Deposition of Margrett Coyne

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-05-25
Identifier: 829242r161


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard Williamson, Thomas Bettesworth
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 242r

Margrett Coyne [ ] alias ffannt late of Kilmallocke in the County of Limericke widdowe (an Irish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue &c deposeth & saith That vpon the last day of January last or thereabouts she was robbed & forceably dispoiled of her goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt worth 344 li. 19 s.
Of Cattle as horses sheepe & cowes to the value of one hundred and fifteene pounds Of houshould stuffe & prouision to the value of thirtie eight pounds & one shilling Of Corne in the haggard or house & corne sowed in the ground which she is not certaine [ ] [ ] she conceaues to be lost to the value of f oure score & fiue a hundred pounds pounds eighteene shillings Of the enterest of Skeaghlegh Clehegh a farme which the de ponent s husband held from Thomas Hurley of [Gar rni cu o ny] in the County of Limericke gentleman for which t he said Thomas aboute Michelmas last offred the deponents husband for the enterest of his lease there a hundred pounds which she verily beleeues was woorth soe much before this rebellion The depon e nt further saith that the said Thomas Hurley nowe in rebellion is indebted to this deponent in the summe of foure six pounds sterling The totall of her losses amounts to three hundred fortue foure pounds and nynteene shillings sterling she saith that And she is credibly informed that my the lord of Castleconell & his men, Sir Edward fitz Harris & his tenants & James Wall of Kilmallocke aforesaid & his tenants robbed & tooke away the deponents goods for the most parte & further she canot depose th <&> that on Mr Mayne & Mr ffleming protestants & foure others Englishmen were hanged at Kilmallocke by direction of Edy Lacy of Brury in the said Com gentleman as she is credibly informed & further she deposeth not
Margretts [mark] ffants marke
Jurat coram nobis
25o May 1642
Tho: Bettesworth
Phil: BisseRic: Williamson

fol. 242v

The examination of
Margrett ffannt



Deponent Fullname: Margrett Coyne
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Hurley, lord of Castleconell, Edward fitz Harris, James Wall, Mr Mayne, Mr ffleming, Edy Lacy
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Rebel