Deposition of Henry Jephson

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

Date: 1642-04-12
Identifier: 815226r298


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: John Sterne, Randall Adams
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 226r

Aprill the 11th 1642
Wheras Henery Jepsonn off Mary Borrough in the Queenes Coumptie showmaker he was Robed & dispoyled off his goodes aboute the tenth off November Last & beeinge duelie Examined afirmeth that hee lost fiue cowes & two heferrs prize Eleuen powndes & three horsses & a mare prize sixe powndes & in diuers Leasses & willfull wastes made vpon my his lande to the value off twentie fiue powndes Likewisse despen t debts which I hee feare I hee shall neuer receiue to the value off sixteen powndes <In toto 80 li.> Likwisse thindrance in his trade my callinge to the value of tenn powndes and was robbed of 4 Cowes more & 2 horses & other thing s worth 12 li. 12 li. & this Examinant afirmeth that as hee hard that one Patrick Hore ~<A> off [ Herie ] Eyrie Dermond oge of Balleyfynne & E Henery Good off Cleneogowne all of them in the Queens Coumptie gentlemen rebelliosly tooke away the deponents goods & saith they were the Queenes souldiers That the King had given this Kingdome to the Queene and would have nothing to doe with it. He deposeth in that William Cosby gent James Donnel of Tenekelly gent Walter <B> Jakob of Derry Geele gent Brian Dempsy of the Knock gent fflorence ffitzpatrick gent all of Queens County to be notable rebells. The said fflorence hanged 5 english men that had the keeping of Mr Henery Gilberts house at Knockery that was betrayd by an english man. The Lord of Upper Ossery (as this deponent credibly was informed) hanged two english men more. This deponent hath credibly heard that the women of the popish Irish mett at nere Mary Borough the last sumer summer 1641 & fasted & did pennance naked in the water for good succes of the catholike cause being the rebellion ensueing
ensuing in the [ ] for rebellion ensuing
Henry Jepsonne
Ap. 12. 1642
John Sterne
Randall Adams

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Deponent Fullname: Henery Jepsonn
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Shoemaker
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Patrick Hore, Dermond oge, Henery Good, William Cosby, James Donnel, Walter Jakob, Brian Dempsy, florence ffitzpatrick, Lord of Upper Ossory, Henery Gilbert, the King
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned