Deposition of John Morgan

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

Date: 1642-04-30
Identifier: 815232r304


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 232r

John Morgan Late of Mountmelicke in the parish of Rossonallis in the Queens County duly sworne sayth that since this present rebellion that is to say about St Andrews dayes past he this deponent & his mother haue been robbed of an d despoyled & [ ] disposessed by the rebells vndernamed of the particular goods ensuing to the valew & summes to them annexed
In cowes & horses __________________________15 li.
Corne & hay ______________________________ 5 li. 4 s.
Houshold stuffe, & tooles ____________________6 li. 7 li. 16
Buildings vpon the Grage Land _______________20 li.
In a Lease of the Graige _____________________40 li. xl li.
Clothe linnen & woollen_____________________02 li.
Garden___________________________________ 2 li.
Debts as he verily beleveth___________________30 li. In all [ ] 121 li._14 s._00
By the means of Edward Jacob of Derghe gent. <A> Daniell Roe of Ballicallon Laborer Donagh McMurtagh of the Grage Laborer Murtagh Keren of Derreguile Laborer. Donagh Kernen his sonne Hugh Quyn of Aregan husbandman John McCahir of the Graige & his brother.
Also this deponent sayth that att the spoyling & seeseing of the towne of Mountmelicke, by
John McWilliam of Cappenskerry that Arch rebell he sawe in Company in the said towne. Brian McGillpatrick of Clonkeen gent armed with <B> picke a sword & a dagger or skeane or both his sonne John McBrian of the same and two or three more of his sonnes vnknowen by name to this deponent. Murtagh McShane of Melicke Edmond ore Corraghye, that dwelled vpon the vpper gleab. Hugh Mathewes Tanner Laghlyn Hannen Richard Hughes the yonger. the 3 of Mountmelicke Owen McWilliam of Melicke & sundry others whose names this deponent remembreth not though he well knoweth them by sight, and further deposeth that thes persons following are in open rebellion Walter Jacob of Derrydane gent <C> William Whitney of Shane gent Henry Bryn of Graige Morris Mullone Murtagh Mallone of Ira husbandmen and 500 persons at least of the parish of Rossenallis Donnell [Duffe] [ ] Daniell Good of Maryborow now entertayned {by Sir William Gilbert}{ }
<27 li. 14 s.
32_0_ 0
121_ 14

fol. 232v

he deposeth that in to his hearing
the rebells did impute this there present rebellion to the parliaments fault in England saying that as the parliament in England did intend to deale with the papists, there & heere contrary to the Kinges pleasure so the King to be contrary to them & shew his dislike of the proceedings, had given Leaue & permission to the Catholickes of Ireland to deale with the protestants of Ireland in this manner that they might see how good it was by the protestants suffrings & further deposeth not
John Morgan
Jurat 30 Aprill 1642
John Sterne
Roger Puttocke

16 Com. Regine
Ap. 30th 1642
John Morgan
Cert Intr
vlt. no.



Deponent Fullname: John Morgan
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edward Jacob, Daniell Roe, Donagh McMurtagh, Murtagh Keren, Donagh Kernen, Hugh Quyn, John McCahir, John McWilliam, Brian McGillpatrick, John McBrian, Murtagh McShane, Edmond ore Corraghye, Hugh Mathewes, Laghlyn Hannen, Richard Hughes, Owen McWilliam, William Whitney, Walter Jacob, Henry Bryn, Morris Mullone, Murtagh Mallone, Daniell Good, William Gilbert, the King
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned