Deposition of Vrsula Lory

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-09-28
Identifier: 829180r110


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Desecration, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Robert Southwell, Tristram Whetcombe
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 180r

<symbol> Vrsly Vrsula Lory late of BallymcCurry in the parish of barony of & within the County of limerick widdow (a brittish protestant) duel y sworne & examined by vertue of &c deposeth & saith That on or aboute Christmas last { } diuers times since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland she lost was robbed & forceably dispoyled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values following vzt worth 46 li. 10 s.
Of houshould stuffe to the value of fiue pounds Of ready mony to the value of fiue pounds ten shillinges Of linnen & weareing apparell to the value of eight pounds Of a house which cost the building therof two & twenty pounds The totall of her losses amounts to six & ffortie pounds ten shillings she saith And that Thomas Arthure of the Cittie of limerick Esquire tooke detained this deponents her houshould stuffe from her she saith that John Brayne & his wife about Easter last were murthered by the rebells without the gates of the said Cittie she likewi{se} saith that the late Bishopp of limericke deceased being buryed some foure {or} fiye dayes in St Munchins church at limerick his corpes was digged out of the graue & strippe{d} strippes of his shrowde & cut of his [ ] eares & cutt his face as she is informed by his owne children that sawe him & further she deposeth not
Vrsly [mark] Loryes marke
Jurat coram nobis
28o 7bris 1642
Tristram WhetCombe
Phil: Bisse
Ro: southwell

fol. 180v

Vrsly Lordes examination
The examination of
Vrsly Lory

Deponent Fullname: Vrsula Lory
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Arthure, John Brayne, Bishopp of limericke
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Victim, Victim