Deposition of William French

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-10-11
Identifier: 825264r243


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Robert Southwell
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 264r

William ffrench of [ ] in the parish of Kilmacomry barony of Carbry & within the County of Corke tanner (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue of &c. deposeth & saith. That on or aboute the 13th of March last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall vales following vzt value of 192 li.-8 s. part consisting of
Of one horse to the value of three pounds. Of leather tanned & half tanned on killmill house & tanyard to the value of one hundred & threescore pounds. The deponent saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion he is dispossessed of a plott the lands of ground adioyneing to this deponents house in the said County wherin he hath a lease of 24 yeeres to come woorth Communibus annis aboue the landlords rent two pounds per annum wherin he is damnified sixteene pounds. Of debts amounting to one & twenty pounds sixteene eight shillinges due from dermod o sullyvane of the said parish gentleman James o Dwyr of Dromcora in the said County gentleman Daniell รด Sullyvane of the Ouldweare in the said County Esquire gentleman Marcus mc Owen of Beerhaven in the said County gentleman Dauid Colman of Durras in the said County brogemaker James Dilley of the same brogemaker William o Clowy of the same brogemaker Dauid o fflyn of the same brogemaker William Kerty of Kilmcdonoge

fol. 264v

In the said County butcher William o Dwyre of Bearehaven Iland in the said County brogemaker John o Dwyer <B> of Durras in the said County brogemaker But every of All theise parties are out in open & actuall rebellion therefore he cannot gett satisfaction from them The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred nynty two pound s eight shillinges & further he deposeth not.
William ffrench
Jurat coram nobis 11o Octobris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Ro: southwell

The examination
of William ffrench
C 592



Deponent Fullname: William ffrench
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tanner
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: dermod o sullyvane, James o Dwyr, Daniell , Marcus mc Owen, Dauid Colman, James Dilley, William o Clowy, Dauid o fflyn, William Kerty, William o Dwyre, John o Dwyer
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor