FERGANANYM ROWE O'BYRNE. MS 603, p. 80a 18 Sep 1536
MS 603, p. 80a
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 90.
Indenture made 18th September 1536 between Lord Leonard Grey, Viscount Grane, Deputy, and Fergananym Rowe O'Byrne.
(1.) O'Byrne will be a faithful subject of the King.
(2.) As often as the Lord Deputy, or any captain by him appointed, in the parts adjoining the said Fergananym, shall take a journey to suppress or invade the King's enemies, he will serve with all his followers at his own expense; and he will not maintain any rebels.
(3.) He will pay to the King 4d. a year each for his horses, mares, draft horses (caballis), cows, oxen, and bulls in the towns of Ballyhoursy, Cowlythe, Dwly, Drommor, and Kilparke.
(4.) The Lord Deputy will protect and defend Fergananym and all his tenants and servants against all men, as well English as Irish.