Deposition of John Hayes

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

Date: 1642-01-05
Identifier: 835116r172


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 116r


John Hayes of Newtowne alias Castlecoole in the parish of Drummully Barrony of Coole & County of ffermanagh Tanner aged ffifty yeares or thereabouts & Suzan his wife being duely sworne deposeth that he was Robed & lost the five & twentieth day of October last the severall goods of the vallues followeing (vizt) in Cattle worth ffowerteene pounds, in hay worth six pounds, in Corne worth fforty shilings, in household goods & provition for the house fortye pounds, in the Tanyard in hyds, Leather & barke worth threescore & tenn pounds, in all Amounting to the some of one hundreth thirty two ppounds, By Captaine the <a> Meanes of Captaine Rory Magwire of hassett towne in the Barrony of Lurge & County of ffermanagh and other other Irish Rebells that tooke vpp Armes & was in rebellion with him, And further deposeth that he his wife & fower six Children were all stript by some of the rebellious company of the said Captaine Rorye within the said County And further deposeth that he hath heard that the said Captaine & his company have Murthered fforty of the said parishoners being English Protestants or thereabouts, And that there is dead & perished through the Cruelty of the said Rebells the number of one hundreth of the said parishoners that lived in good fashion, since they were expulst expulst & driven form there habitacions by the said Rebellious Irish att the least

John Hayes his marke [mark]

Deposed Jan: 5° before vs

Hen: Brereton
William Aldrich

fol. 116v


John Hayes Com ffermanagh
5 Jan 1641 Jur
Cert fact bis non solidus

Deponent Fullname: John Hayes
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tanner
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Suzan Hayes, Rory Magwire
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Rebel