Deposition of James Lillies

Collection: Bysse Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1642-11-18
Identifier: 829273r182


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

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James Lillies late of the Cittie of lymericke Alderman (a brit tish protestant) duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth & saith That on or aboute the later end of March last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt 2222 li. sterling
Of Cowes one nagge & sheepe to the value of foure & twenty pounds Of houshould stuffe to the value of Two hundred and Twenty pounds Of ha y & Corne to the value of thirty pounds Of Corne in ground nowe lost by meanes of this rebellion to the value of eight pounds The deponent further saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion in Ireland he was dispossessed of the seuerall farmes & meanes followeing vzt Of the Impropri a t Rectoryes of Stradbally Kilnegarriffe Kilma r r y & Kulenbegg in the said County wherin he hath a lease of forty yeeres to come woorth Coibus annis aboue cleere the landlords rent forty pounds per annum haueing payed a fine before hand for the same wherin he is damnified as he beleeues six hundred pounds . likewise of the Impropration s of Kilcolman & Kilbradam in the said County wherin he hath a lease of forty yeeres to come woorth Coibus annis twenty pounds per annum he conceaues himselfe damnified by looseing the benefitt of his lease the sume of Two hundred & fiftie pounds . Of another lease of the Impropriat Rectory es of Anaghbegg & Anaghmore in the said County of Clare for forty yeeres to come woorth cleere to this deponent ten pounds per annum damnified herin as he conceaues one hundred & twenty pounds . He alsoe saith that by meanes of this rebellion he is dispossessed of a parcell of land parte of the lands of Callybron in the said County wherin

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he hath a lease of Twenty yeeres to come woorth to this deponent 20 li. 10 pounds per annum vltra reprisas, he concea{ues} himselfe damnified considering his greate chardges layed out in Improuement vpon the said land the sume of one hundred & fiftie pounds threescore & ten one hundred & fiftie pounds . He is alsoe dispossessed of a Brewe house in the said Citty which cost him in buylding & furnishing of the same three hundred pounds & soe much he conceaues himselfe damnified besids the future benefitt which might accrewe to this deponent out of the same which he leaues to consideration . Part consisting Of debts amounting to the sume of Two hun<B>dred pounds due from Gerratt fitz Gerrald of Cahirasse in the said County gentleman, the lady dowager of Dunboyne; & others whose names this deponent doth not nowe remember But regard the said fitz Gerrald is out in open & actuall rebellion & likewise the said lady of Dunboyne as this deponent verily thinketh beleeueth therefore this deponent canot gett satisfaction from them. He further deposeth that he lost one hundred & fiftie pounds in shopwares & other merchantable goods being in the hands & custody of James Woolfe of limericke aforesaid merchant, partner to this deponent before this rebellion, & nowe reputed to be out in open & actuall rebellion. The totall of his losses amounts to two Thousand Two hundred twenty two pounds. he lastly saith that Richard ffuller of Limericke Ann Nogle of the same widdowe Samuell Pooe one of the viccars of Kilmallocke preacher of the woord of God being formerly protestants are since this rebellion turned papists & further he deposeth not
James Lylles
Jurat coram
{no}b 18 9br
Phil: Bisse Hen Rugge

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The examination of
James Lillies


Deponent Fullname: James Lillies
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Alderman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Gerratt fitz Gerrald, lady dowager of Dunboyne, James Woolfe, Richard ffuller, Ann Nogle, Samuell Pooe
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate