Deposition of Geoge Littlefeild

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

Date: 1642-06-01
Identifier: 836055r030


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Armagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Captivity, Robbery
Commissioners: William Aldrich, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 55r

George late Littlefeild late of Loghgall in the County of Ardmagh yeoman being sworne & examined deposeth that about the begining of this present rebellion he was robbed and dispoiled of his goods and chattells vizt two horses worth five pounds ster householdstuffe & provision to the value of fifteene pounds. alsoe this deponent hath lost the benefit of a lease of a house & backside which he held in Loghgall for fourteene yeares to come vpon which this deponent had bestowed lately in buildinge xxx li. ster and is like to loose the proffits of his farmes hereafter worth 7 li. per annum he alsoe saith that about the seaventh of May last when the whole Country about Ardmagh was burned, this <A> deponent was forced to shelter himselfe in an Iland and being there taken by the rebells vizt James o Donnely late of Ardrea laborer and Hugh boy mc <69 li. a.> Manus late of Dromully gent he was constrained to give them xix li. ster for a convoy for himselfe & some of his freinds towards Dublin, but haueing to got the mony into theire hands they did not (according to theire promise) send a convoy with the deponent but kept him prisoner & the deponent thinketh they would haue murdered him if he had not escaped that night. And this deponent saith that the persons herevndernamed were in open rebellion in the said County of Ardmagh about the begining of <b> March last Sir Phelim o Neale of kinard in Com Tyrone knight Turlogh o Neale Esquire brother to the said Sir Phelim Patr ballagh o Donnelly of Ballyterone yeoman Neale o Donnelly of the same yeoman Shane o Haghie of Benburbe in the Couynty of Tirone gent Alexander Hovenden of Ballinbeatagh in the County of Ardmagh gent Edmond Crawly of Ardmagh gent. Murtagh o Donnelly late of Charlemont gent, Henry og oge o Neale of Glasdromyn Esquire Tirlagh O Neale John Stanley late of Drogheda Alderman Shane o Neale late of Cha Killnaman in the County of Tirone gent. Art o Neale of

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<c> Mullaghmore gent Henry o Neale his sonne of the same gent and seuerall others whom this deponent knoweth not cannot nowe remember
And further saith Manus ô Cane of the grange nere Loughgall gentleman a Collonell amongst the Rebells Brian kelly of Charlemount in the Countie of Armagh a Captain of Rebells Shane ô Neale of Charlemont aforesaid Captain of the Rebells: Patrick ô Donnelley of Knock ô Cunny in the same County gent are with many others mencioned in his other deposicion in actuall Rebellion
The mark [mark] of George
Jur 1o Junij 1642
William Aldrich
Will: Hitchcocke

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12 Armagh
Geo: Littlefeild Jur
primo Junij 1642
Cert fact


Deponent Fullname: George Littlefeild
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Armagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: James o Donnely, Hugh boy mc Manus, Phelim o Neale, Turlogh o Neale, Patr ballagh o Donnelly, Neale o Donnelly, Shane o Haghie, Alexander Hovenden, Edmond Crawly, Murtagh o Donnelly, Henry oge o Neale, John Stanley, Shane o Neale, Art o Neale, Henry o Neale, Manus , Brian kelly, Shane , Patrick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel