Historical Notes. 1509-1714 Volume 3
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...Lord General invaded Connilogh Dec. 1579. Burnt the country about Lefinnen. Matched to Cork; in his way took a prey of 1.500 cows. Disposed the army in garrison. Went to Cashel. Took the castle of Sangically from the Spaniards. His head quar-ters at Adare. Joined Lord Deputy 1579-80. (Cox, 1. 362.) See PELHAM. Dislodged from Adare, and marched to Buttevant. A strange sickness seized his army Aug. 1580. Divided his army into two parts; marched with one half to Castle Island, the other half he sent to Traley in Kerry, where they all met, then divided them into three parts, and drove the whole country before him; took a prey of 8,000 cows, &c., 1580. (Cox, 1-365. 366.) Landed at Waterford with 400 men end of Jan. 1582-'1. Desmond wrote him a submissive letter 5 J une 1583. (Cox, 1. 367 B.) Diflerences between him and Lovell, Sheriff of Kilkenny, 1586. See his services. (Cox, 1. 395.) Left to guard the pale against Pheagh Mac Hugh Aug. 1594. (Cox, 1. 404.) Controversy between him and Sir Charles Caroll debated at the Council Board Feb. 1595-6. (Cox, 1. 409.) Procured a Commission to treat with Tyrone. Agreed to a cessa-tion for eight weeks 22 Dec. 1597. Proposed conditions of pardon to Tyrone 15 March 1597-8. The pardon drawn bears date 11 April 1598, but it is believed he never came for it, because he immediately relapsed. (Cox, 1. 414.) Bagnall being defeated and killed by Tyrone, blamed by the Queen that he was not there, 12 Sept. 1598. (Cox, 1. 415.) A commission to him to treat with Tyrone, having asked mercy, 1599. (Irish MSS.) Taken prisoner 10 April 1600. (Cox, 1. 423.) Ransomed from the Irish for 3,000I., which was not paid, 17 J une 1600. (Cox, 1. 427.) Did good service in Kilkenny and Tipperary about July or Aug. 1601....
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