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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 22. Act of Settlement—Court of Claims

Chapter 22. Footnotes

1. See list of the Adventurers in Prendergast’s Cromwellian Settlement, p. 401.

2. On claiming her jointure before the Court of Claims in 1662, Mrs. Cooper was charged with committing murder, in the year 1642. She pleaded innocence of the charge, and the King’s pardon grounded on her innocence. See Prendergast’s Cromwellian Settlement, p. 68.

3. Strafford’s survey set out the names of the various Irish proprietors, as well as the area of their possessions. It was burned, with other records of great value, in Dublin, in 1711. See Harding’s articles on Irish Surveys in Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy.

4. George Purdon was the nephew of John Bourke, Esq., of Tinerana. See inscription on his tomb in the Cathedral Church of Killaloe.

 

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