Deposition of ffrances Jarman and Henry ffoord

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-03-31
Identifier: 829344r225


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 344r

ffrances Jarman late of Drumturke in the parish of Clonoagh barony of Connel l oe and within the County of lymericke gentleman (a brittish protestant) duely examined and sworne before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the broade seale of this kingdome (beareing date &c conce rn eing the losses robberies and spoiles since this rebellion comitted vpon the brittish and protestants within the Province of Munster &c deposeth and saith That aboute Christmas 1641 & diuers times since the deponent lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 524 li.
Of steeres yeer linges cowes horses mares coults sheepe swine and poultry to the v a lue of Two hundred forty nyne pounds Of Corne in the haggard & in ground to the value of one hundred pounds Of Implements of husbandry to the value of fiue pounds Of houshould stuffe woorth threescore and eight pounds The deponent further saith that by meanes of this present rebellion in Ireland he was dispossessed of his farme at Drumturke aforesaid for which he was offered before this rebellion the sume of one hundred pounds & soe much he beleeues himselfe damnified thereby The totall of his losses amounts to fiue hundred Twenty foure pounds The deponent further saith And That parte of his Cattle and other goods were forceably taken away aboute the time aboue mencioned by the hands & meanes of Brien mc Donogh of Derry in the said County gentleman & Caher Dun of Glannagoune in the said County gentleman He being further examined deposeth And That aboute the later end of March 1642 the deponent among seuerall other protestants to the number of one 100 persons men women & children were closely besiedged in the Castle of Cloghcarroll by Oliuer Stevenson of Dunmoyline in the said County Esquire since killed in open rebellion & by Morris Harbert the yonger of Rathkeile in the said County gentleman & their forces

fol. 344v

whoe continued siedge to the said Castle for six moneths or therabouts dureing which time Polydore Pritched & <B> Hesebrooke Augustin two English protestants were murthered by some of the said besiedgers forces, likewise dureing the said siedge he hard the said Harbert say that they (meaneing the rebells) fought for his Maiestie & had a Comission to that effecte & therefore often times calld the besiedged Traytors and rebells & further he deposeth but Henry ffoord late of Rathkeile in the said County clothier <[Jur]> this day appeared before vs and being duely examined & sworne vpon the holy Evangelist deposeth That the information of the said ffrances Jarman concerneing the siedge of the said Castle is true in all circumstances in maner & former as the said ffrances hath already declared & further deposeth not
ffrann: Jarman
Henry fford
Jurat fuerint coram nobis
vltimo Marty 1643
Phil: Bisse
Ric: Williamson

Robert Hunts

The examination of
ffrances Jarman

Francis Jermans


Deponent Fullname: ffrances Jarman, ffrances Jarman, Henry ffoord
Deponent Gender: Male, Male, Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman, Gentleman, Clothier
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick, Limerick,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Brien mc Donogh, Caher Dun, Morris Harbert, Oliuer Stevenson, Polydore Pritched, Hesebrooke Augustin, his Maiestie
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Mentioned