Deposition of Henry Sanky

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

Date: 1644-03-15
Identifier: 814242r151


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: King's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 242r

Henry Sanky of Edenderry in the Kinges Countie {gent} aged 28 yeres or thereabouts sworne and examined before his Maiesties Commissioners deposeth and saith sworne & examined That on the xxijth daie of ffebruary Last 1643. Hee this deponent (being one of the Commissioners for setling of the Quarters betwixt the English & Irish garrisons, was did then and vpon that occasion, mette with other Commissioners, in that behalf appointed, at Phillipstowne in the Kinges Countie When and where he this deponent observed and saw that the kings Castle & fort there was were and had bin by the Rebells demolished & wasted & [ ] the very walls thereof in [ ] seuerall places pulled downe & throwne into the fort ditch. And then and there this deponent asking by whom the same was soe demolished and spojled: Divers of the Inhabitants of the towne and others thereupon protested and told him That seuerall of the Labouring Inhabitants of the Cuntrie thereabouts were gathered vpp thither & sett on work lately by <A> in the tyme of this Rebellion by Art Molloy of Rathleene Esquire & by the septs of the the Molloys Connors & Dempsyes, to pull downe and spoile the same: And that that those Laborers had accordingly performed the same, S in the presence of divers gentlemen of the cheefe of those septs, And this deponent further saith That in after in the begining of the present Rebellion ther is in those partes vizt in December 1641 & since he this deponent hath bin and still is expelled robbed or otherwise dispojled of the possession Rents & proffits of his farmes Cattle Corne debts and other goodes of the value and to his Losse of CCCli. at the least But by whom he cannot express becawse he was then in England B{ut} as he hath bin credibly informed the same was done by the sept of the Co{nnors} & others whose names he knoweth not, they not expressing it unto him.
<Dr J: Mr B>
Henry Sankey
Jur 15o Martij 1643 coram
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton

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{Henry Sankey Jur 15o}
Marcij 1643

Deponent Fullname: Henry Sanky
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Kings County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Art Molloy, * Connors, * Dempsyes
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel