Deposition of Raph Yates

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

Date: 1642-02-11
Identifier: 817011r024


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 11r

Raph yates of Irishtowne within the Parrish of Rakonarath in the Countie of Westmeath husband yeoman sworne and examined saith That about the first of december now last past. This deponent was robbed expelled and deprived of his goods & chattles in Irishtowne aforesaid of the values hereafter mencioned vizt of beasts and Cattle worth xxix li. one horse worth iij li. Corne worth 5 li. swyne xx s. Howsholdgoodes and provition worth xv li., ready mony xj li. apparell and cloth xl s. In all lxvj li. ster And saith that the parties that soe robbed him and dispoyled him were Rebells & theis persons by name following vizt Richard Dalton of Drawlinstowne in the County of Westmeath Esquire <A> Garrett Dalton of Lisnecask in the same County yeoman gent, And Henry and William Dalton sonns of the said Garrett, Henry and Richard Dalton both of Lisnacask aforesaid yeomen sonns ofDalton widow: Teige รด Coorey of or nere Laragh in the same County husbandman tenant to Robert ffitzgarrett of the R Laragh aforesaid Esquire and divers other Rebells of the souldiers & company of the said Richard Dalton first named and Garrett Dalton their Captaines or Ringleaders to the number of fourscore in all or thereabouts whereof about threescore wore <B> & carried his maiesties armes then before lately and deceiptfully gotten from his highnes Castle of Dublin by the said Richard Dalton of Drawlinstowne vpon his pretence to vndertake the defence of that Cuntrie for his maiestie against the Rebells And the same Richard Dalton and his wife did bidd this deponent goe away for they might curse the tyme that any of thenglish protestants either came vpon their land or into the Kingdom or to that effect They and the rest threatening others of their souldiers threatening to kill this deponent and the rest of <C> the protestants if they stayd any longer there, And further saith that the Rebells aforesaid about that tyme alsoe robbed deprived and dispoyled Mr Randle Adams Clark this

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Parson of Rakonerrath aforesaid of 571 sheep worth about CC li. horses Mares & geldings of great Catt value the value of vizt 40 li. beasts and Cattle Concisting of Cowes oxen & heffers to the number of 160 worth CCC li. or thereabouts being very faire and large Cattle A great quantety of plate money bookes Howsholdgoods provition & Implements of husbandry worth one hundreth Pownds a great some Corne and hay worth lx li. and above, and divers others goods and chattells the most part whereof the said Richard Dalton first named hadd tooke and converted to his owne vse And further saith that since the Rebellion began theis persons whoe were before protestants, are following are turnd & gone to Masse vizt Daniell Coffye of Rakonnerath aforesaid gent and the parish Clark & his wife James Dalton of of Drawlinstoun aforesaid servant to the first named Rich. Dalton And further saith that the Rebells aforeaid alsoe robbed one Thomas Sysson an english protest{ant} of his Cowes one of the best whereof the said Richard Dalton first named hadd and tooke from him And there were alsoe robbed by the Rebells one Mr Robert Lacky Clark & Robert ffullerton by one Garrett Dalton of or nere Ardandra in the County of Longford
signum predicti Radi yates
Jurat 11mo ffebr 1641
John Sterne.
Hen: Brereton

Raph Yates
Jur xio ffebr. 1641
Copy for mr Adams
Drawne a new
1 dec

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Deponent Fullname: Raph yates
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Dalton, Garrett Dalton, Henry Dalton, William Dalton, Henry Dalton, Richard Dalton, * Dalton, Teige Coorey, Garrett Dalton, Garrett Dalton, Daniell Coffye, James Dalton, Robert ffitzgarrett, Randle Adams, Thomas Sysson, Robert Lacky, Robert ffullerton
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Apostate, Apostate, Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim