Deposition of John Nix

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

Date: 1642-05-21
Identifier: 833178r126


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 178r

John Nix of virginia late in the County of Cavan tanner and a Brittish protestant. duly sworne sayth that about the 25th of october 1641 he this deponent was robbed despo ssessed of & despoyled of house & land to the valew of x li. per annum as the same att the tyme of this rebellion might haue been sett for, next to be the same being xxx acres of frehold land, besides the houses and buildings thereon which this deponent beleveth he shall not for many yeeres (in case he regayne the possession & settle their again) [ ] neere to the said valew.
More in householdgood prouisions and apparrell xx li. in Cattle xiiij li. in leather & barke xv li. in Corne haye &c. vj li. turfe xx s. debt 50 s. all my goods wer violently and rebelliously <a> taken away by Capt Tirlagh o Rely of Billy in the County of Cavan Patricke mc Gaigan of the same, & ther Company.
<058 li. 10 s.> And further deposeth that thes ensuing partyes & persons wer & are in open rebellion against his maiesty Tirlag oge oRely of Marmade gentleman Call o Rely his sonne. Hugh Boy mc Shane o R owin mc Shane oPhilip o Relly & ther Companyes.
John [mark] Nix his
21 May 1642
John Sterne
Hen: Brereton

02; 10 s.

fol. 178v

Deponent Fullname: John Nix
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tanner
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Tirlagh o Rely, Patricke mc Gaigan, Call o Rely, Hugh Boy mc Shane o R, owin mc Shane oPhilip o Relly, Tirlag oge oRely
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel