Deposition of Richard Dickonson

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

Date: 1645-01-11
Identifier: 811177r127


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wicklow
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 177r

Richard Dickonson of the towne of Arklow in the Countie of Wicklowe Mariner sworne and examined deposeth and saith That about the sixt of November 1641 this deponent was at Arklowe aforesaid forceibly deprived ro robbed and dispoyled of the possession Rents and proffitts of his farmes there & of his cattle horses 2500 foote of 2 Inch plancks intendedg for building of a vessell and of other timber framed for the same vse, Corne howshold goodes & other goodes & chattells & hath by meanes of the Rebellion since bin deprived of other goodes & meanes in all worth and to his Losse of 120 li. sterling And saith That the parties That Robbed him of his goodes at <A> Arklow were Brian Birne of Kiltemon in the Countie of Wicklow gentleman John Doile of the Rock in the same County gentleman Walter Boy mc ACallow of Newragh in the same County gent & their complicees followers & souldiers whose names he knoweth not, to the number of 1300 persons as was comonly conceived & reported, And saith that Richard Norcrosse late of Arklow aforesaid left in this deponentes howse some goodes of the value of 20 li. to be for him kept, which were thence taken <B> away by one Peirce Cromwell of Arklow afoesaid Cicily his wife and Thomas his sonn: Henry Bedford & Tho: mc Dermott of the same towne yeoman
Richard Dickonson
{Ju}rat January 11 1644
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton

fol. 177v


Richard Dicconson Jur
11o Jan: 1644
6 no

Deponent Fullname: Richard Dickonson
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Mariner
Deponent County of Residence: Wicklow
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Brian Birne, John Doyle, Walter Boy mc ACallow, Peirce Cromwell, Cicily Cromwell, Thomas Cromwell, Henry Bedford, Tho: mc Dermott, Richard Norcrosse
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim