Deposition of John Stannere

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-09-23
Identifier: 823082r077


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Graye
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 82r

John Stannere late of Inishkyan in the parish of Kyneth & barony of Carbry & within the County of Corke husbandman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue of &c deposeth & saith That on or aboute Candlemas last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt worth 83 li. 10 s.
Of Cowes oxen heiffers steeres horses & coults to the value of foure & Twenty pounds ten shillings Of houshould stuffe to the value of thirteene pounds Of Corne in the haggard & house to the value of thirteene pounds Of Corne left in ground which he conceaues to be lost thirteene pounds He likewise saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion in Ireland he was dispossessed of his said ffarme wherin he hath a t a rme of seaven yeeres yeett to come wherin he is damnified the sume of Twenty pounds The totall of his losses amounts to foure score & three pounds ten shillings He lastly deposeth & saith that Richard Cornish late of Inishkyen schoolemaster aboute shrouetide last was murthered hard by Inishkyen Castle but by whom he knoweth not The deponent saith that aboute Candlemas last this deponent & one Cobb were taken by Teige mc Dauid o Croly & his company in the nature of prisoners & kepte him & the said Cobb eight daies & nights, during which time they were restrained this deponent demanded the reason why they vsed them

fol. 82v

As they did they made answere that they had <B> the kinges Comission for it & that they were the kinges true subiects & we the rogues he also sayth that Humphry Crowly of Iniskyen Inkeeper with his wife & Phillip O Coughland of the same Inkeeper formerly reputed protestants & are since this rebellion turnd rebbells
John Stannure
Jurat coram nobis 23d Sept:
Tho: Graye Dec
Phil: Bisse

The examination
of John Stainer

Deponent Fullname: John Stannere
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Husbandman
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Cornish, * Cobb, Teige mc Dauid o Croly, Humphry Crowly, Phillip O Coughland
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel