Deposition of Richard Greene et al. ex parte Sir Arthur Loftus

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

Date: 1642-02-12
Identifier: 818078r100


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Jones, John Watson
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 78r

Richard Greene late of Clansharugh in the County of Wexford Gentleman, George Hinckley nowe of Dublin gentleman, Thomas Harte of dublin gentleman, & Thomas Huggins of Dublin gentleman, sworne and examined depose and saie, That Sir Arthur Loftus Knight by the meanes of this present Rebellion is expelled deprived or otherwise hath lost for this present yeare 1641 the Rents and proffitts of his Mannor Lordship Landes & tenements hereafter mencioned, which therevnto haue formerly yssued accrued, and beene for the same answered, Conteyning the seuerall & respective somme & somes of money hereafter particulerly expressed (vizt)
The rents and proffitts of the Lands belonging to the Lordship and Mannor of Trim let to seuerall Tenants (who by reason of this present Rebellion are disabled to make satisfaccion), the somme of ffive Hundred pounds or thereabouts
The Lease of the Lands at Castlebridge in the County of Wexford for which there as offered not long before this Rebellion the somme of Twelue Hundred pounds or thereabouts: Besides the losse of a yeares rent (the Tennants not able to make satisfaccion the somme of One hundred & fiftie poundes (of which there hath beene received only Twenty pounds or thereabouts:
The Rents of the seuerall ffarmes of Cloghgrenon in the County of Catherlagh and of Kilhile in the County of Wexford with three other ffarmes adioyning (the Tennants part of them robbed & spoyled by the Rebells, and the rest in Rebellion) the somme of Two hundred threescore and six poundes and fifteene shillinges or thereabouts;
And the said Sir Arthur Loftus hath also lost and beene dispoyled by the Rebells of a stocke of Sheepe Horses & other Cattle in the County of Wexford to the value of Six hundred forty & five poundes or thereabouts;
And hath also lost another stocke of Sheepe Horses and Cattle in the County of Catherlagh to the value of Eight hundred Threescore and fourteene poundes or thereabouts, ffor Eleaven hundred poundes of the two last mencioned sommes the said Sir Arthur Loftus [ ] borrowed to buy the said stocke, and payeth interest yearely One hundred & x li., or thereabouts And hath also lost of Corne and Haye in the Haggard, Corne in the grounde and in hindrance for not plowing in both the said Countyes, besides the losse of Plowe harnesse Cartes and all other necessaries belonging to Husbandrie, with the losse of Housholdstuffe in Castle bridge house, In all to the value of Six hundred Threescore and seaventeene poundes or thereabouts.
And besides the said Sir Arthur Loftus his house at Cloghgrenon is and hath beene a long tyme Invironed and beseeged by the Rebells (as theis deponents are credibly informed) the which in respect of his greate charge in defending and resisting the same by a good number of men the spoyling
<28 Ric Greene pro wexford
Sir Arthur Loftus his
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spoyling and wasting of his house, and housholdstuffe provisions and other goodes there, the burning of his Barnes stables and other outhouses (As theis deponents are verely perswaded is or is like to bee Dampnifyed) the somme of Eight hundred poundes or thereabouts.
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Thomas Hart Richard Greene
Thomas Huggins George Hinckley
Deposed before vs
febr. 12. 1641.
Hen: Jones
Joh Watson:

Deponent Fullname: Richard Greene, George Hinckley, Thomas Harte, Thomas Huggins
Deponent Gender: Male, Male, Male, Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman, Gentleman, Gentleman, Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Arthur Loftus
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim