Deposition of Richard James

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

Date: 1643-06-07
Identifier: 814256r159


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 256r

Richard James Late of the Birr in the Kinges Countie Tanner & Currier sworne and examjned deposeth and saith That since the begining of the present Rebellion. That is to say about the seacond day of ffebruary now Last past 1642 This deponent at Birr aforesaid was deprived & robbed by the Rebells of a stock of Leather & Apparell worth threescore pounds ster: By and by the meanes of the gran Rebell General Preston & the Rebellious Irish Army vnder his Comand: Being a great multitude but although this deponent verely beleeveth & is satisfied That all the papists and gentry of the Cuntrie thereabouts did assist him the said generall Preston in the seige he made against the Birr aforesaid & in divers other Rebellious acts thereabouts yet this deponent, haveing but Lived a little space in that cuntry cannott particulerly name those other Rebells but Leaveth it to thexpressions of others that better know the parties & passages there
<Jur 7o Junij 1643 Mr St: Mr. B:>
Richard James
Jur vijo Junij 1643
Hen: Brereton
John Sterne


fol. 256v

Kinges Countie
Richard James Jur
vijo Junij 1643
Cert f

Deponent Fullname: Richard James
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tanner
Deponent County of Residence: Kings County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: * Preston
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel