Fiant 6555

Tudor fiant 6555 issued in 1601 under the reign of Queen Elizabeth I

[the number in parentheses, 5203, is the Irish Record Commissioner's reference number]

Tudor Fiant 6555 (5203.) Pardon to Owen O Sullivan alias O Sullivan More,

Seely Cartie, his wife,

Donell m'Owen O Sullivan,

Jane FitzMorris, his wife,

Donell m'Dermod m'Morris I Brenan,

Dermot oge O Brenan,

Donogh m'Dermond I Brenan,

Conoghor bane and Shane mergiagh O Harnett,

Tho. m'Teig O Donevan,

Dermond m'Tho. O Donevan,

Donell bowey m'Dermond oge I Sullevan,

Dermond buoy m'Donell I Sullevan,

Rorie m'Dermond oge I Sullevan,

Donell and Dermond m'Conoghor O Brenan,

Donell m'Teig m'Cnoghor I Brenan,

Donogh m 'Donell I Brenan,

Donell m'Shee alias Donell Cumuyghe O Shee

Donogh oge O Shea,

Owen m'Cnoghor O Sullevan,

Dermond m'Buy O Sullevan,

Teig and Owen m'Buoy O Sullevan,

Teig m'Buoy m'Teig O Sullevan,

Teig m'Cnoghor O Sullevan alias Teig teachran,

Boughe m'Owen O Sullevan,

Teig m'Craigh O Sullevan,

Owen m'Cnoghor O Sullevan,

Fynine m'Teig O Sullevan,

M'Craigh m'Teig O Sullevan,

M'Craigh m'Donell O Shea,

Shane m'Tho. m'Donogh I Brenan,

Dermond m'Shane I Brenan,

Shane m'Teig I Brenan,

Murtagh, Cnoghor, Donell, Teige, Owen, and Rory m'Philip O Sullevan,

Donogh O Shea alias Donogh ny Brenan,

Donell O Shea,

Buogh m'Moriertagh O Sullevan,

Moriertagh m'Owen O Sullevan,

Donogh and Owen m'Dermond O Sullevan,

Dermond oge O Sullevan,

Criohm and Donell m'Dermond O Sullevan,

Rorie m'Teig O Sullevan,

Owen m'Rorie O Sullevan,

Dermod roe and Rorie roe O Sullevan,

Shane roe m'Morris I Brenan,

Teig and Donogh m'Dermond O Sullevan,

Cnoghor m'Tho. I Brenan,

Donell m'Cnoghor alias Donell goline,

Shane m'Cnoghor I Brenan,

Donell m'Teig O Sullevan,

Murtagh oge O Sullevan,

Murtagh oge beg O Sullevan,

Shane and Donogh m'Dermond O Brenan,

Conell m'Teig O Conell,

Dermond roe and Cnoghor m'Donell Ilidane,

Teig m'Shane O Shea,

Teig m'Cnoghor m'Rorie O Shea,

Keane fuelly O Cuyll,

Teig and Dermond m'Donell O Sullivan,

Shane m'Donogh O Shea alias Shane ny gealy,

Dermond glase O Shea,

Donogh m'Dermond glase O Shea,

Donogh m'Shane O Brenan alias Donogh Incurighe,

Shane O Brenan alias Shane ny leamy,

Murtagh m'Shane O Brenan,

Tho. m'Murtagh O Brenan,

Murtagh m'Donell M'Egane,

Donogh merigagh O Shea,

Teig crone O Shea,

Cnoghor m'Donell O Brenan,

Teig m'Cnoghor O Brenan,

Dermond m'Donell O Brenan,

Donogh and Cnoghor m'Shane M'Morrice,

Dermond m 'Philip O Sullevan,

Tho. O Shea alias Tho. Crumpaine,

Donell m 'Teige O Brenan,

Cnoghor roe m'Donogh O Brenan,

Donogh m'Cnoghor O Brenan,

Maurice m'Donogh O Brenan,

Maurice m'Shane O Brenan,

Maurice m'Donogh m'Shane O Brenan,

Shane O Brenan alias Shane gortagh,

Dynirtagh O Brenan,

Teig m'Donell m'Owen O Sullivan.

Conoghor merigagh,

Conoghor m'Teig O Brenan alias Cnoghor M'Sahirrhie,

Dermond m'Teig O Brenan alias Dermond ny bouly,

Donell m'Kearull O Leyn,

Owen m'Cnoghor m'Teig O Sullivan,

Rob. Fitz Morrice,

John Fitz Gerralde,

of Corkonyne,


Echn. M'Eligott,

Maurice m'Edm.,

John oge O Duinighan,

Donell m'Donell O Sullevan,

Honor ny Lere, his wife,

Shewherie O Sullevan,

Boughe O Sullevan,

Daniel, Owin, Edm., and Morigh M'Fearis,

Maurice m'Donogh O Brenan,

Donogh and Maurice m'Dermod O Brenan,

Donogh and Maurice m'Teig I Brenan,

John m'Dermod I Gealwaine,

Conoghor O Sullivan.

Teig O Gealwaine,

Shane m'Teig M'Kiadagh,

Moriertagh m'Teig Ishicurne alias Moriertagh merigagh,

Owen m'Craigh M'Teig,

Famine m'Donell alias Fynine M'Cartie,

Katelin ny Cartie,

Mortagh m'Dermod m'Murtagh I Sullevan,

Donell and Murtagh m'Conoghor m'Donell I Sullevan,

Edm. m'Donogh Imaghten,

Shane and Donogh m'Teig m'Shane I Sullevan,

Teig m'Dermod Shanrighe,

Philip, Donell, and Wm. m'Tho. Iranchanie,

Donogh Inaghe m'Conoghor I Sullevan,

Teig m'Moriertagh I Sullevan,

Owin m'Craigh M'Teig,

Conoghor oge O Dwine,

Donogh m'Cone O Phalwey,

Murtagh and Anna m'Donogh I Sullevan,

Donell oge m'Fynine M'Cartie,

Shane oge m'Shane I Sullevan,

Donell m'Dermod alias Donell pigidiagh I Sullevan,

Awliff m'Teig oge I Sullevan,

Sichwroe m'Dermod I Sullevan,

Teig m'Conoghor m'Teig I Sullevan

Donogh m'Donell m'Donogh I Sullevan,

Conoghor m'Owen m'Dermod I Sullevan,

Teig m'Conoghor m'Owen I Sullevan,

Donell duff m'Shane I Collitie,

Dermod m'Donell I Dwnie,

Teig m'Donogh M'Shane,

Dermod m'Conoghor duff I Sullevan,

Donell m'Dermod ny buoly I Sullevan,

Murtagh m'Ea m'Donell I Sullevan,

Donogh m'Donell m'Owen M'Cartie,

Teig m'Owen m'Dermod I Sullevan,

Dermod m'Tho. Iranchanie,

Conoghor m'Donogh I Sullevan,

Donogh m'Cragh m'Donogh I Sullevan,

Donell m'Dermod Ilianie,

Donell m'Conoghor M'Keriske,

Shane m'Donell Igihine,

Murtagh m'Donell m'Fynine I Sullevane,

Donogh m'Donell m'Fynne alias Donell knoigh I Sullevan,

Dermod m'Donogh I Dwine,

Conoghor oge Maghie I Sullevan,

Dermod m'Edm. I Huolachaine,

Teig m'Caratie O Sullevan,

Shane m'Donell I Sullevan,

Teig m'Donell M'Prior,

Teig m'Dermod I Sullevan,

Dermod m'Donell Wonie,

Donell m'Conoghor O Sullevan,

Rorie m'Donell M'Swynie,

Margaret ny nart O Lerie,

Ea m'Morougho ballagh M'Swynie,

Conoghor m'Teig m'Donogh I Lerie,

Donogh m'Conoghor m'Teig I Lerie,

Donell m'Conoghor karigh M'Swynie,

Conoghor m'Teig m'Donogh M'Killigott,

Moroghoe ballagh M'Swynie,

Tirlagh m'Murroghoe ballagh M'Swynie,

Conoghor m'Donell M'Dermod,

Fynne and Donogh m'Teig m'Donogh M'Cartie,

Donell niniagh I Sullevan,

Teig nyniagh I Sullevan,

Donogh, Donell, and Dermod m'Teig kittagh M'Cartie,

Conogher and Donogh m'Donell reogh I Sullevan,

Teig nahie m'Conoghor I Sullevan,

Conoghor m'Conor mantigh O Neale,

Shane m'Donogh m'Shane oge I Sullevane,

Wm. m'Dermod oge M'Rorie,

Conoghor m'Donogh m'Shane oge I Sullevan,

Donogh m'Craghie I Leighie,

Dermod m'Donell Iwaidde I Sullevan,

Donogh m'Dermod merigagh I Brean,

Donogh m'Donell I Wynichaine,

Owen m'Donell m'Teig M'Cartie,

Conoghor m'Riccard I Conell,

Geoffrey, Maurice, and Donell m'Conoghor I Conell,

Malacline m'Conoghor I Neill,

Donell m'Owen m'Teig m'Donell Duliaghe,

Fynine m'Donell m'Teig M'Cartie,

Neale m'Teag m'Manus I Neale,

Donell m'Teig m'Owen M'Criohin,

Shane m'Teig M'Ea,

Shane m'Donell M'Ea,

Donell m'Teig M'Ea,

Shane oge O Criohin,

Teig roe m'Donell m'Teig I Neill,

Donell m'Teig m'Donell Duliagh O Shea,

Geffre oge O Conell alias Geafre Mantigh,

Moriertagh roe m'Shane I Conell,

Teig m'Tho. A Neyll.

Conoghor m'Donogh roe A Neill,

Donell m'Cormick M'Conoghor,

Moelloonie m'Edm. Shalaghe,

Edm. m'Moriertagh oge,

Conoghor oge O Shea,

Dermod m'Conoghor oge O Shea,

Conoghor m'Donell m'Conoghor I Sullevan,

Carbrie m'Donell M'Egaine,

Owin m'Fynine m'Donell I Sullivan,

Shane and Owin m'Conoghor m'Teig M'Fynine

Donell m'Teig I Connell,

Conoghor and Donogh m'Teig I Skanlaine,

Donell M'Vony,

Owen m'Fynine m'Dermod I Sullevan,

Murtagh m'Donogh oge I Sullevan,

Dermod m'Conoghor I Sicurin,

Teig oge O Lyne,

Edm. Ferreter,

Owin M'Morrice,

of Corkanyne,


Nich. and Davie m'Edm. m'Shane Garrald,

Teig m'Owen Eloghe,

Oblesse Dargan,

Garrett Coushine,

Patr. M'Shane,

of Drumovallie,


Donogh m'Teig Moriertie,

Edm. m'Donogh Moriertie,

Dennys O Mohertie,

Dermond Heartie,

Maurice Fitz Gerralde,

John and Maurice Mahound,

Maurice m'Owen O Garran,

Dermond m'Fynine Emote,

Philip roe Brariage,

Edm. m'Shane Garralde,

Owin M'Moriertie,

Teig m'Owen Moriertie,

Donell M'Owen,

of Kilcalloe,


Donell m'Moriertie M'Owen,

Donell m'Teig M'Moriertie,

Owin M'Teig,

of Kilcalloe,


Donell m'Morrice I Kelichun,

Dermond m'Morrice M'Donell,

Kahill m'Teig I Rourke,

Teig oge O Rourke,

Owin m'Morrice oge;

Edm. Helie,

Donell O Mynan,

Dermond m'Shane Dudue,

John m'Conoghor Duligh,

Ferris M'Teig,

of Kilcalloe,


Hugh M'Moriertie,

Maurice, Owin, Murtagh, and John M'Teig,

of same,


Teig m'Donell oge,

Teig M'Ea,

James and John O Helie,

John M'William alias Shean more,

Conoghor m'Donell I Kellichan,

Donell m'Donogh Griffen,

Donell O Breasill,

Tho. O Sheme,

John M'Thomas,

of Kilcalloe,


Dermond Ashehan,

Donel oge, and

Gella Duffe,

of same,


John m'Morrice M'Morierto,

Maurice M'Owen,

of Kilcalloe,


John m'Connell duffe,

of same,


Dermond m'Morrice O Griffen,

Jamen Duffe,

of Kilcalloe,


Donogh m'Kee m'Donogh Moriertie,

of Castledrom,


Donell, Owin, Teig, and Murtagh m'Donell Moriertie,

Donell oge Moriertie,

Donogh m'Giollo Grifen,

Dermond and Donogh M'Shean fitz Dermond,

Maurice m'Shane Griffen,

Donogh m'Donogh oge,

Shean m'Teig Griffen,

Shean m'Teig Cartie,

John Stack,

Maurice and Donell M'Owen,

of Castledrom,


Gerald Fitz Gerralde,

Donogh M'Owen,

of Carkanyne,


Owin, Maurice, and Murtagh m'Edm. m'Owen oge,

Donogh oge Aredy,

Donogh oge Nedallo,

John Aredy,

Maurice Aredy,

Philip m'Shane Bronick,

Donell oge O Dallie,

James M'Robert,

of the Currins,


Wm, James, Shane m'Teig oge,

Maurice M'Teig,

Edm. Robert,

Rob. M'Edmond,

Shane bowy,

Dermond M'Shean,

Shean M'Dermond,

Dermond oge,

Nich. O Cunigan,

Wm. Reeole,

Garrett M'Nicholas,

Teig O Lyne,

Donogh M'Shane,

James M'Edmonde, and

Shane O Lullane,

of same,


Riccard m'Morrice Pierce,

James m'Tho. Pierce,

Maurice m'Riccard m'Morrice Pierce,

Tho. m'Morrice Stacke,

Tho. oge m'Tho. M'Riccard,

John m 'Thomas,

of Killahane,


John m'Riccard Coursey,

Wm. m'James m'Robert duff',

Wm. O Dullechonty,

Gilpatrick O Dullehonty,

Tho. O Cuirck,

Carbry, Dermod, and Donell O Cuirk,

Dennys O Cormick,

Cormock M'Finen,

of Trohanackney,


Maurice and John fitz David duff,

Connor oge m'Connor M'Creohin,

Murtagh m'Dermodie I Duleanie,

Simon Fullan,

Philip Stacke,

Patr. m'Shane Gerralde,

Teig oge O Sullivan,

John m'Owen O Killeyney,

Walter Nogle,

Tirlagh O Rien,

Maurice m'Edm. m'Shane Gerralde ,

[ ] m'Edm. m'Shane Gerralde,

Edm. m'Shane Morgan Fitz Gerralde,

Maurice m'Shane Manis,

Edm. m'Redmund Fitz Gerralde,

Rich. m'Tho. Pronewill,

John m'Rich. Pronewill,

Davie m'Tho. roe,

Donell m'Davie,

Shane m'Conoghor Leuth,

Shane M'Kernan,

Tirlagh M'Mahoune,

Donell O Fowlowe,

Donogh M'Owen,

of Castledrom,


Conoghor m'Shean Cashan,

Donogh and Donell m'Dermod M'Cartie,

John m'Shane M'Richard,

Patr. M'Richard,

Fynine m'Donell Tiburd,

Teig m'Dermod O Sullevan,

Owin Clogh M'Cartie,

Donogh m'Shane O Lahan,

Conoghor Duff,

of the Ilande,


Dermot O Nowlan,

Rich. Duff,

Maurice O Traughtan,

Teig O Garran,

Teig O Tauhan, and

Philip O Taughan,

of same,


Maurice oge O Nashe,

Dermod m'Donogh oge O Nowlan,

John M'Craighe,

Conoghor m'Morrice OHurrane,

Owin oge M'Donell,,

of the Ilande,


Donogh m'Shane O Donell,

Fynine M'Dermod,

of the Ilande,


Melaghlin O Dalie,

Davie M'Shane,

of the Island,


Teig M'Owen,

John O Roen, and

Tirlagh M'Owen,

of same,


Donogh m'Teig M'Vonie,

Dermod O Cane,

Maurice Skolard,

Wm. O Lone,

Donell M'Donogh,

of the Ilande,


John O Rourke,

Conoghor Lyne,

Tho. O Brian,

Wm. Toby,

Teig M'Donell,

of the Ilande,


Donell M'Donogh,

of same,


Ea and Teig O Connell,

Dermod O Bresnoth,

John M'Donogh,

of the Ilande,


Maurice O Londes,

Derrnod O Brian,

John O Rourk,

John Denalle,

Rob. Leighe,

Edm. m'Wm. buoy Shee,

Morriogh and Conoghor O Duoyke,

Murto oge,

Tho. buoy O Leigh,

Owin m'Owin M'Shea,

Tho. and Dermod O Kellogher,

Donogh M'Eabuoy,

John O Leuth,

John M'Gerralde,

Maurice and Edm. m'Edm. Fitz Gerrald,

Wm. Blunkett,

Patr. Keegoe,

Teig oge O Cartan,

Oliver Hussey,

Nich. oge Fitz Gerralde,

of Ballihebinagh,


Donell O Dalie,

of Brasnath,


Shane O Nolan,

of same,


Rich. M'Jonine,

of the Ilande,


John Walshe,

Cahir O Connor,

of same,


Philip Trant,

of Dingle,


John Champen,

John Comyne,

of same,


Tirlagh M'Dermott,

of Brackell,


Callaghane M'Cormock,

of Corballie,


Conoghor M'Shane,

of Inche.


John M'Thomas,

of Ballinvoher,


Teig M'Donogh alias Owen Longth,

Donell m'Dermody M'Teig alias Donell bane,

Conoghor m'Teage Y Hea,

Donell m'Dermodie m'Donell M'Cartie,

Conoghor m'Donell I Sullevan,

Honor ny Thomas, his wife,

Donogh m'Awliff I Shichan,

Conoghor m'Teig roe Brenan alias Conoghor ny Sahirihie,

Teig O Moriertie O Sullevan,

Knoghor m'Dermod O Brenan, and

Dermod m'Donell m'Konoghor O Sullevan.


Provisions as in C497.

Not to pardon any offence committed since 28th March last, being the date of the lord president's letter on behalf of this pardon.

— 22 June, xliii.

Translation notes for the names of individuals listed in the fiant

The names listed in the fiant appear to be Irish or Scottish Gaelic written with Elizabethan English phonetics. Some of the common components of the names of individuals, that may not be familiar to readers, are listed here:

  1. m' - Gaelic mac meaning son in a patronymic. E.g., "m'Owen" is "mac Owen" meaning son of Owen.

  2. M' - Gaelic mac meaning son in a fixed surname. E.g., "M'Swynie" is the fixed surname MacSweeney.

  3. I - Gaelic - a variant of the "O" commonly found in Irish names. E.g., "I Brenan" is the surname O'Brennan.

  4. ny - Gaelic meaning "daughter of." E.g., "Honor ny Lere" is Honor daughter of Leary or Honor O'Leary. Note that ny is also used in some men's names before a nickname or byname such as ny sahirihie - Gaelic na sáraithe meaning "of the violation."

  5. beg - Gaelic beag meaning small.

  6. oge - Gaelic óg meaning young (akin to junior when seen in a name). E.g., "Dermot oge O Brenan" is Dermot O'Brennan, Jr.

  7. bane - Gaelic bán meaning fair haired.

  8. buoy, bowey, bowy, or buy - Gaelic buidhe (buí) meaning tan skinned or, when capitalized, the Gaelic name Buadhach (Buach) meaning Victor.

  9. crone - Gaelic crón meaning tan skinned.

  10. duff - Gaelic dubh meaning black haired or swarthy.

  11. glase - Gaelic glas meaning gray.

  12. reogh - Gaelic riadhach meaning dull, gray, or gloomy.

  13. roe - Gaelic ruadh (rua) meaning red haired.

  14. duliagh - possibly Gaelic dubhshúileach meaning black eyed.

  15. ballagh - Gaelic ballach meaning speckled, piebald, or spotted (perhaps pockmarked or freckled).

  16. karigh - Gaelic carrach meaning rough-skinned / scabby.

  17. merigagh, mergiagh - Gaelic meirgeach meaning pockmarked.

  18. fuelly - possibly Gaelic uallach meaning excitable or proud.

  19. gortagh - Gaelic gortach meaning hungry.

  20. kittagh - Gaelic ciotach meaning left-handed.

  21. knoigh - possibly Gaelic cnámhach meaning bony.

  22. mantigh - Gaelic mantach meaning gap-toothed.

  23. nahie - Gaelic nathaí meaning witty.

  24. niniagh or nyniagh - Gaelic nimhneach meaning overly sensitive or touchy.

  25. teachran - Gaelic tachrán mean orphan.