Deposition of William Ridgley

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-04-29
Identifier: 829165r099


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Nicholas Bagbere, Philip Bisse, Richard French
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 165r

William Ridgley late of Downeoguonagh in the Barony of Guonagh & within the County of limericke (a Brittish protestant) beinge duely sworne and examined before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission to vs & others directed (beareing date at Dublin the 5th day of March in the 17th yeere of his Maiesties raigne that nowe is) concerneing the losses & suffrings of the protestants & Brittish nation within the province of Munster deposeth & saith That on or aboute all Saints last he was was robbed & forceably dispoyled of his goods debts & Chattles worth Cxxxj li. vj s. to the values followeing vzt
Of his cowes mares & one horse to the value of the thirtie pounds sixteene shillings Of his corne & hay in the haggard eleaven pounds ten shillings Of his farmes of A n remoylin & Clonemunan within the said parish in Improuements to the value of thirtie pounds sterl which he expects neuer to reape any benefitt by excepte peace be settled in Irland In linnen woollen weareing apparell and houshould stuffe & provision to the value of eighteene ten pounds or therabouts Of his other goods in tember & woorkeing tooles (being a wheeler) by his trade) to the value of fiue & thirtie pounds sterl Of his corne in ground (being expelled & driuen away from his said farme & house) to the value of six pounds which he conceaues to be lost by reason of this rebellion The deponent further saith that he was robbed of his Cattle by Arte mc Cahir of Glinn in the parish of Downe & County of limericke gentleman aboute eleaven a clocke vpon our lady day the eight of december last with 40 more or therabouts in company with him whose names he knoweth not & the very same night Teige mc Donogh Mulryan, Mohowne mc Owen รด Mulryan & Owen mc Dermod o Mulryen of Downeguonagh aforesaid gentlemen pilladged & assaulted this deponents house aboute 1 a clocke & diuers others further he canot The totall amounts to one hundred thirtie & one pounds six shill
<He further deposeth that vpon conference with Thomas mc Donogh the night that the deponent was robbed the said Thomas said to the deponent that it was vowed by the Irish that they would drive my lord President of Munster & all the English into the sea>
William [mark] Ridgleys marke
Jurat 29 April
Ni: Philpot
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

fol. 165v

Limerick [ ]
The examination of William


Deponent Fullname: William Ridgley
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Wheelwright
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Arte mc Cahir, Teige mc Donogh Mulryan, Mohowne mc Owen , Owen mc Dermod o Mulryen, Thomas mc Donogh, lord President of Munster
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned