Deposition of John Wyld

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

Date: 1643-04-07
Identifier: 817081r076


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: John Watson, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 81r

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John Wyld of kilbeggan in the County of Westmeath Tanner sworne and examined deposeth That since the begining of the present Rebellion & by meanes thereof: Hee was deprived robbed or otherwise dispoyled of his goods chattells and meanes Consisting of Corne hay Cattle horses howsholdstuffe Leather Bark debts & other things all worth six hundreth and fowrteene Pownds ster By and by the meanes of John <A.> Hopp nere Mullingar in the said County gent being a Captain of Rebells Marcus Geoghagan of ffravenaghe his Ancient whoe with other souldjers Rebells carried the deponent a long & threatened them him with death vnles he would give them his money wherevpon he tould & made them beleeve that his mony lay nere the sconce there, they beleeveing followed him vntill he came nere the same And then he suddenly leppt from them & gott into the Abbey there: where he kept them from him: & soe escaped with his Liffe: And this deponent saith That the parties that soe stand indebted vnto him and that doe partake with carry armes with and assist the Rebells are theis that follow vizt: Robert ffox of Tulloghbrynn sonn to Carby ffox in the Kinges County gent Turlogh fflanegan <B.> of ffoxes Cuntry in the same County Butcher, Ennis ô Henie of the same Butcher Cahir Dun of the same Butcher Art mc ffardorogh of Ballimackue in the County of Westmeath gent John Dalton of Meevaghly in the same County gent Art Mc Richard of derrihall in the same County & Brian Geoghagan of a p Bollinegrane in the same County gentleman and Edward Connor of Newtown in the Kings County gent And further saith that the parties Rebells that tooke away this deponents goods are theis that follow vizt the secoTirrell the seacond sonn of Philip <C> Tirrell of the Barrony of ffertullagh in the County of westmeath gent: twoe of the Keegans sonns to Kegan of Ballinegall and further sayth that he hath credibly heard by and among the Rebells in those parts that one Susan Begly of Tullogh=more in the Kings County after she had bin robbed of all by the Rebells as she was comeing to Dublin was at Tirrells pace in the said County of Westmeath hanged by the Tirrells <D> or their followers, And further they sayth that [ ] John Doole of foxes Country in the Kings Cou{n}ty Dominick Higgins of the same, Marcus Higgins of the same murdred Jane Adyse of Kilcoursey an Irish woeman but a protestant (to whome the said Dominick was gossip) after that she had kindly with meat and drink and aquavitæ friendly interteyned them
<Jur mr w: mr Ald:>
John willde
Jur April 7th 1643.
Joh Watson:
Will: Aldrich

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John Wyld Jur 7o Apr

Deponent Fullname: John Wyld
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tanner
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Hopp, Marcus Geoghagan, Robert ffox, Carby ffox, Turlogh fflanegan, Ennis Henie, Cahir Dun, Art mc ffardorogh, John Dalton, Art Mc Richard, Brian Geoghagan, Edward Connor, * Tirrell, * Keegans, John Doole, Dominick Higgins, Marcus Higgins, Philip Tirrell, Susan Begly, Jane Adyse
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Victim, Victim