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Muster List, Kilkenny City, 1685

The following names have been extracted from a paper published in the “Proceedings and Transactions of the Kilkenny and the South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society” Vol 3. 1855. pp. 231-274

The article was written by John G. A. Prim.

Under  Captain King in 1685

Name Surname
Ri…. ??
Jo. Barry
Alexander Beane
Willm Beane
Edward Blurton Sen
Thomas Brenan
Edward Brenan
Alexander Burnett
John Byrne
Hugh Chitters
Thomas Chitters gone
James Connell
James Connell
Denne Cooper
Arthur Cornes
John Davis
Michael Davis
Ralph Davis Sen
Ralph Davis Jun
Philip Deane Serjts
George Desbrough Corpls
Willm Deveerd
George Dongon
Willm Dongon
Samuel Dowler
John Dowler
Thomas Evans
Henry ffarrell
Walter ffibbs
John ffillpott
James fflanagan
Willm fflanaghane
Bryan ffolerton
Owen ffolerton
Thomas Gale
Thomas Glin
John Glover
Edward Goddard Serjts
Edward Goddard Jun
Bryan Gormoyle
Charles Gosling Ensigne
Willm Gowane
Willm Grantham
John Griffin
Mathew Griffith Drumers
Edward Hamilton gone
Nicholas Harding
Thomas Hart Lt.
Henry Heard
Teige Higgane Drumers
Hugh Hill
Willm Jackson
Ralph Jackson
John Jones
Edward Jones
Tyronne Kelly
John King Capt.
Abraham King
Samuel Lake
Teige Lapp
Thomas Lee
Edward Leith gone
John Lloyd
Wilm Locksmyth Corpls
Patrick Markeney
Bryan McDermott roe
Hugh McDonnogh
Tyrence McDonnogh
John McHenry
Potter Medloe
John Morgan
John Morry
James Morry
John Morry
John Morry
Thomas Mosse Corpls
Roger Mulroony Jun
James Neylane
John Norry NOTE No John Norry listed, there is a John Morry
Daniel O’Doherty Pike of Thomas Parker was given to Daniel O’Doherty
Willm O’Donnell
Manus O’Gaffe
Donogh O’Learaghan
Thomas Parkens NOTE No Thomas Parkens listed but there is a Thomas Parker
Thomas Parker
Tho Prise
John Reeves gone
John Reynolds
Richard Richardson
John Rise
John Saint Sen
John Saint Jun
James Sanotson
James Sheely
Thomas Shelton
Robert Shepard Jun
Robert Shepard
John Shepard
John Shore
Bryan Smyth
Michael Sparkes
Robert Steevans
Humphrey Thomas
Philip Tweed Sen
Philip Tweed Jun
Richard Warren
Thomas Watts
William West
Richard Whitmore
Robert Wilson
Thomas Witch
Nicholas Wood
Noble Wright

A Rally For Ireland, May 1689 by Thomas Osborne Davis

Shout it out till it ring
From Beinn-Mor to Cape Cleir,
For our country and king,
And religion so dear,
Rally, men, rally!
Irishmen rally!
Gather round the dear flag, that, wet with our tears
And torn and bloody, lay hid for long years,
And now, once again, in its pride re-appears.
See! From the castle our green banner waves.
Bearing fit motto for uprising slaves –
For “Now or never!
Now and for ever!”
Bids you to battle for triumphs or graves –
Bids you burst on the Sacsanach knaves.
Rally, then rally!
Irishmen rally!
Shout “Now or never!
Now and for ever!”
Heed not their fury, however it raves;
Welcome their horsemen with pikes and with staves;
Close on their cannon, their bay’nets and glaives,
Down with their standard wherever it waves;
Fight to the last, and ye cannot be slaves!
Fight to the last, and ye cannot be slaves!

Gallant Sheldon is here,
And Hamilton too,
And Tirconaill so dear,
And MacCarthy so true.
And there are Frenchmen –
Skilful and staunch men –
De Rosen, Pontee, Pusigan and Boisseleau,
And gallant Lauzun is a-coming, you know,
With Bealdearg, the kinsman of great Owen Roe:
From Sionainn to Bann, and from Lifé to Laoi,
The country is rising for liberty,
Though your arms are rude,
If your courage be good,
As the traitor fled will the stranger flee,
At another Drom-mhor from “the Irishry”,
Arm, peasant and Lord!
Grasp musket and sword!
Grasp pike, staff, and scian!
Give your horses the rein!
March in the name of his Majesty –
Ulster and Munster unitedly –
Townsman and peasant, like waves of the sea –
Leinster and Connaught to victory –
Shoulder to shoulder for liberty!
Shoulder to shoulder for liberty!

Kirk, Schomberg and Churchill
Are coming – what then?
We’ll drive them and Dutch Will
To England again.

We can laugh at each threat,
For our parliament’s met –
De Courcy, O’Brien, MacDomhnaill, Le Poer,
O’Neill and St. Lawrence, and others go leor,
The choice of the land from Athlone to the shore
They’ll break the last link of the Sassanach chain –
They’ll give us the lands of our fathers again!
Then up ye! And fight
For your king and your rightm
Or ever toil on, and never complain,
Though they trample your roof tree, and rifle your fane.
Rally, then rally!
Irishmen, rally!
Fight “Now or never!
Now and for ever!”
Laws are in vain without swords to maintain
So, muster as fast as the fall of the rain:
Serried and rough as a field of ripe grain,
Stand by your flag upon mountain and plain:
Charge tilll yourselves or your foemen are slain!
Fight till yourselves or your foemen are slain!