Deposition of Ann Eatone

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-11-08
Identifier: 829159r095


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Words, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard French
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 159r

Ann Eatone late Garreeglasse in the parish of Gillavand & within the Com of the Cittie of Limericke widdowe a brittish protestant duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth & saith deposeth that aboute the fourtenh of december last past she lost was robbed & forcably dispoyled of her goods & Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt worth 188 li.
Of Cowes one bull swine & pou l trie to the value of twentie six pounds Of houshould stuff to the value of fourtee n pounds of Linnen & wearing apparrell to the value eleuen pounds t enn shill Of Corne ready threshed and cleaned to the value of seuen pounds Of hay in stake to the value of one pound of fuell to the value of one l pound ten shill Of readie monie to the summe of eight pounds She lik wise saith that she e was expelled & driv en from her house & farme where she e lost in Corne in Ground since lost by this rebellion to the value of nine pounds Of debts amounting to the summe of fourscore pounds which ere this rebellion were accounted good debts butt now become desperate by reason the debtors are papists and in actuall rebellion vizt John Commin of Limericke <A> gent Joane Roberts of Limericke An Broune of Limericke widdows & therfore this deponent canot gett satisfaccion from anie of them She further saith that shee is dispossessed of the lease o f the land of Gurreeglasse in the said Com wherin shee had a tearme of fourteen yeares to come worth to this deponent eight pounds a yeare wherin shee conceaues her selfe damnified to the value of thirtye pounds The totall of her losses amounts to the summe of one hundred four score & eight pounds And This deponent saith that shee was robbed of her Cattle poultrie houshould stuffe Corne haye & fuell by Nicolas o helahea of [tworeeneednd ] in the said Com Justice of peace & freehoulder, who tould this deponent the day before her goods were taken away that he had order from the Pope & from the Queen of England to robbe Inglish & to strip them naked but if shee would goe to masse

fol. 159v

shee should inioye all shee likewise saith that shee was r{obb}<B>ed of her Cloathes money & lease by John Commin affo{resaid} who tooke twelue pounds from her but restored throug the meanes of thomas Whi vnto he White sheriffe of Limhicke) four pounds vnto her she further saith that her said mother following the wife of the said John Commin in hope to gett her linnen Cloathes & money was by her stroke in the brest with a stone wherof shee died within five weekes & further she deposeth not
Anne [mark] Eatons marke
Jurat coram nobis
8o 9bris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

An Eatons examination

Deponent Fullname: Ann Eatone
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Commin, Joane Roberts, An Broune, Nicolas o helahea, the Pope, Queen of England, thomas White
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned