Deposition of Richard Smith

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-12-16
Identifier: 829275r183


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. 275r

Richard Smith late of the Cittie of lymericke one of the warders of his maiesties the Castle of Limerick afforsaid a brittish protestant duly sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth that about the day of he lost was robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt worth 100 li.
Of houshould stuff to the value of Of fiue pounds Of debts amounting to twelue pounds due from the vnder named parties Richard Cooper late of Kilradan Richard Lerrett of the same yeoman but in regard the said parties are vtterly dissenabled by meanes of this rebellion therefore this deponent canot gett satisfaction from them He also saith that he is dispossessed of a lease for fiftie yeeres to come of a house at lymericke afores a id woorth yeerly aboue the landlords rent six pounds per annum haueing buylt the same from the ground he is damnified in loseing the benefitt of the said lease three score pounds He alsoe saith that he purchased a lease of the lands of Anabegg in the County of Clare for which he payed foure and Twenty pounds before this rebellion and soe much he conceaues himself damnified by reason of this rebellion The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred pounds & further he deposeth not
Richard Smith
Jurat coram nobis
16o Decembris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Hen: Rugge

fol. 275v


The examination of
Richard Smith


Deponent Fullname: Richard Smith
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Warder
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Cooper, Richard Lerrett
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor