Deposition of Francis Parker

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

Date: 1642-01-12
Identifier: 813392r328


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Randall Adams, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 392r

ffrancis Parker of Dunmurry in the County of Kildare yeoman made fayth That at or about the 26th day of October last pa past he had in the County of Cavan a lease of certayne lands of 24 yeares to come worth 30 li. per annum which he esteemes worth 150 li. on which said land he had horses Cowes and stud mares worth 500 li. All which were taken away by forcibly by Phillip Mc <A> Hugh Mc Shane Rely & his followers & Tenants
He further deposeth that he had in the County of Kildare a Castle & land belonging to it called Killenaugh of 24 yeares to come worth 42 per annum vltra reprisis for which he had refused 200 li. On which land one Mr John Ashe and Mr Edward Bromingham did enter & haue still possession of (as he is enformed)
He also deposeth that about the 3 of December last he had a lease of lands there called Dunmurry & other lands to the valew of 900 acres for 26. yeares to come worth with the charges he hath bestowed vppon it in buylding & ditching – 400 li. On which land he had – 1900 and od sheepe and other Cattell as horses & Cowes well worth 900 li. ster. Of which goods one <B> Mr Alexander Connor had & forcibly tooke held 460 sheepe and hath the possession (as he he is enformed) of his house household stuffe Corne & hay which was well worth 80 li.
And further sayth that One mr Sarsfeild had & forcibly tooke held about a hundred and odd sheepe and one Mr Lee of Rabride with his Tenants had a horse & some other of his sheepe which they forceibly fitcht away & his Tenants pillaged his sheapheards howse as he is enformed.
The rest of his goods whoe had them he yet knowes not saue onely he is enformed one Mr Bourne had & forceibly tooke some of them
So that his losses in all (as may appeare) doe amount vnto Twoe Thowsand Two Hundred and Thirty pounds sterling Besides One hundred pounds in good debts which are now in danger neuer to be [ ] recouered
ffrancis Parker
Deposed the xijth day
of January 1641
Randall: Adams
Will: Hitchcock


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ffrancis Parke Com
Jur iiijo xijo Jan: 1641
3 dec


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Deponent Fullname: ffrancis Parker
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Kildare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillip Mc Hugh Mc Shane Rely, John Ashe, Edward Bromingham, Alexander Connor, Mr Lee, Mr Bourne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel