Deposition of Henry ffisher

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

Date: 1642-01-25
Identifier: 811047r024


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wicklow
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Captivity, Desecration, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: John Sterne, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

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Henry ffisher of Powerscourte in the parishe of Stagonan and halfe Barrony of Rathedowne in the Countie of Wickloe, beinge duely sworne saieth that on or aboute the first of december last he was att his howse aforesaid robbed and dispoyled of his goodes of the values followinge vizt.
In Corne to the value of Threescore poundes in Chattell and beastes to the value of Threescore poundes, In Haye to the value of Tenn poundes In Howsholde goodes to the value of fortye pounds In ready money to the value of Tenn poundes, In his lease or [ ] to the value of twenty poundes All amountinge to the summe of one two hundred and <8> [foure score] poundes, By or by the meanes of <A> theis Rebells, Luke Toole of Cashell Keavan cheefe rebell his soone Barneby Toole, his soone Donogh Toole his soone Tirleagh Toole, Charles Birne mc ffelim Birne, Edmond Birne of the Downe and seuerall more of theire consortes
The Trayterous words spoken and actions and outrages comitted by the Rebells and against e the protestants were in manner as followeth vizt
<And> The said Luke Toole the gran rebell saidth that there was landed att wexford Nineteene thowsand of the Spa i nish e enemys wherevpon they leaped & danced for Joye, They said further that they woulde Hange as many of the Englishe as they colde lay handes one for Sir Charles Coote his sake, whereof this deponent I was one, with a halter aboute his necke dureing their pleasure with fiue more Englishe And further saith that They sent my this deponentes wife & sixe children to Dublin all naked to the danger of their liues and further deposeth that Bryan Lynch of Powerscourte revolted & fell from the <B> protestant profession to Mass and the said Lynch

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with severall other Rebells entred the parishe Church of Powerscourt called Staygonell [ ] and burnd vp the pues pulpittes chestes and bibles belonging to the said Church with extreem violence and [ ] trivmph & expression of hatred to religion and <A> this Convert Lynch strongly laboured to haue this deponent hanged
Hen: ffisher
Jur 25to January 1641
John Sterne
Will: Hitchcock

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[J] Henry ffisher Jur 25to
January 1641 Com
Intr 1 dec

religion [ ]

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Deponent Fullname: Henry ffisher
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Wicklow
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Sir Charles Coote, Bryan Lynch, Luke Toole, Barneby Toole, Donogh Toole, Tirleagh Toole, Charles mc ffelim Birne, Edmond Birne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Apostate, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel