Deposition of Richard Runkhorne

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

Date: 1647-06-21
Identifier: 817077r073


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 77r

Richard Runkhorne late of Kilmorogh in the County of Westmeath Minister of Gods word duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the broade seale of this Kingdome to vs and others directed beareing date at Dublin &c. deposeth and saith That aboute the first day of december 1641 he lost and was forceably dispoiled of his goods and chatles to the seuerall values followeing vzt.
The viccaridge house Barne and stable, fourescore accres of Gleabeland whereof six accres vnder wheate and beare, one hundred and Thirtie pounds, his Catle of seuerall sortes to the value of ffortie two pounds. In monyes plate & bookes threescore & sixteene poundes, One house buylt by the deponent from the Ground in Rathconreth burnt by the Rebells, besides the losse of the benefitt of seuerall Cures, the some of foure score pounds, Apparell lynnen, houshoudstuffe, Corne hay and fireing the some of fiftie pounds. The Totall of his losse amounts to three hundred seaventy eight pounds. The deponent further saith: That aboute the time abouemencioned one Owen <A> Man servant an officer to one Richard Dalton Esquire came vppon this examinats Land and stole away from thence parte of his Cowes. And soone after one ffarrell Dowlen with his confederats being tenants to this examinat vppon the foresaid gleabe pursued him for to take away his life, possessed themselues of his house and a greate parte of his goodes, the deponent in the meane time escapeing to the Castle of Sythonan in the said County, and was besiedged and kepte there for foure weeckes or therabouts, by Bryen o Geoghagan liueing <B.> neere Churchtowne in the said County gent and his two sonns with seuerall of their followers, But afterwards the Countrey being all in Rebellion the deponent escaped to this Cittie. And further he deposeth not
Rich: Runkhorne
Jurat coram nobis 21o
Junij 1647
Hen: Clogher Hen: Brereton

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fol. 78v


The examinacion of
Richard Runkhorne
taken 21o Junij
C. Westmeath


Deponent Fullname: Richard Runkhorne, Richard Runkhorne
Deponent Gender: Male, Male
Deponent Occupation: Minister, Minister
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath, Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Owen *, ffarrell Dowlen, Bryen o Geoghagan, Richard Dalton
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned