Deposition of John Watson

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

Date: 1642-01-22
Identifier: 811104r076


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wicklow
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: John Sterne, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 104r

John Watson of Kig Kilgarran nere Powrtscourte in the County of Wicklow yeoman sworne sayth
That on the 14th day of November now last past hee was robbed and dispoyled of his goodes at Kilgarren aforesaid & to the values hereafter mencioned vizt Corne and hay worth ten Powndes in Cowes sheepe and hoggs xiiij li. Bedding xiij li. vj s. viij d. In lynen and wearing apparrell xiiij li. In pewter brasse & Iron potts vj li. In Cubbordes tables dale bordes & wodden vessells v j vij li., Charges of buildinges xxx li. In all 94 li. v 6 s. 8 d. And saith that the parties Rebells that soe robbd and dispoyld him thereof were Luke Toole of nowe or late of Castlekevan gentleman and Luke Birne of both of <A> the County of Wickloe gentleman notorious Rebells and comanders of Companys of rebells and by their companys concisting of 500 persons as he thincketh in number some of which number tooke & kept in restraint seuerall people a of his neighbors & stript his wife and children of her cloths & in forced her to lye in the snow all night which much indangered her life & soe that she is therefore now like to dy
signum predicti [mark] Johannis Watson
Jur 22o Jan: 1641
John Sterne
Will: Hitchcock

fol. 104v


21 o
Com Wickloe
John Watson
Jur 22o Jan 1640
Intw 14 No
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Deponent Fullname: John Watson
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Wicklow
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Luke Toole, Luke Birne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel