Calendar of State Papers - Ireland. PRO941-505 G786.(Harleian Collection) Page 10.5th January 1598.Letter sent from Carrickfergus from Capt. Richard Atherton to Earl of Ormonde. "At my coming to Carrickfergus the tempest grew so great and extreme that, after great danger. I was driven to Scotland. In the time of my abode there, I chanced to converse with a Baron, called the Lord of Gilhilte (probably meant Kinhilt), who doth derive himself from Kildare, and writes himself Adare." In the index for this book under ADARE - p.325castle or abbey forsaken. p.330castle taken. p.318James FitzThomas Fitzgerald marches towards the White Knight's country p.318the White Knight comes to (the rebel) James FitzThomas FitzGerald p.504James (above) has proclaimed war against the English p.287, 400, 435, 504 claim of James (above) to the Earldom of Desmond
p.356, 359James FitzPiers, son of Sir Piers FitzJames, sheriff of the co. of Kildare, letters of 359Fears for the fate of Capt. Lee. 491.traitor's head sent to Dublin by James FitzPiers. 342 etc.John FitzThomas Fitzgerald, 2nd son of Sir FitzThomas FitzGerald, rebellion of. p.287John (above) to be chosen Earl of Desmond They are in the time of Queen Elizabeth the 1st,and of Sir Walter Raleigh whom she sent to fight against Desmond. Will have to look more closely at those old movies.