Deposition of John Damyan

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-02-17
Identifier: 822043r041


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Bettesworth
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 43r

John Damyan late of Curryglasse in the parish of Shandrum barony of Kilmore and within the County of Corke wheeler (a brittish protestant) duely sworne and examined before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the br o a de seale of this Kingdom (beareing date the 5th day of March 1641) concerneing the robberies and spoiles since this rebellion comitted vpo n the brittish & protestants wi t h in the Province of Munster &c. deposeth & saith. That vpon the 20th of december 1641 or therabouts the deponent lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt value of 218 li.-8 s.-6 d. Part consisting of debts
Of cowes heiffers horses mares swine and poultry to the value of nyne and thirtie pounds ten shillinges Of houshould stuffe and Implements of husbandry to the value of three pounds. The deponent saith that he was expelled and driuen away from his said farme where he left of ground in the ground lost by meanes of this rebellion to the value of foure score and ten pounds. He further saith that he was dispossessed by meanes of this rebellion of the lands of Curryglasse aforesaid (wherin he hath a lease of eight yeeres to come woorth Communibus annis aboue the landlords rent three scor seaven & twenty pounds per annum in his lease he is damnified one hundred and Twenty foure score pounds. Of debts amounting to the sume of fiue pounds eighteene shill

fol. 43v

and six pence debts due from Christopher Portall of Newtowne gentleman James lacy of Ballinekilly in the said County gentleman and although he accounted the same goode debts before the begining of this rebellion yeett in regard the said parties whoe all are nowe in open and actuall rebellion therefore this deponent is not likly to gett any satisfaction from them. The totall of his losses amounts to Two hundred eight teene and fiftie pounds eight shillinges and six pence or thereabouts. The deponent saith that aboute the time aboue mencioned parte of his cowe Cattle were forceably taken away by James mc Phillipp of Croshoole in the said County husbandman & by John Mucke of Maynes in the said County husbandman. The deponent further saith & that by the meanes & directions of Sir William Power Knight & Dauid Power of Kilbolane in the said County gentleman this deponents corne in ground the last harvest was reaped & caryed away to Kilbolane aforesaid the Sir Williams house. & further he deposeth not
John Damion
Jurat coram nobis
17o ffeb: 1642
Phil: Bisse Tho. Bettesworth

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fol. 44v


The examination
of John Damyan
Corke 582


Deponent Fullname: John Damyan
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Wheelwright
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Christopher Portall, James lacy, James mc Phillipp, John Mucke, William Power, Dauid Power
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel