Deposition of John Wood

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

Date: 1642-02-17
Identifier: 811116r084


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wicklow
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words
Commissioners: John Sterne, Randall Adams
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 116r

John Wood of Newrath in the parish and County of wickloe An English protestant and Barrony of Corranrowe gent Sworne and examined deposeth
That about the 11th day of Nouember last 1641 about 10 of the Clock in the night he was forcibly robbed and dispoyled at the signe of the Redcrosse in Newrath in the parish County and barrony a s abouesayde of some part of his goodes and for euery day and night ffollowinge for a weekes space robbed of all his goodes to the values afore ffolloweing vizt li. s. d.
Imprimis of Corne and Haye to the value of ______________________________ 11_06_00
Item in Brasse, Pewter, Beddinge and other goodes and weareinge Clothes of my his owne his wifes and my daughters ______________________________________________113_03_00
Item one Signett Ringe and Stone Ringe and a watch _______________________ 06_00_00
Item one Rapier Pistoll one Burdinge peece, the Barrell
of another peece and Powder __________________________________________ 06_00_00
Item in prouision Clarrett wine Sack and Beere ___________________________ 17_00_00
Item in ready mony and mony dew vppon accompts bylls Bondes and notes ____117_09_ 04
In all Sume totall ___________________________270_18_04
<1t> By the handes at ffirst of Teauge Mackgarrall and Coane a Cullen liueinge at Ballimackhorra and Ann Gwin Liueinge at the Moyntough <A> and diuers others, the same night by the handes of James Mackaher and Nicholas Byrne liueing at Balinheran and Bryan Mackaher liueinge at Ballilaskey and William Pluck and his sonne Nele Pluck liueinge at Balliyesta with diuers others that he I knew not another night by the handes {of} Laurence Toole Laurence Burke liueinge at Soughwheene and by the handes of Teauge Byrne and his wife liueinge at the Bridgefoote Garrett Byrne liueinge at Clammannin Tirlough Ouge and his daughter liueinge at Ballinnaleeagh and Morgan Mackloughlyn liueinge at the Newrath Nichola{s} <B> Passmoore liueinge vppon the Lands of Mylltowne and at Last by the handes of Younge ffrancis Toole and one Calloh Byrne liueinge at Newtowne with many <D> and sundry other people that he I knew not
<And that> These words were spoken by Nicholas Byrne James mc Cahir and diuers other of the said rebells that they were discontented gent and haueinge there Landes vniustly taken away by the plantation could not haue any sattisfaccon but by the Sword therefore it was there Collonell Lucke Tooles pleasure that all protestants should depart the kingdome vppon paine of death, And for Dublyn yf that did stand out Longe with them, they made noe question to Burne it, But yf they could take it and not ffire it soe they might haue the head of my Lord Parsons and three or ffoure more of the cheefest of the Citty, all the rest should ffare soe much the better, And saith that At there Rebells first entrance soe vyolently into the house I this deponent craued there demaundes which they as many as could stand about me hym with Swords and skeynes at my his brest demaundinged mony, Armes and Powder and commaunded me h y m not to moue for my his lyfe whiles there companies ransack my his house and take what they lysted And they ffurther sayd that there was an act of Parlyamt in England that all Papistes in Ireland should vppon paine of death either goe to Church or be baniushed the kingdome by such a day of the month which as I he takes it was by the 24th of Nouember and therefore they desired Lyberty of Conscience and to enioye all that Land which there predecessors did formerly enioye ffor why should not they haue there demaunds aswell as the Scotts
John Wood
Jurat 17th ffeb. 1641
John Sterne
Randall Adams

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[1 8 ] Wickloe { } 80
John Wood 17 febr 1641
Cert fact
11 no

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Deponent Fullname: John Wood
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Wicklow
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Teauge Mackgarrall, Coane a Cullen, Ann Gwin, James Mackaher, Nicholas Byrne, Bryan Mackaher, William Pluck, Nele Pluck, Laurence Toole, Laurence Burke, Teauge Byrne, Garrett Byrne, Tirlough Ouge, Morgan Mackloughlyn, Nicholas Passmoore, [ ] ffrancis Toole, Calloh Byrne, Nicholas Byrne, James mc Cahir, Collonell Lucke Toole, Lord Parsons
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned