Settlement on John Copinger 1627

  


To all Christian people to whom this indented deed of feoffment shall come.  John Coppinger of the City of Cork, Alderman, David Roch, and Dominick Roch of Kinsale, gentlemen, feoffees in trust seised of the ensuing particulars or some of them send greetings in our Lord God everlasting.  Know ye that we the said John Coppinger, David and Dominick Roch, as well in consideration of the natural affection which the said John Coppinger beareth to his son and heir apparent Sir John Coppinger, Knight, as also in accomplishment of several orders made at the Council table in this Kingdom by the Right Honble. the Lord Deputy and Council, approved by the Letters of the King's Most Excellent Majesty, dated the 11th of September last, and for divers other valuable and important considerations us thereunto moving have given, granted, enfeoffed, and confirmed unto William Gallwey of Kinsale, gentleman, William Roch Fitz Dominick of Cork, gent., Thomas Sarsfield alias Sarsfield of Cork, gent., and Robert Coppinger Fitz Dominick, of Cork, merchant,  All that and those the castles, towns, villages, hamlets, lands, tenements, and hereditaments hereafter following, viz., the castle and lands of Crosshaven, Killecole, Knockmurihirligh, and Ballynloskye, containing in all two ploughlands and forty acres of Irish measure (be the same more or less) lying and being in the Barony of Kierrycurrihy, in the County of Cork at large, the lands of Farrendahedory, containing eight acres (be it more or less) with a ruinous mill theron standing, Parksymon, Clondsymon, part of Knockevascion called Inshy, Croghtinacally with two small gardens thereunto belonging the said John Coppinger's own messuage wherein he now dwelleth, in length from King's Street on the west of his Majesty's Wall on the east, the messuage wherin Anstard Gould, widow, dwelleth from the King's Street to the Wall, the messuage wherein Dominick Corbally dwelleth from the King's Street to the Wall, the house wherein Morris Gould lately dwelled, the messuage wherein Richard Dowse dwelleth from the King's Street to the Wall, and the fourth part of Gould's Weir and of the fishings and perquisites thereof, all lying and being in the City and County of the City of Cork, and all and singular houses, edifices, granges, meadows, pastures, moors, marshes, woods, underwoods, heaths, commons, fishings, water, watercourses, rectories, oblations, perquisites, and all other parts, members, incidents, and appurtenances to the same or any part thereof belonging or heretofore taken, accepted, or reputed to be member, incident, or appurtenant to the said messuages, towns, lands, or any part thereof,  To have and to hold to the said William Gallwey, William Roch, Thomas Sarsfield, and Robert Coppinger, their heirs and assigns for ever, to such uses, intents, and purposes as hereunder are recited, expressed, and declared and to no other use or uses, To hold of the Chief Lord or Lords of the fee by the rents and services accustomed and due,  And we  the said John Coppinger, David and Dominick Roch, gent., and our heirs and the heirs of every of us respectively, the premises with their appurtenances unto the said William Gallwey, William Roch, Thomas Sarsfield, gent., and Robert Coppinger, merchant, their heirs and assigns, to the uses hereunder written against ourselves and our heirs and the heirs of every and either of us respectively, and against all others claiming, pretending, or deriving any title, estate, or interest in and unto the premises or any part thereof by, from, or under us or any of us shall warrant, aquit, and defend, And further know ye that we the said John Coppinger, Alderman, David and Dominick Roch, gent., have deputed, authorised, and put in our place our trusty and well beloved John Kent of Cork, gent., our true and lawful attorney to enter to Crosshaven or any other part of the said lands situate in the County of Cork at large, in the name of the rest of the said lands so situated in the said County at large, and to give actual livery and seisin in the name of the lands in the said County at large to the said William Gallwey, William Roch, Thomas Sarsfield, and Robert Coppinger, gent., or to any of them in the name of the rest to enure to them, their heirs and assigns, to the use underwritten, and likewise to enter into any part of the said houses or lands situated in the said County of the City of Cork, and thereof in the name of the whole comprised in the County of the said City, to give full actual livery and seisin to the said William Gallwey, William Roch, Thomas Sarsfield, and Robert Coppinger, or to any of them in the name of the rest to enure to them, their heirs and assigns, to the same uses according to the purport of this indented deed ratifying, approving and allowing whatsoever our said attorney shall do in the premises as if the same were effected by ourselves in person.  For witness whereof we the said John Coppinger, Alderman, David and Dominick Roch, gentlemen, have to their part of these deeds indented, put our hands and seals the last day of April, A.D. 1627.

The true intent and purport of this indented deed of feoffment and delivery and seisin thereupon made and expressed at and before the perfection thereof by sealing and delivery was, is, and for ever hereafter shall be that the above named William Gallwey, William Roch, Dominick Sarsfield, and Robert Coppinger, their heirs and assigns, and the heirs and assigns of the survivor of them, shall stand and be seised of the above mentioned castles, lands, tenements, messuages, and hereditaments, and fourth part of Gould's weir [weard] in this deed, signified to the uses and behoof of the above mentioned John Coppinger, Alderman, the feoffor, for and during his natural life, saving and reserving always that the sum of fifty pounds sterling of the rents, issues, and profits therof shall be yearly paid at Michaelmas and Easter, or within one month after every of the said gales by equal portions to the said Sir John Coppinger, Knight, and Dame Katharin his wife, and the survivor of them, for their present maintenance for and during the natural life of the said John Coppinger, the father and feoffor, and for want of such payment as aforesaid that then it shall be lawful to and for the said Sir John or Dame Katharin to distrain in any part of the premises, and after the decease of the said John Coppinger, the father and feoffor, that then the said feoffees and their heirs and assigns and the survivor of them and his heirs shall be seised of all and singular the said castles, towns, lands, messuages, and fourth part of Gould's weir, with their appurtenances, to the use and behoof of the said Sir John Coppinger, Knight, and Dame Katharin his wife, and the survivor of them during their natural lives and the life of the survivor of them, and after their decease to the use of their heirs males to be begotten of both the bodies of the said Sir John and the said Dame Katharin, and for lack of such heirs then to the use of the heirs males of the body of the said Sir John Coppinger, Knight, and for want of such heirs male to the use and behoof of the heirs males of the said John Coppinger the feoffor lawfully begotten and to be begotten, and for want of such heirs males to the use and behoof of the said John Coppinger the feoffor, his rightful heirs for ever.

John Coppinger.      David Roche.      Dom: Roche.


 

  

   

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