Deposition of Thomas Stansfeild

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

Date: 1642-01-05
Identifier: 817041r050


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Assault, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 41r

Thomas Stansfeild of Mon{ol}ah of the parish of Recenhill in the county of Westmeth protestant being duly sworne deposed
That since the presente Rebellion began vizt about the fourth day of December last past 1641 that in that place he was robd by the Rebells natiues of the country
In corne to the value of ten shillings
In hey to the value of ten shillings
In cattell horses & cowes to the value of twenty & four pounds
In houshold stuffe foure pounds
In clothfourty shillings
In a gardenthree pounds sterling
In all to the value 34 pounds ster
And this robbery that the name of the principall Rebells in that action was by Thomas Tute of the <A> same place assisted & the rest of the inhabitants of same towne whose names the deponent knoweth not & the said Thomas Tute wounded the deponent with his sword on the arme & with a hedge stake stroke him & likwise cruelly wounded it one John Lerkin of the same place stole that he is at the point of death & the said Tute stole some of Sir Johns veales cowes farmer of the said land & he threatned the said deponent to Kill [ his ] him his wife & children & the said deponent affirmeth that mr Biram minister of the <B.> said parish is reuolted & forsaken his religion & fallen to papistry
Tho: Casteldine
Tho: [mark] Stansfeilds
Jurat 5 of January
Hen: Brereton
Will: Hitchcock


fol. 41v


Tho: Stanfeild Com
5 Jan: 1641 Jur
4 dec



Deponent Fullname: Thomas Stansfeild
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Tute, John Lerkin, * Biram, Sir Johns veale
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim