Deposition of Peter Poore

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

Date: 1643-07-19
Identifier: 811121r088


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wicklow
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Watson, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 121r

Peter Poore of Carnow in the Countie of Wickloe yeoman sworne & examined deposeth and saith That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof Hee hath beene and is still is deprived robbed or otherwise dispoyled of his Cattle horses howshold goodes and provition sheepe money and other goodes & chattells of the value and to his losse of One hundred and fifty Powndes ster By and by the meanes of the Rebell Colonell Luke Birne Garrett mc Cahir Birne of Knocklow Garrett mc Edmond & Brian mc Edmund Birne Cahir mc Phelim Tib Birne Tibbott mc James <A> of Saintt Brides way well and many others of his irish neighbors Art Cavenagh of Balleyellen in the said County of Wickloe And further saith That he this deponent and others his protestant neighbors fled for saffetie of their liues into the Castle of Carnowe where they endured a long seege and great hunger distresse and miserie Inasmuch as when their other provition was spent they for meere hungar were inforced to eat hydes out of the lyme pittes dogges & other weedes ofte often adventureing their lives in the gaineing in & getting of docks nettles & other weedes to eate: & the deponent had a little prentice boy slaine in getting of weedes: And further saith that five men being g being turned out of the Castle, becawse there was noe food for them: The Those Rebells assoone as they came out fro shott one of them and quickly after in sight of the Castle killd them all: And for other English thereabouts that came not into the Castle the Rebells stript and robbd them all and killed some of them
Jur 19o July 1643
Joh WatsonBis
Will: Aldrich
Hen: Brereton

fol. 121v


Peter Poore Jur 19o July 1643

Deponent Fullname: Peter Poore
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Wicklow
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Luke Birne, Garrett mc Cahir Birne, Garrett mc Edmond Birne, Brian mc Edmund Birne, Cahir mc Phelim Birne, Tibbott mc James, Art Cavenagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel