THE PLANTATION OF ULSTER: NOTES

Taken from A History of Ireland by Eleanor Hull

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[1] He was appointed on the departure of Mountjoy, June 2, 1604.

[2] See Bacon's treatise, Considerations touching the Plantation in Ireland in Spedding, Bacon's Life and Letters, iv, pp. 116-126.

[3]"Description and Present State of Ulster in 1586," in Carew, Cal., ii, No. 623, p. 435, and Cal. S. P. I., James I, Introd., viii-xiv. (1608-10)

[4] G. Benn, History of the Town of Belfast, pp. 12-13.

[5] Guicciardini, Desc. de Paesi Bassi, 15.

[6] Cal. S. P. I. (1609), No. 372, p. 209.

[7] Carew, Cal., ii, No. 36, pp. 39-40 (February 27, 1576).

[8] C. P. Meehan, Fate and Fortunes of the Earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnel (1868), Appendix, pp. 501-504.

[9] S. H. O'Grady, Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the British Museum , pp. 420-424; E. Knott, Bardic Poems of Tadhg Dall O Huiginn, ii, 120.

[10] Letter to Salisbury, September 12, 1609.

[11] For a list of these distressed ladies and nobles see George Hill, Plantation of Ulster, p. 131, note 20.

[12] Cal S. P. I. (1613), Nos. 726-731, pp. 390-392. Niall Garbh's letter says: "It is not unknown to your Lordships that the Irish gentry did ever make their followers' purses their only exchequer." (p. 235).

[13] George Hill, op. cit., p. 218; Cal. S. P. I, Dec. 9, 1610, No. 925, p. 529

[14] Letter of March 14, 1602; Cal. S. P. I, Eliz., p. 334.

[15] Some of his deductions have to be discounted owing to the fact that he makes no distinction between the disaffected and loyal Irish.

[16] Letter touching the state of Monaghan, etc., Works, iii, 123. This letter is sometimes erroneously dated 1607; its date is probably 1606.

[17] Ibid., p. 158-159.

[18] Works, iii, 201-22; Cal. S. P. I., Nov. 12, 1606.

[19] The original maps showing the distribution of lands between the Companies are among the Carew Manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library. The grants are very irregular in shape and proportion. See also copies in Gilbert, Facsimiles of National Manuscripts.

[20] Davies to Salisbury, on "The Plantation of Ulster," 1610.

[21] Sir Tobias Caulfeild to Chichester, June, 1610.

[22] This point is well brought out in George Sigerson, History of Land Tenures and Land Classes in Ireland (1871).

[23] George Hill, Plantation of Ulster, pp. 408, 420-421, 447-448 (note 2).

[24] Quoted George Hill, op. cit., p. 447.

[25] Cal. S. P. I. (1610), No. 915, pp. 525-527.

[26] Quoted J. W. Kernohan, The County of Londonderry in Three Centuries, p. 33.

[27] A Direction for the Plantation of Ulster (1610).

[28] J. S. Reid, History of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, i, 135-6.

[29] A History of the Beginnings of the Irish Rebellion of 1641 (pamphlet); George Sigerson, Land Tenures and Land Classes of Ireland (1871).

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