Deposition of Elizabeth Adwick

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

Date: 1642-01-04
Identifier: 835071r133


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 71


Elizabeth Adwick of Castlewaterhouse in the parish of Drummully halfe Barrony of Coole County of ffermanagh wife to Thomas Adwick gent who left here & went for the west Indes for to tr avell t hither then about three yeares agoe, shee being thirty five years of Age or thereabouts being duely sworne deposeth that shee was robed and lost in Cattle worth threescore & Nyne pounds in Corne worth twenty ffower pounds, one lease of Kedy & Rouskie for five yeares from May next being parcell of the Mannor of Castlewaterhouse & the fallowe sowne worth thirty pounds, In household goods & provition worth twelve pounds, in readye mony & plate three pounds tenn shilings in all Amounting to the some of one hundreth thirty eight pounds tenn shilings, <a> By Leiftenant William Greaham of Lisnamallott in the said County Richard Greaham & ffergas Greaham his sonnes & diverse others of his Company to the number of six or more the 23th day of October last in the day tyme about twelve of the Clock in And further deposeth that shee heard the said Leiftenant William Greaham say that if the Lord Magwire had not taken Dublin Castle he was gone, And further she heard him say that a Scotch man had deliuered vpp Derry, And further deposeth that she did see some of Captain Rory Magwire his company (whose names shee knoweth not) stricking & wounding of Christopher Bowcer thelder & William Marshall with swords, And this deponent being afraid fled away for feare shee whold be slaine, And afterwards shee heard that the said Bowcer & Marshall was Murthered by them & heard likewise Henry Wilkinson, ffrauncis Wilkinson, Richard Dickonson & Christopher Bowcer the yonger all of the proporcion of Castlewaterhouse & Ralfe Browne of the proporcion of Ardmagh, As alsoe they they murthered Richard Butler & a yonge child of his which he had vpon his back

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<Deposed Jan: 4° before vs
Hen: Brereton
William Aldrich>

<She hath skill in doeing the office of a midwife, by the which if she had any {clothinge?} to goe abroad, she hopes to liue>

fol. 71v


Com. Fermanagh
Jan: 4 1641 Jur
Intw Hand


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Deponent Fullname: Elizabeth Adwick
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Greaham, Richard Greaham, ffergas Greaham, Lord Magwire, Rory Magwire, Thomas Adwick, Christopher Bowcer, William Marshall, Henry Wilkinson, ffrauncis Wilkinson, Richard Dickonson, Christopher Bowcer, Ralfe Browne, Richard Butler
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim