Deposition of Andrew Prowse

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-07-25
Identifier: 829263r174


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 263r

Andrew Prowse late of Gally Arta in the parish of [Kilfenan] Kilfenan and barony of Cl[ ] Cosleagh & within the County of Limericke gentleman (a brittish protestant) duly sworne and examineth vpon oath by vertue of &c for and in the behalfe of himselfe and both in behalf of himself & his sisters Sicily Prowse widdowe & Ellinor Prowse (being partners) deposeth and saith That on or aboute Christmas last thisey deponent and the said Sicily & Ellynor haue lost were robbed & forceably dispoiled of their goods and Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt worth 460 li. Part consisting
Of Cowes heiffers & other yong Cattle horses mares and sheepe to the value of two hundred three score & ten pounds Of their houshould stuff to the value of three score pounds Of hay & Corne in the haggard to the value of foure score pounds The deponent likewise saith that he & the said Sicily and Ellynor were expelled & driuen away from their said farme & house where they left in Corne in Ground to the value of twenty pounds which this depon e nt conceaues to be lost He further saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion they were dispossessed of the said farme of Gally Arta aforesaid wherin they had a lease of [one] & twenty yeeres to come woorth Coibus annis aboue the land lords rent [ ] pounds per annum the same being well Imp roued with building fenceing & quick setts which lease this deponent [ ] to be woorth a hundred pounds Of debts which they accounted good debts before the begining of this rebellion amounting to the sume of thirtie pounds due from Dauid Condon of Balli mc Pat: & others of tenants of the said Dauid whose names he canot remember for the presente The totall of their losses amounts to fiue hundred & [ ] pounds to foure hundred & three score pounds & that they were so robbed by the hands and meanes of Sir Edward ffitz Harres & diuers others of his company whose names he knoweth not
Andrew Prowse
Jurat coram nobis
25o July 1642
Phil: Bisse
Thomas Ellwell

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Deponent Fullname: Andrew Prowse, Sicily Prowse, Ellinor Prowse
Deponent Gender: Male, Female, Neutral
Deponent Occupation: Widow,
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Dauid Condon, Edward ffitz Harres
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Rebel