Deposition of Mary Hocklefeild

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

Date: 1643-05-30
Identifier: 835244r270


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Death, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 244r

Mary Hocklefeild the wiffe of Robert Hocklefeild of Newtowne alias Castle Coole in the County of ffermanaghe yeom Tanner sworne and examined saith That since the beginning of the present Rebellion vizt on or about the xxv th of October 1641 she this deponents said husband and shee were at Newtowne aforesaid forcibly deprived, robbed & dispojled of the possession rentes and proffittes of their landes and farme & of other their goodes and chattells consisting of Cattle, bark leather Horses Corne howshold stuff & provition readie mony apparell & other thinges worth five hundred poundes ster And that they are like to loose the future proffits of their landes (worth xx li. per annum) vntill a peace bee < a > established By and by the means of the Rebell Rory Maguire Turlogh mc Maghan of Newtowne Laborer Turlogh Ballard & a great multitude of others whose names shee cannott expresse: Some of which Rebells strippd & robbed this deponent & her husband & 5 Children of their clothes: & then they flying for succour and releeff to Croghan Castle: had 2 of their children there starvd to death for want of convenient foode & there alsoe, this deponentes father mother, brother, & one otherof her children alsoe suddenly died
< Mr St. Mr Br. >
The mark [marke] of the said Mary Hocklefeild
Jur xxxo May 1643
John Sterne
Hen: Brereton

fol. 244v


Mary Hocklefeild Jur 30o
May 1643
Intw Cert fact

[118] [10 4?] 97

Deponent Fullname: Mary Hocklefeild
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Robert Hocklefeild, Rory Maguire, Turlogh mc Maghan, Turlogh Ballard
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel