Deposition of John Marten

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-02-15
Identifier: 822100r088


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Bettesworth
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 100r

John Marten late of Ballygriffine in the parish of Maneinny barrony of ffermoy & within in the Com of Corke sheepard (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of a Comision beareing date the 5t day of March 1641, touching the robberryes & spoyles since this rebellion committed vppon the Brittish and protestants within the prouince of Munst{er} &c deposeth & sayth that in ffebruary Last 1641 or therabouts since the begininge of this present rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seueral values followinge vzt worth 50 li. 10 s. 0
Of Cowes yearlings and horses to the value of fortye foure pounds
Of Houshould stuffe to the value of foure pounds
Of hay in stacke to the value of two pounds
Of debts to the value of thirtye shillings which ere this rebellion were estemed good debts & since this rebellion become desperatt in regard the are due from the vndernamed persones vzt, Phillip O Tunn of Dunarayle & Com of Corke mason the totall of his Loses amounts to the sume of fiftie pounds and tenn shillings
and further he sayth that a good ffryday Last that John Kinge of Carrigmakerye & Com of Corke husbandman Henry Coper of Carrigmakery and Com Corke husbandman were killed but by whome he knoweth not and further he deposeth not
John [mark] Martens
Jurat coram nobis
15o ffebr: 1642
Phil: Bisse Tho: Bettesworth

fol. 100v


The examination of
John Martin


Deponent Fullname: John Marten
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Sheepherd
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillip O Tunn, John Kinge, Henry Coper
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Victim, Victim