Deposition of Thomas Danvers

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-06-13
Identifier: 812231r199


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Carlow & Killkenny
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Percy Smyth, Philip Bisse, Thomas Badnedge
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 231r

Thomas Danvers of Bally Brazill in the Barrony of Iuerke in the County of Kilkenny gent a Brittish protestan{t} being duely sworne & examined vpon his oath by vertue of his Maiesties Commission beareinge date &c deposeth & saith that about 3 weekes before Christmas last & since the beginninge of this present Rebellion in Ireland he hath bine robbed & forcibly dispoiled of his goodes & chattells Rentes to the seuerall vallues followeinge vizt
Of his Cowes horses & younge Cattell remaininge in Bally Brazill abouesaid to the vallue of 120 li. sterl
Of Implementes of husbandry to the value of 5 li.
Of linnen woollen weareinge apparrell & houshold stuffe to the vallue of with Plate & Ringes to the vallue of 75 li. sterl. Of his corne in the haggard or stack to the value of 150 li.
This deponent further saith that he with his family was expelled away from his ffarme at Bally Brazill where he lost Corne in ground to the value of 25 li. sterl which he conceiues to be value Corne in stack & the losse of his ffarme & house to the vallue of 100 li. wherin he conceues himselfe damnified in soe much one hundred poundes sterl
This deponent further saith that he hath lost by reason of this Rebellion one Annuity of 20 Markes per Annum which was to be paid to his wife out of the Landes of Shannakill in the Com of Corke dureing her naturall life which he conceives to be worth 180 li. sterl
The Totall of this deponentes losses amountes to the 430 li. sterl & further he canot depose
Tho Danuers
Jurat corma nobis
13o Junij 1642
Percy Smyth
[Tho.] Badnedge
Phil: Bisse

fol. 231v

The examination of
Thomas Danvers
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Deponent Fullname: Thomas Danvers
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Kilkenny