Deposition of Henry Bradley

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

Date: 1643-05-14
Identifier: 834173r138


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Louth & Monaghan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Henry Jones, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

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Henry Bradley of Drumboate in the County of Monoghan weaver sworne and examjned deposeth and saith That since in the begining of the present Rebellion, & by meanes thereof their vizt the xxiijth of October 1641 Hee this deponent at Drumbote aforesaid and Kinoge nere the same was by force and arms deprived robbed & dispojled of his estate goodes & Chattells Consisting of Cattle horses 1 mare howshold goods apparell & his benefite of his lease worth one hundreth and Eleven powndes ster: By theis Rebells after named vizt <a> Art oge รด Neile of
nere Castleblany and the wood of fews & within 4 myles of Castleblany Captain of Rebells and divers other the tennants and souldjers of the said Art oge o Neile, whose names the deponent now remembreth not: And further saith That the Rebells within the County of Monoghan aforesaid Did about December 1641 most barbarously and cruelly drowne 50 Protestants men, women, and children in Sir Henry Spotsswoods Loughe nere Drumboate aforesaid And the Rebells alsoe about december 1641 aforesaid hanged to death 24 Protestants at Carickmacrosse in the County of C: which <symbol> Protestants were soe putt to death at 2 2 seuerall daies And further saith That one Brian mc Quinn a Captain of Rebells & other Captains and souldjers nere Drumboate aforesaid seised on the person of this deponent and his wiffe & 3 children stript them of all their clothes, imprisoned them for 20 weeks together vntill the English army rescowed and releeved them And this deponent (whilest he was soe in restraint) observed and sawe that one Captain ffox & Coll mc Brian of now of the Castle of Carrick which hee & his souldjers forceibly tooke from the Protestantes since the present Rebellion began were busy actors & partakers with for and amongst the Rebells & Comanded seuerall Companies of Rebellious souldjers that did and committed divers Robberies

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and Cruelties vpon and against the Protestants within the Countie of Monoghan aforesaid

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Deponent Fullname: Henry Bradley
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Weaver
Deponent County of Residence: Monaghan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Art oge o Neile, Brian mc Quinn, Captain ffox, Coll mc Brian, Henry Spotsswood
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned