Deposition of Margery Howell

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-06-23
Identifier: 825064r053


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debt
Commissioners: James Wallis, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 64r

Margery Howell late of Claguill in the parish of Gorteow barony of Barrymore and within the County of Corke widdowe (a brittish protestant) duely examined and sworne before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the broade seale of this Kingdome (beareing date &c) concerneing the losses robberies and spoiles since this rebellion comitted vpon the brittish and protestants within the Province of Munster &c deposeth and saith. That aboute Christmas 1641 & diuers times since she lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chatles to the seuerall values followeing vizt
Of cowes yeerlings mares coults & one nagg to the value of three score pounds. Of houshould to the value of fiue pounds. Of corne in the haggard & house to the value of Twenty pounds The deponent saith that she was expelled & driuen away from her said farme where she lost of corne in ground to the value of six pounds. Of debts amounting to the summe of Twelue pounds sixteene shillinges due from the widdowe Crewes & Thomas Smith of Castlelyons in the said clerke both vtterly dissenabled by meanes of this rebellion, therefore this examinat is not likely to get satisfaction from them. The deponent alsoe saith that meanes of this presente rebellion in Ireland she lost the benefit of her farme of Claguill aforesaid to her losse and damadge of three score and six pounds. The totall of her losses amounts to one hundred three score and nyne pounds sixteene shillings & further she deposeth not
Margery [mark] Howells marke
Jurat coram nobis
23o Junij 1643
Phil: Bisse
Jam: Wallis

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Richard Newmans

Deponent Fullname: Margery Howell
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: widdowe Crewes, Thomas Smith, Richard Newman
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Mentioned