Deposition of John Husband

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

Date: 1642-03-11
Identifier: 809281r170


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 281r

John Husband late of Sauntry in the Countye of Dublin duely sworne & examin{ed} Deposeth
That about the ffowerteenth day of December last past, Hee liueing att Sauntrie in the said Countie of Dublin was robbed & dispoiled by Captaine Dunghan A ringleader of the Rebells and his rebellious ffellowes, and that by vppon the said Captains putting him to flight what by & by reason of his spoile and the engl{ish} Armies fireing and by meanes of this present rebellion this examinate is dispoiled of the particulars following (vidzt) in houshould goods plowes, plow geere & necessaries for Husbandr{y} twenty and twoe pounds ster. In building which this deponent made vppon the said Lands which are now burned to his Loss threescore pounds sterling & vpwards; A haggard of Corne & hay which alsoe are now burned & spoyled worth ffowscore pou{nds} sterling: In Horses & Mares which they alsoe took from hi{m} to the vallue of twelue Poundes ster. with soe much tymber as Amounts to eight pounds ster or thereabouts.
Item And in disbursments for the improuement of the said Lands att Sauntie from which this Deponent is forced to flye 30 li. & vpwar{ds} I ted in fiue Acres of wheat & beare therein the grounds from which his now alsoe expelled & knoweth nott whether hee shall ever reape and enioy the same, All which being richly dung & moored hee vallueth att six pounds the Acre worth............................30 li.-00-0
It Lost by being hindred from sowing tenn Acres of Land
ready to receaue sumer Corne (vidzt) Oats Pease
Beans and Barley to this deponents losse 50 s. per acre..................... 25 li.
Summa totalis...........................................259 li.- 00 s.- 00 d.
And from then c e hee with his wife and six small Children were forced to fly to Dublin for safeguard of theire liues.
John: husband
Jurat: Martij 11o 1641
Hen: Brereton
William Aldrich

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Deponent Fullname: John Husband
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Captaine Dunghan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel