Deposition of Dame Martha Peirce

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

Date: 1642-12-22
Identifier: 817026r041


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery
Commissioners: John Watson, Randall Adams
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 26r

Dame Martha the Relicte of Sir William Peirce Late of the Abbey of Tristernagh in the Countie of Westf Westmeath Knight sworne and examined deposeth and sayth. That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof She was deprived robbed or otherwise dispojled of [ th ] her meanes goods and chattells of the values followinge vizt of Rents & tyth amounting to 600 li. and is like to loose in Rents and tyth 300 li. per annum vntill a peace be established) of beasts Cattle sheepe horses garrans & swyne worth 500 li. Corne in the hagard & in the ground worth 500 li. Howsholdstuffe worth CCC li. debts amounting to 800 li: A Coach and plate worth 100 li. & is dampnifyed by the Rebells burning of her howses five hundreth Pownds: Soe that her whole present losses by meanes of the Rebellion (besides the future) amount vnto the sume of three thowsand three hundreth Powndes ster
Martha Piers
Jur xxijo december 1642
Joh Watson: Randall: Adams:



fol. 26v


Dame Martha Peirce
Jurat xxijo Decembris
Cert fact


Deponent Fullname: Martha Peirce
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Dame
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Peirce
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned