Deposition of Christopher Meanes

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

Date: 1642-03-29
Identifier: 833176r124


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 176r

Christopher Meanes Late of the Butlers bridge in the County of Cavan Taylor sworne & examined sayth. That about the xxiiijth of October last past hee this deponent was deprived robbed or otherwise dispoyled by the Rebells in the County of Cavan of seven Cowes and fowre horses worth 20 li., and of the rent of the fowrth part of a Pole of land in the parrish of Balliheys & said Countie for which he hadd a leas for 18 yeres in being vnder the rent of 42 s. 6 d.: & which pole land he hadd lett for 7 li. per annum for 7 one yeres paying the rent himself Soe as the clere yerely proffitts thereof which did or shold have comen vnto him doth did amount to iiij li. xvij vj d. All which 7 li. is vnpaid him & he hath lost it for one yere now past & charged with the land lords Rent to his present losse of vij li. Soe as his whole presente losse by reason of the Rebellion <27 li.> amounteth for the present to xxvij li. Besides the rents and proffits of the said land for the time to come vntill a peace be setled: This deponents tenant for the last yere being in Rebellion vizt by name <a> Archy Ellett a Scotchman being in open Rebellion And saith that the parties Rebells that soe deprived robbed or dispoiled him were Phillip ô Rely mc Hugh mc Shane ô Rely of Ballinecargge in the same County the gran Rebell there & Colonell of the Rebells: Phillip Brady of the parrish of Balliheys aforesaid Laborer Patrick Brady his brother Cormuck Brady of Butlers bridge aforesaid husbandman Owen o Ruddan of Dromgoaloe husbandman & divers other the souldiers or assistants of the said Phillip o Rely
Christopher Meanes
Jur 29o Marcij 1642
Hen: Brereton
Will: Hitchcocke

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120 Cavan
Christopher Meanes Jur
29o Marcij 1642

Deponent Fullname: Christopher Meanes
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tailor
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Archy Ellett, Phillip mc Hugh mc Shane , Phillip Brady, Patrick Brady, Cormuck Brady, Owen o Ruddan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel