Deposition of John Strange

Collection: Bysse Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1642-05-24
Identifier: 825253r234


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard Williamson, Thomas Bettesworth
Deposition Transcription:

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John Strange of Downerayle in the parish of Do w nera y le barony of fformoy & within the County of Corke esayere (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue of his Maiesties &c deposeth & saith. That on or aboute the 9th of ffebruary last he was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods Chattles & debts to the seuerall values followeing vizt value of 400 li. part consisting of
Of his enterest in a lea s e in the parish of Kilshanen being dispossessed therof by mea nes of this rebellion woorth him a boue the landlords rent fifteen e pounds per annum which he valueth to be woorth three score & fifteene pounds sterling The deponent was likewise dispossessed by meanes of this rebellion of a farme which he held from Teige mc Curten wherin he had a lease of eight yeeres to come woorth to the deponent aboue the land lords rent 15 li. communibus annis which he valueth to be woorth three score & fifteene pounds. He likewise saith that he was di s possessed of another farme parte of Cnoghor Curtens land wherin he had a l e ase of eight yeeres to come woorth him communibus annis ten pounds per annum which he valueth to be woorth fiftie pounds sterling. In Cast l eton this deponent was further dispossessed of another lease farme woorth communibus annis fortie pounds per annum foure yeers which lease did yeeld this deponent valueth to be woorth three score & ten pounds. Of debts which he accounted goode debtes before this rebellion due vpon the said Cnoghor Curten nowe in rebellion & Georg Bustocke an Impouerished protestant th e sume of one hundred & thirtie pounds sterling which & therefore he expects to gett no satisfaction from them, the totall of his losses amounts to 400 li. sterling besides the losse of an office of sarieant at armes of the province of Munster dureing life vnder the broade seale woorth communibus annis 150 li. per annum which he leaues to future consideration & further he cannot depose.
John Strange
Jurat 24o Maij 1642
Tho: Bettesworth
Phil: Bisse
Ric: Williamson

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The examination of
John Strange


Deponent Fullname: John Strange
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Assayer
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Cnoghor Curten, Georg Bustocke, Teige mc Curten
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Landlord