Deposition of John Ravenscroft

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1642-10-29
Identifier: 839133r092

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1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: John Watson, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:


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John Rauenscroft of Lifford in the Countie of Donnegall Esquire sworne and examined deposeth and sayth That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof Hee {thi}s deponent hath been and is deprived robbed or otherwise {di}spoyled of his meanes goodes and chattells of the value & to his present losse of three hundreth ffiftie six Pownds ster. & thereby is left destitute of any releefe for himself his wife & children: And further sayth that the parties hereafter mencioned are or lately were in actuall service of Rebellion and carry armes & partake with for and amongst the other Rebells against the kinges Maiestie and his Lojall subiects and Committ divers cruelties and outrages are theis {viz}t Mulmorry McSwyne of Magherymann in the said County of Donnegall gent Manus Mc Knogher his cheefe servant James Mc Ilbridie of Magherylosky in the said County yeoman a noteable Rebell, Tirlogh Roe ô Donnell (a Captain and great Rebell of Gortenottera gent Donnell mc Neale mc Swyne of Castledoe gent in the said Countie another great Rebell and Captaine Donnell mc Brian Mc Swyne of Lurgebracke in the said County gent a l i fetenant Dwaltaghe ô Gallagher of CastellmcKena gent Toole ô Gallagher of Magheryroertie gent ffargell ô Gallagher of Ballyconnell gent Teige ô Gallagher of the same gent Richard Thomas of {Ca}rrick yeoman Gillaspick Mc Adeora of Magheryclogher yeoman Hughe oge Mc Swyne of Ards gent Neale Merga Mc Swyne of Kilmckillow gent Ervan Mc Swyne of Ray E squi re Neale Mc ffaddin of Killdoragh gent Owen Mc ffaddin of drym m e yeoman Tirloghe mc Caffer ô Donnell of Tullyfarny gent & Captain Hughe Boy Mc Swyne of ffarker gent Turlaghe ô Rowertie of Killultagh gent Donnoghe oge Mc Swyne of Downy gent ffargell Mc Bryne ô Gallagher of Ardmore gent Dermott ô Cannon {of} Clonmasse yeoman Shane Ballaghe of ô Gallagher of fforagh yeoman Brian ô Rowgan of the parrish of Clunlee yeoman Tirlogh Roe o Boyle of Killdurris Esquire Tirlogh oge o Boyle his sonne and Teig oge o Boyle brother to the said Turlaghe all of the County of Donnegall, And further


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further sayth That 4 Barronies within the said Countie wherein many english and Scottishe were planted, are all wasted & spoyled by the Rebells, and a greate number of the English & Scotts there slaine by the Rebells: & some escaped by flight
Jo: Ravenscourt
Jur 29° Oct 1642
Will: Aldrich
Joh Watson:

Donnegall
Mr John Ravenscourt
Jur 29o Oct 1642
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Deponent Fullname: John Ravenscroft
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Esquire
Deponent County of Residence: Donegal
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Mulmorry McSwyne, Manus Mc Knogher, James Mc Ilbridie, Tirlogh Roe , Donnell mc Neale mc Swyne, Donnell mc Brian Mc Swyne, Dwaltaghe , Toole , ffargell , Teige , Richard Thomas, Gillaspick Mc Adeora, Hughe oge Mc Swyne, Neale Merga Mc Swyne, Ervan Mc Swyne, Neale Mc ffaddin, Owen Mc ffaddin, Tirloghe mc Caffer , Hughe Boy Mc Swyne, Turlaghe , Donnoghe oge Mc Swyne, ffargell Mc Bryne , Dermott , Shane Ballaghe , Brian , Tirlogh Roe o Boyle, Tirlogh oge o Boyle
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel

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