Deposition of Margaret Percy

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-09-23
Identifier: 828265r347


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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Margrett Percy late of kilcrasny in the parish of Glanororte & within the County of kiery widdowe duely s worne & examined by vertue of & c. deposeth and saith That aboute the 12th of January last & since the begining & by of this presente rebellion in Ireland she lost was robbed and fforceably dispoyled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt worth 198 li. 10 s. part consisting of a debt owing by
Of Cowes oxen heiffers mares & horses & swine to the value of foure score and one pounds Of houshould stuffe linnen & weareing apparell to the value of Twenty pounds Of hay & Corne & mault to the value of three score pounds: The deponent saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion in Ireland she was dispossessed of the said land wherin she hath a lease of eight yeeres yeett to come she conceaues her self damnified by the said lease the summe of thirtie pounds. Of debts amounting to eight pounds nyneteene ten shillinges due from Thomas Sanffort of Glanororte in the said county Carpenter John Gillam of the same husbandman Nicholas Ratcliffe & Cormacke o Teige of the same husbandman & although she a ccounted the same goode debts before this rebellion yett in regard the said Cormacke o Tracy of Glanarorte whoe is out in actuall rebellion & the rest of the said parties

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are protestants vtterly dissenabled by meanes of th is rebellion therefore she canot gett any satisfaction from them. The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred foure score & eighteene pounds ten shillings. The deponent further saith that her Cattle were taken <B> away by dermod mc ffynnen & Capteine Sugane she saith that And she was stripped but by whome she knoweth not, she likwise saith that Thomas Percy this deponents husband & her two sons Phillip Percy & Lancelot Percy were murthered by the rebells but [ ] their names she knoweth not

Margaret [mark] Percy her marke
Jurat coram nobis
23o 7bris 1642
Tho: Grayes Del:
Phil: Bisse

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The examination of Margrett Percy

Deponent Fullname: Margrett Percy
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Kerry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Sanffort, John Gillam, Nicholas Ratcliffe, Cormacke o Teige, Cormacke o Tracy, dermod mc ffynnen, Capteine Sugane, Thomas Percy, Phillip Percy, Lancelot Percy
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim