Deposition of Mary Atkins

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-06-27
Identifier: 829282r187


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 280r

Mary Atkins Widdow Late of the towne and parish of Ballingary & County of Limrick Spinster widdow <A brittish protestant> duly S worne & examined before vs by vertue &c deposeth and saieth that on or about the 25th day of december last past and sithence the begining of this present Rebellion she lost was Robbed and forciblye dispoyled of hir goods and Chattells to the Seuerall values following viz worth lviij li. 17 s. 6 d. partly consisting of debts owing by
Of a horse and Two Swine to the value of [ ] forty two shillings Of Houshould good s & houshould provision Beding and Wearing Aparell [ ] & Linnen to the value of Twenty pounds Of debts which the said deponent Counted good debts before the begining of this present Rebellion and now be Come desperat by Reason Some of the are due from Impoverished protestants as from Mr John Trenchar of Richard Millerd of one Mr Gill of William Hill of Robert Grasbrooke of J[ ] Robert Sharpe as alsoe from those which are in Actuall Rebllion as of by Conner o Brian neere shannegolden in the County of aforesaid gent of Conner mc Mahon of Thomunhd & of due a Marchant of Limbrick whose Name the deponent knoweth not the debts of Nyne pownds five shillings and six pence as alsoe from those that ar in Rebellion the Some of Twenty on pownd Tenn shillings ster The totall of the deponents losses Amounts vnto the some of fifty eight pownds and seaventeene shillings and sixe pence and that he was so robbed by the Means of Edward Harbord of Nere Brohaill in the aforesaid County husbandm: aboute the time aboue mencioned and by divers others of the Rebells in those parts whose Names the deponent knoweth not and further the deponent saieth that hir husband one John Atkins was Murthered by Edeoge Lasy of Brurye nere Killmalack in County of Cork Limbrick aforesaid gentleman & by divers others were present of the Rebells were present when hir said husband was Murthered whose Names the deponent Knoweth not and further the deponent her selfe & and Children were stripped by the afforesaid Rebells starke Naked as alsoe the deponent saieth that the aforesaid Rebells Murthered one John Hale John Martin Hugh Dare all of Brohill husbandmen and A woeman <a seruant in Brohill> that was shott in the streete by the said Rebells at [ ] Ralethgogan in the said County and further she Cannot depose beside this
Mary [mark] Atkins her {marke}
Jurat Coram Nobis 25th of June 1642
Jurat coram nobis [that] 27o Juny 1642
Phil: Bisse
Tho: Badnedge

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Co: Limrick
Mary Atkins hir Exam


Deponent Fullname: Mary Atkins
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Trenchar, Richard Millerd, Mr Gill, William Hill, Robert Grasbrooke, Robert Sharpe, Conner o Brian, Conner mc Mahon, John Atkins, John Hale, John Martin, Hugh Dare, Edeoge Lasy
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel