Award of the Elephants Heart

Awarded to Tairdelbach ua Conaill (modernly known as Art Sinclair)

By the Barony of Cynnabar on 2018-04-29

The Baron and Baroness to Their beloved and faithful, the honest people of Cynnabar, greeting. Know you that in recognition of his considerable service, We have granted to Tairdelbach ua Conaill Our Award of the Elephant’s Heart, and with it, for the security and defense of these lands, and of the parts adjacent, the following toll, which he may take in Cynnabar from Beltane for three complete years:

From every crannock of wheat sold in Cynnabar, 1 obole.
From every mare, ox, or cow brought here for sale, 1 denarius.
From every load of lead coming here for sale, 2 denarii.
From every crannock of salt coming here for sale, 2 denarii.
From every cask of honey or butter coming here for sale, 4 denarii.
From every centenum of salmon coming here for sale, 1 denarius.

Therefore We command you that, as an aid to fortifying the said Barony, you yield the said custom up to the end of the period, just as has been said. Witness, the Baron and Baroness, at Cynnabar, on the twenty-ninth day of April, in the fourth year of Our investiture. Let none countermand Our words.
Adapted from Henry III, Lord of Ireland: Grant of Tolls in Dublin (1233).

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