Notes on the Sheriffs of County Clare, 1570-1700
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By Thomas Johnson Westropp, M.A., Member

1641 William Brigdale

1641. William Brigdale (or Brickdall), of Belacorick,[33] stood security for the fulfilment of covenants in a lease of the Earl of Thomond to Dr. Thomas Arthur, of the lands of Cratloe, 19th March, 1635.[34] Hugh Brickdall is named as a burgess in the Chapter of Ennis, 1612. During Brigdall’s shrievalty, 1641, commenced the war in Clare, and the brave defence of Ballyalla by Mrs. Cuffe and her sons.

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