Deposition of Dorothy Brereton

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

Date: 1644-01-08
Identifier: 815297r365


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 297r

299 {409}
Dorothy Brereton the Relict of Roger Brereton la{te} of Parson of Ballinakill in the Queens County sworne & examined deposeth and sayth That since the begining of the present Rebellion That is to say the month of November 1641 & afterwards she this deponent & her husband (whoe is since deceased) were forceibly deprived Robbed and dispojled at Ballinakill aforesaid of the possession Rents and proffits of her said husbands Church liveings ready money Corne tythes howsholdgoodes cattle horses th bookes specialities Debts & other their meanes of the value & to her now losse <650 li.> of 650 li. sterling: And further saith that [ ] the principall parties that soe robbed and dispoyled them were Barnaby <A> Dempsie of Knockardagurr in the Queens County a Captain of Rebells & his sonn Charles & Peirce ffitzgarrett of Ballyroan in the same County another Rebellious Captaine and last of all Generall Preston The Lord Mountgarrett & James Butler o f Brother of Richard Butler of Castle Comer Esquire which James Butler was her husban{ds} owne Cozen Germaine) & and their souldjers Partakers & Complicees
<Dr J. Mr. B>
Dorothy Brereton
Jur viijo Jan: 1643
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton


fol. 297v


Q County
Dorothy Brereton
Jur viijo Jan 1643
m. no.
p. fitzgar



Deponent Fullname: Dorothy Brereton
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Roger Brereton, Barnaby Dempsie, Charles Dempsie, Peirce ffitzgarrett, Generall Preston, Lord Mountgarrett, James Butler, Richard Butler
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned