Mortgage of Ballincolly to Edmond Coppinger, 1618
Feoffment - William Barrett of Ballyincolly in the County of Cork, gent., als Barrett, in consideration of £240 paid by Edmond Coppinger fitz Robert of Corke, gent., the said William Barrett granted to the said Edmond Coppinger, his heirs and assigns, for ever, All that and those the Castles, Bawnes, Townes, Villages, Hamletts, Lands, tenements, and hereditaments of and in Ballyincolly conteyning a plowland of large Irish measure, more or less, situate, lying, and being in the Barrony of Barretts in the county aforesaid, with the appurtenances, To hold the same unto and to the use of the said Edmond Coppinger, his heirs and assigns, for ever to be holden of the Chiefe Lord of the fee by services thereof due and of right accustomed by way of mortgage for securing £240.
Dated 26th January, 1618.
Transfer of Last Mortgage to Sir Walter, 1630.
Deed Poll of Edmond Coppinger fitz Robert of Corke, gent. After reciting the last deed and a bond of the staple of £400 and further advance and charge amounting in the whole to £660 in consideration of £660 by Sir Walter Coppinger of Cloghane in the County of Corke, Knight, paid, the said Edmond Coppinger granted to Sir Walter Coppinger Knt, his heirs and assigns, All that and those the castles, Bawnes, Townes, Villages, Landes, Tenements, and hereditaments of and in Ballyincolly aforesaid, conteyninge one ploweland of large Irish measure, whether more or lesse, with all and singular the partes, parcells, members, and appurtenances, together with the deed of Mortgage, recognizance, or Bond of the staple and Defezance thereof and the Deed of Release, To hold the same unto and to the use of the said Sir Walter Coppinger, Knt, his heirs and assigns, to be holden of the chiefe Lord of Lords of the ffee by the services thereof due and of right accustomed. [Usual covenants, particularly mentioning Edmond's wife Katherine Coppinger als Archdeacon].Dated 31st May, 1630.
Release of equity of redemption to Sir Walter, 1630.
Deed Poll. William Barrett als Barrett of Ballincolly in the County of Corke, gent., and Edmond Barrett of the same, gent., sonne and heir to the said William Barrett in consideration of £790 paid by Sir Walter Coppinger of Cloghane in the County of Corke, Knight, release of all claims unto the castle, Toune, lands, tenements, and hereditaments of and in Ballyincolly aforesaid, now beinge in the quiett actuall and peaceable seisin and possession of the said Sir Walter Coppinger, which premises are reputed to be a plowland of large Irish measure and upwards, scituated, sett, and beinge in the Barrony of Barretts in the County aforesaid and of and in the appurtenances. Dated 30th October, 1630.
 Barret, the "chief of his nacion," owned the strong castle of Ballincollig and the castles of Carrigrohan and Castlemore (which are now ruins). This William described as "chief of a small countrye," submitted in 1599. - Windele, p. 252. In 1612 Andrew Barret was M.P. for Co. Cork. In 1588 John Fitz James Barret, Prior of St. Stephen's, Co. Cork, to Wm. Kyent of Corck, sheareman, and Honory ny Learie his wife, two beds of the garden situate in the Nard, to hold for 50 years at the rate of two pence yearly. The Prior puts his mark. - Windele.
 Pat. 21 James 1. - Pardon of alienation for the following persons in consideration of the fine of 40s. - Edmond Barrett of Ballyncolly, Cork Co., deceased, being seised in fee of Ballycolly, aliens the same to Robert Coppinger of the City of Cork, alderman, subjt. to redemption; and said Coppinger afterwards being seised in his demesne granted the same to Sir Dominick Sarsfield, Baronet, to the uses expressed in his last Will; afterwards William Barrett, son of the said Edmond, redeemed the premises and then executed the above mortgage. This appears by an inquisition taken at the King's Old Castle, Cork, 27 September, 1621.
The above Edmond Coppinger is named as a juror in an inquisition dated 6 Sept. 3rd Car. 1. taken at King's Old Castle [No. 106] on Wm. Barry late of Lislie. He is described as of "Ballincollegge." So too he is named in the inquisition as David Viscount Buttevant and described as of "Ballyncollie." His son Robert is mentioned in the Council Book of the Corporation of Cork under date 1 June, 1636. Thus:- "Robert Coppinger fitz Edmund sworn."
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