Deposition of Dorothy Moigne

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

Date: 1642-03-05
Identifier: 833036r027


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Jones, John Watson
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 36r

Dorothy Moigne the late wife of Roger Moigne of Moignehall in the County of Cavan Esquire and Robert Jonestone of the same yeoman; both Brittish Protestants beinge duly sworne and Examined doe depose, that the saide Rodger Moigne late husband to this deponent examinate Dorothy aboute the 28th day of October last was robbed, despoiled and forcibly disseized and dispossed of both landes and goods: as followeth: by Patricke ô Sheridan late of Oghill in the County of Cavan yeoman: Mulmore ô <a> Rely ofin the saide County Gent: Michaell Smith alias ô Goan of Old=Castle in the said County <A> Bachelour of Arts and deacon: Edmund ô Rely of the said County Gent. Hugh Boy ô Rely ofin the said County Gent Farrell ô Rely of Drumruske in the said County yoman: Farrell ô Rely of Belturbatt marcheant: with divers others servants to Mulmore mc Edmund ô Rely Esquire late high Sheriffe of the said County whose names this Deponent knoweth not, And further this Deponent Dorothy Moigne saith that Hugh Boy ô Rely aforesaide att the robbinge and despoilinge of her said house, saide that the Deponents husbande and the vndertakers of her said house had enyoied wrongefully the said Landes too longe, and that it was now full tyme for them to regaine the possession and the areres of rent of the said landes duringe the vnder: takers possession.] And further the said Deponent saith that in her passage from Kilmore to this City after many calamityes endured by the way shee was deprived of her servant Thomas Gardiner, the only companion of her iourny; who as shee is credibly informed, was cruelly enformed mangled: and murdered after her departure att Dunboine: And further to her greate greiffe and sorrow, shee doth heare and dothe verily beleeue that her said late husband Captaine Rodger Moigne was slaine att that dismall overthrow of our souldiers goeinge to Drohedagh.
The goods & estate lost were theis vizt
Imprimis in houshould stuffe goods, plate, jewells, books, wearinge apparell, and vtensilles of husbandry___400__0__0
It in corne, hay, and fyringe______3120__0__0
It in Cattell______433__0__0
It in debtes and arerages of rents______460__0__0
In all amouttinge to the summe of______1613 li.
Besides the losse of 42 poles of landes of inheritance and leases in yeerely value, worth 210 li. the profitts of all which are like to bee lost, vntill a settlement bee established: and then the Landes will not beare soe hie a value and rate by farre, as they did att this present insurrection.
Dorothy Moigne
Hen: Jones
John Watson

<Dorothea Moigne
Jurat March 5 1641>

fol. 36v

[Copy at MS 832, fols 94v-95r]

Deponent Fullname: Dorothy Moigne, Robert Jonestone
Deponent Gender: Female, Male
Deponent Occupation: Wife,
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Roger Moigne, Thomas Gardiner, Patricke , Mulmore , Michaell Smith, Edmund , Hugh Boy , Farrell , Farrell , Mulmore mc Edmund
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel