Deposition of Charles Jewell

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

Date: 1644-01-08
Identifier: 814257r160


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 257r

<A> Charles Jewell of Derrigallony in the Kings County gent sworne and examined sayth That in the begining of December 1641 This deponent at Derrigallony aforesaid was forceibly deprived of robbed or otherwise dispoyled of his beasts Cattle horses mares Corne howshold stuff provition sheepe debts specialities & other his goodes & Chattells of the value & to his losse of ffowre hundred pownds By Charles Moloy of Rathleine in the same County gent Art ô Moloy of Bannicarrick in the same County gent a Colonell of Rebells, Andrew Darcy servant to the said Charles Moloy Garret Molloy of Ballyfarrell in the same County gentleman Alexander Molloy late of Killooly in the same County gent & now possesser & vsurper of this deponents howse of Derrygalony aforesaid Edmund Tuite of Kilcorman in the same County gentleman Owny Molloy of Balliboy in the same County gent G arre tt Brian Molloy late of Balliboy aforesaid (a Captain of Rebells, and at since slaine in Rebellion) Phelim Moloy of Balliboy gent sonn of the said Owny & their tennants souldjers & partakers whose names he cannott express And this deponent and his wiffe being deprived of all their meanes and almost stript naked fled for succour to the howse of Nicholas White of Balliboy when and where he this deponent was often threatened with death if he would not goe to Masse, and becawse hee refused one of the servants of the said Art ô Molloy (whose name the deponent cannott expresse) gave the deponent a greivous wound in the head with a sword, And then the said Capt Brian ô Molloy made <A X> him and his wiffe a passe to goe away And further saith that about 14 months since the said Neile Art ô Molloy servants hanged to death one Westborne and his wiffe, And one Richard More a broagmaker of kilcormock in the same County about 16 months since, knockt in the heades with a stake (but killed not outright) one Ellenor Bircroft the wiffe of John Bircroft of Ballinecarrick {in the} same County and twoe of her Children and then most cruelly

fol. 257v

& barbarously putt them into a hole in a ditch nere to the Church of Balleboy aforesaid & Layd earth & stones vpon them which kept them downe soe as they could not rise vntill by languishing & starving they there (after most miserable groneinge) most miserably dyed.
Signum predicti [mark] Caroli Jewell
Jur viijo Jan: 1643
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton

K. County
Charles Jewell Jur viijo Jan: 1643

Kinges county
Charles Jewell Jur viijo Jan: 1643
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Deponent Fullname: Charles Jewell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Kings County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Charles Moloy, Art Moloy, Andrew Darcy, Charles Moloy, Garret Molloy, Alexander Molloy, Edmund Tuite, Owny Molloy, Brian Molloy, Phelim Moloy, Brian Molloy, Nicholas White, Richard More, Ellenor Bircroft, John Bircroft
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Succour, Victim, Victim, Victim