Deposition of Thomas Moorecock

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-11-28
Identifier: 822142r120


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Elwell
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 142r

Thomas Moorecocke late of Dromanare in the parish of Kilmccomog barony of Beare & Bantry & within the County of Corke G en wheelwright (a brittish protestant) duely swor ne & examined before vs by vertu e of &c. deposeth and saith. That on or aboute the first of ffebruary last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 76 li.
Of Cowes heiffers steeres one bull yeer linges & horses to the value of forty pounds. Of houshouldstuffe & Implements of husbandry to the value of ten pounds Of hay to the value of twenty shillinges. Of garden fruites to the value of fiue pounds. The deponent saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion in Ireland he was dipossessed of the said land of dromanare wher he hath a lease of three liues woorth to this depone{nt} yeerly aboue the landlords rent foure pounds per annum hauing layd out lay forty pounds in fiue besides buyldinges ditching & other necessary Improuements vpon the same wherin he conceaues himselfe damnified Twenty pounds. The totall of his losses amounts to three scor{e} & sixteene pounds. The deponent saith that aboute shrouetide last this deponents said Cattle being driue{n} & taken away by rebells in those partes, one Donnell รด lery of Kilmccomog=parish aforesaid gentleman, came & rescued the said Cattle, (pretending then to be a subiect) but kepte them euer since from this deponent, & is nowe in open & actuall rebellion; & further he deposeth not
Thomas [mark] Moorcocks
Jurat coram nobis
28o No: 1642
Phil: Bisse
Thomas Ellwell

fol. 142v


Thomas Moorecocks
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Deponent Fullname: Thomas Moorecocke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Wheelwright
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Donnell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel