Deposition of Jane Hughes

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

Date: 1642-04-28
Identifier: 834161r129


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Louth & Monaghan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Randall Adams, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

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<A> Janes Hughes Late wife to John Hughes of CarrigmacRosse <symbol> in the County of Monaghan lately murthered by the Rebells sworne and examined deposeth and sayth That on or about the seacond day of January last past her said husband was cruelly murthered at Carrigmcrosse by Owen รด Murroghan <a> of Carrickmcrosse aforesaid the cheife of the Rebells there and seuerall others of his followers, whose names this Examinante (although then present) k knowes not, in regard the said murther was done in the night, And that at the same tyme they stript this Examinante and robbed and dispoyled her in Cattle and househould goodes to the value of xxxiij li. xiiij s. and in ready money the summe of fyve v li. In all amounting to xxxviij li. ster And shee further deposeth that the same night tyme and that her said husband was murthered and the morninge followinge there were at CarrigmcRosse aforesaid about fower and twentie seuerall persons more murthered by the said Rebells and seuerall other persons (by them) w were stript and robbed of all their goods and chattells
<A> And further sayth that Margarett the wife of William Casar and seuer and seuer Ales Cooke and seuerall others of the said towne whoe were formerly protestants turned papists and goe to Masse

Jane [mark] Hughes her marke
Jurat xxviijo Apr 1642
William Aldrich
Randall Adams

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Com Monaghan
Jane Hughes of Carrigmc
Rosse Jurat 28o April


Randall Ad

Deponent Fullname: Jane Hughes
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Monaghan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Owen , Margaret *, Ales Cooke, William Casar
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Apostate, Apostate, Mentioned