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The History and Topography of the County of Clare by James Frost

Part III. History of the County of Clare
Chapter 19. Rising of the Catholics, 1641; — Siege of Ballyallia Castle

Chapter 19. Footnotes

1. Elizabeth Cuffe, widow, was the mother of seven sons and two daughters, of whom four sons are mentioned, viz., William, Maurice, Thomas, and Joseph; the last of these was grandfather of John Cuffe, created Baron Desert in 1733. Lodge’s Peerage.

2. See for the history of this James Martin, Clare Inquisitions.—Time of the Commonwealth ante.

3. The correct name of the Earl’s steward is Keating. His tomb is in the cemetery at Bunratty.

4. These were nephews of Donogh, fourth Earl of Thomond; they had lately come over from France.

5. Vide Clare Depositions, 1641. Depositions of Urias Reade and others—infra.

6. Clare Depositions, 1641. Depositions of Urias Reade, mason, and of Frances Bridgeman, widow—infra.

7. From the Depositions of the Rev. And. Chaplin. Clare Depositions. 1642. T.C.D.

8. Depositions of Alex. Hill, Mrs. Bridgeman, and Urias Reade.



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