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• of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation

in Ulster, and their successors, under a small yearly rent, which said yearly rent we will shall be paid to the said Society and

their successors for ever. And for And that the said Society of the governor and assistants quiet enjoy- London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, ment. may peaceably and quietly have, hold and enjoy the said city

of Londonderry, and the said whole territory and county of Londonderry, and the towns, places and other the premises above by these presents mentioned to be granted, without any trouble, molestation, expulsion, impediment, or contradiction of us our heirs or successors, or of any other person or persons (except before excepted) any thing having or of right claiming, or who may have or of right claim under us, our heirs or successors, of or in the aforesaid city of Londonderry, or of or in the said territory and county of Londonderry, or any part thereof, or of or in all and singular other the towns, places and limits

before mentioned to be granted, or any parcel of the same. London. And that in like manner, as well the said city of Londonderry derry and and town of Coleraine, as the said county of Londonderry, and Coleraine the towns, places and limits before mentioned to be granted, freed from

shall be for ever hereafter exonerated or kept indemnified of and patents of privilege:

from all and all manner of letters-patent of privilege heretofore

made or granted to any person or persons : And that And that we, our heirs or successors hereafter will not give none shall or grant to any, any such letters-patent of privilege, to be exerbe granted cised or used within the said city of Londonderry, or within the in future.

said county of Londonderry, or within the said town of Coleraine, or within the other territories, lands, tenements and hereditaments above in these presents before granted, or in any

parcel thereof; and that the same city of Londonderry, and the And that the premises said town of Coleraine, and all and

s said town of Coleraine, and all and singular other the lands, teshall not be nements and hereditaments before granted, and all the men intaxed by the habiting and residing within the lands, tenements, and other the Govern

premises before-mentioned to be granted, for ever hereafter be and ment.

shall be free and quit for and in respect of the premises before granted, of and from all compositions, impositions and taxations which now are or hereafter shall be imposed, taxed or assessed by any governor or governors for the time being of those parts,

or of the province of Ulster aforesaid, or any parcel thereof. The King's And further, we will, and by these presents, for us, our covenant for heirs and successors, do covenant and grant to and with the further pri- said Society of the governor and assistants London of the vileges. new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, that we, our

heirs and successors, will grant to the said mayor and commonalty and citizens of the city of Londonderry. aforesaid, other letters-patent, grants or donations, to them and their successors, under our great seal of England, or under the great seal used in our said realm of Ireland, severally and respectively to be made, of such further and more ample privileges, liberties, franchises, immunities and pre-eminences, as upon consideration of the charters of London, the Cinque-Ports, and

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in our kingdom of England, or of the charter of the city of Dublin, in the realm of Ireland, or any of them, shall seem to us, our heirs and successors, and shall be found from time to time profitable, convenient, and fit to be used in these parts:

And further, of our more abundant special grace and certain knowledge and mere motion, we do covenant and grant to and with the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors; and for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant full power and liherty to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, that they and their successors shall have liberty and time during the space of seven years next following after the date of these presents, of asking, finding and having from us, our heirs and successors, such, so many, and any other things and demands reasonable and convenient, as when, and which, in time to come respectively, shall seem to us, our heirs and successors, profitable and convenient respectively for the samé Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors, and for the mayor and commonalty and citizens of the city of Londonderry aforesaid, and their successors, and for every of them.

And that we, our heirs and successors, shall and will severally and respectively give and grant to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, and to the said mayor, commonalty and citizens of the city of Londonderry aforesaid, and their successors, such, so many, and the same rights, liberties, franchises and other reasonable things as shall seem profitable and convenient respectively for the same Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors; and for the aforesaid mayor and commonalty and citizens of the city of Londonderry aforesaid, and their successors. And

And further, we will, and by these presents, of our especial sent to any grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, for us, our heirs and acts of parsuccessors, do covenant and gránt to and with the aforesaid liament for Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plan- that P tation in Ulster, and their successors, that at any parliament or pune session of parliament of us, our heirs and successors, to be holden within this our kingdom of England, and also at any parliament or session of parliament of us, our heirs and successors, to be holden within our realm of Ireland, when it shall be ; desired by the Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, we, our heirs and successors, will give and grant, and will vouchsafe to give and grant our royal and free assent and consent to any act, bill or petition to be exhibited or preferred by the same Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors, or by any or some of them, in

to asto create manors.

the same parliament or session, or either of them, and to be approved and allowed by the lords spiritual and temporal and commons in such parliament assembled, which may conduce and tend to the establishing, confirmation and securing, enjoying, conveying and granting, of all and every or any of the premises to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, and to the said mayor and commonalty and citizens of the city of Londonderry aforesaid, and their successors respectively; and that they and their successors respectively may have and hold all and singular the premises above by these presents before granted and confirmed, according to the true meaning of these our let

ters patent. . The Society And further, we will, and of our more abundant and special empowered grace and certain knowledge and mere motion, for us, our heirs

and successors, do give, grant and confirm to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors, full, free and lawful power, faculty and authority to make, erect and ordain, out of and upon the said lands and tenements above by these presents before granted, or any of them, such and so many several manors of such tenements as are hereafter limited, as from time to time shall seem convenient to the same Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors, that is to say:

That they may make, erect and ordain one manor of every thousand acres of land by these presents before granted, or of any number exceeding the number of one thousand acres of land, and so according to such rate so many several manors as they will; so that they make not any manor of a lesser number of acres of land than of the number of one thousand acres :

And may appoint and limit to the said several manors such and so many acres of land distinct and several for demesne lands of the said several manors, and of every of them, as shall seem necessary and convenient to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors:

And to name and call the same manors by such names as the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new

plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors, shall will. And to And further, we grant and confirm, and give license to the grant by

said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new copy of

plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors, that they and court roll.

their successors shall and may freely, and without impediment of us, our heirs or successors, grant, by copy of court roll, or otherwise let to farm, so much of the lands, tenements and hereditaments belonging to such manors, to any person and their assigns, to and for such term and terms of years, estate or estates, and for such services and yearly rents, to be reserved for and upon the same lands, tenements and hereditaments, as shall

seem best and expedient to the same Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors for the time being :'

To hold of the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, and of their same manor and manors respectively, to which the same lands, tenements and hereditaments so to be granted or demised, do or shall severally and respectively belong or appertain, by suit of court of the said manors respectively to be holden twice by the year or oftener, from three weeks to three weeks, at the will and pleasure of the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors.

Yielding, therefore, such and the like rents, sums of money, and other lawful reservations, as shall seem best and expedient to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid and their successors. The statute made in the parliament of our Lord Edward the First, late king of England, our ancestor, in the eighteenth year of his reign, or any law, statute, act, ordinance, or provision whatsoever to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.

And further, we will, and by these presents, for us, our heirs And to and successors, do grant and give license to the said Society of create the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in courts Ulster aforesaid, and their successors, that they and their suc-leet, &c: cessors may have and hold, and shall and may have and hold, in and within the precincts of the said manors, and every of them respectively, one leet and view of frankpledge, of all the tenements of such manors respectively, to be holden twice in the year; and all that to a leet or view of frankpledge doth belong or appertain..

And also shall and may have, in and within the bounds of the manors aforesaid, and every of them respectively, one court baron, or one court in the nature of a court baron, to inquire, hear, determine, and do all and singular matters and things, and in the same manner and form as in any court baron within our aforesaid kingdom of England, or within our said realm of Ireland, ought to be inquired, heard, determined, and done, to be holden before the steward or stewards to be from time to time nominated and constituted by the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors, and before the suitors of the said manors respectively; and in the same courts to hold pleas of all and singular actions, trespasses, covenants, accounts, contracts, detainers, debts, and demands whatsoever, which in debt or damages shall not exceed the sum of forty shillings sterling, happening or arising in or within the premises before granted, and the limits and bounds of the same.

And that the said Society of the governor and assistants And to enLondon of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their joy the prosuccessors, shall and may from time to time have and take"

s thereof.

all and singular the profits, amerciaments, fines, commodities, advantages and emoluments whatsoever belonging or appertaining to such a court, or by any manner coming or arising therefrom, without account or any other thing therefore in any manner to be yielded, paid, or made to us, our heirs or suce

cessors. Grant of

We do also give, grant and confirm, for us, our heirs and waifs, successors, to the said Society of the governor and assistants strays, deo- London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their dands, and successors, all and all manner of goods, waifs, estrays, deo

ondono dands, and goods confiscated within the same city and county fiscated.

of Londonderry, or within the towns, places and limits above by these presents mentioned, to be granted, found, or to be

found. London. And further being willing to show our more ample grace to derry to the said mayor and commonalty and citizens of the said city of of record;

Londonderry aforesaid, of our certain knowledge and mere mo

1. and before tion have granted and confirmed, and by the tenor of these prewhom and sents, for us our heirs and successors, do grant and confirm to for what the said mayor and commonalty and citizens of the city of Lonpurposes. donderry, and their successors, that the same mayor and com

monalty and citizens of the city of Londonderry, and their suc. cessors, shall and may for ever have and hold one court of récord in any convenient place within the city of Londonderry aforesaid, before the mayor of the same city for the time being, or the recorder of the said city for the time being, learned in the laws of Ireland, every day in every week yearly (the Lord'sday only excepted, and saving in the several weeks in which the Nativity of our Lord, the feast of Easter and the feast of Pentecost, with their festivals to them respectively annexed, shall happen, and saving on the feast or days of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Ascension of our Lord, All Saints', and all Souls',) And also to hear and determine all and all manner of actions, real personal and mixt, and other actions and suits whatsoever, of what nature, kind or form soever they shall be, any manner of wise arising or happening within the city aforesaid, and liberties and precincts of the same, to be levied, affirmed, obtained, commenced and prosecuted, and due execution to demand in the same, in such the like and in as ample manner and form, and so fully, freely and wholly, and by such and the like process, as are respectively used in our court before the mayor and aldermen of our city of London in our kingdom of England, and in our court before the sheriffs of the same city, or either of them, or in our court in our hustings in the same city or in any of the said courts.

And that the citizens of the city of Londonderry aforesaid, and liberties and precincts of the same, and all other persons, may be impleaded and plead of and for all causes,. matters and pleas whatsoever, arising or happening within the said city of Londonderry, and the liberties and precincts of the same, in our city of Londonderry in our court aforesaid.

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