Deposition of Willyam Haynes

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-06-15
Identifier: 828220r306


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork & Kerry
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Stripping, Words, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

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Willyam Haynes late of Castlemayne parish of killcollagh barony of Trehonackne & within the com of keiry yeoman (a brittish protestant duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of his Maiestys Commission etc deposeth & sayth that aboute the Latter end of January 1641 he Lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt worth 376 li. Part consisting of debts, Part owing by
Of Cowes heiffers horses Mares & swine to the value of one hundred & two pounds Of howsholdstuff & weareing apparell to the value of twenty fow r e pounds. Of more howshold stuff to the value of ten pounds Of Corne & hay to the value of forty pounds . He likewise sayth that he was dispossessed of a Lease of killcollagh aforesaid wherein he had a terme of twenty yeares to come worth coibus annis twenty pounds per anum o uer & aboue the Land Lords rent wherein he conceaues himself damnifyed to the value of one hundred & fifty pounds Of debts amounting to the sume of thirty pounds which e re this rebellyon were estemed good debts b u t now become desparate by reason one of the debtors is an impouerisht protestant: as William Dauis of killcollogh parish barony of Trehonackne & within the said c om of kerry yeoman & the rest papists who & out in open & actuall rebellion as Edward Springe nere killcollagh barony of Trehonackne & within the said com gent Esquire John mcffinyne of Ballymona barony of Trehonackne & within the said Com gent dermod mc ffinyne of Ballymona aforesaid gentleman Mortaugh mcTeige of Ballymona aforesaid gent Dauid Creagh of killcollagh barony of Trehonackne & within the said com gentleman and therefore this deponent cannot gett any satisfaction from any of them. The totall of his Losses amounts to the value of three hundred threescore & sixtene pounds. Also he sayth that part of his cowes & other Liueing goods were taken away by {Capt} dermod o dingle nere dinglecouch and within the com of keiry gent Captain Morish mc Ellecott barony of Trehonackne & within the said com gent Also he sayth that his howshold stuff was taken away by John mc Thomas of Castlemayne barony of Trehonackne & within the said com gent Mortaugh mc Teige of Ballymona barony of Trehonackne

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<B> And within the said com gent dermod O Griffinn of Castlemayne aforesaid husbandman & diuers others whose names he knoweth not also he sayth that there was one John Williams of Castle mayne aforesaid inkeeper was stript by the rebles whose names he knoweth not. & further he deposeth that vppon the 29th of May Last when some of our forces were returneing out of the com of keiry with a greate prey that Garratt fitz Morrish of Lyxnay in the said Com Esquire one of the Lo: of Lyxnayes brothers with aboute fiue hundred horss & foote came out of a bogg by Stackstowne and shott at our forces who afterwards when our forces sett vpon them & began to pursue them they fledd away to the bogg againe. And further he deposeth that aboute All hallantyde Last 1642 that one of the rebles John Organ of Tralee & within the com of keiry yeoman tould vnto this deponent aforesaid that Dauid Crosby of Ballingaryin the barony of& within the com of keiry Esquire in vittalling of my Lo: fforbushes shipps gained a greate deale of his secrets who afterwards discouered it to the enemyes when my Lo: fforbush bestowed Petternells & Carbines and other armes, which armes after he had then bestowed part of them vpon the rebles as to Captain Morish mc Ellicott of Tullygarren barony of Trehonackne & within the said com gent & to Captain Garratt fitz James of the Ileand barony of Trehonackne & within the said com gent and further more when he was goeing aboard the Lo: ffarbushes <C> shipps, the aforesaid dauid Crossby gaue them notice if that he cold not prevaile with the said Lo; fforbush to stay aboard that he wold make beacons & fyers vppon such hills as he cold that then they shold stand to their armes & to draw themselues into bodyes for to resist his Landing vpon those parts but it came to pass that the said dauid Crosby by his instance with the Lo: fforbis prevayled with him, that he shold not {L}anding of his fforces in keiry to march into the country (which had they then don and that all these protestants had bin releiued, & he had made the country peaceable. the said Organ then tould this deponent that some of the Captaines in Tralee with whome he was soe much conuersant {had heard that David?} Crosby had sent one of the Captain a lettre name{ly} Captain Morrish mc Ellecott of Tulligarroh. he hard them say that dauid Crosby did them more stoode brought them more intelligence then any six {}

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Six of theire Captaines that they had in their army & bound it by many oathes among them: the said Organ also heard them reade his said Lettre in a chamber in Traley and in the Lower end of his Letter they read these words: and was not this well don of me, or words to that effect: & about the begining of the lettre they read in his heareing that he had obtained of the Lo: fforbes what they desired &c. the deponent also sayth that to his owne knowledge when the Enemy thereabouts stood in fear that the Lo: fforbes wold march into the country that he <D> saw part of Morrice mc Ellecotte goods conveyed into the Ileand of Ballyngary & carryed to dauid Crosbyes Castle there which he conceaueth was for nothing, but for refuge also he hath spooken with diuers that came from Dauid Crosbys house & testifyed the same vnto him he Lastly sayth that John Williams of Lyxnay yeoman heretofore a reputed protestant & since this rebellion turned papist. and further he deposeth not.

William [mark] Haynes mark
Jurat coram nobis 15o th June
Phil: Bisse
Hen: Rugge

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William Haines Exam:
Copia [ ]

Deponent Fullname: Willyam Haynes
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Kerry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Dauis, Edward Springe, John mcffinyne, dermod mc ffinyne, Mortaugh mcTeige, Dauid Creagh, dermod o dingle, Morish mc Ellecott, John mc Thomas, dermod O Griffinn, John Williams, Garratt fitz Morrish, John Organ, Dauid Crosby, Lo: als Forbes fforbushe, Morish mc Ellicott, Garratt fitz James
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Denounced, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel