Deposition of John Fortune

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

Date: 1643-06-21
Identifier: 815322r386


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 322r

John Fortune 20 yeres seruant to Capt ai n Rich: Steele & by birth an Indian Pethagorian but now a Christian & Late an Inhabitant of Ballinekill in the Queens County sworne and examined deposeth That since the begining of the present Rebellion vizt about 2 months since Hee this deponent att and by the seige of Ballinekill aforesaid & when the towne and Castle there were deliuered vp vpon Quarter was deprived robbed dispoyled of or otherwise Lost his Cattle sheepe cloth howshold goods & other his goodes & chattells of the value and of thirtie Powndes ster By and by the meanes of beseegers & assajleants of the said towne & Castle which are all Rebells vizt Generall Preston, the Erle of Castlehaven the Lord Mountgarrett, & their followers and divers other Rebellious souldjers whose names he cannott expresse
<Mr St Mr Br>
Signum [mark] predicti Johannis Fortune
Jur 21o Junij 1643
Hen: Brereton
Joh Sterne

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Queens County
John Fortune 21 Junij 1643

Deponent Fullname: John Fortune
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Servant
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Rich: Steele, Generall Preston, Erle of Castlehaven, Lord Mountgarrett
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel