Deposition of Peter Lewis

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

Date: 1642-10-10
Identifier: 831031r043


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Leitrim, Sligo & Mayo
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words, Succour
Commissioners: Randall Adams, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 31r

Peter Lewis of Ballinemore in the Countie of Leytrim ffeltmaker being duly sworne deposeth & saith that about allhallontide last 1641 he this deponent was expelled from deprived robbed or otherwise dispoyled of his goods and Chattell following vizt of Corne worth iij li. Cattle xvij li. vij s. iiij d. a horse and a mare worth iiij li. x s. in howshold stuffe iiij li. he was alsoe deprived of the benefitt of his garden worth xl s. to his damage and losse xl s. as the least And in the lease of his howse which he held from the Lord Parsons wherein he had 18 yeares to come worth att the least vj li. Soe as this deponents whole losses doe amount vnto xxxvj li. xvij s. iiij d. And this deponent saith that <A> the parties Rebells that so robbed him were Charles <Summe xxxvj li. xiij s. iiij d.> Magowran of Tullaghae in the Countie of Cavan gent Donnell รด Rourk and Jeffery mcTernon both of the parish of Wortrough in the County of Leytrym gent with divers others of there confederates whose names and places of aboade he doth not well remember. And further saith that he this deponent being robbed as aforesaid and flying away for saftie of his life, came to Croghan in the Countie of Cavan, where he entred teyned himselfe a soaldier vnder Sir James Cragg whe and there continued s o in the Castle there ti ll they with many others to gard the same being beseiged till they were almost famished with hunger afterwards receiv vpon quarter given them he with the rest came with Sir ffrancis Hamilton to Tredath <A> And saith moreouer that he heard divers of the Rebells say that as long as the youngest child in Ireland was liveing there should be noe peace in Ireland.
Signum pred Petri [mark] Lewis
Jurat 10o Octobr 1642 coram
Randall: Adams:
Will: Aldrich

fol. 31v


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Pet Leytrym
Peter Lewis deposicion
Jur 10o Oct 1642

Wee his maiesties Com issioners for thinquiry and examining of the Losses & sufferings of the Lojall subiects of the K ingdome of Ireland


Deponent Fullname: Peter Lewis
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Feltmaker
Deponent County of Residence: Leitrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Charles Magowran, Donnell , Jeffery McTernon, Lord Parsons, James Cragg, ffrancis hamilton
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned