Deposition of William Bellis

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

Date: 1642-01-05
Identifier: 834001r002


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Louth & Monaghan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Assault, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: William Aldrich, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

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William Bellis of the towne and parrish of Carlingfford in the halfe Barony of dundalke and County of Louth being duly sworne deposeth vidzt
That he Lost by meanes of the Rebellion most That since the begining of the present Rebellion he was deprived robbed or otherwise dispoyled of his corne and hey worth fourty nine pownds in Cattell worth seauenty foure pownds, In cheese and butter worth thurty six pownds teen shillings in mony that I left in one Gregory Boultons hand to keepe which was tacken from him by the Rebells seauenteene pownds In <A> monys due from one John Babe of Carlingford aforesaid which is one of the n o w rebells foure pownd teen shillings, In housolldstouf and boards and Joysses and Empliments worth sixteen pownd teen shillings In Leeasses thurty seauen pownds all which soumes of monys amounts to tow hundred fourty foure pownds teen shillings All which goods weare taken Rebelliously taken f r away by the hands and meanes of the Rebells Pattricke Dargis gent in the barony of Omeath now called Captayne and John Whit of [Calstene] <B> fitzwalter, Glasny Ô hanly of the same John macLochlan of the same Brean o donegan harry o donegan of the same, Lawrence macBrattin of the same Thomas macBratten Pattrick macBrattin, Briant macCrene Briant mac bratin all of the same who comitted that outrage and robbery one the foure and twenty day of October last And further saith that this deponent afterwards now it was that I went to the aboue named Captayne dargis & desired <C> some of my his t his deponents goods againe to releue me him in his distres and the said darg i s gaue me this annsure that hee had one hundred pownds of the subsedy monnies and fourty pownds of the bishops of drummore and hee thought that and more tow lettell for to hellpe the army this And therevpon this deponent being in distres and very sick in beed, one Richard dowdall Pattrick o Hanlon and diuers more came aboute him <D> with skeenes and staues threetning to kill me him and tocke all my his cloths from me him, and left me him nacked: and that would note Content them butt they did sette the deponents hows affire and with Ieran [] they battred downe the walles in peesis and said they was sorrey that they did nott burne me him in my owne hows
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<E> And further sayeth that Edward Washfeild was hanged by the saide rebbells And Alce Holland was Likwise hanged by the saide rebbells

William Bellies
Deposed this 5 of Janu: 1641
Will: Hitchcock
William Aldrich

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4 Comit: Lowth
William Bellies
Jan: 5o 1641
24 Oct

Deponent Fullname: William Bellis
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Louth
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Babe, Pattricke Dargis, John Whit, * fitzwalter, Glasny Ԡhanly, John macLochlan, Brean o donegan, harry o donegan, Lawrence macBrattin, Thomas macBratten, Pattrick macBrattin, Briant macCrene, Briant mac bratin, Richard dowdall, Pattrick o Hanlon, Edward Washfeild, Alce Holland, Gregory Boultons
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Mentioned