Deposition of William Ward

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-09-22
Identifier: 823177r160


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Graye
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 177r

William Ward of Castletowne in the parish of Kineath & barony of Carbray & within the County of Corke Tanner (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth and saith That on or aboute the last of Jan: last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and fforceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt worth 104 li. And
Of Cowes and horses to value of fifteene pounds Of houshould stuffe to the value of six pounds Of leather hides and barque to the value of three & fforty pounds . ffof a a tann yeard, and certayne houses there vnto belonging in Castletowne aforesaid to the value of forty pownds the totall of his losses amounts to the value of one hundred & fower pownds . He sayth that he was robbed of his goods by the rebbells whose names he knoweth not . he sayth that the night before he was robd he was stript, together with Richard Sampson of Castletowne aforesaid husb: John Coxe of the same gen: John White of the same a boy: Richard sone to Sampson sonne to the said Richard all stript by the Lord Muskeryes tenants at Castletowne. this deponent also sayth that when the said parties this deponent askt of the said rebbells, why they did so vnto them they answered that they had good ground for the same, & that they had the kings seale for what they did. this deponent ouer hearing them & further he cannot depose
William [mark] Wards
Jurat coram nobis 22o Sept:
Tho: Graye Dec:
Phil: Bisse

fol. 177v

William Wards examination
Lo: Muskeries Tennants

Deponent Fullname: William Ward
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tanner
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Sampson, John Coxe, John White, Richard the younger Sampson, Lord Muskery
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel