Deposition of Hugh Culme

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

Date: 1642-01-25
Identifier: 834112r094


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Louth & Monaghan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones
Deposition Transcription:

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A note of the Losses of
Hugh Culme of Leitrim of the Countie of Monoghan in the gentleman and Parrish of Tehullan Gentleman sworne saith That hee this deponent about 12 weeks since was at Leitrim aforesaid robbed & dispoiled
<Inprimis of a > lost by a lease of Land which he held of Mr Thomas
Burnett for threescore and one yeare of the li. s. d.
foure teates of Letrim his interest in that leas being worth ---------100.00.00
lost of Corne worth -------------------------------------------------------- 020.00.00
Lost in Hey -----------------------------------------------------------------005.00.00
lost fiftie fiue Inglish Cattle worth --------------------------------------090.00.00
15. horses and mares worth ----------------------------------------------040.00.00
sheepe and swine ----------------------------------------------------------015.00.00
houshold goods and Aparrell --------------------------------------------0 [ ] 50 li.00.00
in butter and Cheese ------------------------------------------------------012.00.00
In all ---------332.00.00
<332-0-0> The And that the Rebells and Cheife men that tooke away: these goods was one were Art Macmaghonne which liud in the County of Moonihan in the Parrish of Tehullan gent and Owen Macvicker of the same County and Parrish aforesaid, & divers others Their Captayne who sent them was Briant Macmaghonne, and divers others
<to the end 1a> I And this deponent credibly was Told that one the said Art MacMaghonne who liud in the Parrish of Teho llan publiquely said that they which spoke English should pay 10 s. to the King the partie to whome he spoke it, desired to know what King desired that his Answeare was what other King but the Earle of Terone
I And this deponent hard one Thomas macaleares wife of the same County and Parrish say that Captayne Briant Macmaghan of Teholan publickly also sayd he would hange aney that would speake English;
And this deponent hard the Preist, macclerey of Tehollan say that all the English in Munihan must bee hanged, I asked him whie, hee sayd meat was scarce, and they would nott bee at the charge to keepe vs
And he alsoe hard [ ] by verrie honest men that mr Cottingham minister of Munihan beinge in A dungeon Boulted such was his extreame vsage that he desired the Rebells desired for gods sake to let them gett have a little strae to lie vppon beeinge putt to such extremity:
<2> And further saith that Mr Richard Blaney Justice of Peace in the Countie of Munihan was hangd in this manner vizt

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Art Rowe MacBrian sanaght of glaslough in the County of Munihan Marshall to the Rebbells came to Mr Blaney to the <b> dungeon, where the Rebells had put him and desired him to come out to speake with him, when hee came out to him he led him to my Lord Blaneys orchard in Munihan and sayd to him doe yow remember how you hangd my brother and made me fly my Cuntrey for 3 yeares butt I will hange yow before yow goe, butt if yow will, yow shall haue a preist, hee sayd noe butt hee desired to haue Mr [W] Cottingham the minister of Munihan, butt they would nott butt hangd him there and flunge him in a ditch and hee was 2 dayes vnburid,
And this I deponent credibly hard that there was on mr Luke Ward a S cotchman which had indited a man the quarter sessions before this riseing riseing the same man came to him where hee was in the G ayle Gayle, and Carried him to an alehouse and made him druncke and when he had soe done carried him into the back side and hanged him after hee was cutt downe they flunge him into a Riuer and I But the deponent could neuer heere that hee was buried.

Hugh Culme
Deposed before vs Jan. 25. 1641.
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton

He further saith That he hath alsoe credibly I hard that mr Mungumrey minester and mr holis with seuerall other men of good worth report that the sunday before this risinge of the rebeles that ther was seene a sord hainging in the ayre with the poynt dounwardes the half sittinge seeminge to bee read and <T> [more?] the poynt turned round
Hugh Culme
Jur vt supra

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16 Com Monahan
Hugh Culme Jur: 25o
Jan. 1641.
A Cert is made of his losses
Date. 26. Jan [ ] 1641
Treason Crueltie & Murder

Deponent Fullname: Hugh Culme
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Monaghan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Burnett, Art Macmaghonne, Owen Macvicker, Briant Macmaghonne, Earle of Terone, the king, * macclerey, Thomas macaleares, mr Cottingham, Richard Blaney, Luke Ward, Lord Blaney, Art Rowe MacBrian
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Creditor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel