LORD CONATIUS O'NELE. MS 603, p. 77 15 June 1536
MS 603, p. 77
Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts preserved in the Archiepiscopal Library at Lambeth, ed. J. S. Brewer & W. Bullen (6 vols., 1867-73), vol. I, document 80.
Concord made within the franchises at the town of Dundalk, 15th June, 28 Henry VIII., between Lord Leonard Grey, Viscount Gran, Lord Deputy, and the Lord Conatius O'Nele, principal captain of his nation.
(1.) He swears he will serve the King and his Deputy whenever he shall be called upon, and rise up with all his force and power against the King's rebels and enemies.
(2.) Whenever any subjects of the King in the parts of Ulster shall offend, transgress, or rebel against the King, (especially those who introduce and support the Scots of the Isles, commonly called Redshanks,) he will destroy them to the utmost of his power.
(3.) All the articles and clauses of the indenture formerly made between Lord William Skeffington, Deputy, and the said Conatius shall be observed by the latter; like as the Lord Deputy shall observe to the Lord O'Neyle such things as are therein specified respecting the levying of his tributes and ancient customs, in the same manner as the Lord Deputy shall levy the rents, revenues, and other tributes belonging to the King from the adherents, kinsmen and others being of the peace of the Lord O'Neyle, without breaking the peace.
(4.) He shall rise up in every journey and great voyage commonly called "ostinges.