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A Proclamation

A Proclamation 1641

CHARLES by the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland.

Defender of the faith, etc.

To all Our loving Subjects of Ireland,


Take notice by this Our PROCLAMATION that John Watson, Esquire, latte of Richmond, is hereby appointed as Commissioner to inquire into the State of Ireland following the late horrid Rebellion in that country, the Cause, Displacements, Acts of Violence, Cruelties, Atrocities etc. etc.

Given at Our Court.

Charles, King Etc. 1641.

[Note added 2010. Extract from document in the Watson files in the custody of a legal firm based in Carlow, there are some more interesting extracts to follow, difficult to read but we will do our best.]

Source: Michael Purcell 2011


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