Deposition of Thomas Taylor

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

Date: 1642-04-09
Identifier: 815270r343


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 270r

April 9 1642
<76 Exr> Thos: Taylor of Mountrath in the Q Co Marchant
<A> That about the 14 of 9ber last past he was robbed and dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the value of 30 li. by the means of Robert Berd of Colt in the Queens County gent now a capt of rebells and Dermott Ogge of Ballifin in the said County gent, Patrick รด Horan the son of John O Horan of the Downe in the Queens County with many others unknowne The common voyce of the papists was that they would burne all Protestants to ashes Their cruelties were great to the Protestants, besides those they killd outright their came many families to this Towne of Maryburrough of robbed and stripped Protestants so that through their cruelties there have perished since the 14 of 9ber last in this litle Towne above 350 persons (And this was confirmed by Robert Grimes of Low Rushkin li kewise examined upon oath) And it was comonly reported that those Rebells were like to hang an Irish papist a sexton for offering to bury the corpses of some persons hanged by them Rebells in open action are Peirce ffitzGerald of Ballicrean in the Queens County formerly clark to the Lord Cheife Justice of the Kings benchJacob of the same gent <B> Will O Duggan of Cappleaclogh gent, James O Duggan of Cappleloghlan gent & Donough o Duggan of the same gent And further deposeth not
Robert sig. [mark]
Jurat 9 April 1642
Roger Puttocke
John Sterne

Deponent Fullname: Thomas Taylor
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Robert Berd, Dermott Ogge, Patrick , John O Horan, Peirce FitzGerald, Mr Jacob, William O Duggan, James O Duggan, Robert Grimes
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Witness