Deposition of william Douckes

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

Date: 1642-01-08
Identifier: 832224r205


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Jones, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 224r

Anne Doukes the wyfe of william Douckes of Kilnacorra in the parishe of Dynne in the Countie of Cavan yeoman who lyethe her in this Towne Dublin Extreame sicke, who beinge dewly sworne deposeth and sayth That the said william Doucks her said husbande the 23th of October laste was Rightfully possessed of these goods and chatells, Lands and Leases followinge vizt Thirtie twoe Milche Cowes of the value of Lxiiij li. ffortie Nyne drye & yonge Catle worth 50 li. Twelue horses Meares & Coults worth xxiiij li. In Corne worth xx li. In housholdestuff as Bedinge Lynnen Brasse Pewter & other implements of housholde worth xl li. Thirtie vj sheepe worth vj li. In Leases & other estate in freholde Lands in the said parishe parcell of the proporcion of Tonnbogh of the Clere yearely value of xxx li., And was worth to bee solde 270 li. Ther beinge soe Much profered for the same All Amountinge vnto the some or value of 441 li. And that the same day Towards ixen a Clocke in the Nighte ther Cam to ther said house Capten Hugh O Reley of Aghadrinan in Barony of Loughtee Coohonat O Gowen Tirlaugh <a> O Rely Thomas o Gowen & diuerse others of the same to the nomber of xxxtie persons or ther abouts whereof the subshirife of the Barony of Loughtee was one whoe forciably entred into the same house, and possessed themselfes of all this deponents said husbands goods & put them all out of ther said howse And the next day the high Sherife of the Countie Mulmore O Reley of Cavet in the said County sent his owne men & baylifs for all the goods and Catle which the former Rebles had left and amongest them all they gott & parted the same betwen them Soe as this deponent nor her said husbande had neuer any of them Agaynn, And this deponent sayth That she hearde them saye that they had the kinges Comission for what they did, and that his Maiestie knew of yt, And they wolde answar ther Robbinge & disarminge of them whersoeuer they wolde Complayne against them, And saith that they Stabbed her husbande with a skyne in the Arme wherof he yet Languisheth And further sayth not
her marke
Anne [mark] Doukes
Deposed before vs Jan. 8. 1641.
Hen: Jones
William Aldrich

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29 Anne Doucks her
deposicion Cavan
viijo Jan: 1641 Jur

[Copy at MS 832, fols 131r-v]

Deponent Fullname: william Doukes
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Anne Doukes, Coohonat O Gowen Tirlaugh O Rely, Hugh O Reley, Thomas o Gowen, Mulmore O Reley
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Presenter, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel