Deposition of George Burges

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-04-06
Identifier: 829342r223


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. 342r

Lieutenant George Burges late of lismckery in the barony of Connelloe and within the County of lymericke gentleman (an Irish protestant) duely examined and sworne before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the broade seale of this kingdome to us and others directed (beareing date &c) concerneing the losses robberies and spoiles since this rebellion comitted vpon the brittish and protestants within the Province of Munster &c deposeth and saith That about Candlemas 1641 & diuers times since the deponent lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 1987 li.
Of cowes heifers horses stood mares sheepe and swine to the value of six hundred foure score and six pounds Of corne in stacke to the value of one hundred and forty pounds He was expelled and driuen away from his said farme where he left of corne in ground to the value of one hundred and fiftie pounds The deponent saith that by meanes of this present rebellion in Ireland he was dispossessed of the seuerall leases followeing namely of the lands of lismckery d[ ] [ l ] e ssane & Garry Parson in the said County aforesaid wherin he hath a lease of six and thirtie yeeres yeet to come woorth Coibus annis one hundred and thirtie pounds per annum he conceaues himself damnified in this lease fiue hundred pounds Of another parcell of land comonly called Balleene in the said County wherin he hath a lease for Two liues woorth de Claro thirtie pounds per anuum this lease he beleeues was worth to be bought & sould Two hundred pounds Of debts amounting to the sume of three hundred and eleven pounds due from <A> Capteine George Courtney late of Newcastle in the s a id County Part wherof consisting of a debt oweing by Owen Sihie Esquire and Owen Sihy of Ballinrawly in the said County gentleman whoe is in rebellion And although he accounted the s a me goode

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debts before the begining of this rebellion yeett in regard the said George Courtny is a protestant vtterly dissenabled by the same and the said Owen Sihy is nowe in open and actuall rebellion therefore this deponent us not likly to get any satisfaction for that from them The totall of his losses amounts to one thousand nyne hundred foure score and seven pounds & f urther he deposeth not
George Burgess
Jurat coram nobis
6o Aprilis 1643
Phil: Bisse
Jam: Wallis

Lieutenant George Burgess
his examination

Deponent Fullname: George Burges
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: George Courtney, Owen Sihie
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor