Examination of Margery Blackwell

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-02-15
Identifier: 828245r331


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork & Kerry
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Bettesworth
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 245r


Margery Blackwell the Relict of Richard Blackwell Late of Castlemaigne in the parish of Kilcolann in the barony of Desmond and within the County of kiery yeoman being duely Sworne & Examined before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the broade seale of this kingdome (beareing date the 5th day of March 1641) concerninge the robberies & spoiles since this rebellion comitted vpon the Brittish and protestants w ithin the Province of Munster & c. deposeth and saith. That vpon shrovetide last being aboute the 13th of ffebruary 1641 the deponent lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of her goods and Chattles to the seuerall values follow e ing vpon 62 li.
Of Cowes and one horse to the value of fiue pounds Of houshould stuffe to the value of eighteene pounds Of lynen woollen brasse & pewter to the value of foure pounds part. Of debts amounting to the sume of six one & forty and Twenty pounds due from George Berrey of Castlemayne aforesaid Nicholas Browne of Coolecleave in the said County gentleman & Edward Spring ofin the said County gentleman, And although she accounted the same goode debts before the beginning of this rebellion, yett in regard theis twoe debtors are the aforesaide Spring being formerly a protestant & since this rebellion turned papist and rebell & the said Browne & the said Berrey is dissenabled by meanes of this rebellion & the rest nowe in open & actuall rebellion the a for e this deponent is not likly to gett satisfaction from them. The totall of her losses amounts to three score and Two pounds, besids the losse of a deede of mortgadge thorne by the rebells of the two plow lands of Brackhill & knocklcahett in the said County for foure=score and nyne pounds which she leaues

fol. 245v


to consideration & further she deposeth not

Margery [mark]
15o ffeb: 1642
Phil: Bisse
Tho: Bettesworth

fol. 246r


fol. 246v


The examination of Margery Blackwell


Deponent Fullname: Margery Blackwell
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Kerry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: George Berrey, Nicholas Browne, Edward Spring
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor