Deposition of Henry Cooke

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-06-23
Identifier: 829306r197


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: James Wallis, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 306r

Henry Cooke late of Balline hane in the parish of Ballingary barony of Connelloe and within the County of lymericke husbandman (a brittish protestant) duely examined and sworne before vs vpon oath by vertue of his Maiesties Comission to vs and others directed (beareing date &c) concerneing the losses robberies and spoiles since this rebellion comitted vpon the brittish and protestants within the Province of Munster &c deposeth and saith That aboute Christmas 1641 and diuers times since he lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chatles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 103 li.
{O}f cowes, yeerlinges, horses, mares and sheepe to the value of foure score {po}unds Of houshould goods to the value of three pounds Of hay and {c}orne in stacke to the value of fiue pounds ten shillin g es He saith that he was expelled and driuen away from his said farme & house where he lost of corne in ground woorth fifteene pounds The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred and three pounds ten shillinges He being further examined deposeth And That aboute the time aboue mencioned this examinants said Cattle with force and armes in a hostill maner were droven and caryed away by Robert Lacy of Ballingary in the said Com gentleman & by Richard Colme of lissevola in the said County gentleman He lastly saith that aboute the time aboue mencioned the said Richard Colme forceably entred this deponents said farme & possessed himself of the corne in stacke aforesaid whoe threshed the same & then conveyed the said corne soe threshed from of the land of Ballinahane aforesaid This examinant further informeth the And aboute the time last mencioned he heard the said Richard Colme openly say if I had said (quoth he) two yeeres agoe that the king was turned papist, it were treason in me, but nowe I may bouldly speake and afirme it, intimating thereby that his Maiesty is turned papist & further he deposeth not
Henary Cooke
Jurat coram nobis
23o Juny 1643
Phil: Bisse
Jam: Wallis

fol. 306v

The examination of
Henry Cooke

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Deponent Fullname: Henry Cooke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Husbandman
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Robert Lacy, Richard Colme, the king
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Apostate