Deposition of Joseph Hobbs

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

Date: 1642-04-09
Identifier: 815212r286


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Randall Adams, Roger Puttock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 212r

Joseph Hobs of Maryburragh in the Queenes County gent duly sworne and examined deposeth That he was robbed and dispoyled on & since the 20th of November Last at Sundry times of those particulars following:
In Cattle 59 heads worth _____________________________________________ 110 li._00
In Corne in hagard __________________________________________________055_00
In debts due by Rebels, and by poore robbed protestants ____________________025_00
In househouldstuff, and all kinds of provision fitting and two weynes and iron tackling ment for ther husbandry _____________________________________________________50 li.
In all amounting to the sume of ________________________________________240 li.
Of the foresaid particulars this deponent was robbed and dispoyled by the means of Capt Richard Crosby of Clonereagh <A> in the Queenes County, and his Tenants, specially Dermot Ogge farmer and his followers all of Ballyfin in he said county Daniel ffullan of the Iry ffarmer and diverse other of his neighbours of the said Towne, and by most of the said Crosbys Tennants, if not all, of Knockmagrowne And this deponent further saith That the foresaid Richard Crosby in particular, entred violently in a rebellious manner upon this deponents corne, turned it to his of owne use, denyed the suppliat deponent one halfe barrel, though begged almost with teares for the releife of his pore wife and children. Tooke away this deponents fowling peice well worth 2 li. but willingly in shew received this deponent till he had gotten [ ] in a good part of his goods into his house and possession but then the Tune was altered, he durst not protect him, but still withoulds these goods from him. And further deposeth that the said Crosby went by night to Clonad after Christmas last to conferr with fflorence <B> ffitzpatrick then a notorious rebell and wrote diuerse letters to the said fflorence after that, and for answer of his letters received from the said fflorence from Mountrath 3 new cast bullets of the bignes of an eig, to let him know what he could doe. And that he hath bin dayly conversant with sundry knowne rebells, he with them, they with him, eating and drinking with Will: ffitzgerald of Clonerohen and John Hore a mass preist, who wrought upon the <said Crosby so as he beleeveth for these two mounths past he shuned the Church, untill the army was comeing downe> That this deponent was told by one Richard Doran then of Maryburrough, now a rebell, that he brought a letter from Roger More to the said Crosby to leave MaryBurrough, as he did.
Joseph Hobbes
Jurat 9 Aprilis 1642 [vt supra]
Roger Puttocke
Randall Adams

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Joseph Hobbs
9o Apr 1642
In{tr} 20 Nov

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Deponent Fullname: Joseph Hobs
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Crosby, Dermot Ogge, Daniel ffullan, fflorence ffitzpatrick, Richard Doran, Roger More, John Hore
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned