Deposition of Ann Foreside

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

Date: 1642-01-05
Identifier: 809279r168a


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Dublin
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery, Words, Succour
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

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Ann the wife of Thomas fforeside Late of Coolock in the County of dublin this d sworne and examined saith
That about one month since her said husband and herselfe were at Coolock aforesaid forcibly robbed and dispoiled of their goods & of the values following. of nyne Cowes one heffer and six garrons, [ ] ffive pownds in mony: 30 barrells of Malt besides seuerall Ricks of Corne and howsholdstuff In all <80 li.> amounting to at ffowrscore Pownds ster at the least <A> By Andrew Russell of Swords gent Laborer Rowland Archbold of Cloghran Swords gent Labourer James ô Neale of ffeltram in the said County Alehowskeeper John Hayward of Rahenny in the said county husbandman Richard Caman of Rahenny aforesaid husbandmen James Ryley of Clantarfe Labourer, and Richard More of Cullock aforesaid <b> husbandman John Walsh of Newtowne in the parrish of Coolocke husbandman John Coleman of Artaine in the said County & many others to the number of 200 persons and above, And that the said Rebells then alsoe burnd all her husbands howses there & expu, And that the Rebells aforesaid turned expulsed her, her husband & 5 children from their howses and grownds whereon they have growing 7 acres of Beare & wheat, and that all their howses are since burned <140 li.> to their damage of 140 li. more, being all their meanes <In toto 220 li.> And further saith that it was comonly and publiquely reported by and amongst the Rebells aforesaid that they had the Kings Comission for what they did. And saith further saith that the said James ô Neale John Hayward Richard Caman & James Ryley came afterwards to seeke for this deponents husband & sayd they would kill him. which she thinks they would have done if they could have mett with him: But he to shun the [ ] danger hid himself in a ditch of water from 12 a clock in the night till 8 in the morning: By which he gott a sicknes which th she thincks will kill him: and [ ] that the Rebells swore they wold hang this deponent becawse they could not meete with her husband: & had done it as she thincks: but that some women her neighbors privately carr i ed conveyed her away
Signum predicte [mark] Anne
Jur 5o Jan: 1641 coram nobis
Will: Hitchcock
Hen: Brereton

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Deponent Fullname: Ann fforeside
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas fforeside, Andrew Russell, Rowland Archbold, James , John Hayward, Richard Caman, James Ryley, Richard More, John Walsh, John Coleman
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel