Deposition of Henry Hocklefield

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

Date: 1642-01-05
Identifier: 833009r008


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Stripping, Words, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Jones, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 9r

5o [ ] January 1641
Henry Hocklefield of Lisneshanny in the parish of Castle Terra in the Barrony of Loughtee in the County of Cavan gent, aged thirty two yeares or theireabouts Being duely sworne & examyned saith That on the xxiiijo day of October Last, he was Robed & striped both himselfe & his wife by the Ireish Rebells of the County of Cavan of all his said Lands goods & Chattles vizt
Imprimis the said Henry deposeth that hee <this deponent> was seized as in ffee to him & his heires for ever of eight poles of Land Called Gradum Partan Sallaghkill Corveagh Cormicklegirr Aghohee Cornencrew & Aghanaghgegnew Lieing & being in the Barrony of Castle Raigne in the parrish of Killdromffarten in the Countie aforesaid And ffurther he deposeth that he was possessed seis ed of two Burgage Acres to him & his heires for ever within <600> the Liberties & Corparcion of Belturbutt in the County aforesaid which said Lands are were worth six hundred pounds sterling after ten per cent to be sold & of the yerely value of 60 li. whereof 2 yeres proffitts is already lost amounteing to 120 li. & hee i s like to be deprived of the future proffitts vntill a peace be established
And ffurther the said Henry deposeth that hee was possessed of two Burgage Acres of Land within the aforesaid Liberties of Belturbutt for one Thousand yeares which I held from John Pynnan whereof six yeares are exspired the Rent being three pounds sterling vltra repris per annum the said Lease being worth thirty pounds sterling______}30 li.
Item the said Henry deposeth that hee held the pole of Corigarrow by Lease for thirty ffower yeares from may last And that hee held the three pottles of Land Called Lisneshanny for five yeares from may last which lands aforesaid are parte of the proportion of Agheleduffe being in the parish of Castle Terra & County aforesaid which he the said Henry held att or vnder value the said Leases being worth threescore & tenn pounds ster the Rent being vltra Repris { per annum} __________} 70 li.

fol. 9v

Item the said Henry & his wife lost in wareing apparill to the value of twenty pounds ster__20 li.
And Likewise the said Henry Hocklefield deposeth that hee Lost in debt & mony taken from him one hundred pounds sterling_______________________________________________100 li.
Item the said Henry deposeth that hee had taken from him in houshould stuffe the value of twenty pounds ster_____________________________________________________20 li.
Item the said Henry deposeth That had stoline ffrom him the Number of Twenty five English Cowes one Mare & Coult the value of them all being worth fyfty pounds ster__________50 li.
<[103li?] Jurat before 60 li. per annum>
<a> All the said Henry which said Houshould stuffe Cowes mare & Coult & his & wife s weareing apparill was taken the day & yeare aforesaid by Turlagh mc Donnell duffe Brady of Cabragh Thomas Brady of Corrloghan Joane Brady of Corvahome Turlagh Brady of Castle Terra alleaging That it was the Commaund of Phillip mc Hugh mc Shean o Rely & that he & the high sherife of the County Phillip mc Hugh mc Shean o Rely had the Kings Broad Seale ffor that all the English to bee disarmed, & that hee the said deponent did heare one Turlagh mc Chaier o Rely say that theire Riseings was to drive out all the English fforth of this Kingdome & seacondly by that meanes they would haue Libertie of Conscience & thirdly they would haue their Ancestors Lands which had Longe been held from them by the English men And ffurther the said Henry this deponent was absolutely enformed that the servants of the said Phillip รด Rely did Carry the said deponents goods from the houses of the aforesaid parties vnto the Castle of Bellannacargga it being the dwelling place of him the said Phillip mc Hugh o Rely The whole sume of his losses amounteth vnto eight hundred ffourescore & tenn pounds ster
Hen: Hocklefield
Deposed before vs Jan. 5. 1641
Hen: Jones
{William} Aldrich

fol. 10r

490 present losse
expelled from lands worth
to be sold 600 li. & 60 li.
per annum 2 yeres proffit

fol. 10v

10 County Cavan
Henry Hocklefield
Jan: 5o 1641
Intw Cert fact

[Copy at MS 832, fols 48r-v]

Deponent Fullname: Henry Hocklefield
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Turlagh mc Donnell duffe Brady, Thomas Brady, Joane Brady, Turlagh Brady, Phillip mc Hugh mc Shean o Rely, Turlagh mc Chaier o Rely, Phillip
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel