Deposition of Ralphe Woodley

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-09-08
Identifier: 822049r046


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, James Wallis
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 49r

Ralphe Woodley late of Cast Tedees in the parish of Kennogh in the County of Corke A brittish protestant duly sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c. deposeth & saith that in or about the end of January last, & since the beginnyng of this rebellion in Ireland he lost, was robbed, & forceably dispoiled of his goods & chattells to the seuerall values following vizt worth 2453 li. part consisting in debts due from theis Rebells following vizt
Of oxen, steeres, Cowes, horses, mares &} two hundred & nynety pounds.
swine to the value of
Of household goods to the value of one hundred & sixty pounds.
Of plough stuffe & implements for husbandry twelue pounds.
Of hay: & corne ready cleaned twentie three pounds.
Of corne in the barne & haggard two hundred & ten pounds.
he likewise saith that he was expelled & driven away from his said farme & houses where he left in corne in the ground which he conceyueth to be lost to the value of thirtie two pounds.
And land ploughed & fitt dre ssed for seed to the value of twentie pounds.
This deponent further saith that by meanes of this rebellion he was dispoiled of his said farme whereof he had the inheritance to him and his heires for ever worth. to this deponent Communibus annis eightie pounds p er annum aboue his cheife rent whic h he referreth to consideracion .
And for spoiling of his houses, orchards, gardens & inclosures which were all very good & suf ficient he referreth it to consi deracion.
This deponent was spoiled also of three other farmes, of which he had A lease of one of them for fowerteen yeares to come or there about worth to him aboue the landlords rent per annum tenn pounds. Of the other two fa rmes he had leases for thre e yeares to come or thereabout, worth aboue the landlords rent per annum. fowerteene pounds. Of debtes which he accounted to be good debtes amountinge to value of three hundred twentie three pounds, but nowe are become desperate by reason some of the debtors are impouerished protestants by meanes of this rebellion vz: Richard Wight John Dunne. Edward Berry. John Jacobbs. Walter Cradicke Thomas Hill. William Attwill. Maurice Longe. Willyam Rolle Walter Nixe. John Hartlett Hoskin & others.
And of the rest diuers are in actuall rebellion as this deponent is informed wherefore he cannot get satisfaction of his iust debtes vz:
Teig mc ffynin Carty alias Kerry of Ballymony. Daniell Carty of the same. ffynin Carty of the same. Teig o Crowly of Kennogh. Daniell mc Donnagh Carty of the same gent. Dermod o Keaghlin of the same yeoman Arte o Leary of Inshegelagh. Teige o Leary of the same gent Conoghor oge Murreaghe of Killmurry yeoman & diuers others
This deponent saith the totall of his losses & damages amounteth to the value of two thousand po u nd e s [ ] fowre hundred fifty three po u ndes ster besides the damages susteined in his freehold aforenamed And farther deposeth not.
Ra Woodley
Jurat coram nobis octavo
die septembris 1642
Jam: Wallis
Hen: Rugge

fol. 49v


fol. 50r


fol. 50v


Ralfe Woodley his
examination taken
8o 7bris 1642


Deponent Fullname: Ralphe Woodley
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Wight, John Dunne, Edward Berry, John Jacobbs, Walter Cradicke, Thomas Hill, William Attwill, Maurice Longe, Willyam Rolle, Walter Nixe, John Hartlett, * Hoskin, Teig mc ffynin Carty, Daniell Carty, ffynin Carty, Teig o Crowly, Daniell mc Donnagh Carty, Dermod o Keaghlin, Arte o Leary, Teige o Leary, Conoghor oge Murreaghe
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor