Deposition of John Murphy

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

Date: 1642-05-21
Identifier: 813328r244


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 328r

John Murphy late of Athy in the Countie of Kildare merchant an Irish protestant all his life tyme duely sworne and examined deposeth that hee hath lost by this present rebellion at Athy aforesaid in seuerall merchants goods as stuffes robbons silkes and other seuerall merchandize to the vallue of 160 li. and [ ] li. and most of it was carried to Castlerooe by the <A> hands and meanes of Gerrald fitzGerrald sonn to William fitzGerrald of Castlerooe aforesaid, in the said Countie and diuers otheres whose names are vnknowen to this deponent and further deposeth that the seuerall parties here vndernamed are indebted to this deponent in such sumes of moneyes as are annexed to theire names, as by billes bonds bookes and otherwise may appere, the which hee this deponent verely beleueth to be lost in regaurd the sa me parties aforesaid are in rebellion and accused of treason or suspected to bee traytors vizt.

Walter Butler late of [ ] Shraboe in the Count of Catherlagh gentleman iij li. John Harris of Athy butcher xx li. xj s. iiij d. Samuell East of Cannycourte [ ] l s. Gerrald fitz Gerrald of Brownestowne in the county of Kildare gentleman vj li. Thomas Jacob in Com Catherlagh gentleman xij s. Oliuer fitzGerrald in Com predicti gent xlij s. George Walker the elder lately executed iij li. x s. x d. Georg Walker the younger his sonn of Athy xxxvij s. iiij d. Gerald fitz Gerald of Castlerooe Com Kildare xxj s. x d. Edward Orde of Killcullenbridge iiij li. x s. Inhoulder Edward Nugent of Kilka in the Countie of Kildare gentleman Liiij John Houeden of Killecue in Com Regin gentleman iiij li. s. vj d. Thomas Houeden of Tankardstowone in Com pred Regine gent xvij li. x s. v s. James Gouldinge of Lea in Com pred Regine [ ] vij li. Nicholas Daly of Clony County of Kildare gent in Com pred xiiij li. vj s. iiij d. Peter Sarsfield of Tullie Com Kildare Esquire xxvj s. Roger Kelly of Athy lately executed xxxiij s. iiij d. the younge Lord Dempsie Lviij s. iiij d. Edmund Moore of Athy broagmaker xxxij s. iij d. John Pilsworth of Beart Com Kildare gent xxvij s. xi d. James fz Gerrald of Narraghbegg com Kildare gent [ ] iiij li. xiiij s. viij d. Nicholas Mulkhale of Athy merchant xxvij s. viij d. Sir John Bowen of Ballyaddames in Com Regin knight accused of Treason xiij li. xvij s. viij d. Gerrald fz Gerrald of Tymog[ ] in Com pred Regine Esquire accused of treason xiij li. xviij s. vj d. all which sumes afore specified amountinge to Cxxxiiij li. xv s. iij d. besides seuerall other smale sumes the parties being now in rebellion amountinge to x li. iij s.

And further deposeth that there is oweinge to him this deponent the sume of 484 li. 8 s. 9 d. from seuerall other parties whoe haue bin robbed and dispoyled dispossessed by reason of this present rebellion and soe are become desperate; to his Loss of the said sume of 484 li. 8 s. 9 d. all amountinge to 808 li. 7 s. o d. 778 li.-14 s.-0
John Murphie
Jur xxjo Maij 1642
John Sterne
Hen: Brereton
Will: Hitchcocke

fol. 328v

Deponent Fullname: John Murphy
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Kildare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Gerrald fitzGerrald, Walter Butler, John Harris, Samuell East, Gerrald fitz Gerrald, Thomas Jacob, Oliuer fitzGerrald, George Walker, Georg Walker, Gerald fitz Gerald, Edward Orde, Edward Nugent, John Houeden, Thomas Houeden, James Gouldinge, Nicholas Daly, Peter Sarsfield, Roger Kelly, Lord Dempsie, Edmund Moore, John Pilsworth, James fz Gerrald, Nicholas Mulkhale, John Bowen, Gerrald fz Gerrald
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel