Deposition of Jane Countess of Westmeath

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

Date: 1643-01-24
Identifier: 817022r038


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Randall Adams
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 22r

The right honorable Dame Jane Countesse of Westmeath widowe sworne & examined deposeth and saith That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof the Right honorable Richard late Erle of Westmeath now deceased, her late husband and she the were by the Rebells forceibly expelled from deprived robbed or otherwise dispojled of the possession Rents & proffitts of their Mannors Landes and meanes, & of plate horses Cowes & other Cattle sheepe Mares Colts Corne apparell woll howsholdgoods, furniture provition vtensills implements of husbandry & other goods & chattells: & alsoe hadd three faire Castles or howses burned & demolished. When By all which the said Erle & shee were dampnified & lost the sume of twenty thowsand & twenty fiue poundes or therabouts And that the said Countesse: & the right honorable Richard Nugent Nowe Erle of Westmeath her Granchyld by meanes of the presente Rebelljon are like to be depriued of & Loose the future proffitts of their mannors Lands & meanes hereditantes (worth when the Rebellion began) three thowsand Powndes sterling per annum, vntill a peace be established
Ja: Westmeth
Jur 24o Januarij
Randall: Adams:
Hen: Brereton.

fol. 22v




Deponent Fullname: Jane *
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Countess
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard *, Richard *
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Mentioned