Deposition of William Cox

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

Date: 1644-03-09
Identifier: 831200r148


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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William Cox of Athlone in the County of Roscomon gent sworne and examined sayth That in the begining of the present Rebellion vizt in & about the x i months of November and December 1641 this deponent was in the counties Meath Rosco m mon & the Kings county & Galway deprived robbed and dispojled of the possession Rents and proffits of his Landes farmes, and of his Corne Cattle horses Mares geldings Colts hay sheepe benefite of Leases and due debts of the value & to his losse of eight hundred forty fiue poundes ster And saith that the parties Rebells that tooke some of his goods within the County of Westmeath were theis that follow vizt <A:> Robert Dillon of Cannestowne in the County of Westmeath Esquire & Justice of the peace to whose towne & lands the deponents corne catt hay a and other goods were carried away forceibly (as this deponent hath bin credibly informed, Edmund fitz Peirce Dillon of nere Ballelologhe in the said County gent, and others whom he cannott name, becawse it was done in the night, And the parties Rebells that robbed and dispoiled him in the Kings County were donogh mcTeige ô Coghlan <B:> of Clanlyne in the Kings County gent & his followers And that the parties Rebells that robbd and dispojled him in <C:> the County of Roscomon were John Kelly of Clennark in the County of Roscomon gent & his followers And saith that one Richard ô Brian of Craggan in the said County of Westmeath gent cutt th and his wicked souldjers cutt the throats of 2 of the deponents Mares worth xx li. becawse he culd not take & drive them a way <d:> over a bogg And that the Rebell CaptainBrabson of Ballynenslowe in the County of Galway & his souldjers robbed & dispojled him the deponent at Athlone of horses and Cowes worth 70 li. sterling, And that Edmund ô Kelly of Mavannan in the County of Roscomon gent & his souldjers robbed and tooke away from Athlone aforesaid xxv English Cowes of the deponents

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and forty sheepe of the deponents of English race worth Nyntie pownds ster
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Signum [mark] predicti Willelmi Cox
Jur xiiijo Jan Marcij 1643
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton

Roscomon o
William Cox Jur 14o
Marcij 1643
hand In: Nov: & dec




Deponent Fullname: William Cox
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Roscommon
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Robert Dillon, Edmund fitz Peirce Dillon, donogh , John Kelly, Richard , Capten Brabson, Edmund
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel