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Patent Rolls of James I : Inquisition at Lifford


Patent Rolls of James I
Pat. 16 James I - 1609

 

XXX.-13. Inquisition, taken at Liffer in Donegal co. 12 Sep.
7th Jas. I. before the commissioners named in the preceding
commission, and the following jury:

 

Rowland Cougall, Hugh oge O'Donnell
Phelim O'Doughertie, Donell McGinell,
Cahill bane McDavid, James O'Sherin,
Ferrall McDonell, Lewys O'Clery,
Donogh O'Morison, Walter McSwyne,
Gilleduff McGerald O'Doughertye, Cahill duff McGarrighie,
Henry oge McDavid Pierce O'Donan,
Morice O'Kerolan, Neall McGnellus,
Maurice O'Ardena, Shane oge McGillekerry, and 
Tirlagh Carragh McCarvill,

 

 

Finding- that the barony of Enishowen contains the following parishes: 

 

Fahan Parish

 

Herenaghs The sept of Donell McNeale O'Donnell; the sept of Murtagh O'Donell;
or freeholds: The Munterheiles;
Faughan parish, containing 6 ballibets, whereof there are 6 qrs. of herenagh 
land with a ruinous castle, viz. Castle-quarter, Maghereveg, Leiturr, the 
Sleane-quarter, the Mill-quarter, and Lisbannagh - that the herenaghs of Leiturr 
were the sept of Donell McNeale O'Donnell - that the qr. of Lisbanagh was
inhabited by the sept of Murtagh O'Donell who is now herenagh therre - that
Castle-quarter, the Sleane and Mill quarters was inhabited by the sept of the
Munterheiles, who is now herenagh there, and Maghereveg, were the bishop of Derry's
mensal lands; and that the following rents are payable to the bishop of Derry out
of the other four quarters, viz.: out of every quarter 10 meathers of butter,
containing 2 gallons, Eng. each, 20 gallons of meal, and 120 meathers of oats, all
Eng. measure, 5s 4d by the year, 2 muttons in July and August, and 1 quarter
of beef in winter, the parson and vicar pay the seventh part of this charge, except
the money - that in this parish there is a vicar endowed and the rectory is
impropriate to the late abbey of Columkill, the tithes are paid in kind, one third
each to the parson, vicar, and herenagh, who pay equally towards the repairs of
the church, there are 3 gorts of glebe, 2 belonging to the vicar and 1 to the clerk,
the parson and vicar pay 1d yearly proxies to the bishop of Derry out of each of the
said qrs;

 

Desertegney Parish
Herenaghs the Magraddies;
or freeholds:
Diserteigny parish, containing 8 qrs., of which 2 are church land, viz. Ballyannan
and Tondowe, the herenaghs of which are the Magraddies, the herenagh pays
the like rent, and in like manner as the herenagh of Faughan, and also pays a
yearly pension of 3s 4d to the bishop of Derry out of his third part of his
tithes; in this parish there is a parson, vicar, tithes, and repairs as in Faughan,
the vicar has 1 gort of glebe;

 

Conmany Parish
Herenaghs Donnogh O'Morreesen (freehold & herenagh)
or freeholds: 

 

Clounemanny parish, containing 5 1/2 ballibetaghs of 4 qrs. each, of which 6 qrs.
are church land, 3 of which were given in Collumkill's time, the bishop receives
 out of two of these 3 qrs. the like rents proportionably as out of the herenagh
 land in the preceding parishes, the third qr named Donally is free to 
 Donnogh O'Morreesen, who is the abbot's corbe and the bishop's herenagh of those
 qrs., the other 3 qrs. were given by the O'Dogherties and O'Donnells to
 Collumkill as a dedication towards his vestments when he went to war, which said
 3 qrs., together with the other third qr., being free, were given to the ancestors
 of the said Donogh, who were Collumkill's servants, and are now in the possession
 of sir Ralph Bingley, knt., the herenagh paid a yearly pension of 10s Eng.
 to the bishop of Derry out of the bishop's thirds of the tithes, and collected
 all the bishop's duties in Enishowen; this parish has a parson, vicar, tithes, and 
 repairs as in that of Faughan, the vicar has 3 gorts of glebe, and the keeper of the
 missagh or ornaments left by Collumkill has 4 gorts of glebe;

 

Donagh Parish:

 

Herenaghs Mackolligandonill (MacColgan) 
or freeholds:

 

 Donoghclantagh parish, containing 15 qrs., of which 3 are church land, one of which,
 Carroghnefarneballibronegan is free to the herenagh of that place called
 Mackolligandonill, who paid out of the other three quarters the like rents 
 proportionably as before, and also 10s Eng. yearly out of his third of the tithes,
 the parson, vicar, tithes and reparis are as in Faughan parish, 2 gorts of glebe
 belong to the vicar, and 1 gort to the keeper of the saint's bell;

 

 Clonca Parish

 

 Herenaghs O'Harkan; O'Mollmogher; Clanloughlanrilles (MacLochlainn);
 or freeholds:

 

 Clonka parish, containing 6 ballibetaghs, of which 6 qrs. are church land, there
 are three herenaghs, viz. O'Harkan, who pays rents and duties proportionably as
 before, to the bishop of Derry out of 2 of the said qrs..; O'Mollmogher has two
 other of those 6 qrs., these two herenaghs pay 1l Ir. yearly to the bishop of
 Derry, out of their thirds of the tithes, except the thirds, 7 qrs. of the other
 2 qrs. called Crellagh, are in the possession of the Clanloughlangrillies,
 who are the herenaghs thereof, and pay rents, &c. proportionably as before, and also
 6s 8d pension out of the third part of the abovenamed 7 qrs.; there is a parson and
 vicar presentative, with 4 gorts of gleve, 2 to each, the tithes are paid in kind, one
 third each to the parson and vicar, and the other third, except of the abovenamed
 7 qrs., to the two abovenamed herenagh, and the other third of the tithes
 of the 7 excepted qrs. are paid to the said Clanloughlangrillie, the repairs are
 borne,l one third by the parson, another by the vicar, and the third by the two
 herenaghs;

 

 Culdaff Parish

 

 Herenaghs O'Doghie;
 or freeholds:

 

 Cooledagh parish, containing 6 1/2 ballibettaghs, whereof 3 qrs. are church land,
 of which O'Doghie is herenagh, who holds 1 qr. free, and pays such yearly rent
 proportionable as before out of the other two to the bishop of Derry, as also 10s
 out of his third of the tithes; the rector, vicar, tithes, and repairs are as in 
 Faughan parish, the vicar has 1 gort of glebe land;

 

 Moville Parish
 Herenaghs Manus McMelaghlin; McLaughlin (freehold); Slutt William Doe
 or freeholds: O'Dogherty
 
 Movilly parish, containing 4 qrs. of herenagh land, of one of which, named
 Carrigcooley, Manus McMelaghlin is herenagh, who anciently paid yearly rents
 proportionably, as before, to the bishop of Derry, but this qr. is now in the 
 occupation of William Lynn as lessee to the bishop of Derry; a sept of the
 O'Dogherties named Slutt William Doe, has another of the said qrs. named
 Carrinenough, as herenagh, the herenaghs formerly paid 1l 6s 8d yearly to the 
 bishop out of the third of the tithes, but whether Lynn pays the same now is
 not known; there is also half a qr. of fre land named Taivennegallen in the
 tenure of the McLaughlins, who pay a rent of 1s 8d to O'Morreeson, and 2s to the
 official, in this parish the parson, vicar, tithes and repairs, are as in Faughan
 parish, 3 gorts of glebe belong to the church - 

 

 Herenaghs Clonmaggories; the Mounterdowanes;
 or freeholds:

 

 that the grange of Graungebirt, containing 1 qr., belonged to Moycoskin abbey, 
 the Clonmagqories are the present occupiers, and the monk appointed by the abbot 
 of Moycoskin was chief of the grange, who paid yearly to the abbot, and to the 
 chief of the O'Dogherties 6s 8d each - that in Enishowen barony is Cowleourt grange
 with 2 qrs. of land, which did belong to Moycoskin abbey, the Mounterdowanes
 are the occupiers, and pay yearly to the abbey 6s 8d, and to O'Doghertie 4 
 meathers of butter and 8 of meal; also in the same barony is a grange called
 the Inche, with 1 qr. of land adjoining, which grange belongs to the late abbey
 of Derry, and paid yearly 6s 8d to the canons of Derryand 6s 8d to the abbot, this
 qr. with 4 qrs. more in Dromheard town, which anciently were Collumkill's land,
 are now in the possession of sir Ralph Binglie, knt. - that out of every qr. of corbe,
 termon and herenagh land in Enishowen, except the lands lying in the parish of
 Fawne, Clonmany, and Deserteigny, O'Dougheritie received 4 meathers of butter
 and 8 of meal annually, every meather containing 2 gallons Eng. none of which is
 now paid to the bishop of Derry - that the mearings of Enishowen otherwise
 O'Doghertie's country, on the south and south-west parts between the lands of
 Enishowen, of Portlough and of Tyreconnell lying near the Derry, are as follow:
 along the middle of the bog reaching from the arm of the Swilly, on the southern
 side of Birtcastle to Loughlappan, unto a stream flowing from Mullaghknocknemone into
 that lough, which river rises at a well in the said mountain, and from the said
 well through the middle of a small bog reaching from Knocknemore to the top of
 Ardnemhohill, and so along the said bog to the top of Knockena and to the south-east
 point of the said hill, where the small river of Art McRowertie rises, running down
 between the lands of Bally McRowerty in Enishowen and Garrowgart in the liberties of
 Derry, which river flows through the bog to Loughswilly, and the mearings of
 Enishowen from the causey of Ellagh towards Loughfoile is through the middle of the
 bog reaching to or near Loughfoile.

 

 that qr in Raphoe barony are the following parishes:

 

 Clonleigh Parish

 

 Herenaghs O'Carolans;
 or freeholds:

 

 Clonleigh parish, containing two ballibetaghs, 2 qrs. of which are herenagh land
 in the tenure of the O'Carolans, who anciently paid thereout 1l 13s 4d rent to the
 bishop of Derry, and 13s 4d pension out of the bishop's thirds of the tithes, but 
 these lands are now in the tenure of capt. Basil Brooke, being the bishop's herenagh
 land, and belonging to no abbey nor to the O'Donnells; in this parish the parson,
 vicar, tithes and repairs are as in Faughan parish, the vicar has 2 gorts of glebe;

 

 Toghernegomerkie Parish

 

 Herenaghs Finin O'Bogan;
 or freeholds:

 

 Toghernegomerkie parish, containing 2 qrs. of which 1 qr. is in the tenure of
 Finin O'Bogan the herenagh, who pay thereout 13s 4d rent to the bishop of Derry,
 and 10s pension out of the bishop's thirds of the tithes, and also 20 meathers
 of malt, the rector, vicar, tithes and repairs are as in Faughan parish, the
 vicar has 1 gort and a garden of glebe;

 

 Donoghmore Parish

 

 Herenaghs Mointergallon; Mointergarredie;
 or freeholds:

 

 Donoghmore parish, containing 4 bellibetaghs, of which 4 qrs. are hernagh land
 in the tenure of the herenaghs Mointergallon and Mointergarredie, who pay 2l
 and 80 meathers of of malt rent to the bishop of Derry, and 1l 6s 8d pension out
 of the bishop's thirds of the tithes, the said herenaghs also paid yearly
 to the lords of Clanfynn, 4 meathers of butter and 8 meathers of meal coshering;
 in this parish the parson, vicar, tithes and repairs are as in Faughan parish, the
 vicar has one sessiagh and 1 gort of gleve land;

 

 Raphoe
 Herenaghs Cahanes of Dromheny; sept of Rory Ballagh O'Donell;
 or freeholds: the Clannononans; sept of the Dowgans; sept of Veneis;
the sept of the Cormockes; the sept of the Tomies;
the Munterlessets;

 

 that Raphoe is the bishop's see of Raphoe and contains 9 1/2 ballibetaghs of
 which 18 qrs. are herenagh land, viz. Dromhaire, the 2 qrs. of Clannoquin, 
 Caroasmony, Carokillcoell, Caronehardewarne, Carroseggart, the 1/2 qr. of
 Tollougodeveux, 4 qrs. of Carneglasse, Colleaughin, Farrienemonitretony, the
 1/2 qr. of Feronoghaneny and the other 4 qrs. are divided into 6 colonies of
 5 bal. each, the rents due thereout to the bishop are to be found in his register;
 the tenants of the 6 colonies were the Cahanes of Dromheny qr., the sept of
 Rory Ballagh O'Donell, the 2 qrs. of Glannoquin were the mensal lands, the tenants
 of Carosmonin are not known, the Clannononans were the tenants of Corokillwell,
 and Carohordeverne belongs to the dean of Raphoe, who is to entertain the whole
 clergy the first day and night of a convocation, Carrowsiggart belongs to the sept 
 of the Dowgans who were the bishop's carpenters, and 1/2 qr. of Tollohedeveny was
 anciently in the sept of Veneis, and Slaverlaughan, one of the 4 qrs. of Carneglasse
 belongs to the sept of the Cormockes, and two other of the 4 qrs. were always at 
 the bishop's disposal, half of the qr. of Cooleaughin belongs to the dean of
 Raphoe, and the other moiety to the bishop, the qr. of Farremonitretony belongs
 to the sept of the Tomies, on a little gort of which there is a stone house, named
 Gargiesrahie, which belonged to Hugh O'Donnell and his ancestors who bought that
 gort from the Tomies, the 1/2 qr. of Ferononhaneny anciently belonged to the
 canons of Derry under covenants for performing divine service and doing other
 duties to the bishop, the Munterlessets were the old tenants under the bishop, but
 this 1/2 qr. came to the possession of the bishop of Raphoe 45 years past, for not
 performing those conditions, and the bishop of Raphoe is parson of the cathedral and
 parish church of Raphoe, and holds the mensal lands in that parish in right of
 his see; the dean of Raphoe is vicar and is to maintain a curate there, the
 tithes and repairs are as in Faughan parish, and the vicar has a parcel of glebe
 land called Fodrialtor; 

 

 Taboihin Parish

 

 Herenaghs O'Ruddy;
 or freeholds:

 

 the Taboihin parish, in the said barony, contains 12 1/2 ballibetaghs, of which
 4 qrs. are herenagh land, O'Ruddy was anciently the herenagh, but the bishop of Raphoe
 now disposes of it at will and receives thereout a rent of 6 meathers of butter,
 5 meathers of meal and 6s 8d Ir. for every qr. inhabited, the herenagh paid 2l Ir.
 pension to the bishop for his third of the tithes in this parish, the parson,
 vicar, tithes and repairs are as in that of Faughan, the parson and vicar
 have 3 gorts of glebe land each;

 

 Raghmioighie Parish

 

 Herenaghs Mointrevegh (herenagh);
 or freeholds:

 

 Raghmioighie parish in the said barony contains 5 1/2 ballibetaghs, of which 1 qr.
 is herenagh land, the herenagh is Mointrevegh, who pays to the bishop of Raphoe
 13s 4d Ir. rent, and 1l 6s 8d pension out of the bishop's third of the tithes,
 as also 8 meathers of butter and 32 of meal, the parson, vicar, tithes and repairs 
 are as in Faughan parish, the parson and vicar have 1 gort of gleve each;

 

 Lackovenan Parish

 

 Herenaghs Megevan (herenagh);
 or freeholds:

 

 Lackovenan parish, in the same barony contains 5 1/2 ballibetaghs, of which 1 qr.
 is herenagh land, Megevan is herenagh thereof and pays rent to the bishop of Raphoe 
 13s 4d Ir. 8 meathers of butter and 32 meathers of meal, and 26s 8d Ir. pension out
 of the bishop's third of the tithes, the dean of Raphoe is parson and vicar;

 

 Srahemurlagher Parish

 

 Herenaghs the sept of the Brianns; Ohilly; 
 or freeholds:

 

 Srahemurlagher parish containing 4 1/2 ballibetaghs, there is only a church yard
 belonging to it, one tenant holds 4 balliboes, Leiterbrickes, Ballybonobcuneboy
 and Ballibonitemple, paying to the bishop 6s 8d and other duties specified in the
 bishop's register, these lands are 6 or 7 miles from the parish church, the dean
 of Raphoe is parson and vicar, and receives two thirds of the tithes in kind,
 the remainder are paid to the bishop, the repairs of the church as before, the 
 dean has 1 gort of gleve land as vicar;

 

 the grange of Kilfaugher containing 1 qr., and belongs to the late abbey of
 Asheroe, and is now inhabited by the sept of the Brianns, who pay 6s 8d Ir. rent
 to the abbey; the herenagh land of Roshbrokin contains 1/2 qr., Ohilly is the 
 herenagh, and pays 6s 8d rent to the bishop of Raphoe, this land is within Lacke 
 parish, but is no part of the churcdh land belonging to that parish;

 

 In Kilmacrenan are the following parishes:

 

 Clandowaddoge Parish
 Herenagh the sept of Mointerhernes;
 or freeholds:

 

 Clandawaddoge parish, containing 12 ballibetaghs, whereof 4 qrs. are herenagh land,
 the sept of Mointerhernes is the herenagh, and pays to the bishop 2l rent and 2l
 out of the thrid of the tithes, the herenaghs tenants 24 gorts free, divided equally
 on the said 4 qrs., every tenant being proportionably free as they severally hold
 the said gorts, 12 gorts more, lying 2 miles from the church, named Killdaveed, are
 free to the herenagh, all these lands were given to the saint O'Woddog, long before
 the time of any bishop; McSwyney Fanagh has anciently 6, out of 3 of those qrs., 4
 meathers of butter yearly if the land were inhabited, in this parish there is
 a parson and vicar who pay 8 s Ir. each, proxies to the bishop, the tithes and
 repairs are as in Faughan parish, the parson and vicar have 12 gorts of glebe to be
 divided equally between them;

 

 Kilgarvane Parish

 

 Herenaghs None
 or freeholds:

 

 Kilgarvane parish, containing 2 ballibets in temporal lands with a chapel, and 1
 small gort of glebe land, which has been converted into a church yard, the dean of
 Raphoe is parson and vicar, and pays proxies to the bishop of Raphoe for it as part of
 the deanery, for which he pays 4l 13s 4d Ir. the tithes are paid in kind, two-thirds
 to the dean as parson and vicar, and one-third to the bishop, the repairs are paid
 in like manner, the vicarage has 1 gort of glebe land, and in this parish there 1 1/2 qr. 
 called Ramollan, belonging to the late abbey of Ramollan;

 

 Tullaghfurny Parish

 

 Herenaghs Mointermolligan;
 or freeholds:

 

Tullaghfurny parish, containing 8 ballibetaghs, of which 4 qrs. are church land,
 and Mointermolligan is herenagh, who pays to the bishop a rent of 4m Ir. 32 meathers
 of butter and 108 meathers of meal, according to the inhabiting of the land, 36 free
 gorts are equally divided among the tenants, and 12 other free gorts belong to the
 bishop's official, for which the herenagh pays the official 1s yearly, and 2l pension
 to the bishop for his third of the tithes, in this parish there is a parson and 
 vicar who pay 8s each proxies to the bishop, the tithes and repairs are as in Faughan
 parish, the parson and vicar have 4 gorts of glebe each;

 

 Aghnis Parish

 

 Herenaghs Clanmogonell; 
 or freeholds:

 

 Aghnis parish, containing 4 ballibetaghs, of which 3 qrs. are church land, Clanmogonell
 is the herenagh, and pays to the bishop thereout, a rent of 1l 6s 0d Ir. 16 meathers
 of butter, and 64 meathers of meal, with 1l 6s 8d Ir. pension, out of the bishop's
 third of the tithes, in this parish there is a parson and a vicar who pay 4s each 
 proxies to the bishop, the tithes and repairs are as in Faughan parish, and the parson
 and vicar have 2 gorts of glebe each, in this parish there is a monastery with 3 qrs.
 of land named Killodonell, now in the tenure of capt. Basil Brookes, the tithes and
 dues of which were anciently paid to the herenagh, parson, and vicar of Aghnis;

 

 Kilmacaenan Parish

 

 Herenagh the sept of Owen Sallagh O'Donill;
 or freeholds:

 

 Kilmacaenan parish, containing 8 ballibetaghs near Kilmacknenan abbey, there is no
 herenagh land in the parish, the parson and vicar have 2 gorts of glebe each, and pay 8s
 Ir. proxies to the bishop, the tithes are paid in kind and in equal parts to the parson,
 vicar, and bishop, who also pay equally towards the repairs of the church, in this parish
 there are 2 qrs. of land, one called the bishop's court, on which he ought to dwell, and
 the other called Portelemagh, anciently inhabited by the sept of Owen Sallagh O'Donill,
 who pays 6s 8d rent thereout to the bishop; there are, also, 4 more qrs. anciently
 belonging to the said abbey, but now in the possession of Nich. Weston;

 

 Aghehoushin Parish

 

 Herenaghs Mointercally;
 or freeholds:

 

 Aghehoushin parish, containing in all 7 qrs., whereof 1 qr. is mensal land in the
 tenure of Mointercally, who pays 13s 4d, and 32 meathers of meal yearly to the bishop,
 and also 13s 4d out of the bishop's thirds of the tithes, the bishop of Raphoe
 is both parson and vicar of this parish, and his proxies there is 4s Ir. each from 
 the parson and vicar, in right whereof he receives two thirds of the tithes in kind, the
 other third being paid to Mointercally, who also pays one third of the church repairs,
 the bishop pays the remainder, and is to maintain a curate there who has 1 gort of glebe;

 

 Conwale Parish

 

 Herenagh the sept of Cormock boy O'Galochor; the sept of the Muntereis;
 or freeholds:the Mounterhassidies; the O'Freelies;

 

 Conwale parish, containing 11 ballibetaghs, whereof 4 qrs. are herenagh land,
 inhabited by 4 tenants, and paying 2l 10s 0d rent to the bishop of Raphoe, also
 paying out of 3 of those qrs. 24 meathers of butter, and 96 meathers of meal; the
 4th qr. named O'Boninnee is free from all duties, and pays 6s 8d rent to the bishop, 
 this qr. is held by the sept of Cormock boy O'Galochor, the sept of the Muntereis are
 herenaghs of one of the 4 qrs. called Tullaghyear, and pay 2l yearly to the bishop
 for his thirds of the tithes, in this parish there is one half qr. of free land called
 Killaugheg, the tenants of which are the Mounterhassidies, who pay 6s 8d Ir. rent
 to the bishop without any other impositions, in this parish there is also a chapel
 called Tolloughooglasse with 12 gorts or acres of free land, out of which the
 O'Freelies have a rent whose amount is not known, which is the corbe of Kilmacrenan,
 O'Donnell had a cosherie of 18 meathers of butter and 18 of meal yearly out of the 
 said 4 qrs; in this parish the parson, vicar, tithes and repairs are as in Faughan
 parish, the parson and vicar have 3 gorts of glebe equally divided between them;
 
 Gartan Parish
 
 Herenaghs O'Nahan;
 or freeholds:
 
 Gartan parish, containing 2 ba. of which 4 qrs. are termon land, whereof O'Nahan is
 both herenagh and corbe, and paid to the bishop of Raphoe 7s rent and 7s Ir. out of
 the bishop's third of the tithes, the parson, viar, tithes and repairs are as in
 Faughan parish, the parson and vicar pay 4s Irish each proxies, and have 2 gorts of
 glebe each, and 2 other gorts go to the said O'Nahan who carries Collumkillie's 
 "read stoane," the bishop, after O'Nahan's death, instituted another in that place;
 
 Clandaholka Parish
 
 Herenagh O'Mulgeegh; the O'Boiles; the McSwynes;
 or freeholds:

 

 Clandaholka parish, containing 9 ballibetaghs whereof the herenagh O'Mulgeegh has
 1 qr., who pays to the bishop of Raphoe 13s 4d Ir. rent, and 1l 13s 4d Ir. pension out
 of the bishop's thirds of the tithes, the bishop hass 1/3 qr. called Marfaugh,
 anciently inhabited by the sept of the O'Boiles, for which 4s rent is paid, the 
 McSwynes paid them a cosherie of 4 madders of butter and 8 madders of meal, whereof
 nothing has been paid in the time of the present bishop, about 3 miles from the
 church is a ruined chapel with 7 gorts of free land called Clonveg, the tenants
 of which paid 2s 4d yearly to the parson of Clondaholka in this parish, the parson,
 vicar, tithes and repairs are as in Faughan parish, the parson and vicar pay 8s Ir.
 proxies to the bishop and have 4 gorts of glebe between them, there are also 2 qrs.
 belonging to the late abbey of BallymcSwyne Odie besides Doe castle, the tithes and
 spirituallities of which are divided between the parishes of Clondaholka and 
 Kilmacrenan;
 
 Mevaugh Parish
 
 Herenagh the sept of the O'Nolans;
 or freeholds:
 
 Mevaugh parish, containing 5 baalibetaghs, of which 1 qr. are church land enjoyed 
 by the sept of the O'Nolans, as herenaghs, who pay to the bishop of Raphoe 13s 4d Ir.
 and 1l Ir. pension out of the bishop's third of the tithes, the parson, vicar, tithes
 and repairs are as in Faughan parish, the parson and vicar pay 3s proxies each to
 the bishop, and have 2 gorts of glebe land between them, in this parish are 6 gorts
 of free land called Kinelargie, the proprietors of which paid 2s yearly to the
 official of Raphoe, there is also a chapel with 1/2 qr. of land called Druin which
 belonged to the Franciscan friars of Kilmacrenan who received 13s yearly out of it, the
 McSwynes challenged a cosherie of 4 meathers of butter and 8 meathers of meal from it;
 
 Raimontredony Parish
 
 Herenagh ClanmcKilbridey;
 or freeholds:
 
 Raimontredony parish, containing 2 ballibetaghs, whereof 1 ar. is church land
 enjoyed by ClanmcKilbridey as ancient herenagh who paid 13s 4d yearly to the bishop of 
 Raphoe, and 6s 8d Ir. yearly out of the bishop's thirds of the tithes, the parson,
 vicar, tithes and repairs are as in Faughan parish, the parson and vicar pay 4s each 
 proxies to the bishop and have 4 gorts of glebe divided between them;

 

 Tulloghbegely Parish

 

 Herenaghs ClanmcKiltreddy;
 or freeholds:

 

 Tulloghbegely parish, containing 3 ballibetaghs, whereof 1 qr. of church land is
 enjoyed by ClanmcKiltreddy as herenagh, paying thereout to the bishop of Raphoe
 13s 4d Ir. rent, and 13s 4d Ir. pension out of the bishop's tirds of the tithes,
 the parson, vicar, tithes and repairs are as in Faughan parish, the parson and vicar
 pay 4s each proxies to the bishop, and have 4 gorts of glebe divided between them;
 
 Torro Parish

 

 Herenaghs O'Rohertie;
 or freeholds:

 

 In this barony is the island of Torro, containing 2 qrs. of termon land, of which
 O'Rohertie is both herenagh and corbe, and which pays to the bishop 7s Ir. and 49
 tercian madders of Malt and 30 yards of brackan cloth of their own making so thin
 as being laid on the ground the grass might appear through it for every inhabited
 balliboe, and O'Rohertie being dead the bishop is to institute one of that sept in his
 place, in Torra parish is a parson and vicar, the latter has 1 free gort of glebe 
 and pays 2s proxies to the bishop, but for the parson's proxies reference must be 
 had to the bishop's register, the tithes and repairs are as in Faughan parish, the
 herenagh pays 6s 8d pension to the bishop out of his third of the tithes;

 

 Herenaghs O'Rohertie
 or freeholds:

 

 in Kilmacrenan barony are 12 qrs., viz., Faughnemoughinmore, Faughnemoughinbegg,
 Killwarrin, Farke, Criritelough, Clanmore, Clanbeg, Dromanahan, Carne, Calloghie 
 and the 2 Balliards, all which were in dispute between the bishop of Raphoe and 
 the late earl of Tirconnell, and it is said by tradition that in ancient time a
 bishop of Raphoe had a concubine the daughter of McSwyne Fanagh, to whom he
 mortgaged those lands for payment of 10m or 20 cows, and McSwyne mortgaged them
 to the O'Donnell's for 60 cows, by which mortgage the late earl of Tirconnell and his 
 ancestors were seised of those lands, but to whom they belong of right is not known;
 Kilultagh qr. and Gloshagh 1/2 qr. being Collumkillie's land, lying in Tulloghbegly
 parish, are now in the tenure of O'Rohertie and pays no rent to the bishop; Nich.
 Weston of Dublin city, alderman, is ppossessed by conveyance from the late earl
 of Tirconnell of 30 qrs. of abbey land called Kilmocrenan, 8 qrs. called Portlaugh
 and 21 qrs. called Tyrelressell, out of which the lady O'Donell holds 15 for life,
 all these lands were mortgaged by the said earl to the said Weston for 1600l - that
 the bishop of Clogher has, in right of his see, certain tithes and duties in
 Tirehewe barony and enismisaugh parish out of 12 qrs. of land now in the occupation
 of sir Henry Foliott, knt., viz., out of Ballimoniterhaggin 4 qrs., out of
 Donoghwoore and Knocketura 2 qrs., and out of Raghmore 1 qr., which 7 qrs. are
 part of 1000a belonging to Ballishannon, and out of 5 qrs. more anciently in
 O'Donnell's possession but now mortgaged by him to sir Henry Foliott, for what
 consideration is not known - that the parish church of Enismisaughe is within
 Fermanagh co., but that the above-named lands are in Donegal co.
 
 Tirehewe Barony
 
 Herenagh McGockquin;
 or freeholds:
 
 that in Tirehewe barony is 1/2 qr. of land called BallymcGockquin whereof McGockquin
 is herenagh, who pays yearly thereout to the bishop of Clogher 3s 4d rent, on this
 land the herenagh had an eel-weir, a watermill, and the moiety of a salmon leap 
 called O'Skullion, the other moiety of which was held by sir Henry Folliott as parcel 
 of the possessions of the abbey of Asheroe;

 

 Enismisaugh Parish

 

 No Herenaghs or freeholds

 

 in Enismisaigh parish there is a parson and vicar, and the tithes, except those of the
 3 qrs. of Ballinemanagh and of the salmon sighing of Belleshannon, are paid in kind,
 1/4 to the bishop of Clogher, 1/4 to the vicar, and 2/4 to the parson - that the 
 whole tithes of the 3 qrs. of Ballinemanagh and the part of the said salmon fishing of 
 Ballyshannon that lies on the lands of Asheroe abbey belongs to that abbey, and the
 tithes of the other part of the said fishing belongs to the bishop, and that the church
 is maintained by the bishop, parson and vicar - that Asheroe abbey contains 10 qrs.
 of land on this side of the Carne river, and the 3 qrs. of Ballenemanagh on the other 
 side, in which 13 qrs. are 8 eel-weirs and the salmon fishing, in the leap of Asheroe,
 allowed for two men one fishing boat free on the said river, all which are now in sir 
 Henry Folliott's possession; 

 

 

 

 Kilbarron Parish

 

 Herenaghs the sept of the Cleries;
 or freeholds:

 

 Kilbarron parish in the said barony contains 5 qrs., one of which is herenagh land
 possessed by the sept of the Cleries as herenaghs who pay yearly to the bishop of
 Raphoe 13s 4d R. 6 meathers of butter and 34 of meal, one qr. named Kildonnel in the
 possession of the said sept is wholly free from tithes to the bishop, the late abbot
 of Asheroe was parson and vicar of the said parish in right of his house, and
 received 2/3 of the house in kind, the remainder being paid to the bishop, the church
 being maintained by both according to the same proportion;

 

< or O?Dorrianuns; Herenaghs Parish>

 

 Dromehoonagh parish in Tirehewe contains 7 ballibetaghs, of which 4 qrs. are church
 land, and the herenaghs the O'Dorrianuns paid to the bishop of Raphoe 13s 4d Ir.
 out of each qr., the parsonage is impropriate to the abbey of Asheroe, out of which
 the bishop receives for the said parsonage and the vicarage of Kilbarron and for the
 parsonage of Dromehoonagh 1. 13s 4d proxies yearly, the vicar pays 8s proxies yearly,
 the tithes are paid in kind to the bishop, parson, and vicar in equal proportions,
 and the church is repaired by them according to the same proportion, in this parish
 3 qrs. of Collumkillie's land, each qr. containing 6 bal. are in the tenure of
 Lewe O'Clerie, to whom they were mortgaged for 40l, by the late earl of Tireconnell,
 who has paid yearly thereout to the King since the earl's departure, 4l, two muttons,
 and a pair of gloves, but nothing to the bishop; in this parish there is a 1/2 qr.
 called Ballanegannenagh, the tenants of which pay 7s yearly to the canons of
 Loghdirge, and 1 qr. of abbey land called Magherabeg, now in the possession of
 capt. Goare, anciently given by the O'Donnells to the tercian frairs of St. Francis;

 

 

 Killiomarde Parish

 

 Killiomarde parish, in the same barony, contains 2 ballibetaghs, the bishop of Raphoe 
 receives 8s proxies yearly out of the parsonage and vicarage, which are united, and
 which have one gort of glebe, the tithes are paid in kind, equally towards the repairs
 of the church;

 

 No Herenaghs or freeholds

 

 Enivernale Parish

 

 Herenaghs The O'Donnells;
 or freeholds:

 

 Enivernale parish, in the same barony, contains 3 ballibetaghs, of which 1/2 qr. is
 church land, and now in the bishop of Raphoe's possession, its usual rent is 50 meathers
 of butter, and 13s 4d Ir. and 4m out of the bishop's thirds of the tithes, the parson 
 and vicar have 2 gorts of glebe, and pay 8s Ir. proxies to the bishop, the tithes
 and repairs are as in the preceding parish, one moiety of the royalties of fishing
 belongs to the bishop, and the other to the O'Donnells;

 

 Killaughdie Parish

 

 Herenaghs the sept of Kernose;
 or freeholds:

 

 Killaughdie parish, in the same barony, contains 2 ballibetaghs and 1/2 qr., of which
 3 qrs. are herenagh land, the sept of Kernose are the herenaghs, who pay thereout to the
 bishop of Raphoe 50 meathers of butter, of 7 quarts each, and 13s 4d pension out of the 
 bishop's thirds of the tithes, the parson and vicar pay 8s proxies to the bishop, and have
 1 gort of glebe each, 4 gorts more belong to the bishop's official, the tithes and
 repairs are as in the preceding parish, in this barony is the late abbey of
 Fannoghor or Ballinesagart, with 3 bal. and a grange of 2 bal. called Darrenagh, both 
 of which are now in the possession of Crewaraltagh or Crowaraltagh, out of which a 
 yearly rent of 13s 4d and 7 meathers of butter are payable to the late abbey of Asheroe;

 

 Kilbeg Parish

 

 Herenaghs the sept of Clanmagonegill; McGillaspeck;
 or freeholds:
 Kilbeg parish, in the same barony, contains 3 ballibetaghs, of which 1 1/2 qr. is
 herenagh land, of which the sept of Clanmagonegill is herenagh, the bishop has 1 bal.
 of Kilbeg qr., called Fughe, to find him horsemeat when he comes to the parish, and
 therefore the herenagh pays to the bishop of Raphoe out of that bal. but 3s 4d, and
 out of the residue of the herenagh land 52 meathers of [  ] and 13s 4d pension
 out of the bishop's thirds of the tithes; the bishop of Raphoe is parson, the vicar pays
 4s Ir. proxies to the bishop, the tithes and repairs are as in the preceding parishes,
 the parson and vicar have 2 gorts of glebe between them, one moiety of the royalty of
 fishings and other duties mentioned in the bishop's register belong to the bishop, and
 the other moiety to the McSwynes; McGillaspeck is herenagh of Killrean qr. in this parish,
 and pays yearly thereout to the bishop, 13s 4d and some refections when the bishop goes 
 thither;

 

 Kilcarragh Parish

 

 Herenaghs McGillaspecke;
 or freeholds:
 

 

 Kilcarragh parish in the same barony, contains 5 qrs.; McGillaspecke is herenagh of
 1/2 qr., and pays 24 meathers of butter and 13s 4d yearly to the bishop of Raphoe, and
 8s Ir. pension to him out of his third of the tithes, and pays also 4 meathers of
 butter to the serjeant, the parson and vicar pay 4s each proxies to the bishop,
 and have 1 gort of glebe, the tithes and repairs are as in the preceding parishes;
 McSwyne bannagh had, time out of mind, 6s 8d Ir. or a mantle for cosheringe yearly
 out of the herenaghs 1/2 qr.;

 

 Clancollumkill Parish

 

 Herenaghs William oge McEneilis; Neile McEnelis; 
 or freeholds:

 

 Clancollumkill parish in the same barony, contains 5 qrs., being all termon land;
 William oge McEneilis is both corbe and herenagh of one moiety, and Neile McEnelis is
 corbe of the other; formerly there was but one corbe, but one of the sept being
 dissatisfied that he was not corbe, adhered to O'Donnell, and was by him made corbe 
 of the moiety, and continued so till O'Donnell's defection; the parson and vicar have
 1 gort of glebe each, the tithes and repairs are as in the preceding parishes, half
 of the royalties of the fishings of Tullin in this parish belongs to Neale McEneillus,
 and the other to the McSwines;
 
 Eniskeele Parish
 
 Herenaghs O'Breslan, O'Keran, O'Moyny;
 or freeholds:
 
 Eniskeele parish, in the same barony, contains 6 ballibetaghs, of which 4 qrs. are
 herenagh land, in the posession of the three herenaghs, O'Breslan, O'Keran, and
 O'Moyny, who pay to the bishop 1l Ir. and 96 meathers of butter, and 1l 6s 8d
 pension out of the bisho's thirds of the tithes, with some refections at the
 visitation, and other small duties as appears in the bishop's register in the same
 parish; 5 qrs. called Loughresse have been in controversy between the bishop of
 Raphoe and the sept of O'Boyles, which had been mortgaged by the bishop to a daughter
 of one Shewgrie O'Boyle in lieu of 20 cows or 10m which he promised her for the use 
 of her body, and that she thereof died seized, and time out of mind hath been and still 
 is in possession of the O'Boyle's, but since the earl of Tireconnell's departure the 
 bishop of Raphoe has received the rents;
 
 Templecronan Parish
 
 Herenaghs O'Doughie;
 or freeholds:

 

 Templecronan parish, in the same barony, contains 4 ballibetaghs, of which 1/2 qr.
 is herenagh land; O'Doughie the herenagh pays thereout to the bishop of Raphoe
 8s Ir. rent, the parson and vicar pay him 8s yearly proxies, and have 1 gort of glebe
 each, the tithes are paid in kind, 1/3 to the parson, 1/3 to the vicar, and 1/3
 (except of fish) to the herenagh, and the bishop of Raphoe receives the said third
 of fish, except as aforesaid, the parson, vicar, and herenagh pay equally towards 
 the repairs of the church, and that there are 3 gorts of glebe, 2 to the parsonage
 and 1 to the vicarage; the archbishop of Armagh received 10d for every chapel or union,
 and 1s 8d from every great parish at his metroplitan visitation - that the rents
 or duties on the termon or herenagh land, received over and above those here set
 down by the bishops, were first exacted by Rees Coytemore in the time of his custody,
 and that the herenaghs did yield to the said Coytemore's exaction an increase of rent,
 fearing otherwise that they would be displaced - that Cafer oge McCaffer O'Donnell, was
 seized of the castle of Scarnofallowe and 3 qrs. of land, about 2 years since, which 
 by reason of his attainder have fallen into the King's hands; this castle was built on
 an acre of herenagh church land, for which the said Caffer gave other land to the
 church - that about 3 years before the earl of Tireconnell's departure, McSwine
 bannagh conveyed to him his interest in the country of Bannagh and O'Boyle, made him a like
 conveyance of his country, called the Boylagh, and also McSwyny Fannaght of his country, 
 called Fannaght, but that Walter Mclaughlin and others of the sept of Fannaght opposed 
 the grant - that no temporal lord had a right of advowson or partronage of any of the 
 prenominated parsonages or vicarages within the co. Donegal, but that all the
 afresaid parsonages and vicarages were collative by the bishop of the diocese, except
 when any one procured the pope's bull, upon which he was instituted and inducted by the
 bishop - that the bishop had several refections from the church land on his visitation,
 according to the proportion of the land and the ability of the clergy and that if he staid
 3 nights in the parish, he lay first on the herenagh, next on the vicar, and next on the 
 parson, but if he stayed but one night, each of these three contributed equally -that the 
 church lands within Raphoe diocese were free from cuttings and all toerh exactions, except 
 the rents and duties already mentioned, until the time of Manus O'Donell, who first began 
 to impose bonnaghts and the like against the churchmen's wills - that sir Cahir 
 O'Dougherty, knt., on 19 Apr. 1603, was seised in fee, by letters patent, of the barony 
 our country of Inishowen, called O'Dougherty's countrey, with all its hereditaments, 
 except the island of Inch and the town of Drohiertie, in the possession of sir Raphe 
 Bingley, knt., except the church lands above mentioned, except Culmore castle and 
 300 a allotted thereto, and except the lands named as belonging to the bishopric or 
 deanery of Derry, or to the herenaghs abovementioned - that the said sir Cahir entered 
 into rebellion on the said 19 th Apr. at Boncranagh in Donegall co. by which the 
 county of Inishowen is in the possession of the Crown - that in ancient times lands 
 were given by temporal lords to holy men to celebrate divine service, and praying for 
 their souls health, and the said saints or holy men dedicated themselves only to 
 prayer and the service of God, and constituted herenaghs which were usually a whole 
 sept, to till those lands, the principal of which sept was also named the herenagh, 
 who paid rent to those saints; - afterewards that the bishops being creawted by the 
 pope succeeded those saints, and the herenaghs then held from them as from the saints, 
 and were not removeable by the bishops, provided they paid the accustomed rents and 
 services, and the herenaghs are named by the bishops ever since, who take an income 
 and oath of fidelity to themselves of the herenaghs, and one sept being extinct the 
 bishop ordains another sept herenagh with the advice of the gravest men of the church, 
 which herenagh is always to be the most ancient of the sept, and not hereditary, 
 neither are the lands inheritable to the chief herenagh alone, but the whole sept 
 are to inhabit equally with him and have their shares according to their ability 
 to pay the bishop's rent, the herenagh has a fredom above the rest, the particulars 
 of which are not ascertained - that the whole country of Tireconnell, otherwise
 O'Donnell's country, with all its hereditaments within Donegall co. except the
 country of Inishowen, and the lands already mentioned as belonging to the church,
 are in possession of the Crown by reason of the attainder of Rorie, late earl of
 Tireconnell; nevertheless, sir Mulmorie McSwine, claims the whole country of
 McSwine by letters patent - that Walter Mclaughlin and his ancestors have been
 possessed of Bradsaunagh, containing 7 qrs., but by what right is not known,
 and that Neale Garvie McRowrie O'Donell and his ancestors were possessed of the
 8 qrs. of Portlagh until the earl of Tirconnell mortgaged his lands to Nich.
 Weston of Dublin, alderman.

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