Deposition of Henrie Rice

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

Date: 1643-05-26
Identifier: 817080r075


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 80r

I he Henrie Rice of Kilbeggan in the L Countie of Westmeath inkeeper, being deposed and sworne & examined saith That since the Rebellion began the declaring knowledge concerning this rebellion and the rebells th in these parts as followeth vizt that the Rebells deprived & robbed him of his goods and chattells worth CCCxvij li. xiiij s. sterl. And further he
Imprimis, he saith that Mr Hubbert ffox of Kilcouresie in the Kings countie came as Captaine with diuerse rebells to the towne of Kilbeggan aforesaide, and burned the Lord Lamberts dwelling house the whole towne and Mills, and broake the stones, and after burned the <A> church, to And further saith that Art ffordorrogh Magaghegan of Ballemachue in the Countie of Westmeath a landed gentleman but a notorious rebell, who hath rebells in paye, tooke the chancell doore home with him and diuerse prodestants goods: and Mr Garrott mc Brine th of Drummore in the Countie of westmeath tooke the other two doores and other prodestants goods, his sonn Brian of the same was captaine of rebells, his sonn Edmond was in the action of Rebellion likwise, and his sonn Art of the same, was a all r notorious rebell, and pilliger of the English goeing with threescore rebells night and daye dispoyling prodestants, sir George Harbert of Durrogh in the kings Countie releiued, and entertained rebells, & his Eldest sonn Mr ffrancis Harbert was a captaine of rebells <B> and his second sonn Mr Edward Harbert of the same was, a greate dispoyler of the prodestants, and notorious in this action of rebellion: and Mr Henrie Ougan of the same ioyned with sir George his sonne aforesaid named & was an officer vnder them, Jeames o Moren sir George his kooke, and Mr ffrancis Harbert aforesaids drummer, sought with his a naked skeane for the said Henrie Rice, and vowed his death, for this reson, because he was an English man, and would not turne to Masse as diuerse informed the said Henrie and his owne wife heard it, and hid him <C> out of the waye; Mr Brasill fox of Kilmaledie in the Kings Countie was and his eldest sonn Mr Edmond ffox of the same were are notorious rebells and dispoylers of the prodestants, and went with the aforesaide Hubbert ffox against diuerse of our Kings garisons: and I the said Henrie further saith that he hard that those foxes murthered diuerse prodestants amongst them dwelling; Mr John Higgens of KDillebegg in the same Countie, and his brother Mr <D> Murtogh Higgens of the same, and theire sonns all ioyned in the wicked plott of rebellion, and dispoyling prodestants; this much the said Henrie Rice deposeth, concerneing this rebellion in those parts as neere as he can remember as witnes his hand
Henrie Rise
Jur xxvjo Maij 1643
John Sterne
Hen: Brereton

fol. 80v


Henry Rice Jur 26 Maij

Deponent Fullname: Henrie Rice
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Innkeeper
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Hubbert ffox, Art ffordorrogh Magaghegan, Garrott mc Brine, Brian *, Edmond *, George Harbert, Edward Harbert, Henrie Ougan, Jeames o Moren, ffrancis Harbert, Brasill fox, Edmond ffox, John Higgens, Murtogh Higgens, * Lambert
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim