Deposition of Edward Piggott

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

Date: 1642-12-20
Identifier: 830130r102


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Galway & Roscommon
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 130r

Edward Piggott Clerke [ ] Provost of Tuam in the County of Galway sworne & examined deposeth and sayth That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof He hath beene & still is deprived robbed or otherwise dispojled of his meanes goods & chattells & of the values following vizt of goodes chattells & the proffitts of his Church Liveings worth twoe hundreth thirty twoe poundes ten shillinges ster: And this deponent is like to be deprived of the future proffits of his Church liveings worth Cxx li. per annum vntill a peace be established, by and by the meanes of those that are now in Rebellion or that are daily comerseing & trading with the Rebells. vizt Sir Tho: <A> Blake and his sonne Sir Valentine Blake, and the wholle towne of Galway in open action of Rebellion (excepting only Thomas Linch fiz Peirce & his family whoe are protestants, and very few others of that towne but that haue declared themselues open Rebells, and did beseedge & drew others of the Countie with them to beseidge his Maiesties ffort <B> of Galway as namely Moroghe Nadow & Moroghe Namarle alias fflahertie, of Erconoght in the said Countie of Galway & alsoe Thomas Bourke of Anvally and Richard Bourk of derrymcLaghlin Esquires, whoe with the Rebell townsmen of Galway for about nyne weekes, beseeged the said forte
Edw Pigott
Jur xxo decembr 1642
Hen: Brereton
Will: Aldrich


fol. 130v


The humble peticion of
Richard Gibson Colonell

Mr Edw: Pigott
Jur 20 Dec 1642
Intw Cert



Deponent Fullname: Edward Piggott
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clergy
Deponent County of Residence: Galway
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Tho: Blake, Valentine Blake, Moroghe Nadow, Moroghe Namarle, Thomas Bourke, Richard Bourk, Thomas Linch fiz Peirce
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned