Deposition of John Manning

Collection: Bysse Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Identifier: 829214r137


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Captivity, Robbery, Words, Lost By Debt
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard French
Deposition Transcription:

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John Manning late of Shannett in the parish of Cill i moiland in the barronie of Coinelogh within the Com of Limerick glouer (a brittish protestant) duly swo r ne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth & saith that about the fifteenth of Januarie last past he lost was robbed & forcably dispoyled of his goodes & Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt worth 434 li.
Of Cowes & horses to the value of one hundred forty fiue pounds Of houshould stuff to the value of fiue nine pounds Of Corne in haggard & ready threshed to the v a lue of threescore pounds Corne left in ground since lost by this rebellion to the value of one hundred & ten pounds Of ready money the summe of three pounds He likwise saith that by meanes of this present rebellion he is dispossessed of his seuerall farmes following vizt Of a farme of the land of shannett banloge in the Com Lim: wherin he had a tearme of seuenteene five yeares to come worth aboue the land lords rent sixteene pounds per Annum wherin he conceaues himself damnified to the value of fourty pounds Of another farme of the part of the Lands of shannett in the said Com wherin he had a tearme of the seuenteen yeares to come for the which he paid fifteene pound haueing not enioyed the same aboue one year & half dam: so much: Of anoth er farme of the lands of Shanna gould in the said Com wherin he had a tearme of one yeare to com e worth aboue the land lords ren t [ ] two pounds a yeare wherin he is damnified to the value of two pounds The totall of his losses amounts to the summe of Of debts amounting to the summe of fifty pounds which ere this rebellion were accounted good debts but now becom desperate by reason some of the debtors are impouerished protestants such as Thomas Daniell of Ath n esse in the Com affor said Marks Sherland of Lougher in the said Com John le Rogers of Cloghenara in the said Com [ ] & the rest papists & in rebellion & therfor this deponent cannot gett satisfaccion from anie of them The totall of his losses amount s to the summe

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of foure hundred thirty four pounds And the deponent saith that he was robbed of all his Corne & part of his Cattle & all houshould stuff by Oliuer Steeuens of Dunmoylen in the Com of Limericke gent The saith that William Longford of Newcastle gen Tho: Phillips of Ballea gen: Jams Barly of Dunmoylin husb: & John Sunders of Dunmoyland husb: before this rebellion were protestants & since turned papists as also Donnough <B> o Teige of Kilsenny [ ] who before was a protestant minister but since turned papist Joseph Gray of the glinn in the said Com husb: & his brother turned papists & rebbells
He also sayth that he was taken prisoner about the beginning of Lent last by Oliuer Stephenson of Dunmoylin Esquire his souldyers as he was going to Athnrie and there detaned for the space of twelue dayes during which time he heard Oliuer Stephenson say, that they fought for the King & further he cannot depose
John Manning
Jurat coram nob:
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

John Mannings Examinacion

Deponent Fullname: John Manning
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Glover
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Daniell, Marks Sherland, Oliuer Steeuens, William Longford, Tho: Phillips, Jams Barly, John Sunders, Donnough o Teige, Joseph Gray, the King
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Mentioned