Deposition of John Newton

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-05-12
Identifier: 824159r141


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 159r


John Newton Late of Athnowen in the parish of Athnow e n barony of Muskry Barrett s & Countie of Corke clerk deposeth duely sworne & examined by vertue of &c. deposeth & saith. That on or aboute the 11th of ffeburary Christmas Last he was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles, to the seuerall values followeing vizt value of 76 li. 13 s. 10 d.
Of his Cattle to the value of one pound six shillings & eight pence. Of his horses & sheepe to the value of fiue pounds one eighteen shilling & foure pence. Of his corne hay in the house & wooll two pounds twelve shillings. Of his houshould stuffe & other prouision in his house to the value of fiue pounds twe lue shillings & eight pence ster ling he further saith And that Edmond Barrett of Athnowen in the said County yeaman & Edmond mc Brien Swiny & Brien oge Swiny of the parish of kilnweanah & Barony Muskry are all in actuall rebellion as the deponent is credibly informed are indebted vnto this deponent in the sume of 6 li. 19 s. 10 d. sterlin g which he conceaues to be lost & that there are seuerall persons English p r otestants Valintyne Every John Peeter & John Vere r y indebted to this deponent in the sume of 4 li. 15 s. sterling which he conceaues likewise lost because the parties are dissenabled by this rebellion. He likewise saith that he is depriued of the benefitt of the prebendary of kilaspackmullan & the viccaridg of Athnowen both woorth coibus annis 50 li. per annum which he conceaues he canot enioy for this yeere. The totall of his losses amounts to three score & sixteene pounds 13 s. 10 d. He further deposeth not

John Newton
Jurat coram nobis
12o May 1642
Nic: Philpot
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

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The examination of
John Newton
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Deponent Fullname: John Newton
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clergy
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edmond Barrett, Edmond mc Brien Swiny, Brien oge Swiny, Valintyne Every, John Peeter, John Verery
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor