Deposition of Richard French

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

Date: 1642-01-27
Identifier: 832227r207


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Robbery, Stripping, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: John Sterne, John Watson
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 227r

Richard ffrench and Mathew ffrench of Belturbutt in the County of Cavan merchants in the behalfe of their ffather in law John Anderson of the same place merchant their Sister Mary ffrench and for themselues being duely sworne say That at or about the 28th day of October last past they haue beene Robbed and dispoyled of lands and goods of the valew following ffirst their said ffather in law hath lost wares & goods worth Seaven hundred pou{nds} land worth One Hundred pound, debts owing him by bills and in his booke ffiue Hundred pounds
Their Sister Mary hath lost Three hundred pound which was her porcion & putt out to Mr Martin Baxter Mr Rich. Morse Mr Charles Waterhowse and the {Las But?} Richard ffrench saith that he hath been expulsed and dispossessed of lands worth ffifty two pound a yeare for euer and about one hundred pound in money which was owing him by his said ffather in law
Mathew ffrench sayth That he hath lost & beene dispo{ssessed} of land in the County of ffermanagh worth Two & Twen{tie} pound a yeare and Ten Pound a yeare for euer [h]in lands & howses he had in Belturbut, Money owing him by his said ffather in law being One hundred pounds Besides ffifteene pounds in money fferrall Orely tooke from him and goods worth Twenty pounds
And all this was donne by in the County of Cavan by Phillip <a> Mc Shane Rely Esquire of Bellinacargh Edmund Rely of {Lurgh?} in the said County Esquire Myles Rely high Sheriffe his sonne & John Rely sonne of Phillip mc Mulmore of Ballatrost & Edmund Rely & Hugh Rely sonnes of Mulmore mc Phillip deceased. and by their followers. And by Rory Maguyre & his followers in ffermanagh.
Their said ffather & mother & sister are in the hands of the Rebells in the Countrey and these deponents were all likewise stri{pt} as they came by the way
0052 li. per annum
032 per annum
135 – 00
1919 li. pnt lesse

Richard ffrench
Matthew ffrench
Jurat 27o Januarij 1641
Joh Watson: John {Sterne}

fol. 227v

Deponent Fullname: John Anderson, Mary ffrench, Richard ffrench, Mathew ffrench
Deponent Gender: Male, Female, Male, Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant, Merchant, Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Martin Baxter, Rich. Morse, Charles Waterhowse, fferrall Orely, Phillip Mc Shane Rely, Edmund Rely, Myles Rely, John Rely, Edmund Rely, Hugh Rely, Rory Maguyre, Phillip mc Mulmore
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned