Deposition of John Wilmott

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

Date: 1642-04-11
Identifier: 815295r363


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Desecration, Robbery, Stripping, Words, Succour
Commissioners: John Sterne, Roger Puttock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 295r

John Wilmott of Garrandenny in the Queens County ioyner duly sworne and examined deposeth, That ab on the 26 of 9ber last he was robbed and dispoyled aboute 10 a clock in the forenone of his goods and chattles followeing viz
In Cattle 106 worth 166 li. Besides 9 others in pound, destrayned by Mr Will: Wendesfford al which were taken away by the rebells In hay worth 13 li. In Timber 10 li. In househould stuff apparrell, and provision 40 li. In debts on rebells and dispoyled protestants 113 li. 10 s. The loss of his Lease worth 300li. as he was offered in al 642 li. 10 s. by the meanes of Walter Bagnal & followers viz Cahir Mc Lyshe ffiz near Laughlin Bridge, and Will: McLysagh his neighbour and aboue 200 more, their names unknowne. He deposeth That Walter Bagnal of Dunlipne in the County of Caterlow Esquire, Ambrose Plunket of Vrnee in the said County Esquire Edmond Wale of Neholan Esquire in the said County were at the seidge of Catterlow, rebels in action, and afterwards were entertained and wellcommed by Robert Harpole Esquire at his house in Shrowle in the Queenes County, on the 29 and 30th day of December last past besides Thomas Dauies And this Deponents sister had her bible burnt at Athy, by young George Walker, as this deponents sister informed him: The rebells comonly sayd, That some aboute London had most cruelly putt to death 2 or 3 of the Queenes religious men broyled the hart of one of them on the Coales, and so presented it to the Queene on a platter, In revenge whereof the Queene had granted them a Commission to doe what they did; and that the Queene was at that time at the end of 9ber last among them in the North. They offred this deponent his goods againe, if he would goe to mass with them, the which this deponent absolutely refused. He deposeth that at Mr Harpoles aforesaid this deponents wife, with George Sanford, Edward Cook, Eustace Hopkins, Tho: Alcock, John Bridge with diverse others, and their wifes were forced to sa v e their Li v es, and to that they might abidee at the said Harpoles, to goe to mass who otherwise they would not harbour them. And yet those that yealded to goe to mass were afterwards stript and robd aswell as others. And this Deponent, and all the rest at the said Harpols house durst not speake a word for their liues for our Army or any good proceedings on our side in the presence of any of the house
John Willmot
Jurat 11 Aprilis 1642
Roger Puttocke
John Sterne

fol. 295v


47 Q. 83 o
11 Apr 1642
John Wilmott
hand 26: no


Deponent Fullname: John Wilmott
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Joiner
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Will: Wendesfford, Walter Bagnal, Cahir Mc ffiz, Will: McLysagh, Ambrose Plunket, Edmond Wale, George Walker, Robert Harpole, George Sanford, Edward Cook, Eustace Hopkins, Tho: Alcock, John Bridge, Mrs Wilmott
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim