Deposition of Margarett Conygrave

Collection: Other Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1642-01-14
Identifier: 817140r112


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Abstract Concerning James Farrell
Nature of Deposition: Death, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones, John Watson, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 140r

Margarett Conygrave of St: Johns towne in the parrish of Clonbrony in the Barrony of Grannor within the Countie of Longford Widdowe sworne and examined saith That: upon the 27th: daye of October last: her late husband George Conygrave and her selfe were at: St Johns towne robbed stripped and dispoiled of goodes of the values hereafter experessed (vizt:) in their stock of hides and Barke with their Tannefatts, and Tanhouse worth: 40 s., howseholdgoodes worth five powndes, One lease worth five powndes and fowre Powndes in a debt due from one Donnogh: รด Bronan of the same towne (which the rebells inforced him to paye unto them) In all amountinge to fiftie and fowre <A.> powndes, By or by the meanes of ffaghna ffarrell of Lysneneghan, James Nugent: of Cooleamraghe, Donnell ffarrell of Kilshroute and Mary ffarrell his mother of the same, Bryan ffarrell of: Aghie Arkin Teig ffarrell of Aghie renny Rory ffarrell from Drunbadd, Edmund ffarroll from Donar Donnell

fol. 140v

<B.> Donnell ffarrell of: Cloneffin with many others of their tennants and followers all of: them sayeing they had authoritie from the King and Counsell under the broade seale for what they did, And soe they stripped her husband, herselfe, and two Children, and her said husband (being aged) with the greife of it and with his hard travell to Dublin, and for want of necessary sustenance is since his comeinge hither dead, and shee and her two Children left in great: miserie, And further this Deponent saieth that: Cormock fferrall of Clanbeng=feild <C> in the parish of: Clondrony and Cahill o: Mehan a popish Preist said that: the Kinge was in Scottland, and would not: retourne into England for the English had a new Kinge, the Palsgrave and had banished the Queene into ffrance And alsoe said that: the English had Cutt off: the head of the Queenes Preist and Cutt off his privy members, and throwne them in his face and had quartered him before the Queenes face
Margarett Conygrave
her [mark] marke
Jurat Jan:
14to 1641
John Wattson
William Hitchcock

fol. 141r

This is a true Coppy the orriginall whereof was taken into the Court of the cheife place for Evidence against the Rebels where it still remaineth Wittness our hands Julij 7o 1652
Hen: Jones.
Hen: Brereton.

fol. 141v

Com Longford
Margret Conagraue
Jur Januarij 14th 1641

Deponent Fullname: Margarett Conygrave
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Longford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: George Conygrave, Donnogh: Bronan, ffaghna ffarrell, James Nugent, Donnell ffarrell, Mary ffarrell, Bryan ffarrell, Teig ffarrell, Rory ffarrell, Edmund ffarroll, Donnell ffarrell, Cormock fferrall, Cahill o: Mehan, * Palsgrave
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned