Deposition of Barthomew Drope

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

Date: 1643-07-03
Identifier: 810231r263


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Dublin
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Loss By Debts, Loss Of Livehood
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 231r

Bartholomew Drope of the Cittie of Dublin merchant sworne and examined deposeth and saith That when the Rebellion began vizt the xxiijth of October 1641 There was due & owing vnto him this Deponent, by, & from such (as hee then Conceived to bee soluent men in the kingdome of Ireland vpon Judgments statute staples Specialties & by booke Eleven thowsand pounds of principall money: One thowsand pownds interest & three hundreth poundes Costs in suite of Lawe. And this deponent since the Rebellion began and by meanes thereof hath beene deprived and dispoiled of Rents within the Cittie of Dublin of which he hath leases for 40 yeres to come amounting xlviij li. per annum [ holden ] And vnder the rent of one paire of Gloves per annum: Soe as he cannott now receive above 10 li. per annum for the same And of certeine ould howses in Dublin which were mortgaged vnto him for 400 li. which he formerly lett for 50 li. per annum: (of both which lands and howse one yeres proffitt and above the deponent hath lost) & is Like to be dire c deprived privated of the Residues vntill a peace be established Some of the howses being pulld downe and the rest Lying void: And further saith that some of his [ ] said debtors are or are reputed to be rebells & to doe & performe malignant & evill offics against the kings Maiesty & his Loyall subiects, And the rest of his said Debtors are some killd some captived, some robbed & left naked by the Rebells soe as they are not able to make satisfaccion
Bartholo: Drope
Jurat: Jul: 3d. 1643
Hen: Brereton
Will: Aldrich


fol. 231v

Bartholomew Drope Jur
3o Julij 1643
Intw Cf


Deponent Fullname: Bartholomew Drope
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin