Deposition of Henry Cooke

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

Identifier: 832210r198


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 210r

Henry Cooke of Belturbett in the parishe of Anna, in the Barony of Loughte & Countie of Cavan Shomaker beinge dewly sworne before vs deposeth and sayth That the second daye of December November Laste or therabouts he was lawfully possessed of Goods and Chatles, housholde stuffe Catle & other personall Estate of the full value of fowerscore & twoe pounds tenne shillinges And also seized in ffee simple to him and his heires of and in one messuage Gardayan & Orcharge within the said Towne of Belturbett of the Cleere yearely rent of fower pounds to bee Leaten by the yeare, And worth to be soulde at xen yeares purchase fowerscore pounds, And that the day aforesaid <a> Phillipe mc Hugh mc Shane O Reley, Thomas Boy o Mulphatrick accompayned with diverse others whose names this deponent knoweth not to the nomber of fiue hunderd persons or ther abouts cam in a warlike manner in Armes into the said towne of Belturbett, and forciably tooke the same, and with like force entred thie deponents house and possessed themselfs of all this deponents said goods & Estate, and with like force, terror & feare of his Lyfe they turned this deponent his wyfe and ffamely out of his said house and haue and since soe withheld the same from him this deponent, And that he hearde them confidently reporte & giue out That the Castle & Citie of Dublyn & all other the Castles townes of this kingdome were all taken from the Englishe, by the Irish & ther Confederates & ffollowers, and further sayth not
Henry Cooke
Jurat 5to January
John Sterne
Hen: Brereton

fol. 210v

Deponent Fullname: Henry Cooke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Shoemaker
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillipe mc Hugh mc Shane O Reley, Thomas Boy o Mulphatrick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel