Deposition of John Parker

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-09-05
Identifier: 829197r124


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words, Lost By Edbts
Commissioners: James Wallis, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 197r

John Parker late of Drombegg in the parish of Glinogra barony of Smale County & within the County of Limerick gentleman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne and examined by vertue of &c deposeth and saith That on or aboute the 20th of december last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 260 li. 4 s.
Of Cowes heffers yeerlings one bull mares horses coults & s w ine at Drombegg aforesaid to the value of one hundred & thirteene pounds ten shillinges Of houshould stuffe to {the} value of nyne & twenty pounds seaven shillinges Of hay & Corne to the value of fifteene pounds The deponent saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion he was dispossessed of the farme of Drombegg aforesaid wherin he had a lease of fifteene yeeres yeett to come woorth Coibus annis aboue the landlords rent ten pounds per annum haueing expended much chardges in buylding & Improueing the same wherin he is damnified one hundred pounds The deponent saith that Donnell o Dellane of Brury in the said County yeoman is iustly indebted to this deponent in the sume of forty seaven shillings But in regard the said Donnell is out in actuall rebellion therefore he canot gett satisfaction from him The totall of his losses amounts to two hundred & three score pounds foure shillings The deponent saith that parte of his said

fol. 197v

Cattle were taken away by Thomas Bourke & Edmond Bourke of Ballyloghane in the said County gentlemen this deponent likewise left ten Cowes in trust with Steephen Leo of Ballyculline in the said County gentleman & <B> nowe in actuall rebellion Walter Leo & his son Marcus Leo both of Tullerboy in the said County gentleman tooke away nyne head of this deponents Cattle & his hay & some parte of his houshould stuffe & further he deposeth not He saith that one William H[ ] Hogane of of Ballinecarrigy in the said County taylor aboute this Midsumer last tould this deponent that the Irish rebells had his Maiesties Comission for what they did & that there was noe nation would ayde the English excepte the Turke & further he deposeth not
John Parker
Jurat coram nobis
5o 7bris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Jam: Wallis

The examination
of John Parker


Deponent Fullname: John Parker
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Donnell o Dellane, Thomas Bourke, Edmond Bourke, Steephen Leo, Walter Leo, Marcus Leo, William Hogane, his Maiestie
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned