Deposition of Paull Mitchell

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

Date: 1642-03-02
Identifier: 833027r021


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 27r

Paull Mitchell of Ballihayes in the County of Cavan duely sworne and examined deposeth, that about 8bris 26to last past he was robed and despoyled of these particulars following vizt:
li. s.
Imprimis: in 40 English Cowes and 28 yong cattle______135__0
Itt: in 11 horses and mares______ 28__0
Itt: in Sheepe and swine_______15__0
Itt: in Corne and hay in haggard______30__0
Itt: in house hold provisions______115__0
Itt: in 2 truncks of linnen and wollen 3 fether beds 2 flock beds bedsteds, curtaines, valances, tables, stoles, chayres, cadowes, brasse, pewter, dayvy vessells, bookes and other necessaryes about a house, to the vallue of______75__0
Itt: in debts due vizt: from John o Dennee in Ballihayes parish being not in rebellion 6 li. from Charles Brady of Laragh parish out in rebellion 3 li. and from severall english men robbed 4 li., in all lost______13__0
Itt: in our lease in the sayd parish of Ballihayes which lost him___20__0
Itt: layd out vpon Drumbarne in the parish of Anagh vpoon the lands of Phillip O Rely in building and ditching the summ of______20__0
Summa totalis: 351li. __0
<a> By the hands and meanes of Patrick O Doudall, Andrew Brady, Turlogh O Rely, and Turlough ffox all of the parish of Anagh in the county of Cavan and servants or tennants to Phillip o Rely knight of the shire now a rebell who being made acquainted with the sayd robery committed vpon this deponent, made, answer, That the sayd goodes being in the hands of the sayd rebels were safe, and should be restored vnto this deponent when peace came, And the sayd Philip O Rely his wife sent for Sarah Jordan seruant to this deponent, and pvt her vnto her oath whither she knew of any other goodes, monyes or plate then what was then found with him.
And further deposeth that after the sayd robery was committed, this deponent and about two hundred more being robed & passing by the house of one Thomas Burrowes of Stradoue, desired entertainment the which being refused (by reason, as this deponent heard replied that Phillip O Rely would send 30 or 40 to his house that night) this deponent and the sayd 200 persons were driven to lye vpon the rest mountaines that night, And that some that were of the sayd drumhere Stradoue tennants with diverse others did againe rob within halfe a mile of the sayd Stradoue the sayd 200 of which they had before saved from the hands of the enemyes; And further deposeth that the meere Irish had cutt them all of, had they not heard that the castle of Dublin was not taken, as this deponent verily beleeveth
Paull Michall
Jurat Matij 2o 1641
John Sterne
Hen: Brereton

fol. 27v

[Copy at MS 832, fols 52v-53r]

Deponent Fullname: Paull Mitchell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John o Dennee, Charles Brady, Phillip O Rely, Patrick O Doudall, Andrew Brady, Turlogh O Rely, Turlough ffox, Phillip o Rely, Sarah Jordan, Thomas Burrowes
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned