Deposition of Richard Clarke

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

Date: 1642-01-08
Identifier: 813292r216


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

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Richard Clarke of Clonuffe in the parish and Barony of Carbery within the County of Kildare a Brittish protestant being duly sworne deposeth
That about the later end of Nouember last he the deponent was robbed of and lost in the parrish aforesaid in Corne, in Chattels, in householdstuffe in at mony in all amounting to the <40 li.> summe of forty pounds st. by the meanes or by the <A> hands of Thomas Rely of the black ridge and many other rebbels whose names he knoweth not most of them being inhabitants in the said parish.
And when the deponent was coming towards Dublin through Caddamstowne in the said parish being guarded by Mr John Bermingham of Garisker, diuerse of the inhabitants of Caddamstowne tenants vnto Barnaby Kelly of the same sett vpon the deponent and tooke away his clothes, and the said Barnaby being required by the said John Bermingham to make satisfa restitution he vtterly refused and said moreouer that he would complaine vnto the great army of the said Bermingham for aiding the english: and perswaded him rather to rise with the Irish than to helpe the English:
Richard Clarke
Deposed this 8th of Ja 1641
William Aldrich
Hen: Brereton

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Com: Kildare.
Richard Clarke O
Jurat: Jan: 8o 1641.
30 no


Deponent Fullname: Richard Clarke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Kildare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Rely, Barnaby Kelly, John Bermingham
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Succour