Deposition of John Tucker

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

Date: 1643-05-26
Identifier: 815363r417


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 363r

John Tucker of Ballinakill Co: Regin æ cloathier aged 51 yeares or thereabouts being duely sworne and examined saith That by meanes of this present Rebellion hee is robbed or otherwise depriued of these goods following viztli. s. d.
Inprimis he lost in wooll yearne & cloath amounting to the somme of ________10_0_0
Item in Corne _____________________________________________________ 7_0_0
Item hee lost a Lease of a Mill and certaine Land belonging to it to the value of _20_0_0
Item his Tooles and householdstuffe worth ______________________________20_0_0
Item in debts due vnto him the summe of ________________________________ 3 li._0_0
Summe totalis _____60_0_0
John [mark] Tucker his marke
And further saith That Brian o Dempsy of the Knock in the Queens County Esquire & his Rebell souldjers whose names he knoweth not Did in december 164 2 1641 forceibly deprive robb and dispojle this deponent of his corne cattle and some of his howsholdgoods & tooles & burnt his howse milne & buildings And the same Rebells alsoe robbed divers other protestants in the Cuntry thereabouts of their goods and Committed divers other protestants in the Cuntry thereabouts of their goods and Committed divers other Cruelties & outrages And after that this deponent and his wiffe & Children were fledd to Ballinekill for saffty of their lives where they indured seige from or about the first of Aprill Last 1643 vntill the iiijth of May The gouernor of the Castle & souldjers: wanting meanes of further resistance were then inforced

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to surrender and yeild vpp the Castle vpon quarter: & then & there this deponent was inforced to yeild & leave to the gran Rebell Colonell Generall Preston all the rest of his houshold goodes & divers other thinges: And further saith That the others Rebells that beseiged the said Castle were Generall Preston & nere 4000 foote: The Erle of Castle Haven generall of the horse whoe had 7 troope of horse, The Lord Mountgarret: Edm: <A> Roe alias Butler his sonn (a bloudy tyrant): The Lord of Ossery: Sir James Dillon and his Regiment John Bird of Durrough in the County of kilkenny yeoman Nicholas Bird of ffreshford in the same County yeoman Tho: Bird of Pasgrave in the same County servant to Mr Bifeild of Pasgrave aforesaid an English papist: Edmund ffinion alias ffitzpatrick of Ballibane yeoman Tho: ô Holoan Bailiff to the Erle of Londonderry: Lewis Watkins of Boollebane aforesaid yeoman James Josse of Barnegeary yeoman, and divers others, whose names he cannott expresse
John [mark] Tucker his mark
Jur 26o May 1643
John Sterne
Hen: Brereton

Deponent Fullname: John Tucker
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clothier
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Brian o Dempsy, Generall Preston, Erle of Castle Haven, Lord Mountgarret, Edm: Roe, Lord of Ossery, James Dillon, John Bird, Nicholas Bird, Tho: Bird, Edmund ffinion, Tho: , Lewis Watkins, James Josse, Mr Bifeild, Erle of Londonderry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned