Deposition of George Butler

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-04-06
Identifier: 829335r218


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: James Wallis, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 335r

George Butler late of Kilmccowe in the parish of Ballingary barony of Connelloe and within the County of lymericke gentleman Esquire duely sworne and examined before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission to vs and others directed (beareing date &c) concerneing the losses robberies and spoiles since this rebellion comitted vopn the brittish and protestants within the Province of Munster &c deposeth and saith That vpon deposeth that on the 30th of November 1641 or therabouts and diuers times since the deponent lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 3908 li.
Of cowes oxen younge cattle mares horses sheepe and swine to the value of one Thousand three score and ten pounds Of houshould stuffe & wooll to the value of one Two hundred pounds Of hay and Corne to the value of three hundred pounds The deponent saith that he lost in buylding and other Improuements layed out vpon the land of Kilmccowe aforesaid the sume of three hundred pounds The deponent further saith that by meanes of this present rebellion in Ireland he was dispossessed of Kilmccowe aforesaid wherin he hath a lease of fiftie yeeres yeet to come woorth Coibus annis Two hundred pounds per annum aboue the land lords rent in this lease he conceaues himself damnified (considering his said Improuements) the sume of Two thousand pounds Of plate and weareing apparell to the value of Twenty pounds Of debts amounting to the sume of eighteene pounds due from Thomas Whitby late of Cullen in the said County Inkeeper And although he accounted the same goode debts before the begining of t his present rebellion in Ireland yeett in

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regard the said Whitby is a protestant vtterly dis s enabled by meanes of this present rebellion therfore the deponent is not likly to get any sa tisfaction from him The totall of his losses amounts to three thousand nyne hundred and eight pounds And further he deposeth not
George Butler
Jurat coram nobis
6o Aprilis 1643
Phil: Bisse
Jam: Wallis

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Capteine George Butlers


Deponent Fullname: George Butler
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Esquire
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Whitby
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor