Deposition of Phillis Frost

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-06-23
Identifier: 821185r135


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Tipperary
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: James Wallis, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 185r

Phillis ffrost widdowe (the relict of John ffrost) late of the Towne of Callen & parish of Callen in the barony of Quanagh within <in> the com of Tipperary duely sworne & examined before v s by vertue of &c deposeth & saith that on or aboute the begininge of December 1641 shee lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of her goods & Chattles by meanes of this present rebellion in Ireland to the seuerall values followinge vzt of 175 li.-17 s.
O f Cowes heffers yearelings horses Mares Coults hoggs to the value of forty eight pounds, Of Corne in hou s e & haggard to the value of four teene pounds Of houshoulde good s & cloathes to the value of thirty pounds, Of implements of husbandry to the value of six pounds, shee like w i se saieth that by meanes of this rebellion she lost of corne in grounde growing vppon parte of the lands of Callen aforesaid to the value of twel{ue} pounds, as also of Corne in grounde growinge vp on the Stangs in the parish of Owly within the com of Limericke to the value of fourteene pounds ster, shee further deposeth that by means of this rebbellion shee was dispocessed of her farme of the Stangs aforesaid wherein she had a terme of nyne yeares to come worth comunibus annis thir ty shillings ouer & aboue the La ndLords rent which she valueth to be woorth six pound s s ter as also that shee was dispossessed of her houses & Lande in Callen aforesaid wherein shee had a terme of nyne years to come worth comunibus annis ten pounds per annum ouer & aboue the Landlords rent which shee valueth to be worth thirty pounds she lastly saith that shee lost of debts which this deponent accounted good debt before this rebellion the sume of fifteene pound seauenteene shillings due vpon Edmond Ewored gent Valentine Washer yeoman togeth{er} with others whose names this deponent remembreth not (being disabled protestants) The totall of her losses amounts to one hundred seauenty fiue pounds & seauenteene shillings ster: she also saith that shee intrusted Garrett an{d} <A> Eustace English of Gerrehecky in the com of Limericke gentlemen with g oods which she conceaues to be Lost in regarde that they are now in actuall Rebellion her cause of knowledge is that they the said English were of them that convayed this deponent & the rest after taken of Callen Castle and further shee deposeth not.
Phillis [mark] ffrosts marke
Jurat coram nob: 23 Jun:
Phil: Bisse Jam: Wallis

fol. 185v


Phillis ffrosts exam:
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Deponent Fullname: Phillis ffrost
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Tipperary
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John ffrost, Edmond Ewored, Valentine Washer, Eustace English, Garrett Eustace
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel