THE FLIGHT OF THE EARLS AND THE END OF MEDIAEVAL IRELAND: NOTES

Taken from A History of Ireland by Eleanor Hull

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[1] Nugae Antiquae, 11, 149, 151.

[2] Blount, Lord Mountjoy, died on April 3, 1606. His title of Earl of Devonshire became extinct on his death.

[3] Docwra's "Relation," in Miscellany of the Celtic Society (1849).

[4] The correspondence relating to Tyrone's flight and the preceding days is collected by Meehan, in Fate and Fortunes of the Earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnel, pp. 115-120.

[5] This tract of O'Keenan has been edited by the Rev. Paul Walsh in the Catholic Record Society's Publications (1916).

[6] O'Grady, Catalogue of Manuscripts in the British Museum, pp. 371-373.

[7] This child was for some time under the charge of Sir Tobias Caulfeild at Charlemont Fort. He was then sent to Eton. Finally he was confined in the Tower, where he appears to have died.

[8] Captain Thomas Lee's "Brief Declaration of the Government of Ireland," in J. Lodge's Desiderata Curiosa Hibernica (1772), 1, 113.

[9] On one occasion Turlogh was so long unconscious as the result of a drinking bout that it was reported to the Government that he was dead ; consternation spread when at the end of three days a report came in that he had revived.

[10] See O'Grady, op. cit., pp. 412-417 ; E. Knott, Poems of Tadhg Dall Higgin, ii, 74.

[11] O'Sullevan Beare, op. cit., vol. iii, Bk. III., ch. vi.

[12] Dr. Geoffrey Keating was the seventeenth student admitted to Bordeaux College ; it was founded in or about 1603 by Father Dermott MacCarthy.

[13] See the lists of students at Salamanca published in Archivium Hib. 11, 29.

[14] O'Shea, Life of Luke Wadding (Dublin, 1892).

[15] Cal. S.P.I., Eliz., clxviii. No. 2, p. 70 (January 5, 1593).

[16] Ibid., cxxix. No. 74, p. 342 (May 10, 1587).

[17] Annals of the Four Masters, 1589 (vol. vi, p. 1875).

[18] British Museum MS. Vesp., F. xii, fol. 47.

[19] Carew, Cal. 11, No. 501, p. 350 (March 1583).

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