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AN EXACT Relation, Of a battell fought by the Lord Moore, againſt the Rebels in Ireland; with the number of them that were ſlain on both ſides.

London, Printed. 1641.

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AN EXACT RELATION Of a Battell fought by the Lord Moore, againſt the Rebels in Ireland; with the number that were ſlain on both ſides.

THE Lord Moore hearing of the Rebellion of the Papiſts; ſent for all his Tennants, and asked them, if they would aſſiſt him in ſuppreſſing of the Rebels; their anſwer was, they would be ready at all times, to venture their lives, for their King, him, and their Countrey: His Lordſhips anſwer was, he was very thankfull to them for their faithfulneſſe to his Majeſty, and alſo for their faithfulneſſe to him, and to their Coun­trey; and if they would aſſiſt him, he would by the 30. of October provide Arms for them; and he would go finde out ſome of the Rebels, who did much ſpoyl all the Countrey their abouts; their anſwer was, with all their hearts they would aſſiſt him, to the uttermoſt of6 their lives, and fortunes promiſing all to attend him on the 29. of October.

In the mean time, the Conſpirators hearing of my Lord Moores deſign upon them, they made themſelves two thou­ſand ſtrong; intending to take my Lord Moore in his houſe, and to cary him away priſoner; and to ſeize upon all his Munition, and to take his hundred horſe, that he had then in readineſſe: he having notice of their coming, ſent poſt fr all his friends, and Tennants; for that he was before their coming furniſht with a thouſand men, but had not gtten in Arms for half of them: The Rebels drew neer his houſe, to the number of two thouſand, with Drums, and Colours diſplaid before them. My Lord Moore ſeeing them ſo ner, thought it not wiſedome to let the Rebels beſiege him in his houſe; therefore he marcht out to meet with them, and having met with them in a narrow paſſage, which went to hihouſe, a Rock being on one ſide, and a River on the othr ſide; he placed his horſe in the Front; where began a very ſmart fight between them; but the Re­bels ſtill preſt to gain the pſſage to his houſe; which they with much adoe gained: ſo that by that mans, the Lord Moores Horſe could ſtad him in no ſtead; nither was he able to charge them any more with his Foot; ſo that he was forſt to march to a City three miles of.

The number of the Rebels ſlain in this fight, was three hundred; the number of the otherſide ſlain, was forty; thn the Rebels entered the Lord Moores houſe, and took all that they found in it, and killed up all his Cattell; and pillaged his Tennants houſes, and deſtroyed all thir Cat­tell round about.

The chief Commander of the Rebels is, Sir Patrick Oneal, the high Sheriff of a County in Ireland, who, with7 the other Rebels, publiſhed many declarations in writing to this effect; Tht they were not a conquered Naion, nor would not live under thLaws, that have now of late been enacted; and they would have a free uſe of thiRe­ligion without interruption; which they had now cauſe to fear, would be much ſtraitned, if not uterly taken away: therefore it is high time to ſtirre, ſince it is of ſo great a cnſequence; therefore all that wiſh well to the Catholique Faith, let them now betake themſelves to their Atms, and come now and aſſiſt us who are now in the field, to defend the Religion with our ſwords, which hath been eſtabliſhed in this Kingdom, by our worthy Anceſtors: and hereby we ſhall put honour upon our Religion, and make our names famous thorough the Chriſtian world; and if any of the Catholique Religion ſhall refuſe to aſſiſt us in this our juſt defnce, let them know, they will be kept under like ſlaves, and draw upon them a curſe from all the Catholiques in the world, and the curſe of us Prieſts, ad Fryers, and Souldiers.

  • Patrick Oneal.
  • Hugh Mackmadouſe.
  • Father Patrick.
  • Fryer Dennis.

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TextAn exact relation, of a battell fought by the Lord Moore, against the rebels in Ireland; with the number of them that were slain on both sides.
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Bibliographic informationAn exact relation, of a battell fought by the Lord Moore, against the rebels in Ireland; with the number of them that were slain on both sides. [2], 5-7, [1] p. [s.n.],London, printed :1641.. (Signed at end: Patrick Oneal [and three others].) (Reproduction of the original in the British Library.)
  • Moore of Drogheda, Charles Moore, -- Viscount, 1603-1643 -- Early works to 1800.
  • Ireland -- History -- Rebellion of 1641 -- Early works to 1800.

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