Deposition of John Carter

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

Date: 1642-01-11
Identifier: 833112r086


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Death, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

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John Carter late of the parrish of Castleteragh within the County of Cavan weaver sworne saith
That about xj weekes since he was robbed & dispoiled in the parrish aforesaid nere Butlers bridge there of his goodes and of the values hereafter expressed vizt in Cowes vj li. iij s. hay worth xx s. howshold goodes [ ] & yarne worth xij li.
<a> In all xix li. iijs. By รด Rely Esquire [t he] then sherriff of the said County Phillip mc Shane Rely of nere Trinity Island Esquire, Patrick Brady of Latt Esquire Justice of the peace all of the County of Cavan: and divers of their followers and servants: rebells of that County And saith that the sherriff and Rebells aforesaid sayd they tooke the said goodes by force of the kinges Comission and for the kings vse, And sayth alsoe that this deponent & his wife and children about a fortnight after were robbed and stripped of all their clothes: & 2 days after this deponent was wounded dangerously in 10 placs of his body & left for dead by other Rebells vnder the said sherriffes command of which woundes this deponent languisheth & is lamed of his arme left arme and right hand: & his wife & children were alsoe most barbarously struck and hurt, and one of his children was starved to death for want of cloths meate and lodging in the way to dublin: and another of his children is mortally sick: & his wife & ye rest of his children alsoe are very weake sick & he and they exposed to great want and misery
John Carter
Jurat xith Janry 1641
Will: Hitchcocke
Hen: Brereton

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John Carter Com Cavan
Jur xjo Jan: 1641

Deponent Fullname: John Carter
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Weaver
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillip mc Shane Rely, the kinge, Patrick Brady
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Mentioned, Rebel