Deposition of Christopher Ayrey

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

Date: 1642-01-22
Identifier: 832184r176


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: John Watson, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 184r


Christopher Ayrey of Drumsillah in the parish of Castlevragh in the County of Cavan shoomaker sworne saith
That about the xxvjth of October last this deponent was robbd stripped & [delayed] depriued of his goodes & chattells hereafter mencioned vizt in Cattell to the value of 40 li. 56 li. In Corne 6 li. In houshold stuffe readie money and debtes 14 li. 10 s. In all amounting to the summe of 767 li. 10 s. or thereaboutes By or by the meanes of Phillip o Rely a Captyne Rebell of the Countie of Cavan and his soldiers
And this deponent sayth That about a little after the time aforesaid hee this deponent did see one of the Rebells whose name hee knoweth not at yoghall neere the Cavan in the high way Crewilly murder and mangle to death of one Wilson, And that this deponent was most creuelly and barbarouslie stripped starke naked divers tymes by the Rebells in seuerall places whose names hee knoweth not
Christopher Ayray
Jur 22o Jan 1641
Joh Watson
Will Hitchcock

fol. 184v

Christopher Ayreys Com
Jur 22o Jan 1641.

[Copy at MS 832, fols 51v-52r]

Deponent Fullname: Christopher Ayrey
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Shoemaker
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillip o Rely, * Wilson
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Victim