Deposition of Thomas Nayler

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

Date: 1642-05-09
Identifier: 813319r237


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Arson, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 319r

Thomas Nayler of Churchtowne in the Parish of Kildrought Barony of Saulte & County of Kildare Clerke duely sworne sayth that, since the begining of this present Rebellion he was robbed and dispoyled of his goods of the values following viz
<A> Of Corne growing on his gleabe--------------------------030 li.-10 s.-00 d.
Corne in his stackeyard viz 3 Rickes of
taken away as he certainly be=
lieueth by Catherine Connor widow
& her children & seruants ---------------------------------------005-00-00
Three horses one of them stollen from
Ballanamore, by whom the deponent knoweth
not ------------------------------------------------------------------002-00-00
One horse stollen from Churchtowne
by Edmund Costellan for the vse of
Gerald Cauenagh Priest as the deponent heares -------------002-00-00
One horse stollen from James towne
about 10ber 20. 1641 by whom the deponent knowes
not ------------------------------------------------------------------006-00-00
One dwelling house one barne one stable, one
turfe house burnt & ruinated as your
petitioner is informed. which cost in building
according to Mr ferons accompts who built them
Howseholdstuffe taken away from the deponent ------------004-00-00
Debts due to the deponent
1 from Martin Baxter of Carne in the
County of Cauan by Bonds -------------------------------------073-00-00
more from the same Baxter due to Sir
Hugh Wirrall which the sayd Sir
Hugh promised the deponent in dower ------------------------065-00-00
< [ ] >2 from Mrs Allen the relicht of Robert
Allen late of St Woolfstanes Esquire
or from his heires or executors ---------------------------------021-10-00
3 from Je John Hungerford -------------------------------------004-00-00
4 from Samuell Tattersall ---------------------------------------002-10-00
5 from Ancient Richard Burgh vpon
Accompts ----------------------------------------------------------005-03-09
6 Other small debts & duetyes belonging
to the deponent in the parishes of
Kildrought donnocumper & Killadowan ---------------------018-13-03.ob
A lease per [ol] of 31 yeares -----------------------------------010-00-00
In all ---------------------------------------------------------------299-07-00.ob
Besides per Annum in spirituall liuings ----------------------060-00-00
<B>And further saith that Cormocke Connor swore he would haue sweetlips the sword which your the petitioner deponent weareth or he would haue his hearts blood as the deponent was informed

fol. 319v

<C> And further alsoe saith that Walter Golding wished after the deponent was come to Dublin that he had him the deponent calling him vicar of Kildrought, he would make his heart dance on the the poynt of a pike like an Orenge. As your petitioner hath been informed that the said Walter sayd at Lucan
And further hee deposeth [ ] that since this rebellion began Griffin Heath of Killadowan and his wife are turned from Church to Masse and that the sayd Griffin being taxed by the deponents wife for this his backesliding being an English man & liuing a protestant for this 60 yeares or thereabouts answered where are all your forefathers who went to Masse. Likewise John Brookes of Kildrought and Dorothy his wife haue in like manner changed their profession. as the said John lamentably complayned to the deponents sayd wife. in the deponents absence saying that he was gladd to damne his soule to preserue his goods and children. As the deponent by his said wife is informed.
Tho: Nayler:
Jurat 9to Maij 1642
John Sterne.
Hen: Brereton
William Hitchcocke


fol. 320r

fol. 320v

Com Kildare
The deposition of
Thomas Nayler Clerke
Jurat 9o Maij 1642

9 17

Deponent Fullname: Thomas Nayler
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clergy
Deponent County of Residence: Kildare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Catherine Connor, Edmund Costellan, Cormocke Connor, Walter Golding, Martin Baxter, Mrs Allen, John Hungerford, Samuell Tattersall, Richard Burgh, Hugh Wirrall, Robert Allen, Griffin Heath, John Brookes, Dorothy Brookes, Gerald Cauenagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Mentioned, Mentioned, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Mentioned