Deposition of Matthew Moris

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

Date: 1642-04-12
Identifier: 815236r307


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. 236r

Aprill the 12th 1642
Matthew Moris off Mariborrogh in the Que ns {Countie} gent beinge depossed before vs afirmeth that the latter end of November & in December Last past hee was robed los t in goods as followeth fower Cowes, price tenn powndes st fower horsses 12 li. ten shillings twentie seuen Lambs three pownd <25 li. 10 s.> tenn shillings one the losses in his tanyard by Reason off the losse off many hides that wear {sto}llen & becausse his seruants could not followe ther work ther wear many hides spoyled all which losses exten{d} to the <100 li.> value off one hundreth pownds st: Likew{ise} this deponent beinge depriued off the sale off his {Lea}ther <100 li.> & off procuringe new green Hides supposseth his losse <100 li. 60 li.> that way to be no lesse then one Hundreth pounds <7 li. 10 s.> becauss hee is vtterly depriued of this years benefitt & in danger for want off Barke to losse, his future profett another yeare beeinge a great dealler & hauinge a great charge it tendes to his great detryment Likwisse for plantinge and buildinge vpon his tenement & tanne howesses & one mault howsse & a stable threescore powndes one howsse & tennament in the street off Marriborrogh twentie powndes Likwisse Losse in corne twentie powndes Likwisse swin e hoggs to the value off fiue pownds Powltery to the value off tenn shillings & one mare twentie shillings howsshould stuff & necessaries for his plow & one brasse pann tenn pownd fowre oxen Eight ten pownd for diuers leasses of land of the Burcage threescore powndes for hindrance in not sowinge his Birch fowrtie pownds <part off this land was off the Burcage part off Belad & part off Sr the Lord Cheefe Barrons Land> the aboue sayd cowes wear taken <A> by Walter Jacob & his souldiers
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Apr 12o 1642
Int Mathew Moris>

fol. 236v

which Rogues Liued near Derrie Guille & the brasse pann & leather taken by William Whitney his souldiers & James Fingles took leather out off this deponents <A> tanyard Likwisse dermond McHughe as this partie is informed tooke Part off this deponents Leather & further saith nothinge. Losses by the seale in his office fowrtie powndes debts oweinge for Leather & for other commodities thertie powndes Likwisse this deponent afirmeth that on Henery Good haueinge Robbed one William Wright off Callomonum off sixe oxen & one Garran & benige plowinge vpon the sayd wrights lands the sayd wright with souldiers took desired to haue his owne oxen but and this deponent beinge present heard <B> Periman Gosslinge say that iff the sayd Wright took thess oxen no English man should sow any land to which this deponent replyed wherfore should not this poor man haue his own goodes to which Periman replyed that this deponnent that hee was a clamperinge knave & that if hee held not his peace hee wou{ld} thrust his dart in his throat to which this deponent replyed that hee was honeste{r} <C> then the sayd Gosslinge becausse hee had intertained the great Rebell ffloranc fitzpatrick with his souldiers in his house befor the night before the said fflorence hanged 5 en{g}lishmen at the gate of Knockmeay in the sight of the towne of Mariburow
Mathew [mark] Morrice his marke
John Sterne
Randall Adams

Deponent Fullname: Matthew Moris
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Whitney, James Fingles, dermond McHughe, Henery Good, ffloranc fitzpatrick, Periman Gosslinge, William Wright
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim