Deposition of Elizabeth Moore

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

Date: 1643-03-05
Identifier: 839035r025


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Death, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 35r

Elizabeth Moore late relict of Nicholas Moore of Rosnelbin in the Countie of Tyrone gent duly sworne deposeth that about the later end of October 1641 her said husband and herself were by the Rebells in the County of Tyrone (whose names shee knoweth not) robbed and dispoyled of their goods and chattles to the value of three hundred pounds sterling at least and her said husband was there by the way as he was escapeing toward Dublin soe beaten and miserably used by the Rebells that within about three weeks after being in Dublin he died, and the Deponent further saith that she flieing for her life out of the Countie of Tyrone shee left Tenne children which shee had by a former husband in the Barony of Bellye in the County of Antrim who shee knoweth not whether they have escaped the Rebells furie or noe, she haveing not heard of them since her comeing to Dublin: This Deponent further saith that in the begining of the Rebellion the Rebells pretended there quarrell only to be against the English, but after fell apon the scottes, and saith that shee hath credibly heard from both English and Scottish her neighbours that there were out of Mr Archdeacon Maxwells house and houthouses (where very many protestants were in the begining sheltred be by him releeved) that here were at severall times taken by the Rebells to the number of 640 some of whome the Rebells killed and others they drowned in the black water
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Elizab More
Jur 5o Martij 1642
Will: Aldrich
Hen: Brereton


fol. 35v


Elizabeth Moore
Jur 5o Martij 1642
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Deponent Fullname: Elizabeth Moore
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Tyrone
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Nicholas Moore, Archdeacon Maxwell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Mentioned