Deposition of James Lylles

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Identifier: 829127r075


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Thomas Bettesworth, Thomas Serle
Deposition Transcription:

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James Lylles of the Citty of Limercke Alderman a protestant duely S worne and Examined before Vs By Vertue of &c deposeth and Saith that since the Begineinge of this present Rebellion in Ireland he was Robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seauerall Vallues followeinge Vizt worth vizt
Of Cattle hay and houshould stuffe and garden Rootes to the Vallue of Thirty pounds ster taken by the lord Barron of Brittas & his followers, & of other goodes & chattells worth 1310 li. And this deponent saith that hee lost in the Citty of Limercke of houshould stuffe plate Jewells apparrell Rings and other necessarryes to the Vallue of one hundred and three score pound ster: And this deponent further saith that he was dispossessed of seauerall leases which hee held from the right honnorable the Earle of ormond & others which was worth him yearely aboue the rents the summ of one hundred and Thirty pounds ster & had forty yeares yett to come Which hee Vallueth to bee worth seauen nyne hundred three score Nyne hundred and Tenn pounds ster And this deponent likewise saith That hee lost in debts due to him Vpon Spetialt y which hee Vallued to bee good debts befor{e} this rebellion the summ of Two hundred and Tenn pounds s{ter} The Totall Summe of his losses amountes to the sum{ me of} one Thousand Three hundred and Tenn pounds ster: And further this deponent Cannott depose &c
James Lylles
<This certifficat was sworne before vs by James Lylles alderman>
<Tho: Serle Tho: Bettesworth>

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The Examinacion of James
Lylles Alderman of


Deponent Fullname: James Lylles
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Alderman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: lord Barron of Brittas, Earle of ormond
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Mentioned