(s). 112-113

Document type: Holograph

The writer's health is scarcely yet so restored, as to fit him to return to the duty of his office.

The Earl of Anglesey, too, is confined to his bed by gout, and "by this unhappy accident", the writer "fears" that "the £50,000" [compensation, in part, of the Duke of Ormond's losses, in the rebellion and usurpation; granted by Act of Parliament] is "not so well forward as it ought to be".


A Warning to Protestants [exhorting them to hatred of Papists]

Date: 21 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 386

Document type: Original

[Addressed: "For Mr Lionel Newman, at the Coffee House in Castle Street, Dublin"; sent by Post; & apparently opened & seized, at the Office.]


Considerations concerning plantations of Madder and Licorus in Ireland

Date: 21 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 40, fol(s). 575

Document type: Original

Addressed to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant.


De Prata to Sandwich

Written from: Hinchinbroke

Date: 11/21 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 223, fol(s). 102; 104

Document type: Holograph [misbound]

The writer having had an intimation from Lady Sandwich, through Dr Spencer, that the Earl's intention to continue De Prata in his establishment extended only to one year; renews the expression of his hope that his humble service may be found not unacceptable upon his Excellency's return to England.


Warrant for the payment of certain subsidies by the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Council Chamber, Dublin

Date: 22 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 387

The amount assessed is £200.


Ormond to the Incumbent [Mr Hewetson] and Parishioners of St Werburgh's [in MS.: "St Warburgh's], Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 22 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 101

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Captain John Payne is to be excused for serving as Churchwarden of the Parish of St Werburgh; he being Director-General of his Majesty's buildings & fortifications.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 23 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 389

Document type: Holograph

Will not fail to set forward on his journey & when he arrives, "deliver what judgment his Grace is pleased to dictate in point of reprize; for, being sworn to execute the Act to the best of his understanding, is sure [that] in that point - land falling so short", as the writer "ever foresaw it would" - the Lord Lieutenant & he "alone, of all mankind ... is capable to direct who are most worthy to receive that arbitrary favour." ...

Mentions, in a P.S., the advices received of the death of the Pope; and in a second PS. a message from the Lord Chancellor [Clarendon] concerning Passports. ...


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 319

Document type: Copy

... As to the bargain his Lordship has taken the pains to treat of with the Duke of Albemarle, according to the writer's rule ... he put it into Lord Arlington's power to offer all that ...he thought the thing worth, in the way of buying. Yet if instructed as to the annual value of the place ... he may increase the offer ... Lord Arlington putting in good security that the writer's son [Ossory] "shall go upon no such causeless adventures as may lose" the writer "his money in a moment." ...


Ormond to Sir William Coventry

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 474

Document type: Copy

Minor naval incidents in Ireland.


Petition of Jacques van de Peer to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 23 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 123

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against John Kelly. [With the Order thereon.]


Anglesey to Ormond

Written from: London

Date: 23 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 217, fol(s). 392-393

Document type: Original [in the hand of Lord Anglesey's son]

The writer is himself still tied to his bed by gout; but has not failed to make his son his "instant messenger to the Lord Chancellor, Lord Treasurer, and others, for the dispatch of that business, tho delay whereof hath somewhat increased" his distemper. Yet he is still unable to give the Duke any further assurance of the completion of it, than that he has done his own part, and has received "daily promises".


An Order in Council

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 24 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 394

Document type: Original

An Order in Council directing that in the Proclamation concerning the Liberty of trade, formerly commanded, by his Majesty, to be published by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, should be exempted "as well ... the limits of the Charters of the Royal Company, the East India Company, and the Turkey Company, as the foreign plantations and the Canary Company."


Petition of Ann Chambers, widow & executrix of Edward Chambers, late of Dublin, merchant, deceased, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 24 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 123

Document type: Copies

Plaint of debt against Lieutenant Thomas Newcomen. [With the Order thereupon.]


Sir W. Temple to Ormond

Written from: Brussels

Date: 25 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 392-393

Document type: Holograph

Communicates further political advices, received by the writer from Spain, from Holland, and from other parts of the Continent of Europe.


Commissioners for executing the Act of Settlement to Ormond

Date: 25 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 44, fol(s). 607

Document type: Original; signed by Dering, Churchill, & Cooke

Report their progress in the execution of their duties under the Settlement Act and Explanatory Act, for Ireland; and the Instructions given to Sub-Commissioners for the preparation of lists of lands, forfeited and undisposed of, which are available for Reprisals.

Suggest a public proclamation of such lists, and an adjournment of the Commission from the middle of May to the middle of October.

Ask the Lord Lieutenant to obtain for them his Majesty's permission to go into England, for their private occasions, during such recess. ...


Arlington to Sandwich

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 25 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 515

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

Has received Lord Sandwich's letter of March 27, giving an account of his new meetings with the Junta. His Lordship "will be obliged to alter much of his matter", on hearing that France & Portugal are agreed upon a league, offensive & defensive, for ten years. This news is confidently reported by Sir Robert Southwell, and can only be taken as a Declaration of War with Spain - necessitating an alteration of Spanish counsels.


Sir William Coventry to Sandwich

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 25 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 518

Document type: Holograph

Thanks his Lordship for his Letter of the 27 March. Repeats Lord Arlington's information as to the Treaty between France & Portugal; adding that it excepts "only England from the obligation of offending".

Infers that England is likely to make a good Peace, "because the French King, without whom the Dutch will scarcely hold out the War, will be glad to be at leisure to apply himself wholly to the Conquest of Flanders".


Patents [by the Duke of Ormond] [for the removal of three companies of foot, from Kilkenny to Dublin; and for the removal of the troop of horse, under command of Sir William Tichborne, from Wicklow to Atherdee, in the county of Louth]

Written from: [Dublin Castle]

Date: 25 and 30 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 163, fol(s). 30

Document type: Breviates


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: Whitehall

Date: 26 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 468

Document type: Original; subscribed & signed

Not being able to find anything for Lieutenant Colonel Fitzsimons here, he is by his Majesty's command recommended back again to the favour of the Lord Lieutenant, in Ireland, as occasion may serve. ...


Arlington to Ormond

Written from: [Whitehall]

Date: 27 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 46, fol(s). 470-471

Document type: Holograph

The notification from Portugal of a league, offensive and defensive, with France, for a term of ten years - reserving power for England to join therein - "is a sufficient declaration of war with Spain from France". ... The drawing all their troops to the borders of Flanders and naming the chief officers for the field ... make it more notorious. ...

An indisposition of the Lord General [Duke of Albemarle] makes the Duchess more desirous that the bargain should be made upon this alarm. ... "I suppose", adds the writer, "my Lord looks your Grace should make him some offer again, before he changes his first price." ...


James Hamilton to Ormond

Written from: Earl of Anglesey's, London

Date: 27 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 47, fol(s). 146

Document type: Holograph; without signature; endorsed by Ormond

Lord Anglesey would fain answer his Grace's letter of 20th inst, but is so unwell that he is scarcely able to dictate the heads of an answer. He will endeavour to obtain such a signification from hence, under the Seal, as will impower the Lord Lieutenant & Council of Ireland to do whatever may be necessary for a free transportation of Wool.

... Adds particulars concerning measures to be taken for reclaiming certain marsh lands in Ireland; and also a summary of some foreign advices. ...


Ormond to the Lord Bishop of Elphin Elect [John Hudson, D.D., formerly Dean of Clogher]

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 101v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Anthony Cope is recommended to the Bishop Elect for admission to the office of Registrar [in MS.: "Register"] of the Consistory Court of that Diocese.


Ormond to the Justices of the Court of King's Bench in Ireland

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 101v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Desires that such order be given, upon perusal of the accompanying papers, as the case may require.


Enclosure 1

John Winckworth to Ormond

Written from: New Ross

Date: [April] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 101v

Particulars concerning the case of Edmund Keatinge and others.


Enclosure 2

Several examinations concerning Edmund Keatinge, and others

Written from: [New Ross]

Date: [April] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 101v


Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims, at Dublin

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 27 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 102v

Document type: Copy [in Letter Book]

Instructions concerning certain claims of William Brett, now depending before the Commissioners.


Enclosure 1

Petition of William Brett to the Duke of Ormond

Date: [April] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 102

Prays for the Duke's recommendation of petitioner's suit to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims, under circumstances stated, for certain payments due to him.


Enclosure 2

An Order, by the Trustees of the 1649 Securities, on behalf of Major Carroll Bolton and of Mr William Brett

Date: 28 September 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 144, fol(s). 102v

Document type: Copy


Petition of Ann Richardson, Widow & Administratrix of Thomas Richardson, late of Dublin, deceased

Date: 27 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 123r-v

Document type: Copies

Plaint of unlawful entry upon [in July 1664], and forcible detention of, certain lands called Boydens & Woodlake, in the county of Dublin, belonging to Petitioner's late husband, by Sir William Flower, knight, "assisted with divers persons in red coats". ...

[With the Order thereupon.]


An Order, by the Duke of Ormond, enlarging for a longer term the period heretofore assigned for respite from execution of Walter Bourke, in order to his procuring sufficient sureties for his transportation into the West Indies

Date: 27 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 123-124

Document type: Copies

With the Petition.


Petition of Robert Brown, a prisoner in the Newgate of Dublin, to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 27 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 124-125

Document type: Copies

[Praying commutation of punishment; being sentenced to death, for taking goods "to the value of three pounds".]

[With the Order as prayed.]


Henry Norwood to Ormond

Written from: Tangier

Date: Sunday 28 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 402

Document type: Holograph

An Irish bottom from Kinsale has, in most brotherly manner, refreshed this place with eight or ten tons of salt beef, & is charged, on its return, with these lines of respect & duty.

... Their neighbour & friend, Gaylan, is now in evil condition, pent up within his only town, Aspla, subsisting by help of this settlement. ...


Propositions [concerning the Farming of the Inland Revenues of Ireland]

Date: 29 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 396

Document type: Original; apparently, in the hand of Sir Richard Browne

Sent to my Lord Lieutenant [Duke of Ormond].


Propositions [concerning the Farming of the Inland Post-Office in Ireland and concerning the Packet Service of that Kingdom]; sent to my Lord Lieutenant

Date: 29 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 83

Document type: Copy


Colonel Henry Norwood to Sandwich

Written from: Tangier

Date: 29 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 75, fol(s). 520-521

Document type: Holograph

Expresses his regret at the departure from Tangier of Mr Sheeres who has abundantly justified Lord Sandwich's good opinion. The sense of loss is relieved only by the assurance that Mr Montagu and Sir Charles Harbord are on their way to this place. Has already written to England his full impressions as to Gayland's disposition to treat with the King upon the rendition of Arfilà.


Lord Baltinglass [Cary Roper, third Viscount; he died in 1676] to Ormond

Written from: Cork

Date: 30 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 398

Document type: Holograph

His Grace, formerly, was pleased to promise to the writer some means of support for a decaying honour which his unhappy birth, not his ambition, forced upon him. ... His small employment in the Army will scarce afford him bread in the country. It is impossible to him to attend upon the Lord Lieutenant at Dublin, as he would wish to do.


Brodrick to Ormond

Written from: [London]

Date: 30 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 35, fol(s). 400

Document type: Holograph

The Ambassadors are gone [to Breda]. The King of France is more impatient than are we, to dispatch the Treaty; his whole Fleet [being] set upon the conquest of the Spanish Netherlands, to which purpose, he enters them with three armies, and intends a diversion in Portugal. ...


Ormond to Clarendon

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 48, fol(s). 452

Document type: Copy

Renews his representation of the urgent necessity of a speedy assignation, upon some fund certain, of the £50,000, designed for Ireland. Adds particulars concerning certain questions at issue between the Duke of York, and the writer, under the Settlement Acts ... and also concerning overtures for the guardianship, and ultimately for the alliance, of the young Earl of Kildare. ...


Ormond to Anglesey

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 44-45

Document type: Copy

... My Lord Chancellor [Clarendon] in return to what was writ to him, says that there is not more than 30,000 pieces of eight to be had in London, & that it will be impossible to obtain leave for the transport of English coin. ... What the Duke has answered to that representation will be seen by the extract herewith sent; and Lord Anglesey is requested to make application accordingly. ...


Encloses:

An Extract of a Letter, addressed by the Duke of Ormond to the Lord Chancellor Clarendon

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 44


Ormond to Arlington

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 311

Document type: Copy

Particulars concerning (1) sundry matters of Finance; (2) the Post Office; (3) the execution of the Settlement Acts; (4) the appointment to the Archbishopric of Tuam; (5) the Passports for Free-trade. ...

Adds that Captain Mark Foster is appointed agent for solicitation of Irish affairs at Court. ...


Encloses:

Copy of an Address to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, from three of the Commissioners, Judges of the Acts, concerning the adjournment of their Court

Date: 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 51, fol(s). 311


Petition of Colonel Richard King to the Duke of Ormond

Written from: Dublin

Date: 30 April 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 154, fol(s). 124

Document type: Breviates

Arrears of pay. [With the Order thereupon.]


Petition of Major Michael Bellew to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Written from: Dublin

Date: [April] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 302

Document type: Original

Recites a Decree of the Court of Claims in favour of Petitioner's claim to certain land in the county of Louth & the subsequent "loss", by the Sub-Commissioner, of the 'Certificate', whence opposition has arisen to his possession of the land in question.

Prays for his Grace's order to remedy the loss complained of.


Annexed thereto:

Ormond to the Commissioners of the Court of Claims

Written from: Dublin Castle

Date: 3 May 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 60, fol(s). 300

Document type: Copy

Transmits Major Bellew's Petition. ... Desires that due relief be afforded.


Accounts of the receipts and disbursements of the Treasurer of the Royal Navy, 1664 to 1666, inclusive

Date: [April?] 1667

Shelfmark: MS. Carte 127, fol(s). 259-260v

Document type: Copy


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