Deposition of John Arnoll

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-03-12
Identifier: 821059r034


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Tipperary
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Captivity, Robbery
Deposition Transcription:

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John Arnoll late of the Towne & parish of Goul{den}bridge in the barony of Clan-William and within the County of Tipperary shepheard (a brittish protestant duely sworne and examined before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission vnder the broade seale of this Kingdome (beareing date the 5th day of March 1641) concerneing the losses robberies and spoiles since this rebellion comitted vpon the Brittish and protestants within the Province of Munster &c deposeth & saith. That vpon the 12th day of december Anno domini 1641 or therabouts the deponent last was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles worth 91 li. to the seuerall values followeing vzt
Of cowes heifers yeerlinges one horse one mare & coult & cert e ine swine to the value of one & seven & thirtie pounds. {Of} houshould stufe to the value of three ten pounds. Of hay & corne this deponents house & haggard to the value of foure & Twenty pou{nds} The deponent further saith that by meanes of this pre{sent re}bellion in Ireland he is dispossessed of a parcell of la{nd} at Gouldenbridge aforesaid wherin he hath a lease of eight and Twenty yeeres yeet to come, hau eing disbursed fiue pounds chardges in Improueing of the same, & being likewise woorth to this deponent befo{re} this rebellion forty shillings per annum aboue the landl{ords} rent, in the said lease therefore he conceaues himselfe damnified by loo seing the benefit of the same sixteene pounds He is dispossessed of a house & garden at Gouldenbridge aforesaid wherin he hath a lease of 14 yer{es} to come for which he payd 19 li. presently before the rebellion The totall of his losses amounts to threscore and seventeene eleven pounds. The deponent likewise saith that aboute the later end of May last the Castle of Darnesketh in the said County (where this deponent among other protestants was besiedged for eight weekes before by Pierce Butler of Bansagh in the said County Esquire), & among other rebellious actions of his namely by takeing [ ] some of the

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warders of the same prisoners & wounding others) he then & there possessed himselfe of this deponents goods at least woorth ten pounds & further he deposeth not
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Deponent Fullname: John Arnoll
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Sheepherd
Deponent County of Residence: Tipperary
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Pierce Butler
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel