Deposition of Robert Willans

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

Dublin Core

Date: 1642-02-23
Identifier: 809351r228


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Dublin
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 351r

Robert Willans of the Citty of Dublin merchant sworne & examined the 23th day of ffebruary Anno domini 1641 deposeth That since the beginning of this rebellion and by the meanes of the Rebells in the County of Wicklowe hee hath Lost and beene dispoiled of his goods & Chattles in the County aforesaid to the value following vizt goods and Cattle in custody of John Eld of the Mullintobberbasty in the said County this deponents Tennant, valued at thirtie five pounds; of a debt due to him out of the said Lands and stocke tenn pounds, from Henry Wentworth another of this deponents Tennants due out of the said Lands sixe pounds, due to the deponent from Christopher Arten of the same place by Bond thirtie and one pounds And this deponent is deprived of the benefitt of one moyety of Mullintobberbasty aforesaid worth seaventy and two pounds for that the deponent paid soe much very Lately for the same, are due to him from one Edward Russell (now in rebellion as hee beleveith) vppon 2 Bondes threescore pounds <{2}51 li.> & by the seuerall other persons, some in rebellion & the rest thereby disabled to satisfie xx x vj li. x s. vj d. amounting in all to the some of two hundred and fiftyone pounds robbd ster All which is done by the Birnes & other rebells whome this deponent cannot name, And hee further deposeth that hee is credibly informed that both the said Arten and Russell are now revolted from the Protestant religion which they lately professed and are gone to Masse.
Robart Willians
Jur 23o ffebruarij 1641 coram nobis
John Sterne.
Hen: Brereton


fol. 351v


fol. 352r


fol. 352v

72 Dubljn
Robert Willans Jur xxiijo
ffebr 1641



Deponent Fullname: Robert Willans
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Eld, Henry Wentworth, Christopher Arten, Edward Russell, * Birne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel