Deposition of William Howell

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-03-12
Identifier: 823032r030


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard Williamson
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 32r

William Howell late of Curmore in the parish of Mocrony barony of Condon and ffarm o y and within the County of Corke glouer (a brittish protestant) duely sworne and examined by vs by vertue of a Comission (beareing date the 5th day March &c concerneing the losses robberies and spoiles sin{ce} this rebellion comitted vpon the brittish and portestants within the Province of Munster &c deposeth & saith That vpon the 2d of february 1641 or therabouts the deponent lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt worth 144 li. part consisting in a debt due from
Of cowes one bull and horses to the value of forty pounds ten shillinges Of houshould stuffe wooll & prouision to the value of fifteene seventeene pounds ten shillinges Of hay to the value of fiue pounds The deponent further saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion he was dispossessed of the lands of Curmore aforesaid where this deponent buylt a slat house & two other houses besides fences and ditch es & was woorth aboue the l{and} lords rent ten pounds per annum, he conceaues that the said lease before the rebellion was woorth to be bought & sould foure score pounds Of debts 23 s. due from John Patrick Condon of Clandelane in the said County gentleman nowe in open & actuall rebellion therefore this deponent can{ot} gett satisfaction from them: The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred forty foure pounds The deponent further deposeth that aboute the third day of January 1641 & yeare aboue written Donnell o Brien of Dungillane in the said County gentleman (this deponents land lord) came in the day time vpon the said land of Curmore aforesaid accompanyed with his son John mc Donell o Brien & forceably drove & carryed away this deponents house Cattle & possessed himself of this deponents hay Aboute the day and yeere

fol. 32v

first aboue written Edmond mc Edmond of Classine Conny in the said County yeoman accompanyed with a hundred persons or thereabouts (their certaine nam{es} this deponent doth not remember) late at night assault{ed} this deponents house & entreing the same in a cruell and rebellious maner murthered George Bevish of Curmore afor{re} said feltmaker an English protestant & then & there forceably tooke this deponents houshould stuffe and prouision & further he deposeth not
William [mark] Howells
Jurat coram nobis
12o Marty 1642
Phil: Bisse
Ric: Williamson

William Howells examination
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Nu: 6

Deponent Fullname: William Howell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Glover
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Patrick Condon, John mc Donell o Brien, Donnell o Brien, Edmond mc Edmond, George Bevish
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim