Deposition of Richard Dore

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-03-28
Identifier: 829338r220


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard Williamson
Deposition Transcription:

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Richard Dore late of Ardnocrohy in the parish of Clancore barony of Connelloe and within the County of lymericke gentleman (a brittish protestant) duely examined and sworne before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission to vs or any Two or more of vs directed (beareing date &c concerneing the losses robberies & spoiles since this rebellion comitted vpon the Brittish & protestants within the province of Munster &c deposeth and saith That aboute the 25th day of 10 ber 1641 he lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the &c worth 839 li. 10 s.
Of cowes heiffers steeres calues mares horses sheepe & swine to the value of Two hundred three score and fifteene pounds Of houshould stuffe and armes to the value of foure score and nyne pounds ten shillings Of corne in stacke to the value of fiftie three score & ten pounds The deponent saith that he was expelled and driuen away from his farme and house of Ardnecrogh aforesaid where he left in corne in Ground to the value of three score pounds The deponent likewise saith that by meanes of this present rebellion in Ireland he was dispossessed of the seuerall farmes following vzt Of the lands of Arnecrogh aforesaid wherin he hath a lease of seventeene yeeres yeet to come woorth Coibus annis twenty pounds per annum ouer and aboue the land lords rent which lease the deponent beleeueth was woorth to be bought and sould one hundred and fiftie pounds Of the lands of Ballyhubbae in the said County wherin he likewise had a lease of foure yeeres worth ouer and aboue the land lords rent ten pounds per annum in this lease he conceaues himself damnified 30 li. Of another parcell of land comonly called Ballinemony in the County of Corke wherin he hath a lease of thirtie yeeres vnexpired woorth fifteene pounds per annum

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aboue the land lords rent in this lease he conceaues himselfe damnified one hundred and fiftie pounds
<B> Part consisting Of debts amounting to the sume of nyne pounds due from the vndernamed persons namely Eddy Lacy of Brury in the said County gentleman Morris lacy of Ballyfackin in the said County gentleman and Morris mc Thomas of Ballyhige in the said County gentleman And although he accounted the same goode debts before the begining of this rebellion yeett in regard the said parties are out in open and actuall rebellion Therefore this deponent is not likly to gett any satisfaction from them The totall of his losses amounts to eight hundred thirtie nyne pounds ten shillinges The deponent being further examined deposeth that aboute the time aboue menconed and since the deponents goods & Chattle Cattle were forceably taken away by the vndernamed persons vzt fforty foure eighteene cowes of this deponents said c owes cattle conveyed away by Gerrald oge mc Ennery of Ruffin in the said County into whose trust this deponent left the said cowes to be kepte which mc Enery is since gon out in open and actuall rebellion likewise seaven in calf cowes of the cattle aboue named were forceably conveyed away by the meanes of Edmond o dwyer of Knockermuassell in the in the said County gentleman, as alsoe all the rest of this deponent stock of cattell aforesaid & parte of his houshould stuffe aboute the time aboue mencioned and at diuers times since this rebellion by with force and armes were taken by Edward Standish of <C> Bruffe in the said County Esquire Edy Lacy aboue mencioned John Supple of Craggane in the said County gentleman Richard Money of Ballingilly in the said County yeoman, likewise this deponents corne in stacke aboute the time aboue menconed was forceably taken

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<D> away by the aboue named Edy Lacy Morris fitz Thomas aforsaid & Bryen mc Swiny of Derynemony aforesaid gentleman; The deponents cause of knowledge is (concerneing the forceable takeing away of part of this deponents said cattle by the said Edward Standish) is That this deponent vnderstanding that the some of his yonge cattle and especially one stood mare of this deponents price ten pounds was in the possession of the said Standish he this deponent came to the said Standish at Bruffe aforesaid and demanded restitucon of his said mare he answered noe alleadging it was warr time, this deponent replyed then you care not whether they bee Irish or English mens goods, noe mary that I doe not (quoth he) for what soeuer I can katch more I account to be my owne or woords to that effecte He alsoe saith That aboute the time aboue mencioned this deponent for feare of the rebells deliuered fiftie pounds woorth of his goods and houshould stuffe in to the hands & custody of Sir William Power knight at his Castle of Kilbolane in the said County to be kepte to and for this deponents vse, but the said Castle since being taken by Dauid Power grandchild and heire apparant to the said Sir William therefore this deponent can not get restitucon for his said goods & further he deposeth not
Richard Dore
Jurat coram nobis
28o Marty 1643
Phil: Bisse
Ric: Williamson

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The examination of Rich:

Deponent Fullname: Richard Dore
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Eddy Lacy, Morris lacy, Morris mc Thomas, Gerrald oge mc Ennery, Edmond o dwyer, Edward Standish, John Supple, Richard Money, Bryen mc Swiny, Dauid Power, William Power
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Denounced, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned