Examination of Cornelia Fleming

Collection: Other Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=821288r187] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:31 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1652-06-23
Identifier: 821288r187


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Tipperary
Deposition Type: Miscellaneous
Nature of Deposition: Death, Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: John Page
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 288r

Cornelia Fleming the relict of James Fleming late of Corriheene nere the Silvermynes of Knocknedorige in the county of Tippary gent in Ireland gentleman deposeth That in the begining of the Rebellion in that Land her husband (then alive but since dead) & shee, were at Corryheeene aforesaid robbed and deprived of goods chattells & meanes worth (as shee is verely perswaded) One thowsand Pownds at the least, by Darby Mulrian <A> of Garrane, but now of Corriheene aforesaid gent [her] their Landlord with his servants tennants & souldiers whose names shee knows not: And that shee & her husband (for saveing their lives) fled to the Castle Limerick, where he takeing vp Armes and standing vpon the walls in defence thereof against the rebellious beseegers, was there & then vizt about the first of January 1642 shott by some of the Rebells in the side, & therewith falleing off the walle into the Castle yard received a great & miserable dangerous bruise soe as (after some miserable Languishing for about 6 moneths, & after as miserable a seige there, he died. Twoe of their children there, of famyne meerly first being dead, & But shee & one child (surveveing at length gott away vpon quarter to the Citty of dublin where they remained in great misery till after the late the last seege there From whence (the great God delivering them) they have beene forced into England to seeke releefe: shee further saith That William Cooper late of Idough in the County of Kilkenny gent her late father was before his death vizt about the begining of december 1651 deprived & robbed by the Irish Rebells of a very faire & considerable estate, And that fowre of his sonns vizt William John Tho: & Edward Cooper his sonns the deponents brothers (all takeing vpp Armes against the Irish Rebells) were all slaine in that service, being first robbed by those Rebells of all their meanes
Cornelia Fleming
Sworne the 23th of June 1652.
John Page

fol. 288v


Cornelia fflemings
examinacion Jur

Deponent Fullname: Cornelia Fleming
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Tipperary
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: James Fleming, Darby Mulrian, William Cooper, William Cooper, John Cooper, Tho: Cooper, Edward Cooper
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Landlord, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim