The capitulation and reconsiliation were led by King Henry VIII (ruled in 1509-47) to extend and ensure his control over the island of Ireland. This policy began between the Geraldine Rebellion (1534-39) and its creation of the Kingdom of Ireland in 1541-42. Henry`s problem was that many Irish clans remained autonomous and remained outside the control of his administration in Dublin. While this may seem harmless, it could lead, as a tenant, to stamp duty on the „new“ lease, i.e. newly awarded (based on the current rent). As a lessor, this may mean that you have lost the benefit of an old lease under which the original tenant would have remained responsible for all agreements for the duration of the tenancy agreement, given that the newly awarded lease is considered a „new lease“ under the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995. A tenant of a new lease is released from his covenants at the time he assigns the lease. His neighbor Donogh O`Grady was knighted and received his land again the same year. [3] The Mac Aonghusa/Magenni clan in County Down became knights, and the O`Byrnes of Wicklow, the Kavanaghs of Wicklow, Cahir, Baron of Ballyane Lords of Ballyane, O`Donnells of Donegal were others who accepted the system. In 1603/07, the head of the O`Donnell was briefly elevated to the rank of Earl by Jacob I of England. .