Deposition of George Tirry

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-04-18
Identifier: 821186r136


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Tipperary
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Lech
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 186r

George Tirry late of Ballyboy in the parish of Tullahorton in the barony of Effa and Offa and within the com of Tipperary Taylor (an Irish protestant) du e ly sworne and examined before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Com mission to vs or any Two or m ore of vs directed (beareing date the 5th day of march &c) concern e i ng the l osses robberies & spoiles since this rebellion comitted v pon the Brittish & protestants with in the Prov ince of Munster &c . deposeth & saith. That on or aboute the 25th day of December Anno domini 1641 & diuers ti mes since this rebellion he lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall vallues follow e ing vzt value of 284 li.-10 s.
Of cowes oxen heifers s teeres yeerling es & horses to the val ue of one hundred & ten one pounds ten shilling es Of housholdstu ffe to the value of ten pounds. Of hay and corne in the haggard to the value of four e score and ten pounds . Of I mplements of husbandry to the value of ten pounds . He further sai th that he was expelled & driuen away from his dwelling house & farme at Ballyboy aforesaid where he left of Corne in G round now e lost woorth fortie pounds. This deponent likew ise sait h , that by meanes of this present rebellion in Ireland he was dispossessed of the lands of Dr o mlemayne in the said County wher in he hath a lease of eighteene yee r e s yeet to come woorth C omunibus annis fiue pounds per annum and his enterest in the sai d lease before this rebellio n was woorth to be bought or so uld thirty three pounds: The totall of his l osses amounts to Two hundred fourscore & four e pounds ten shilling e s The deponent being further examined deposeth . And That about the tyme aboue mencioned sixteene English cowes of this deponents cattle, were seized vpon and caryed away by Sir Rich Everard of Everardscastle in the said County Knight. And likewise about the later end of August last he saith that his said Corne in Ground was reaped & caryed away by directions from the said Sir Richard Everard and alsoe thirteene of his this deponents cowes, were forceably driuen and caryed away from of the land & of Ballyboy aforesaid to the lord of Cahirs land & there kepte to the deponents owne knowledge a long time which induceth him to belieue, it was was don either by directions or consent from the said lord of Cahir: & furth er he deposeth not . Walter Cook this day app e red befor e vs and being sworne and examined vpon the holy Ev angelist in the behalfe of the said Geo: Tirry; sayth that the contents of this bill touching the Tirries losses is true in all particulars to the vttermost of his knowledge
Geo: [mark] Tirryes marke Walter W Cookes marke
Jurat coram nobis 18o
Aprilis 1643
Tho: Lech
Phil: Bisse

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George Tirries examina=


Deponent Fullname: George Tirry, Walter Cooke
Deponent Gender: Male, Male
Deponent Occupation: Tailor,
Deponent County of Residence: Tipperary,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Euerard, Lord of Cahir
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Denounced