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1602 Pardon List

The 1602 Pardon List of the standing army of Sir Cahir O'Dogherty (Elizabethan Fiant 6655).

Texts below are used for research purposes only and are courtesy of Clan McLaughlin Society's McLaughlin of Dún na nGall maintained by John D. Mclaughlin of St. Louis, MO. Visit clanmaclochlainn.com to view and learn more about his work.

 

Original Text (including all surnames)

 

Pardon to the following persons of Inishowen in the province of Ulster: Cahir O Doghartie, Donell O Doghartie, Donell m'Rowrie, Owen M'Brian, and Edm. M'a Doualtie, of the race of Brien O Doghartie; Connor, Cahir, and Magnes m'Geralt, Donagh m'Manes, Brien and Geralt m'Cahir, Owen roe, Donill and Enrie m'Cahir, Owen and Shane m'Neill, Brien m'a Coualtie, Eghmarcagh m'Doualtie, Roerie Duw, Owin groema, Tirlagh m'Owen, Donill m'Owin, Roerie m'Hugh, Hugh m'Edmund, Doualtagh m'Hugh, Heill cron, shane m'Neill m'Edmond, Cahir m'Felim, Terlagh m'Conor, Neale m'Connor, and Felim Murrie, of the race of Shane O'Doghartie; Neill oge, Hugh m'Shane Sahe, Donel m'Shane Sahe, Neill groema, Neill mergagh, Tomilin, Felim m'Tomilin, Shane boye, Terlagh Mall, roerie m'Edmund, Brien ballagh, Edm. m'Sahen, Semus m'Anfer morcha, Donough carragh, Donill m'Risterd, Shane roe, Neill bane, Terlagh m'Enrie, Hugh a bhawcone, Semus m'Anferdhorcha, Fer Dorcha m'Terlie, Felim m'Anfhir Dhorcha, Brian modarra, Hugh carragh, Felim m'a Ghilla Chlais, Hugh m'Shane Bhallie, Arte m'Shane, Cahir Donw, Edm. roe or owin, and Brien ballagh, of the race of the O Dogharties called Breasalie; Shane m'Anfhir Dhorcha, Felim m'Anfhir Dorcha, Doualtagh m'Hugh boye, Hugh og, Redmund m'Hugh, Redmund m'Neill og, Edm. m'Donell, Semus m'Felim, Gilligroema m'Donell, Terlagh Balroe, Felim ittagh, Cahall m'Neill and Owin m'Conor, of the race of Felim O Doghartie; Doualtagh m'Donell gorema, Conor Modarra, Owen m'Diermoda, Neill O Carhie, Con m'Farraye, Neill Murrie, Garalt m'Faraye, Donell m'Edmund and Brien a Roda, of the race of Hugh, William and Redmund, of the O Dogharties; GillaDubh m'Garalt, Edm. m'Cahir, Ferdorcha m'Cahir, Garralt m'Shane boye, Donell cron, and Brien m'Edmond, of the race of Rosa of the Dogharties; Hugh boye m'Cahir, Eghmarkagh, Garalt m'Shane boye, Brien m'Cunn, Con m'Donell, Rorie oge, Roerie ballagh, Rorie m'Felim, Rorie m'Anfhir morcha, Eghmurkagh m'Conor, Hugh boy m'Garalt, Neill m'Gilligorma, Owin Modarra, Con m'Gillidhuiroe, Neill og, and Con m'Rorie, of the race of Donell of the O Dogharties; Edm. groema, Felim reagh, Hugh boy, Arte m'Hugh, Shane cron, Brien groema, Owin boy, Neill modarra, Henry og, Cormack reagh, Conor m'Edmund, Terlagh og, Cahal ban, Chall m'Felim, Eneas groema, Cormack m'William, Wm. m'Diermada, Roerie m'Diermada, Edm. m'Wm., Donell m'William, Roerie m'Terlie, Deirmod m'Terlie, Cormack roe, Rorie m'Cahill, Art m'Neill, Felim m'Art, Wm. boy, Donogh m'William, Semus m'Donell, Semus, Shane, Arte, and Diermod m'Edmund, Donel M'Glesgie, Murtagh O Hangan, Donogh O Hanagan, and Shane crone M'Daveyd, of the name of Clan Daveyd; Donal oge, Gilldawe, James ballagh, Edm. m'Anfhir Dorcha, GillaEsbog, Redmond, Edmund m'Enrie, Donogh og, Brien m'Owein, Donell m'Enrie, and Donell m'Donnogh Kiewie, of the name of clan Alin. Hugh carragh, Shane m'a Doualtie, Hugh boye, Brien Modarra, Hugh m'William, Edm. Sallagh, Brien m'Shane boye, Brien M'Terlie Chair, Donell m'Brien, Terlagh m'Brien, Owin oge, Diermod m'Owein, Neill caegh, Wm. m'Owin, Neill m'Shane, Donogh reagh, Neill Duw, Owin m'Murtie, Henry m'Murtie, Hugh m'Murtie, Wm. m'Hugh boy, Donogh garbe, Conor m'Felim, Roerie m'Felim, Rich. m'Felim, Brien carragh, Manes m'Donell, Roerie m'Manes, Manes boy, Donell m'Conor, Edm. m'Donogh, Edm. m'Donell, Edm. and Neill m'Donogh Reiwe, Donogh m'Manes, Shane Dalve, Owin m'Shane Chaire, Terlagh m'Semus, Wm. m'Neill, Manus m'Terlie, Tirlagh ballaugh, Hugh an Dun, Manus m'Donell, Felim m'Gillipadrig, Hugh m'Conor, and Neill og, of the name of Clan Laughlin; Conor Modarra, Abhne m'Connor, Donell groema, Gilligroma, of the name of Munter Raulaghan; Eoin modarra, Rory og, Donogh reagh, Brien modarra, and Loghlin og, of the name of Clan M'Gillachomhaill; Donnough, Ferdorcha, and Donell O Murghesan, Owin O Murgesan, Art O Murghesan, Owin O Dughierma, Brien O Siel, Touthall, Abhne, Kien, Eghrie, Finghilie, Donel, Hugh, and Semus O Siel, Kien O Coghie, Donell groma O Coghie, Neill modarra O Coghie, Shane Sallagh O Coghie, Arte O Coghie, Felim dorove O Coghie, Felim cron O Coghie, Edmund, Melaghlin, and Cahell O Coghie, Edm. O Coghie m'Brien, Owin O Gribin, Henry O Gribin, Touthall and Touthall oge O Doghierma, Donell Balla M'Donell, Hugh boy O Donell, Cuconnaght O mulgherick, Eoin dow O Mulgherick, Moelmure O Mulgherick, Donell groome O Mulgherick, Eneas ros O Mulgherick, Felim O Laffertie, Eoin, Loghlin, and Donell O Laffertie, Gillgroma O Durinn, Felim reagh O Mulchieran, Neill M'Glensie, Owin M'a Breckinck, Eneas M'a Brehink, Diermod M'a Bhrehink, Edm. O Lonsegan, Roerie mall M'Grameck, Deirmod, Gilla padrig and Hugh Magranechan, Conor Magranachan, Shane and Brien Magrodie, Gilligroema O mOrine, Murtagh m'Brien O Donell, Donell O Harkan, Donell m'Colgan MacColgan, Shane Duw M'Colgan, Conor O Murgesan, Gillipadrigge O Kernie, Murtagh O Hegertie, Donell O Hegertie m'Moris, Gillichrist O Heagertie, Shane O Heagertie, Gillipaddrigge O Deire, Brien O Coghie, O Douthie, O Gorman, Arte, Owin, Donell, and Roerie O Donell, Mulmorye M'Swynie, Neill and Manes M'Swyne, Mullmorie Macgillachair, Tirlagh M'Gillachir, Eneas Macgillacahir, and Felim Crodan, of Inishowen. Provisions as in 6629, - 5 Jun, xliv. (Cal. P.R. p. 625)

 

The Seven Races of the Ó Dochartaigh

This pardon of the standing army of Sir Cahir Ó Dochartaigh divides them into seven races or families:

  • The Seven Races of the O'Dogherty (a total of 105 of the name):

    1. The race of Brien O Doghartie (lists 5 names)
    2. The race of Shane O'Doghartie (lists 26 names)
    3. The race of the O Dogharties called Breasalie (lists 30 names)

    4. The race of Felim O Doghartie (lists 13 names)

    5. The race of Hugh, William and Redmund, of the O Dogharties (lists 9 names)

    6. The race of Rosa of the Dogharties (lists 6 names)

    7. The race of Donell of the O Dogharties (lists 16 names)

  • The name of Clan Daveyd (McDevitt/McDaid) (a total of 37 of the name)

  • Other names (lists 146 of other surnames)

Grand Total: 288 names listed.

This list, along with O'Clery's Genealogies and a history of various O'Doherty Castles forms Seoirse O'Dochartaigh's book The Seven Races of Inishowen O'Doherty. 

Below the Ó Dochartaighs are extracted from the above list and listed by race (or principal family):

 

The race of Brien O Doghartie (5)

  • Cahir O Doghartie

  • Donell O Doghartie

  • Donell m'Rowrie

  • Owen M'Brian

  • Edm. M'a Doualtie

 

The race of Shane O'Doghartie (26)

  • Connor, Cahir, and Magnes m'Geralt,

  • Donagh m'Manes

  • Brien and Geralt m'Cahir,

  • Owen roe, Donill and Enrie m'Cahir,

  • Owen and Shane m'Neill,

  • Brien m'a Coualtie,

  • Eghmarcagh m'Doualtie,

  • Roerie Duw

  • Owin groema

  • Tirlagh m'Owen

  • Donill m'Owin

  • Roerie m'Hugh

  • Hugh m'Edmund

  • Doualtagh m'Hugh

  • Heill cron,

  • shane m'Neill m'Edmond

  • Cahir m'Felim

  • Terlagh m'Conor,

  • Neale m'Connor

  • Felim Murrie

 

The race of the O Dogharties called Breasalie (30)

  • Neill oge

  • Hugh m'Shane Sahe

  • Donel m'Shane Sahe,

  • Neill groema

  • Neill mergagh,

  • Tomilin,

  • Felim m'Tomilin,

  • Shane boye,

  • Terlagh Mall,

  • Roerie m'Edmund,

  • Brien ballagh,

  • Edmund m'Sahen,

  • Semus m'Anfer morcha,

  • Donough carragh,

  • Donill m'Risterd,

  • Shane roe,

  • Neill bane,

  • Terlagh m'Enrie,

  • Hugh a bhawcone,

  • Semus m'Anferdhorcha,

  • Fer Dorcha m'Terlie,

  • Felim m'Anfhir Dhorcha,

  • Brian modarra,

  • Hugh carragh,

  • Felim m'a Ghilla Chlais,

  • Hugh m'Shane Bhallie,

  • Arte m'Shane,

  • Cahir Donw,

  • Edm. roe or owin,

  • Brien ballagh

 

The race of Felim O Doghartie (13)

  • Shane m'Anfhir Dhorcha

  • Felim m'Anfhir Dorcha

  • Doualtagh m'Hugh boye,

  • Hugh og,

  • Redmund m'Hugh,

  • Redmund m'Neill og,

  • Edm. m'Donell,

  • Semus m'Felim,

  • Gilligroema m'Donell,

  • Terlagh Balroe,

  • Felim ittagh,

  • Cahall m'Neill

  • Owin m'Conor

 

The race of Hugh, William and Redmund, of the O Dogharties (9)

  • Doualtagh m'Donell gorema,

  • Conor Modarra,

  • Owen m'Diermoda,

  • Neill O Carhie,

  • Con m'Farraye,

  • Neill Murrie,

  • Garalt m'Faraye,

  • Donell m'Edmund

  • Brien a Roda

 

The race of Rosa of the Dogharties (6)

  • GillaDubh m'Garalt,

  • Edm. m'Cahir,

  • Ferdorcha m'Cahir,

  • Garralt m'Shane boye,

  • Donell cron

  • Brien m'Edmond

 

The race of Donell of the O Dogharties (16)

  • Hugh boye m'Cahir,

  • Eghmarkagh,

  • Garalt m'Shane boye,

  • Brien m'Cunn,

  • Con m'Donell,

  • Rorie oge,

  • Roerie ballagh,

  • Rorie m'Felim,

  • Rorie m'Anfhir morcha,

  • Eghmurkagh m'Conor,

  • Hugh boy m'Garalt,

  • Neill m'Gilligorma,

  • Owin Modarra,

  • Con m'Gillidhuiroe,

  • Neill og

  • Con m'Rorie

 

The name of Clan Daveyd (37)

  • Edm. groema

  • Felim reagh

  • Hugh boy

  • Arte m'Hugh

  • Shane cron

  • Brien groema

  • Owin boy

  • Neill modarra

  • Henry og

  • Cormack reagh

  • Conor m'Edmund

  • Terlagh og

  • Cahal ban

  • Chall m'Felim

  • Eneas groema

  • Cormack m'William

  • Wm. m'Diermada

  • Roerie m'Diermada

  • Edm. m'Wm.

  • Donell m'William

  • Roerie m'Terlie

  • Deirmod m'Terlie

  • Cormack roe

  • Rorie m'Cahill

  • Art m'Neill

  • Felim m'Art

  • Wm. boy

  • Donogh m'William

  • Semus m'Donell

  • Semus, Shane, Arte, and Diermod m'Edmund

  • Donel M'Glesgie

  • Murtagh O Hangan

  • Donogh O Hanagan

  • Shane crone M'Daveyd