Deposition of Jonas Clone

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-12-21
Identifier: 824251r224


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Elwell
Deposition Transcription:

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Jonas Clone of the Towne and parish of youghall in the barony of Inshiquin and within the County of Corke merchant a brittish protestant) duely sworne and examined before vs vpon oath by vertue &c. deposeth and saith. That on or aboute the 18th of Decem=ber 1641 and since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to th e seuerall values followeing vy t worth 557 li. part consisting in debts due from theis Rebells following vizt
Of foure hundred weight of Tobaccoe to the value of thirty pounds. Of foure score and foureteene barrells of salte left in Wexford by this deponent before the said begining of these waar r es to the value of fiftie pounds. The deponents likewisse saith that by meanes of this rebellion he lost a quarter parte and others as partners lost a quarter parte of the barque called the William of Yough all lately taken by the Pyrats of Wexford aforesaid for which barque this deponent was bound to be accountable to the said partners in the losse of which barque then he is damnified fiftie pounds. O f debts amounting to the sume of foure hundred and Twenty seaven pounds six shillings due from the vndernamed persons among seuerall others vzt Edmond Bryen of Clohine in the County of Tipperary mercer Hugh mc Cahir of Iland in the County of kiery gentleman Edmond Hackett of Waterford merchant Dennis o Dwyre of Birr in the kinges County mercer John Cleere of the Cittie of kilkeny merchant Nicholas Arthure of Cullen in the County of Lymericke merchant Phillip o Bredae of Michestowne in the County of Cork mercer Rich: Comerford and Richard Bourke of Callen in the County of Kilkenny mercers William Banfield and William Smith of Birr aforesaid merchants Henry Hendly and Thomas Hendly of Downe in the said County of Corke gentleman Hugh Risly of Cloghbegg in the County of Longford mercer Henry Neale of the Citty of Waterford merchant Edmond Comyn of feather in the County

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of Tipperary chapman and diuers others. And although he accounted the same good debtes before the begining of this rebellion yeett in regard the said parties are out in open and actuall rebellion & seuerall others of his creditors are protestants vtterly dissenabled by meanes of this rebellion therefore this deponent canot gett satisfaction from them. The totall of his losses amounts to fiue hundred fiftie seaven pounds & further he deposeth not.

Jonas [mark] Clones marke
Jurat coram nobis
21o Decembris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Thomas Ellwell

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Thomas Heyford

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The examination of
Jonas Clone

Deponent Fullname: Jonas Clone
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edmond Bryen, Hugh mc Cahir, Edmond Hackett, Dennis o Dwyre, John Cleere, Nicholas Arthure, Phillip o Bredae, Rich: Comerford, Richard Bourke, William Banfield, William Smith, Henry Hendly, Thomas Hendly, Hugh Risly, Henry Neale, Edmond Comyn
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor