Deposition of Henry Bennit

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-05-14
Identifier: 823119r114


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery
Commissioners: Nicholas Bagbere, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 119r

Henry Bennit late of Ballilegan in the parish of Ardnigeh Ardnigh in the Countie of Corke (a brittish protestant) beinge duely sworne and examined by vertue of his Maiesties &c deposeth & saith That aboute shroue sunday last & since the begining of this rebellion he was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt value of 247 li. 10 s. sterling
Of his Cattle at Ballylega n aforesaid to the value of three score & fiue pounds ten shillings Of one mare and one nagg to the value of six pounds Of his interest in the said farme to the value of one hundred & twenty pounds Of his Implements of husbandry to the value of fiue pounds Of his corne & hay in the haggard or house to the value of fiue pounds he further saith that he was expelled & driuen away from his said farme & house where he left in Corne in ground to the value of fortie foure pounds sterling which he conceaues to be lost The totall of his losses amounts to two hundred fortie seauen pounds ten shillings sterling & further he canot depose he further saith that Walter Spencer an Englishman formerly a protestant but is since this rebellion is turned papist
Henry [mark] Bennett
his marke
Jurat coram nobis
14o May 1642
Ni: Philpot
Phil: Bisse

fol. 119v

The examination of
Henry Bennett

Deponent Fullname: Henry Bennit
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Walter Spencer
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Apostate