Deposition of Elizabeth Shore & Ellen Burden

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-05-05
Identifier: 823182r164


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Assault, Words
Commissioners: Nicholas Bagbere, Philip Bisse, Richard French
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 182r

The examination s of Elizabeth Shore late of Sarsfield grang in the parish of Overs & Barony of Barretts & within the County of Corke & Ellen Burden a brittish protestant taken before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission to vs & others directed (beareing date the 5th of March last in the 17th yeere of his Maiesties raigne that nowe is) touchinge the losses & suffrings of the protestants in the province of Munster deposeth vpon oath & saithy That William Tirry of <A> Grange aforesaid (sub sheriffe of the said County of Corke) did often issue out of my lord Sarfields castle neere adiacent & ridd to the rebells retayneing to the lord of Muskry (whose campe was within a smale distance of the said Castle) accompanied with his brother Dauid Tirry & Galway his wifes brother who (as was comonly reported) was Imployed to carry tobacco to the rebells & two of his servants William Barrett (since made an ensigne of one of the company of the rebells) as was comonly said amonge the Irish there & John o Daly (his foote boy) whoe reproachfully vsed the said Elizabeth callinge her (amonge many other vile speeches) English dogg & shee further deposeth vpon oath that James Goggin a retainer to the said Castle where Tirry lay, did abuse the said Elizabeth with vile language as alsoe her fellow servant Katherin Donnell (whoe was before & then a protestant & since become a profest papist) who beate her & strucke her to the ground
<the exam of Ellen Burden taken before vs> Likewise the said Ellen Burden of Sarsfieldsgrange came before vs & deposeth vpon oath that aboute the later end of ffebruary last the said William Tirry (amonge other ill Tearmes) called the said Elizabeth & all her children English doggs
Elizabeth [mark] Shores marke
Ellen [mark] Burdens marke
Jurat coram nobis
5o May 1642
Ni: Philpot
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

fol. 182v

The examination of
Elizabeth Shore &
Ellen Burden
Lo: Muskery

Deponent Fullname: Elizabeth Shore, Ellen Burden
Deponent Gender: Female, Female
Deponent Occupation: Servant,
Deponent County of Residence: Cork,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Tirry, lord of Muskry, Dauid Tirry, * Galway, William Barrett, John o Daly, James Goggin, Katherin Donnell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Denounced, Rebel, Denounced, Denounced, Rebel, Denounced, Denounced, Victim