Deposition of Giles Powell ex parte John Powell

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-12-16
Identifier: 821097r064


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Tipperary
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 97r

Giles Powell late of the Towne and parish of of ffedder Red Citty with in the County of Tipperary yeoman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne and examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth (for & in the behalfe of his brother John Powell late of the Red Cittie in the said County yeoman nowe sick & dissenabled to appere before vs). That on or aboute the 15th of December 1641 and since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland the said John lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods to the seuerall values followeing vzt value of 117 li.
Of Cowes heiffers yeerlings one mare & two coults to the value of fiue and Thirty pounds. Of houshouldstuffe to the valu e of forty shillinges. rayles for sheepe twenty shllings building of a newe Cort e twenty shillinges Of houshould provision to the value of forty fiue shillinges for the burneing & makeing of a lime Kill thirty shillinges Of hay and Corne in the haggard to the value of ten pounds. Of Corne lost in ground the last harvest to the value of Twenty pounds. The deponent further saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion in Ireland the said John Powell was dispossessed of parte of the said land of Red Citty woorth Comunibus annis eight pounds ten shillinges he conceaues that the said John is damnified in the said lease thirty fiue pounds. The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred and foure seaven pounds ten shillinges & further he deposeth not.
Giles [mark] Powells mark
Jurat coram nobis
16o Decembris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Hen: Rugge

fol. 97v


The examination of
Giles Powell on the
behalfe of John

Deponent Fullname: John Powell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Tipperary
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Giles Powell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Proxy