Deposition of John Coren

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

Date: 1642-01-18
Identifier: 834105r089


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Louth & Monaghan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Death, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Jones, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 105r


John Coren of Dromboate in the County of Monoghan yeoman sworne & examined saith
That on the xxijth day of october last past Sir Henry Spotswood Knight was robbed stripped and dispoiled of all the goods chattles ready money and chattles that ever he had in the seuerall Counties of Monoghan and Armaghe which he thincketh to be of the value of 4160 li. or thereaboutes by Henry ô <a> Neale of Glastrum Esquire Arthur ô Neale his brother and Tirlagh o Neale sonn to the said Henry ô Neale, all of them of the County of Armagh, & divers other Rebells some on horsback some on foote vnder their Commands and that ther e they Lefte the said Sir Henry nothing at all And further saith saith That on Monday then next after this deponent being escaped away from Dromboate aforesaid where he & 2 other of his fellow servants were shrowdly wounded: insoemuch that as he thincks the other 2 are dead. He this deponent privately went to one Sir christofer Bedlow alias Bellow knight of Castletowne in the County of Lowth knighte with intencion to have procured a passe to Dublin from him The said Sir & telling the said Sir christofer how the said Sir Henry Spotswood was robbed of his goods The said Sir H Christofer (then denying to give the deponent any passe) Then and there said and confessed to him this deponent: That he the said Sir christofer was present and on the lands of the said Henry Spotswood when his said goods were taken away and carryed away, and that therefore this deponent neede not to tell him any more of it

The mark of [mark] the said John Corren
Jur 18 Jan: 1641
Hen: Jones
William Aldrich

fol. 105v


John Coren Com
Jur. 18o Jan: 1641


Deponent Fullname: John Coren
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Monaghan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Henry Spotswood, Henry , Arthur , Tirlagh o Neale, christofer alias Bellow Bedlow
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned