Deposition of Abraham Ashton

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-05-12
Identifier: 823159v148


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 159v

Abraham Au stin Ashton of Carrgroghan within the County in the County of the Cittie of Corke (a brittish protestant beinge duely sworne & examined vpon oath by vertue of his Maiesties Comission to vs directed (beareing date the 5th of March last) touching the losses & suffrings of his losses loyall subiects protestants within the province of Munster & other particulars to be enquired of concerneing his Maiesties seruice deposeth & saith as followeth
<hand> That vpon munday last was seaven eight weeckes before his examination the deponent was taken prisoner together with Roger Skinner (hanged at [ teneards ] by the rebells) & Henry Bargery English protestants by fflorcnce mc ffinnen Carty alias captaine sugan, & afterwards they carryed this deponent & the rest to Kilkre where he & the rest with were kepte prisoners till wednesday afterwards, & vpon wednesday the deponent & the rest were brought to Inishcarry [ Classyvohranny ] in the said County where my lord of Muskry & others lay in campe of the rebells lay in campe, where he sawe William Tirry of Glasneganny sub sheriff of the said County in the said Campe with the rebells He further saith that aboute a weecke afterwards the deponent & the rest were caryed to Richardstowne in the said County of the Cittie of Corke where the said lord of Muskry kepte his campe & there he sawe a certaine Englishman (a stranger whose name he knoweth not) hanged by the rebells, he was being accused (as the deponent was informed) for the stealeing the Iron of the wheeles of the said William Tirries mill
Abraham [mark] Ashton his
Jurat coram nobis 12o
May 1642
Ni: Philpot
Phil: Bisse

Deponent Fullname: Abraham Ashton
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Roger Skinner, Henry Bargery, fflorcnce mc ffinnen Carty, William Tirry, lord of Muskry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel