Deposition of William Clay

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-06-18
Identifier: 824092r084


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Thomas Badnedge
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 92r


Christian Clay wife to William Clay Late of Vlconor in parish of knockmorne & barony of kilnetallo & within the County of Corke yeoman (a brittish protestant ) duely s worne & examined by vertue of & c. deposeth & saith. That on or aboute Christmas last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost & hath beene robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles worth 200 li. And to the seuerall values following vizt
Of his Cowes horses and sheepe at Vlcough aforesaid to the value of twenty pounds sterling. Of houshouldgoods to the value of twenty pounds sterling. Of his hay & Corne in the haggar d & house to the value of ten pounds. The deponent saith that by meanes of this rebellion he was dispossessed of his farmes at Vlconor aforesaid woorth twenty pounds sterling per annum aboue the land lords rent haueing a lease therin of three score & nynteene yeeres or therabouts to come which he valueth to be woorth one hundred & fiftie pounds. The totall of his losses amounts to three two hundred pounds. The deponent saith that he was robbed of parte of the said goods by the tenants & forces of ffinnen mc Awliffe of Newmarkett in the said County gentleman & by the tenants & forces of John Condon & Richard Condon of Bally dergin in the said County gentleman. The deponentsaith that he and his daughter Joan ffrances alias Clay were stripped by the said mc Awliffes forces & further he cannot depose

William [mark] Clay his marke
Jurat coram nobis
18o Junij 1642
Tho: Badnedge

fol. 92v


The examination of
William Clay



Deponent Fullname: William Clay
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: ffinnen mc Awliffe, John Condon, Richard Condon, Joan alias Clay ffrances, * mc Awliffes
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Rebel