Deposition of John Merrett

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-11-09
Identifier: 829216r139


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard French
Deposition Transcription:

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John Merrett late of the Cittie of limericke in the parish of munchions clothworker (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth and saith That on or aboute the 22th of December last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values following vzt worth 94 li. Part thereof consisting of debts <Let the note come in here>
Of Cowes horses & mares to the value of three score and six pounds Of houshould stuffe to the value of fiue pounds Of linnen apparell and other goods to the value of ten pounds Of hay to the value of ten pounds Garden fruites to the value of three pounds The totall of his losses amounts to foure score & foureteene eleauen pounds The deponent saith that Donnell mc Owen Thomas mc Owen John o Mighane souldiers (as they tearme themselues) to Donogh mc Nemara of Crattilagh in the County of Clare gentleman came in a rebellious manner with diuers in company with them (whose names he knoweth not) all armed & there thence drove and caryed away this deponents cattle & caryed them to the said Donogh mc Nemaraes Castle of Crattillagh aforesaid & further he deposeth not
John [mark] Merrets marke
Jurat coram nobis
9o 9bris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

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Deponent Fullname: John Merrett
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clothworker
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Donnell mc Owen, Thomas mc Owen, John o Mighane, Donogh mc Nemara
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned