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Fants in Kyllmallock
Date: May 2, 2012 10:10:56 AM PDT
Author: kathlingram

James ffant of ffantstowne was attainted of murder and executed at Kyllmallock, at the times the murder was perpetrated and he was attainted he was similarly seised of the vills and lands following viz Fantstowne 2 carucates near Kyllmallock; the villate of Ballecollen now in the possession of Rory (Roric') mcShehy 1 carucate; amounting in all to 3½ quarters as was found by inquisition taken before Thomas Wyseman, James Golde, Attorney {MS folio 73} for the province of Munster, Robert Rosier and Arthur Robins, esquires, commissioners, at Kyllmallock on 26 Oct. 1584 a.r. xxvj Eliz. inter alia as follows:— the jurors say on their oath that James ffant formerly of ffantstowne gent, assaulted Patrick ffant and murdered him at Glassaie776s gate in Kyllmallock, for which murder he was attainted and executed at Kyllmallock; at the times the murder was perpetrated and of his attainder he was seised of the vill and land of Fantstowne 2 carucates, but they know not from whom he held them; that at the time of his attainder he was seised of Ballecollen 1 carucate now in possession of Rory (Roric') mcShehy but they know not its value.


more about this time period
Date: May 2, 2012 10:15:06 AM PDT
Author: kathlingram

grant of the lands of James & Robert Fant, both attainted (of treason, I assume) in the town of Kilmallock, Co. Limerick in 1595" and this one.." James & John Fant of Clangibbon are also mentioned in pardons at this time. Condons & Clangibbon is a barony in the Mitchelstown area


and..maybe son of the Patrick who was murdered by James
Date: May 2, 2012 10:20:15 AM PDT
Author: kathlingram

Patrick Fante of Ballingarry, Kilmallock, gent, was an assistant juror of the inquisition for the survey. He was not recorded as a major landholder in Ballingarry


Some interesting information to be had on this blogspot.
Date: Sep 11, 2013 2:39:14 PM PDT
Author: mickdemasher

I dont know how she managed to find this
stuff but its very interesting. Just
follow the link above. There is loads of
fascinating information on her blog.


Date: Jun 22, 2014 3:07:27 PM PDT
Author: John

Great name by the way (mickdemasher).lol

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