Deposition of Ann Painter

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

Date: 1643-04-07
Identifier: 816228r142


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Meath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: John Watson, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 228r

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Ann Painter Late of the Navan in the County of Meath widow sworne and examined deposeth and saith That about the tyme of the begining of the present Rebellion the Rebells at forceibly entered the howse of her this deponent & her husband at Navan aforesaid & then and there barbarously murthered her said husband & her eldest sonne: and that done forceibly deprived robbed s & dispoyled her of all her goods and Chattells, worth <A> CCli. ster: And quickly after one Edmund Manning of the Navan aforesaid a Principall Rebell pulled downe the deponents howse <250 li.> carried the materialls thereof away & Layd soe made wast her farm By which shee was dampnified ffifty pownds CC li. more And saith that the parties Rebells that soe robbed & dispojled her did alsoe robb & dispojle Mr Roger Puttock Clark deceased and all other her Protestant neighbours The names of which Rebells are theis that follow vizt the said Edmund Manning Patrick his sonn Robert Marthey James Cane Thomas <B> Begg & generally all the rest of the Papists in the towne of Navan <I> aforesaid, whose names she cannot expresse And further saith that the Rebells after they hadd about Christmas 1641 suffered some of the English to goe out of the towne of Navan aforesaid seemed to bee very sorrowfull for the same: Saying that thenceforth noe English man shold passe from them nor should Live: Becawse they shold not ryse nor joyne with the rest of the English against them And therevpon they the Rebells most cruelly fell vpon her said husband & her sonn as aforesaid and murthered them & 4 more English Protestants at Navan aforesaid: And the Rebells alsoe killed one Mr Robert ffisher Register of the Consistory of Meath as he was comeing towards Dublin. This deponent further sayth that she hath heard the Rebells commonly say that they repented they suffered any English to passe safe to Dublin for that thay then hoped that the stripped English would go have gone directly toward England but and not joyned together in a body to fight against them
Anne [mark] Painter her marke
Jurat April 7th 1643
Joh Watson
Will: Aldrich

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Ann Painter Jur 7o Apr 1643
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About the begining of the Rebellion


Deponent Fullname: Ann Painter
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Meath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edmund Manning, Patrick Manning, Robert Marthey, James Cane, Thomas Begg, Roger Puttock, Robert ffisher
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim