Deposition of John Harte

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-12-16
Identifier: 829229r150


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 229r

John Harte late of the Towne and parish of Adare in the barony of Connelloe and within the County of lymericke husbandman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne and examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth and saith That on or about the 25th day of December 1641 and 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 followeing vzt worth 370 li.
Of Cowes steeres horses one mare and swine to the value of one hundred and forty pounds Of houshould stuffe to the value of fourty pounds Of ready money the sum m e of one and twenty pounds: Of Corne and hay in the haggard to the value of three score pounds The deponent saith that by meanes of this present rebellion hee hath lost the benifitt of his lease of part of the lands of Adare wherin he had a tearme of fifty yeares to come having payed thirty pounds for a fine for the same aboute half a yeare before the rebellion it being worth three pounds a yeare aboue the Land lords rent herin he conceaues himself damnified the summe of fourty pounds Of debts amounting to the sum m e of thirty pounds due from the vndernamed persones protestan{ts} namly John Manning of Shannett in the said Count y of Limericke Glouer Tho: Pittman of Ballnic u rra in the said Count y gent Tho: Withers of Raheale in the said Count y husb: James Joanes of Shannagould ing in t he said County husb and although he accounted the same good debts before this rebellion yett in regard the said parties are impouerished by meanes of the rebellion he cannot gett satisfac c ion from any of them likewise he saith that he hath lost in corne which he layd in to Limericke to the value of twenty pounds The totall of his losses amounts to the summe of three hundred three score & tenn pounds further he saith that his Corne in his haggard was threshed out and carried away by Richard Steevensone of Dunmealone Esquire & then high sherriffe of the said County likewise his said Cattle were driven away by Eedy Lasy of Brury in the said County esquire & John Roach of faningstowne in

fol. 229v

the said County gent alsoe his corne that he layd {in to} Limericke by was kept from him by Steeuen Creagh {of} the Citty of Limericke merchant to whome he deliuered his said Corne to keepe And further he deposeth not
Richard [mark] hartes marke
Jurat coram nobis
16o Decembris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Hen: Rugge

John Harts


Deponent Fullname: John Harte
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Husbandman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Manning, Tho: Pittman, Tho: Withers, James Joanes, Richard Steevensone, Eedy Lasy, John Roach, Steeuen Creagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel