Deposition of John Clarke

Collection: Bysse Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 01:06 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1642-06-25
Identifier: 812239r205


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Carlow & Killkenny
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Death, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Badnedge, Thomas Elwell
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 239r

John Clarke late of Colenbill in the parish of Kilmademoye in the County barony of in the County of Kilkenny husband (a brittish protestant) being duely sworne and Examined by vert vertue of &c deposeth and saith that by meanes of this present rebellion that on and About the ffift day of december hee was robbed and spoyled of his goods and Chattells to the seuerall vallues following vizt worth 108 li.
Of Cowes and horses to the vallue of three score & ten pounds of howshold stufe and prouision to the vallue of Eight pounds of hay to the vallue of ffourty shillings & further hee saith the deponent saith hee was Expelled and driuen ffrom his house & farmes with in Cust the said County which lost them ffoure pounds in building worth aboue the landlords rent ffoure pounds per annum hauing a lease of twenty three yeares to com which hee bring improued vallues worth twenty eight pounds the totall of his losses Amounts to one hundred Eight pounds sterl ing the depon a nt saith hee was robbed by Patrick Purshell of Clapooke in the said County gent & Michell Cantwell in the parish of Kilkeren in the said County gent: the deponent ffurther saith that John Hatredy of Kilkenney in the said County clarke and Margrett Maniring in of the said tow Cittie & County affore said County widdow where now e both ware proffessed protestants & since this rebellion turned Papists hee also saith that Arther Harde of Augher in the said Countey which was formerly a professed protestant but since this Rebellion turned Papist ffurther the deponent saith that hee had three cheldren Annes Jane and Ellizabeth clarke which perished and dyed for want of sustanance in the Cittie of Watterford also he sayth that himselfe was stript together with diuers others to the number of seau’n score whose names he knoweth not were all stript at the citty of Waterford by the citizens there vnknowne vnto them. he also sayth that one Joseph Wheeler late of Kilkenny gentleman formerly a [ ] protestant, but since after he was stript as a protestant and vpon promise of some restitutuion or fauour from the Lord Mount Garrrett, he turned Papist: And further he cannot depose
John [mark] Clarke his marke
Jurat coram nobis
25o Junij
Phil: Bisse
[Tho] Badnedge
Thomas Ellwell

fol. 239v

The examination of
John Clerke
348 Kilkenny


Nov 7

{ }

Deponent Fullname: John Clarke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Husband
Deponent County of Residence: Kilkenny
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Patrick Purshell, Michell Cantwell, Lord Mount Garrrett, John Hatredy, Margrett Maniring, Arther Harde, Joseph Wheeler, Annes Clarke, Jane clarke, Ellizabeth clarke
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Victim, Victim, Victim