[...] ffreehold [...] heretofore granted and conveyed in ffeesi mple by the late Societie of the Governor and Assistants of London of the newe Plantac[i]on in Ulster within the Realme of Ireland to severall persons.
The sixe and twentieth day of July in the ffifteenth yeare of his Ma[ies]ties reign Annoq[ue] D[omi]ni 1639 the said S[i]r Raphe Whittfeild and Thomas Fotherley his Ma[ies]t[ie]s Commissioners for and on his Ma[ies]ties behalfe by vertue of the said Commission and Thomas Hudson of Desert Toughull in the late county of Londonderry Tanner doe conclude and agree that the said Thomas and his heyres and assignes shall have and hold for ever all that townland commonly called or knowne by the name of Tawneyringoge w[i]th the appurten[an]c[e]s in Desert Toughull aforesaid or by whatsoever name or names the same be called or knowne by conteininge in land pasture meadow mountayne [...] and bogge two hundred acres Irishe measure now or late in the tenure or occupac[i]on of the said Thomas Hudson or his assignes and one Messuage and all edifices and buildings thereuppon and allso all wayes and paassages to the aforesaid premisses or any part thereof belonginge or therew[i]th enioyed Except and allwayes reserved unto his Ma[ies]tie his heyres and successors all mynes and allso all Timber and Timber trees growi ng or being or which hereafter shall grow or be in or uppon the p[re]misses or any part thereof with liberty to fell, cutt downe, and carry away the same and liberty to hawk hunt ffishe and ffowle uppon the premisses att reason able and convenient times And all the ffishinge and takinge of Salmons eels and other fish in the Rivers and ffishings of Bann, Lough Foyle Lough Neagh also Lough Sydney and in all the Creekes Rivers and streams within the Province of Ulster and every of them and all the ground and soyle of the said Rivers Creekes and Streames with free liberty ingress egresse and regresse for the Tenants Occupyers and ff ishers of the said Rivers and ffishings and their servants and assignes to build and make houses shedds and other convenient places for lodginge of fishermen and others to be Imployed in and about the said Rivers and fishings or any of them and to stand and draw their netts and carry their fish on land and dry and amend their netts and hoope pickell and trim up their Caske and doe any other thinge else concerninge the said ffish ings or fishermen for their comforts or occasions uppon any part of the shore or lands adioyninge or neere to the said Rivers and ffishings or any of them without lett or interrupc[i]on, The same premisses except
[…] freehold […] heretofore granted and conveyed in fee-simple by the late Society of the Governor and Assistants of London of the new plantation in Ulster within the realm of Ireland to several persons.
The six and twentieth day of July in the fifteenth year of his Majesty’s reign, annoque domini 1639, the said Sir Ralph Whitfeld and Thomas Fotherley, his Majesty’s commissioners for and on his Majesty’s behalf by virtue of the said commission, and Thomas Hudson of Desertoghill in the late county of Londonderry, tanner, do conclude and agree that the said Thomas and his heirs and assigns shall have and hold forever all that townland commonly called or known by the name of Tamneyrankin, with the appurtenances in Desertoghill aforesaid, or by whatsoever name or names the same be called or known by, containing in land, pasture, meadow, mountain, […] and bog two hundred acres Irish measure, now or late in the tenure or occupation of the said Thomas Hudson or his assigns, and one messuage, and all edifices and buildings thereupon and also all ways and paassages to the aforesaid premises or any part thereof belonging or therewith enjoyed. Except and always reserved unto his Majesty, his heirs and successors all mines and also all timber and timber trees growing or being, or which hereafter shall grow or be, in or upon the premises or any part thereof, with liberty to fell, cut down, and carry away the same, and liberty to hawk, hunt, fish, and fowl upon the premises at reasonable and convenient times. And all the fishing and taking of salmon, eels, and other fish in the rivers and fishings of Bann, Lough Foyle, Lough Neagh, also Lough Sidney, and in all the creeks, rivers, and streams within the province of Ulster, and every of them, and all the ground and soil of the said rivers, creeks, and streams with free liberty, ingress, egress, and regress for the tenants, occupiers, and fishers of the said rivers and fishings and their servants and assigns, to build and make houses, sheds, and other convenient places for lodging of fishermen and others to be employed in and about the said rivers and fishings, or any of them, and to stand and draw their nets and carry their fish on land and dry and amend their nets and hoop, pickle, and trim up their cask, and do any other thing else concerning the said fishings or fishermen for their comforts or occasions upon any part of the shore or lands adjoining or near to the said rivers and fishings, or any of them, without let or interruption. The same premises except P1v before excepted, to be holden of his Majesty, his heirs and successors as of such manor as his Majesty shall erect, create, or make of or within the Proportion called the Mercers’ Proportion in the said late county, by such rents and services as are hereafter mentioned, that is to say, yielding and paying therefore to his Majesty, his heirs and successors the yearly rent of three pounds of lawful money of England at the feasts of All Saints and Phillip and Jacob by equal portions, into the receipt of his Majesty’s Exchequer in England, or unto the hands of the Receiver of his Majesty, his heirs and successors for the time being for the revenue of Londonderry, also Derry and Coleraine or either of them, and yielding and doing homage and fealty to his Majesty, his heirs and successors or to the lord or lords of the said manor for the time being, and doing suit at court in and to the court baron to be holden for the said manor from three weeks to three weeks if the same shall be so often held, and doing suit at and to his Majesty’s mill called Swatragh mill within the said Proportion or late Manor of Mercers. That is to say that he, the said Thomas Hudson, his heirs and assigns shall grind at the said mill and not elsewhere, all the corn and grain that shall be used or spent in or upon the premises or any part thereof, and yielding and giving the sixteenth part thereof for the multure thereof. And for default of paying, doing, and performing, the aforesaid rent and other services or any part of them or any of them, that then his Majesty, his heirs, successors, and assigns may distrein for the same, and the said Thomas Hudson or some other able and sufficient tenant with his family shall, from time to time for the space of one and twenty years years now next coming, be resident and inhabitant in and upon the said house and premises. And shall, within five years now next coming at his and their own proper costs and charges, well and sufficiently with ditches and fences double quicksetted or, where quicksett will not grow, with other fences or enclosures, sever and part all the said premises from the other lands of his Majesty and his tenants, and from the lands of other persons near adjoining unto the premises. And that the said Thomas Hudson, his heirs or assigns shall not nor will not demise or let the premises or any part thereof, nor voluntarily nor willingly suffer the same nor any part thereof to come to the hands or possession of any person or persons whatsoever that shall not then before have taken the oathes of allegiance and supremacy