Deposition of Raph Yates

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

Date: 1642-02-14
Identifier: 817043r052


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Roger Puttock
Deposition Transcription:

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Raph Yates of Irishtowne within the parrish of Rakonerath and County of westmeath yeoman sworne and examined saith that about the first of december now last past this deponent was robbed expelled & deprived of his goodes and chattles in Irishtowne aforesaid of the values hereafter mencioned vizt, of beasts & cattle worth xxix li., one horse worth iij li. Corne worth 5 li. swyne xx s. Howsholdgoodes and provision worth xv li., readie <66 li.> mony xj li. apparell and cloth xl s. In all Lxvj li. ster, And saith that the parties that soe robbed and dispoiled him were rebells and theis persons by name following vizt Richard Dalton of Drawlinstowne in the County of westmeath <A.> Esquire Garret Dalton of Lisnecask in the same Countie gent and Henry and William Dalton sonns of the said Garret Henry and Richard Dalton both of Lisnacask aforesaid yeoman sonns ofDalton widow Teige รด Coorey of or nere Laragh in the same County husbandman tenant to Robert ffitzgarret of Laragh aforesaid Esquire and divers other Rebells of the souldiers & company of the said Richard Dalton first named and Garret Dalton their Captaines or Ringleaders to the number of Lxxx <B.> in all or thereabouts, whereof about Lx were & 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 Cuntry for his Maiesty against the rebells: And the same Richard Dalton and his wife did bid this deponent goe away: ffor they might curse the time that any of the English protestants, either came vpon their lands or into the Kingdome or to that effect others of their souldiers threatening to kill this deponent and the rest of the protestants if they stayd any longer there. And further saith that the Rebells aforesaid about that tyme alsoe robbed deprived & dispoyled Mr Randall Adams Clark Parson of Rakonerath aforesaid of five hundreth seventy one sheepe worth about CC li. horses Mares & geldings of the great value

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value of 40 li. Beasts and Cattle consisting of Cowes oxen and heffers to the number of 160 or thereabouts being very faire and large Cattle 320 li. A great quantetie of howsholdgoods provition and implements of husbandry worth a great some, Corne and hay worth Lx li. & above and divers other goods and chattells the most part whereof the said Richard Dalton first named had, tooke & conuerted to his owne vse And further saith that since the Rebellion began theis persons (whoe wee before protestants) following) are turned and gone to Masse vizt Daniell Coffy of <A.> Rakoneran aforesaid gent, the parrish Clark and his wife James Dalton of Drawlinstowne aforesaid servant to the first named Richard Dalton: And further saith that the rebells aforesaid alsoe robbed one Thomas Syson an english protestant of his Cowes, one of the best whereof the said Richard Dalton Esquire had and tooke from him And there were alsoe robbed by the Rebells one Mr Lacky Clark, and one Robert ffullerton by Garret Dalton <B.> of or nere Ardandra in the County of Longford And this deponent further saith that the Rebells aforesaid have alsoe forcibly expulced & deprived the said Mr Randall Adams of the rents and proffitts of the seuerall farmes of Irishtowne aforesaid Rathcolman & the twoe Paddenstowns which he had in leas for seuerall yeare yet in being: his estate and interest therein being worth CCxl li. sterling And they have alsoe expelled him and deprived the said Mr Adams of Church meanes worth CC li. per annum vpon part of the glebe land whereof he had built a new howse which cost him nere CC li., which howse is now as this deponent hath been credibly informed is defaced and spoyled by the Rebells: And this deponent hath beene credibly informed & partly knoweth that the said Mr Adams, by meanes of this present rebellion hath beene dispoiled of and lost in debts duly owing vnto him the value or some of one hundreth Pownds & above And the said Mr Adams by the Rebells aforesaid was is

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alsoe expelled and is like to loose all his corne now sowen and in the his late grownds which he conceiveth to be worth ffortie Pownds and above
The mark of the said Raphe
yates [mark]
Jur 14o ffebr 1641
Roger Puttocke
Hen: Brereton




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8 Westmeath 0
Raph yates: Jur 12o
ffebr 1641
Copia Intw
Cert 1: Nov:
Randall Adams 22 Aug



Deponent Fullname: Raph Yates
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Dalton, William Dalton, Garret Henry, Richard Dalton, * Dalton, Teige Coorey, Robert ffitzgarret, Garret Dalton, Randall Adams, Thomas Syson, Lacky Clark, Robert ffullerton, Daniell Coffy, James Dalton
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Apostate, Apostate