Deposition of John Harte

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-09-01
Identifier: 829152r090


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: James Wallis, Percy Smyth, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

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John Harte late of Dunkipp in the parish of Crom & barony of Coshmae and within the County of Limerick gentleman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue of his Maiesties Comission beareing date the 5th day of &c deposeth and saith That on or aboute the 14th day of december last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 185 li.
Of sheepe & horses to the value of one hundred three score & foure pounds Of ready mony the sume of one & twenty pounds The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred foure score and fiue pounds And This deponent saith The deponent saith That John o Hyine of Rathmore in <A> the said County gentleman tooke away this deponents sheepe & that Pierce lacy son & heire to John lacy of the Bruffe in the said County gentleman & Morris Rawly of Rawliston in the said County gentleman tooke this deponents said horses The deponent saith And that Bartholomewe White of Carrigshgin in the said County husbandman Thomas White James White & Patrick White sons to the said Bartholomewe John Burnham of Dunkipp aforesaid miller & Gregory Dorne of Ballyha in the said County gentleman servants to this deponents brother Richard Harte of Dunkipp aforesaid gentleman were hanged or caused to be hanged by the meanes of William lord Baron of Castleconell Murtagh o Brien of Anagh in the County of Tipperary Esquire Donnell รด Heyne of Rathmore in the said County of limerick gentleman William Casy of Glanoing in the said County mass priest John Lacy of Brooffe in the said County of gentleman Pierce Welsh of Abbyowny in the said County gentleman Daniell Higgins doctor of Phisick & he saith that the said Doctor Higgins killed Anthony Kineosly one of the warders of Loghger in the said County And this deponent

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lastly saith that he hard the said Pierce Walsh <B> say that what they did in this rebellion he was confident they would neuer suffer for it neither in their liues nor goods & further he deposeth not that the said lord of Castleconnell sayd that they rebbells had his Maiesties Comission to warrant them for what they did & further he canot deposeth that when the said John Burneham was to be executed he answered that he was the kinges subiecte but one Donnell mc Nemara of Manisternenagh in the said County schoolemaster then present said Ah sara saith he you are all for the kinge but you are not for the Queen sara the cause of his knowledge is that the said Burnehams wife being then presente related the same to this deponent & his brother Ri: Harte & further he deposeth not
John Harte
Jurat coram nobis
1o 7bris 1642
Percy: Smyth
Phil: Bisse
Jam: Wallis

The examination of
John Harte


Deponent Fullname: John Harte
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John o Hyine, Pierce lacy, John lacy, Morris Rawly, William lord Baron of Castleconell, Murtagh o Brien, Donnell , William Casy, John Lacy, Pierce Welsh, Daniell Higgins, Donnell mc Nemara, Richard Harte, the king, the Queen, John Burneham, Bartholomewe White, Thomas White, James White, Patrick White, Gregory Dorne, Anthony Kineosly
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Denounced, Rebel, Witness, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim