Deposition of George Peeters

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-03-02
Identifier: 829203r130


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Bettesworth
Deposition Transcription:

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<symbol> George Peeters of the Towne and parish of Mohoonagh in the barony of Newcastle & within the County of lymerick Cooper (a brittish protestant duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of a Comission to vs & others directed (beareing date the 5th day of March Anno domini 1641) concerneing the losses sufferinges & robberies since this rebellion comitted vpon the brittish & protestants within the province of Munster &c deposeth and saith That vpon the 20th of february 1641 or therabouts the deponent lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 26 li. 12 s.
Of cowes heifers & one horse to the value of tenn pounds Of houshould stuffe weareing apparell and provision to the value of seaven pounds Of debts amounting to the sume of nyne pounds twelue shillinges due from Thomas William Britton & Thomas Vaughane two protestants vtterly dissenabled by meanes of this rebellion therefore this deponent ca n not gett satisfaction from them The totall of his losses amounts to seaven six & twenty pounds twelue shillinges The deponent further saith that And aboute the time aboue mencioned Thomas mc Gibbon of Ballinmullen in the said County gentleman with force & armes came vpon the said land of Mohoonagh & there thence droue & carried away this deponents said Cattle & & tooke away his houshould stuff The deponents cause of knowledge heerin is that he being then (among others to the number of eighteene persons English & protestants) in the said Castle he sawe & obserued the said Gibbon accompanyed with at least a hundred armed men entreing the

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said Castle possesseing himselfe of all the goods in the same & likewise he saith that foure of the English ward in the said Castle namely Thomas Moore of Garry duffe in the aid County Cooper Steven Dauis the elder of the same collier & Steven Dauis the yonger of the same colliers & Humfry the miller (his surname <C> he knoweth not) were all of them then & there hanged or caused to be hanged by the said Thomas mac Gibbon & further he deposeth not
George [mark] Peeters marke
Jurat coram nobis
2o feb: Marty 1642
Phil: Bisse Tho: Bettersworth

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The examination of
George Peeters


Deponent Fullname: George Peeters
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Cooper
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Britton, Thomas Vaughane, Thomas mc Gibbon, Steven Dauis, Thomas mc Gibbon, Steven Dauis, Humfry *
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim