Deposition of Margrett Mountfort

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

Date: 1643-09-15
Identifier: 815344r400


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. 344r

Margrett Mountfort of Corbally in the Queens County widow sworne & examined deposeth and sayth That since the begining of the present Rebellion that is to say on or about the second of November 1641 at Corbally aforesaid she was deprived robbed and dispojled of her beasts Cattle horses howshold stuff & other things worth CCxlv li. By the Rebell Barnaby Dempsy of Clanmaleroe Esquire & his souldjers & Company: And of her corne, due debts & the proffits of her 2 farmes we amounting vnto 780 li. more: And further saith That att or after the tyme that she was first robbed of some of her goodes shee fled for saffetie of her Liffe to the Castle of Ballilenan Where she Lived and contynued vntill the third day of August last 1643 Att which tyme the Erle of Castlehaven, & his Rebellious souldjers and Complicees strongly besieged & forceibly tooke & surprised that Castle, and then and there forceibly forceibly tooke from this deponent of Cowes howshold stuff & provision worth fforty five powndes more: Soe as all her meanes goodes and meanes amounting to in all to One thowsand threescore & tenn pownds being soe as aforesaid taken from her, shee is left with a charg of three Children without maintenance or meanes of subsistence
Signum predictæ Margaretæ
Jur 15o Sept 1643
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton

fol. 344v


Queens County
Margrett Mountfort
Jur 15o Sept 1643

Deponent Fullname: Margrett Mountfort
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Barnaby Dempsy, Erle of Castlehaven
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel