Deposition of Ellen Saunders

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

Date: 1642-04-09
Identifier: 815243r317


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 243r

<Exr Q C. 106> Ellen Saunders relict of William Saunders deceased late of Killteale deposeth that in this present rebellion she hath been stripped robbed & spoyled of Cowes Heffer xx li. 2 mares iij li. sheepe <43 li.> x li. household apparell x li. her husband flyes for life to Mr Walker; was ther shott by the rebells [ ] & died [ therfore ] this happend 3 weekes before Christmas not withstanding all the miseryes of the rebells a weeke before Christmas turnd this deponent great with child, & six small children naked stripped out of ther doore threats to kill them vnless they departed James Starling son of <C> Harry Starling of Killeen was one of the Rebells that robbed her but the rest vnknowen
Jurat 1642 9 Ap.
John Sterne
{Randall Adams}

fol. 243v


Robinson Barrington Crosby

Deponent Fullname: Ellen Saunders
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Saunders, Mr Walker, James Starling, Harry Starling
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Mentioned, Rebel, Mentioned