Deposition of Oliuer Williams

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-12-09
Identifier: 829182r112


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard Williamson
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 182r

Oliuer Williams late of Newcastle in the barony of Conelloe & within the Cont of Limericke yeoman a brittish protestant duly sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth & saith that about Candlemasse last & diuers times since the begining of this present rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt worth 81 li. 5s.
Of Cowes yearlings & one horse to the value of twenty nyne pounds Of houshould stuff to the value of tenn pounds Of 2 swords 2 pikes & one fouling peece to the value of 2 pounds fiue shill he saith that he hath lost his lease of part of the land of Newcastle wherin h e h ad a tear three lives yett vnexpired herin worth 7 pounds a yeare aboue the Lo: rent hee conceaues himself damnified foruty pounds The totall of his losses amounts to three foure score & one pound five shill he further saith that the Rebells when they tooke the Castle of Newcastle said unto them that they would driue all the English of Ireland into one Corner & then they would either cause them to downe them selues or they would kill them & after that they would goe into England to assist the King, he saith alsoe that one Candlemasse day last one Edward Savage was of Churchtone in the said Count yeoman was killed by Oliuer Steuens, also since one John Stone of balireyard [ ] husb: was cruelly murthered by the rebbells & Tho: Eluier of newcastle labourer. he lastly saith that these persons whoe were estemed protestants before the rebellion are since turned papists nam e ly Will: Lankford of Newcastle in the said Count gent Beniamen Ty of Garryduffe in the said Count husb: Tho: Phillipps of Balle in the said Cont gent & further he deposeth not
Oliuer [mark] Williams marke
Jurat coram nobis
9o Dec 1642
Phil: Bisse
Ric: Williamson

fol. 182v

The examination of
Oliuer Williams


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Deponent Fullname: Oliuer Williams
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: the King, Edward Savage, John Stone, Oliuer Steuens, Tho: Eluier, Will: Lankford, Beniamen Ty, Tho: Phillipps
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate