Deposition of William Hodkins

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-11-07
Identifier: 829300r194


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Captivity, Multiple Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 300r

William Hodkins late of Ballymoroghoue parish of Munaghlay barony of Connelloe & within the in the County of lymericke blacksmith (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth and saith That on or about Candlemas last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth Cxxviij li.
Of Cowes one bull heeffers yeerlinges & horses to the value of foure & forty pounds Of houshould stuffe to the value of three score pounds Of hay and Corne in the haggard & house to the value of thirteene pounds Of Corne in ground nowe lost by meanes of this rebellion to the value of six pounds Of Implements belonging to his trade to the value of fiue pounds The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred eight & Twenty pounds The deponent And saith that vpon the sixt of June last or therabouts one Thomas Silly late of Ballinsobber in the said County yeoman & his son John Silly & Rob: Gough of the same yeoman all both English protestants were taken prisoners in or nere Newcastle aforesaid in the said County by Dauid mc Garreld of Clenles in the said County gentleman & by his son Morris mc Dauid of the same gentleman & after being apprehended by the said parties & their confederats they caryed them to Ballymoroghoe aforesaid wher they comanded them to be hanged [ ] He lastly saith that William Langford of Newcastle aforesaid gentleman & Adryan Brutnell of Bally Ile in the said County gentleman were formerly reputed protestants but since this rebellion turned papists & further he deposeth not
William [mark] Hodkins
Jurat coram nobis
7o 9bris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Hen: Rugge

fol. 300v

William Hodkins examination


Deponent Fullname: William Hodkins
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Blacksmith
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Silly, John Silly, Rob: Gough, Dauid mc Garreld, Morris mc Dauid mc Garreld, William Langford, Adryan Brutnell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Apostate, Apostate