Deposition of William Kingwell

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-12-16
Identifier: 829046r035


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 46r

William Kingwell late of Cnockanalingane in the parish of Kilfen o ra b arony of Corkom{roe} & within the County of Clare yeoman (a brittish protestant) duely sworn and examined bee before vs by vertue of &c deposeth and saieth that on or about the first of January 1641 and since the begininge and by meanes of this present Rebbellion in Ireland hee lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt 196 li.
Of Cowes horses and sheepe to the value of one hundred thirty and fiue pounds ster Of house hould stuffe to the value of ten pounds sterlinge Of hay to the value of fiue pounds ster, Hee likewise saieth that by meanes of this Reb b ellion hee lost of Corne in ground to the value of ten pounds ster Hee further saieth that by meanes of this Rebbellion hee was dispoc essed of his farme of Knockenali n ga ne in the parish Barony and Countie aforesaid wherein hee had a tearme of foureteene yeares to come worth coibus annis foure pounds ouer and aboue the Landlords rent which lease hee valueth to bee worth thirty pounds The deponent saieth that hee lost in debts which this deponent accounted good debts before the begininge of this Rebellion six pounds and ten shillings ster due vppon John Twenbrock clerke Thomas Somerwell of the Inish in the said County dyer Impouerished protestants by meanes of this rebellion therefore this deponent cannot gett satisfaction from them The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred foure score & sixteene pounds The deponent saith that his Cattle and other goods were aboute the same time taken away by the vnder named persons vzt Connor o Bryen of Lemyneth in the said County gentleman Beetus Clance of Cahir mc [ ] in the said <A> County gentleman Bryen mc Gillapatrick of Hoghoraile in the said County gentleman Daniell D[ ] of the same gentleman Donogh mc Casy of Polecoolelicky in the said County yeoman This deponent further saith that about the 25th day of March last John Steele of loghbelgin in the said County Thomasia Steele his wife Robert Steele his brother English protestants were cruelly murthered by the hands & meanes of Therlagh o Brien of lemyneth in the said County gentleman James oge mc Casy of Ballygamer in the said County yeoman John Hicky of Smithstowne in the said County

fol. 46v

Ryen o flanagane of lemyneth in the said County yeoman & diuers others to the number of fiftie persons in compnay with the said Therlagh wherof he was then Comander in cheefe & further he deposeth not
William Kingwell
Jurat coram nobis
16o Decembris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Hen: Rugge

The examination
of William Kingwell


Deponent Fullname: William Kingwell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Clare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Twenbrock, Thomas Somerwell, Connor o Bryen, Bryen mc Gillapatrick, Donogh mc Casy, Therlagh o Brien, James oge mc Casy, John Steele, Thomasia Steele, Robert Steele, Ryen o flanagane
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel