Deposition of Thomas Barington

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

Date: 1642-04-11
Identifier: 815246r320


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 246r

Q County
<idem> Thomas Barington of the Parke parish of Disert gent duly sworne sayth that he hath posses t robbed & dispoyled of thes goods since the rebellion
English Cowes & other cattle 60 li.
2 horses vj li. swyne poultry 50 s. household <485 li.> stuffe Cor 30 s. Corne 300 or 400 barrells 350 li. buildings 5 li. he verily beleveth by sheepe 60. Richard oge ffitzgarett of Imoe his tenants <A> Thomas ffitzgarret his sonnes servant which Thomas ffitz Garrett rescued the said man rebell from this deponent being apprehended.
further deposeth that some 14 dayes before Christmas ther wer stollen from hym a brawner & swyne & poultry & certen wodden vessell worth 40 s. this deponent followed the tracke of the blood of the poultry throgh the snow to Stradbyly into the house of francis Cosbey esquire & found the [bone] standing att the doore of a ffarmers house of the said ffrancis at Stradbally & traced the [ ] blood to the house of ffrancis Cosby and Complayned therof to the said Cosby therof then & there & one <B> Daniell Gowne that then waited upon the said Cosbye an arch Rebell & Robber avouched to the face of the said Cosbey th & Daniell Thomas Lynch his servant sayd the same that his the said Mr Cosby had sent them for the said vessell as Ceves tubbs taken from this deponent as aforesaid but he denied it & go & so lest and sayth that the said goods were not restored [ but he sawe with hym & the brawne ] with Derby lynch [ the ] ffather of Thomas Lynch & farther sayth that

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The sayd Cosby Harbored in his towne of Stradb e lly Rebells which hindred the passage of his maiesties subjects by the kings hye way & that Richard Charles Robert Chambers English Brittish protestant ran [ awaie ] being <were> glad for safeguard of their Liues to flye thence And sayth that the the rebells which comitt the outrages & robberies there are theis vizt <A> William Dullinaghan a soldier of Captain Kelly Cornelius Dullyn & others Thomas Carroll Walter o ffullan who confessed to this deponent that they went to mass & carried armes vnder the said Captain to defend their goods & that William Cosbey alias Kelly the Captain Rebell was by comon fame protector of the sayd ffrancis Cosbyes goods and often frequented in his house & Company <S> This deponent sayeth that he hath been threat{ned} being a soldier & warder in Sir Robert Piggotts Castle at Disert that for speakeing of speaking of against the misdemenors of the said ffrancis Cosby to be turned off from his employment & exposed to the danger of the rebell.
<B> Barnaby Doyne esquire & his wife being att Disert sayd that if any should attempt to discouer the [ ] or ympeach the said ffrancis Cosby her son they shold neuer staye in the house & he also threatned to turning them out but expres{t} no reason Mris Sauage another sister in rayling & bitter speeches said that any shold seeke to challendge her said kinsman meaning her ffather in law to be gone from thence vpon no other ground & further deposeth that diuers {persons} as Arthur Piggott & Robert Holte hathe confessed to this deponent that <Intr> Edmund Savage Esquire & some others of the Castle as <C> Thomas Piggott & John Holt & diuers others of more

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in that castle had been in Company since the rebellion, with Collonell Donnell Capten Ougen <A> at the house of John More of Balliadams Kill [ ] in the Queens County some six weeks since, from taking this
Thomas Barrington
Jurat 11 Ap
John Sterne
Randall Adams

Deponent Fullname: Thomas Barington
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard oge ffitzgarett, Thomas ffitzgarret, francis Cosbey, Daniell Gowne, Thomas Lynch, Derby lynch, William Dullin, Cornelius Dullyn, Captain Kelly, Thomas Carroll, Walter o ffullan, William Cosbey, Richard Charles, Robert Chambers, Robert Piggott, Barnaby Doyne, Mris Sauage, Arthur Piggott, Robert Holte, Thomas Piggott, John Holt, Collonell Donnell, Capten Ougen
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel