Deposition of John Cox

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-03-29
Identifier: 829341r222


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard Williamson
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 341r

John Cox late of Newcastle in the parish of Monegihy in the barrony of Connelloe and within the County of Limericke Taylor (a brittish protestant) duely examined and sworne before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission &c deposeth and saith That about the sixth day of december 1641 and since this rebellion he lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt worth xxiiij li. vj s.
Of Cowes heiffers one mare and one Coult to the value of eighteene pounds Of houshould stuffe to the value of six pounds Of hay to the value of foureteene shillinges The Totall of his losses amounts to four & twenty pounds six shillinges The deponent saith That And aboute White suntide last Marie ffoord the wife of Rich ffoord late of Monygehy parish aforesaid cooper was stripped starke naked but by whome he knoweth not He being further examined deposeth That fiue English protestants <A> namly Robert Maden of the said parish shoomaker Simon Lane late of the Grangy in the said County carpenter William Burges of Monegehy afforsaid husb: Rob: Sandry at or neere Grangy afforsaid weauer & William Maden son to the said Robert aboute the later end of may last were apprehended and taken by Bryen mc Murrogh mc Shihy of Garridufe in the said County gent and his confederates by whose meanes and directions then & there in a most lamentable manner the said parties & euery of them were hanged & after wards theire corps boulting or standing upright were trusted with stakes through & there left standing theire bodyes rotted. likewise aboute the same time John Tanner late of Mohowna in the said County Tanner formerly an English protestant was seduced to turne papist by the perswasions and dilicaments of Thomas mc Gibbon of Mohowna afforsaid in the said County gen which John Tanner was notwithstanding afterwardes murthered by some of the said Gibbons company (but theire names he knoweth not) which parties seuerall times openly confessed that it was noe matter what became of his the said tanners body in reguard they had saued his soule by goeing to masse or woords to that effecte & further he deposeth n o t
John [mark] Coxes m{arke}
Jurat coram nobis
29o Marty 1643
Phil: Bisse
Ric: Williamson

fol. 341v

John Coxes examinacion


Deponent Fullname: John Cox
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tailor
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Rich ffoord, Marie ffoord, Robert Maden, Simon Lane, William Burges, Rob: Sandry, William Maden, Bryen mc Murrogh mc Shihy, Thomas mc Gibbon, John Tanner
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Apostate