Deposition of Henry Smarte

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-05-05
Identifier: 824140r122


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery
Commissioners: Nicholas Bagbere, Philip Bisse, Richard French
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 140r


Henry Smarte of St ffinbarries within the County of the Cittie of Corke yeoman (a brittish protestant) being duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission (beareing date the 5th of March last) touching the losses & suffrings of his Maiesties subiects protestants within the province of Munster deposeth and saith. That on or aboute the first of March last he was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt worth 165 li. And
Of his Cattle to the value of fiftie foure pounds. Of one horse & two one hogg to the value of one two pounds ten shillings. Of his enterest in his farme of ffaren mc Teige within the said County of Corke to the value of thirtie pounds. Of his Corne & hay in the haggard to the value of six pounds sterling. He further saith that he was expelled & driuen away from his said house & farme where he left in Corne in ground to the value of twenty t wo pounds & ten shillings. And he fu rther <A> saith that one Cornelius Cronyne (a reputed Captaine of the rebells) burnt the deponents dwellinge house & kill (as he heard it credibly reported) to the value of fiftie pounds sterling. The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred three score & fiue pounds sterling. An d further he cannot depose.

Henry Smart
Jurat coram nobis
5o May 1642
Nic: Philpot
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

fol. 140v


The examination of
Henry Smarte

Deponent Fullname: Henry Smarte
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: ffaren mc Teige, Cornelius Cronyne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Rebel