Deposition of Charles Jewell

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

Date: 1646-06-18
Identifier: 814270r166a


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: King's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Death, Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 270r

Charles Jewell of Derrigallony in the Kings County gent formerly sworne & examined doth further (in Addition to his said former examination) depose & say: That when the present Rebellion began, There were of this deponents owne knowledg about xxtie xxjty or more families of English protestants within the parrish of Balliboy in the kings County which were the deponents nere neighbours, which conteined of men, women & children (as this deponent is verely perswaded at least 120 persons, All which were by the Rebells in that Cuntry soe robbed stripped & spoiled, & divers of them most miserably murthered, and all the rest as this deponent is verely perswaded starved & dead saveing only this deponent himself & Elizabeth his m sister. Tho: fflinter and katherin Blundell, And further saith that the Arch Rebell Captain Brian Molloy of <A> sonn of William Molloy of Balliboy in the kings Countie gent (after that this deponent was robbed & stript) vizt about the begining of december 1641, shewed & read publiquely vnto this him this deponent, and divers others, a writeing in parchment wherevnto a great broad seale was fixed which he pretended to be a Comission directed to the Irish Romish Catholiques from his Majesty Whereby they the Irish were Comanded to take all the English protestants goods & then to comand them to depart within eight daies & to give them som what to beare Their charges, And if they stayd longer then to stripp them, And if they the English should stop viijt daies after stripping then to putt them to death, which writinge these wicked Rebells pursued, Althoughe he thincketh they forged & counterfeited the same
Signum [mark] predicti Carolj
Delibt xviijo Junij 1646

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Richard Woodward

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Kinges County
Charles Jewell Jur
viijo Jan: 1643
Intw C.f

Mris Walcotts Cert of Losses

Deponent Fullname: Charles Jewell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Kings County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Elizabeth *, Tho: fflinter, katherin Blundell, Brian Molloy, William Molloy
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel