Deposition of Ane Graham

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-06-03
Identifier: 829280r186


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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Ane Graham wyfe of Richard Graham late {of the} towne and parish of the hospitall in the barony of in the County of Lymricke spenster (a bri{ttish} protestant) being deuely sowrne and Examined for {&} in the bee halfe of her husband Richard Graham {nowe} Absent and in his Maiesties siruise by vertue &c deposeth and saith and saith that on or About our Lady day last & by meanes & since the beging of this present rebell{ion} hee was Robbed and spoyled of his meanes goods and Chatt{les} to the seuerall vallues ffollowinge viz worth 245 li.
Of cowes & one horse to the vallue of Elleuen pounds: Of howsho{ld} goods & prouision for the her howse to vallue of ffourteen poun{ds} Of redey money to the vallue sume of six pounds: one ffowling pe{ece} and sowrde to the vallue of ffourty shillings: of Tember slate ly me and other Materialls ffe tte ffor bulding to the vallue {of} three soure pounds she ffurther sait h that by meanes {of} this present rebellion hee was dispossessed of his howse an{d} ffarme in the said County worth coibus annis ten pounds per annum abo{ue} the land lords rent wherin hee a lease of two liues to Come b { eing } well Improued hee hauing his dwelling howse with many { } other out howses Burned which shee valueth to be worth with her lease three sco re pounds Of debts which shee ffurther the deponant saith that by me a nes of this present rebellion hee was dispossed of and his {howse} and ffarme of Knacknamucke in the parish of Lismor e & Cou{nty of} Watterford wherin hee had a tarme of tow two liues to C{ome} worth Eight pounds per annum aboue the lands lords rent { which } shee vallue s to be worth thirty two pounds Part consisting Of debts w{hich shee} accompted goode debts Amounting to the sume of three score pounds before this presente Rebellion and now {become} disperate by meanes of being dew vpon these vndernamed persons all now out in A{ctuall} Rebellion zt Morish Bogged of Boggeds Towne in said County gen{t} Dermone O bryant & Mourtow o bryant both in the { } Richard Smerth of Knocklonge in the said County gent vizt Joh{n} Cragh of Boharcarun in in the County of Teppararie yeoman { } Cusack of Knocklonge in the County of Teppararie husban{dman} Redman Newgent in the parish of Knocklonge in the County of Lymrick husbandman James Newgent in the parish of hosp{itall} in the said county husbandman: Jefferie Newgent in the said { } and County Aforesaid yeoman Mortow Clabard in the said p{arish &} Count a fforesaid: James Humphrs in said the parish and Co{unty} Afforesaid yeoman and Edmon mc Daye in the said paris{h &} County Aforesaid husbandman The totall of his loss{es amounts} too two hundred ffourty ffiue pounds ster and the depon{ent} { } aboute the time aboue mencioned { } {A Brittish Protestant?}

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{in} the parish of Knocklonge in the said county gents: and d[ ] Daued Boggett & Patricke Bogged both of the parish of Boggetts Towne and said County gentle men the deponant further <B> saith that John Les t Lesh Hewe ffench & William Genett all of the hospitall Aforsaid ware Murthered in the Night About on or to of the clocke In the Church Church of the Hospitall Aforsaid County and was war Murthered by these Aforesaid parties who stripte their dead Corpes & threwe them naked into one hole m the deponant saith ffurther the depon a nt saith that Contrary to the yousall maner of the buriall in the Church the Corpes of the protestant parties p were buried north and south thereby sheweing their despight (as this deponent beleeueth to the said parties relligion Compelling this deponants saruant Thomas More then & there to hold the Candell whyles they were Commetting the said Murther and ffurther shee cannot depose
Anne [mark] Graham her marke
{Jur}at coram nobis
3o June 1642
Tho: Badnedge
Phil: Bisse
{T}homas Ellwell

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The examination of
An Graham

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Deponent Fullname: Richard Graham
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Ane Graham, Morish Bogged, Dermone O bryant, Mourtow o bryant, Richard Smerth, Joh{n} Cragh, { } Cusack, Redman Newgent, James Newgent, Jefferie Newgent, Mortow Clabard, James Humphrs, Edmon mc Daye, Daued Boggett, John Lesh, Hewe ffench, William Genett, Thomas More
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Proxy, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Victim, Mentioned