Deposition of Rowland Vaughan

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

Date: 1642-08-12
Identifier: 815273r348


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Assault, Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: John Sterne, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 273r

Rowland Vaughan of Cappenacraige in the parish of killmaniman and Barony of Oregan in the Queens County duly e swor a brittish protestant duly sworne sayth That about the last of November 1642 (after the present Rebellion begun) this deponent was deprived robbed or otherwise dispoyled of th by the Rebells of his goods & Chattles of the values hereafter mencioned of Beasts and Cattle worth threescore pownds Corne & hay worth x li. Howshold {g}oods worth x li. debts owing vnto him by John Leicester of late of Kilkormack sonn to Robert <239 li.: 10 s.> Leicester Esquire whoe is turned to Masse and keepeth amongst the cheefe of the Rebells & 4 li. Shane McShane of or nere Cappanegrage <A> in the queens County g en Taylor xx s. whoe are both Rebells is a notorious rebell and robber by Michell Merriott 4 li. 10 s. in Choyce and sayth that he is expelled dispossed of a lease for 17 yeeres yet to come of a parcell of land held from Barnaby Dune Esquire whereon he had planted an orchard, & did yeerely make cleere profitt of yong frute trees xx li. [ ] cleerely besids house keeping and 6000 yong trees of peares and apples of choysest sorts worth att Least {100 li.} besids deprived of the be profitt of his farme worth 40 li. being rented {att} v li. per annum vltra reprises butter cheese Lest with Barnaby Dune aforesaid (which beside hangd beife barral wheat & salt x li.) which he beleueth the said Dun will euer neuer make satisfaction for: & sayth <vj.> that the parties which robbed & dispoyled & dispossesd <B> wer Donnell Dun of Terifyan Brian Dun his sonne & confederats vnknowne by name to this deponent to the number of 20 persons or thereabouts & farther saith that the parties vndernamed are in open action & rebellion v i zt Richard Reddine esquire of Clanehill Esquire Kedogh Dun off neere Ballentegart gent Charles Dun son to Barnaby Dun of Brittas Esquire Phelym Dun brother to the said Barnaby James ô Lenan of Tinnehinch aforesaid sometymes a Comon Bailiff Art McCormuck Dun now of the Iland of Dromyn gentleman Rory oge Dun of the or nere Ballentagard gent Cnogher ô Linaghe of the Clowny husbandman & James McMorris of

fol. 273v

the same husbandman Mortaghe Baneof the same <A> husbandman John McMortagh of Killevalan gentleman James Keaton of Redmond & Mortaghe Keaton thelder Redmond Keaton the yonger & Mortagh Keaton of the Clownaghe in the parrish of Kilmom a ntman in the Queens County & William ô ffeagh of the same Mulrony Hefernon of Mortag an d the same parrish howskeeper And this deponent is verely perswaded That all the part all the Irish papists Inhabitants within Kilmomant aforesaid are or have beene actors in the presente Rebellion & have c a r not only they but all the rest of the Rebells above named & taken vp and borne armes against his Maiesty & his protestant subiects & have Comitted divers Robberies Cruelties & outrages And this deponent takeing vpp armes against the Rebells & being a warder at the Ca howse of ffrancis Cosby Esquire called Stradbally had in defence of that howse his left hand cutt quite of b in the night tyme by some of the Rebells & was extreamly wounded alsoe in his head and necke Soe as now he is disabled to gett his Liveing as formerly he did And further sayth that the Rebells hanged old Christofer Mase & his wife being about 80 yeres of age & both protestants formerly: but hanged th after they had gone to Masse
<Mr Sterne & Mr Aldrich>
Signum [mark] predicti Rolandi
Jur xijo Augusti 1642
John Sterne
Will: Aldrich

Deponent Fullname: Rowland Vaughan
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Leicester, Shane McShane, Michell Merriott, Barnaby Dune, Robert Leicester, Donnell Dun, Brian Dun, Richard Reddine, Kedogh Dun, Charles Dun, Phelym Dun, James , Art McCormuck Dun, Rory oge Dun, Cnogher , James McMorris, Mortaghe Bane, John McMortagh, James Keaton, Redmond Keaton, Redmond Keaton, Mortagh Keaton, William , Mulrony Hefernon, ffrancis Cosby, Christofer Mase, Mrs Mase
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Victim, Victim