Deposition of John Cooke

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

Date: 1642-04-21
Identifier: 831036r048


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Leitrim, Sligo & Mayo
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: William Aldrich, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 36r

John Cooke of Stratussen in the parrish of Moughell & County of Leitrim yeoman sworne & examined saith That about the xxiiijth of October last, hee this deponent att Strattussen aforesaid, was by the Rebells expelled deprived or robbed or otherwise dispojled by the Rebells of his goodes & chattells & of the values hereafter mencioned vizt of beasts & cattle & horses worth xxx li. & howsholdgoods worth in all xxx li., Of writeings [ ] By and vnder which the deponent was secured of x li. or thereabouts for neere one thowsand yeres out of the state Late of Thomas Cooke his father after the death of the said Tho: Cooke: whoe is still alive ffor want whereof this deponent is affrayd he shall wholly loose the said x li. per annum: And further saith that the parties that soe expelled robbed or dispoiled this deponent were Rebells <A> named as followeth Conn รด Rourke ofin the County of Leitrim gent, Donnell McGurragh of the half cart r on of Stratussen in the same County yeoman John McGurragh his brother ye yeoman Coll Buy McGarry of in the parrish of Moughell aforesaid & said th County husbandman & about threescore men Rebells more their Complicies or souldjers, whose names he knows not: And sajth <B:> that the said Rebell Conn o Rourke offered this deponent his goods againe if he wold goe to Masse But becawse he refused the said Conn did bid him be gon soe as he might see him noe more ffor if he did he wold hang <symbol> him or to that effect. Howbeit one Hutson of the parrish of Moughell aforesaid haveing many yong children & not knowing otherwise how to save his Liffe is Lately turned from the protestant Church to Masse
John Cooke
Jur xxjo Apr 1642
William Hitchcocke
William Aldrich

fol. 36v


13 Leitrim (8)
John Cooke Jur 25 April 1642


Deponent Fullname: John Cooke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Cooke, Conn , Donnell McGurragh, John McGurragh, Coll Buy McGarry, * Hutson
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Apostate