Deposition of Richard Parsons

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-09-17
Identifier: 822145r122


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 145r

Richard Parson late of Carrigmalery Ballynard in the parish of Glanmore and within the County of Corke shepheard (a brittish protestant ) duely sworne & examined before vs by vert u e of &c. deposeth and saith: That on or aboute shrouetide last and since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt. worth 45 li., Part consisting of debts owing by
Of Cowes heiffers yeerlinges horses and swine to the value of thirtie pounds ten shillinges. Of houshould=goods to the value of fiue pounds. Of hay to the value of fortie shillings. Of lynnen & weareing apparell to the value of three pounds. Of garden fruitts to the value of forty shillinges. Of debts amounting to the sume of fiftie shillinges due from Morris o shighane of the same yeoma{n} & James Reagh of the same husbandman & although he accounted the same goode debts before the begining of this rebellion yeett in regard the said parties whoe are out in actuall rebellion therefore this deponent canot gett satisfaction from them. The totall of his losses amounts to fortie three fiue pounds. The deponent saith that the parte of his goods were taken away aboute the same time aboue mencioned were taken away by Richard Welsh of Glamore aforesaid yeoman his cause of knowledge is that aboute six dayes after he was robbed he found some of his houshould stuffe at the said Richard Welshes house, he likewise saith that his Cattle were taken away then & there, by the meanes of the lord of Mountgarrett the lord Roch Baron Loghma alias Theobald Purcell, mc Donog{h} of Duhalla in the said County Esquire & diuers others of the priuie gentleman of the County of Tipperary & Corke whoe aboute the same time came to besiedge the Towne of Moyalloe in the said County h{is} cause of knowledge is, that when they raised their siedge he sawe two of his horses carryeing away some goods from the said Towne by the said Mountgarretts owne company.

fol. 145v

He lastly saith that dureing their siedge in Mayalloe afforesaid he beleeues that the said rebells burned or caused to be burned Twenty houses in the said Towne. & further he deposeth not
Richard RP Parsons
Jurat coram nobis
17o 9bris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Hen: Rugge

The examination of
Richard Parsons


Deponent Fullname: Richard Parson
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Sheepherd
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Morris o shighane, James Reagh, Richard Welsh, lord of Mountgarrett, lord Roch, Baron alias Theobald Purcell Loghma, * of Duhalla mc Donogh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel