Deposition of Gathy Cox

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-05-02
Identifier: 828259r342


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork & Kerry
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Death, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard French
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 259r


Gathy Cox Late of Kilmckillkosist in the parish of kilmckillako aforesaid & barony of Glanororte & within the County of kiery widdowe a Brittish protestant) being duely sworne & examined vppon oath before by vertue of his Maiesties Comission to vs & others & directed (beareinge date the 5th day of March in the 17th yeere of his Maiesties raigne that nowe is) touchinge the losses & suffrings of the protestants within the province of Munster deposeth & saith That aboute the begininge of January Last & since the begining of this rebellion shee was robbed & forceably dispoiled of her goods & Chattles to the values following vizt worth 14 li.
Of her linnen woollen & weareing apparell to the value of eight pounds Of her interest in the lease of her house to the value of foure pounds sterling. She further saith that two of her children being stripped & dyed perished for want of releife in Corke after she was stripped & robbed of all she had, & thother seaven children she verily beleeues will perish likewise would will [ ] dye alsoe butt for the charitie of well disposed persons. And further she canot depose The totall of his losses amounts to fourteene pounds. She lastly saith That Owen mc ffynnens wife & servants robbed the deponent of all that she had said her goods

Gathy [mark] Cox his marke
Jurat 2o May 1641
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

fol. 259v


The examination of Gathy Cox



Deponent Fullname: Gathy Cox
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Kerry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Owen mc ffynnen
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel