Deposition of Elizabeth Reader

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

Date: 1643-05-15
Identifier: 815350r405


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 350r

Elizabeth Reader of Mountrath in the Queens County widow sworne and examined deposeth and saith That since begining of the present Rebellion That is to say about the xxth of November 1641 she was deprived & robbed by the Rebells of her goods and Chattells Consisting of Leases for yeres Cattle Corne debts howshold goods & other thinges amounting in value to her losse of 140 li. ster: By and by the meanes of fflorence ffitzpatrick ofin Ossory a Captain of Rebells & others his souldjers: Whoe alsoe robbed and spojled divers others in the Cuntry thereabouts and in hostill manner beseged the ffort of Leix: & plundered divers howses there: & killed divers protestants the kinges lojall subiects: and amongst the rest they murthered and killed one Captain Hughes a Commander of his Maiesties forcs.
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The marke [mark] of Elizabeth Reader
Jur 15o Maij 1643
Hen: Brereton
John Sterne

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Deponent Fullname: Elizabeth Reader
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: fflorence ffitzpatrick, Capten Hughes
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Victim