Deposition of John Bourk

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

Date: 1643-10-26
Identifier: 833223r163


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Edward Piggott, Henry Brereton
Deposition Transcription:

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John Bourk gent agent for the honorable Sir Charles Coote knight & Barronet sworne at his Ironworks of Dowbully in the County of Cavan sworne & examined deposeth and sayth That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof The said Sir Charles C oote He this deponent hath bin and still is deprived robbed & dispojled of the possession Rents & proffitts of his Landes meanes & within the seuerall Counties of Sligoe & Cavan & Leitrim and Roscoman & of his howsholdgoods sheepe horses Mares Colts swyne Cattle Debts, the proffitts of his place of imployment i f and other his meanes goodes and chattells In all of the value and to his Losse of Seven hundred nyntie eight powndes ster, And that this deponent alsoe is like to be deprived of and loose the future proffitts of his Landes places & meanes (worth when the Rebellion began) 160 li. per annum: vntill a peace be setled, & that they returne to their former yerely value, And further saith that Charles รด Connor Dun of <a> Ballintober in the County of Roscoman Esquire Thomas Joice of Elphin in the County of Roscoman merchant and James Dillon of Carrowngarry in the said County aforesaid gent are seuerally indebted vnto him this deponent vn in seuerall sumes which he is perswaded hee shall loose for that they are all Actors in the present Rebellion & have carried armes with for & amongst the Rebells against his Maiesty and Lojall subjects And this Deponent further saith That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof the said Sir Charles Coote hath bin and is deprived robbed or otherwise dispoyled of the possession Rents & proffitts of his Landes Iron worke & forge in Dowbully in the countie of Cavan & of his rents & proffitts of his Landes at Munterkenny & Drumnelasse in the said County of Leatrem And alsoe of his Landes of Drumnelass in the said County of Leitrim And alsoe of his Cordwood at Dowbully aforesaid & Coales there, and of his Barr Iron at Sligoe Cast iron & Cordwood at Drumnelasse Kea & furnes of Dowbally & other furniture and materialls of iron there And of his Coles at the furnacehead at Drumnelasse, And of

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his three boats & a Cott lent moneys oxen his charges of makeing & building of his double forge the furnace, the seuerall Bays & necessaryes belonging to the said Work & of 250 tun of wyne, Leather, and of another boate & the gaine & benefite of the said jronworks for 2 yeres & of other the said Sir Charles Coots goods Chattels & meanes at the places aforesaid within the said seuerall Counties of Cavan & Leatrem & sligo Amounting in all to the value and to his Losse of Seven thowsand five hundred fforty eight Powndes vij s. x d. ster And that the said Sir Charles Coot is Lyke to be deprived of & loose the future proffitts of his said Landes forgs & Iron works (which when the Rebellion begun were worth one thowsand one hundred nynty fowre pownds per annum) vntill a peace be established and that they come to be of their former value
John Bourke
Jur xxvjo October 1643
Hen: Brereton
Edw Pigott

John Bourk Jur 26o
October 1643

Hen Jones is D
Whereas Ds

[Copy at MS 832, fols 73r-73v]

Deponent Fullname: John Bourk
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Charles Coote, Charles Dun, Thomas Joice, James Dillon
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor