Deposition of Robart Blockeson

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

Date: 1642-03-14
Identifier: 832189r181


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 189r

Robart Blockeson of Ballyhayes in the County of Cavan yeoman duly Swoorne sayth that at or about the xxvjth of October last 1641 he was Robbed and despoyled of his goods & Chattells of the value followinge. Vizt howsehould goods apparell and tooles fitting for my trade well woorth ffifteen pownds sterling. Seauen English Cowes seauen Calues & an English bull. well woorth xx li. sterling. Tenn steeres and Heyfers English streene iiij of them ij yeare ould and six of them three yeare ould well woorth xv li. sterling Towe two horses & Towe mares well woorth Twelue pownds sterlinge a stake of hay woorth three pounds sterling. the lease of my house worth ij li. sterlinge. And further saith that the goods abouesayd weare Taken away by the rebell Phillip O Reyly & Turlogh ffoy kirkhusse in the same County yeoman & others his Tenants and ffolowers of the said Phillip The vallue of the goods aforesayd amounts to Threescore and seauen powends sterling. beinge all the esate this examinant had to releiue himsealfe his wife ij Children and his servants whoe weare stripped naked by reason whearof they are now in extreame want & poverty through the hard vsage aforesaid. etc.
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Jur 14o Martij 1641
Joh Watson.
John Sterne

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Robert Blockesome
Jur 14o Martij 1641

Deponent Fullname: Robart Blockeson
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillip O Reyly, Turlogh ffoy kirkhusse
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel