From Richard S. Harrison’s book, ‘Four Hundred Years of Drimoleague”, 1999

Obligations of Donal O’Donovan to Overlord McCarthy from 1584.

This is set out an an inquisition held in 1607.

An item called a ‘dolly’ and a sum of 6 groats and a penny a half acre yearly. A ‘cuddihie’ of 14d had to be paid each Christmas for each ploughland. There was a poundage of a hog for every tenant with more than five hogs.. There were other sums on cattle and a special fee of six shillings towards the marriage of his daughters and two bushels of oats for every ploughland an the ‘half of all frais, strais and bloodsheds’

For ploughlands in early Ireland: