Deposition of Joane Parker

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

Date: 1647-06-02
Identifier: 833286r199


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Death, Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 286r

Joane Parker widdowe (the Relicte of Dominicke Parker late of Dromonam in the County of Cavan yeoman deceased) being duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the broade seale of this Kingdome to vs and others directed bearing date at Dublin &c. deposeth and saith. That aboute the Last day of October 1641 the deponent was robbed and forceably dispoiled of all her estate vizt houshouldstuffe, Catle, Corne, Leases debtes, ready mony & other goodes & chatles to the value of one Thousand Two hundred sixtie six pounds nyne shillinges & nyne pence or therabouts
This Examinat further saith. That aboute the Later end of October aforsaid <a> Edmond o Rely of Cloghwater in the said County gent & Mulmory o Rely his sonn with a greate number of their followers & people entred this examinats dwelling house at Dromonam aforesaid and dissarmed the deponents husband & his servants [ ] and stripping [ ] and there seized vppon some Armes which the deponents said husband kepte for the defence of himselfe & his family; And besides the said Relyes and their followers then tooke away the deponents Corne and the greatest parte of her houshouldstuffe. And soone after Hugh o Rely (amonge other Rebells) forceably carried away from of the Land of Dromonam aforesaid this Examinats mares coltes & horses. The deponent further saith that Dominicke Parker her said husband was then carryed by the Rebells to Kilmore in the said County as prisoner, where he was kepte in fetters for a certaine, time, insoemuch that at last (the wayes being stopped to Dublin) he dyed amongst them, [ ] . And further she cannot depose
Joane [mark] Parkers
{J}urat coram nobis
2o die Junij 1647
Hen: Clogher
Hen: Brereton

fol. 286v

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taken 2o: Junij 1647
C: Cavan

Deponent Fullname: Joane Parker
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Dominicke Parker, Edmond o Rely, Mulmory o Rely, Hugh o Rely
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel