Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1440
TitleCopy of a proclamation from the Lords Justices of Ireland, Thomas Coningsby [later 1st Earl Coningsby] and Sir Charles Porter, Dublin, Ireland; 7 Jul. 1691
Date7 July 1691
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionRefers to the success of Their Majesties' armies in the reduction of Ireland and the need to bring the whole under control; invites all those who are 'in armes' against them to surrender; says that all those private soldiers in the enemies' army who surrender their houses, arms and furniture within three weeks, will receive a 'reasonable rate' for such goods; offers a pardon of all 'treasons and other crimes and offences' against Their Majesties; offers the same terms to any who give up forts, garrisons, regiments, etc.; offers to pardon those residing in the Cities of Limerick and Galway; lays out the terms and conditions.

Original signed by John Davies and printed by Andrew Cook.

Contains detailed notes on the proclamation, that it was rejected in Council but still promoted by the Justices; queries various legal points and comments on the misery it would inflict on Ireland and the 'perpetuall trouble and expense on England'.
Termwars, Glorious Revolution 1685-1689
Irish affairs, pardons
legal business, pardons, of Irish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1083William III (1650-1702); King of England Scotland and Ireland1650-1702
NA28984Coningsby; Thomas (1656-1729); 1st Earl of Coningsby; cr. 1719; cr. Baron Coningsby of Clanbrassil 16921656-1729
NA1084Mary II (1662-1694); Queen of England Scotland and Ireland1662-1694
NA30110Porter; Charles (1631-1696); Sir; Irish Lord Chancellor; knighted 16861631-1696
NA30111Ireland, Lords Justices of; fl 1691fl 1691
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