Depsoition of Ellynor Bryant

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

Date: 1647-05-05
Identifier: 831051r060


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Leitrim, Sligo & Mayo
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones
Deposition Transcription:

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Ellynor Bryant Late of Jamestowne in the County of Leytrim widdowe being duely examined & sworne before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the broade seale of this Kingdome to vs & others directed beareing date at Dublin &c. deposeth & saith That since the begining & by meanes of the present Rebellion in this Kingdome shee lost & was forceably dispoiled of her goods & Chatles to the value of Two hundred Twenty foure pounds fiue shillinges ot therabouts.
The deponent being further examined saith. That aboute the 24 day of August 1642 the deponents husband Thomas Bryant (amonge seuerall other Brittish & protestants liueing in Jamestowne aforesaid & thither beaten by the Rebells in the said County) was cruelly murthered at Kiltogher in the said <A> County by the hands of Collonell Conn o Roirke & his Confederats (the names of them soe murthered the deponent cannot depose remember) saueing one Richard ffincham miller, William Graues, Thomas Allen & his wife, together with the number of ffortie other protestants, Twenty whereof being dead Corps, ther protestants at Jamestowne aforesaid were not suffered by the said Roirke & others to bury for six weeckes time, till their Corprs were halfe rotten aboue ground. And further she cannot depose.
Ellynor [mark] Bryants marke
Jurat coram nobis
5o die May 1647
Hen: Clogher
Hen: Brereton

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The examinacion of Ellynor
Bryant widdowe taken
5o: May 1647
C: Leytrim


Deponent Fullname: Ellynor Bryant
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Leitrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Bryant, Richard ffincham, William Graues, Thomas Allen, Conn o Roirke
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel