Deposition of Ellinor Barton

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

Date: 1642-01-05
Identifier: 835072r134


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: Henry Jones, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 72r


Ellinor Barton wife to John Barton of Mullaned in the parish of Drumully halfe Barrony of Coole and County of ffermanagh Aged thirty seaven yeares or thereabouts (her said husband being gone downe as a souldier under the commaund of Captaine Edward Aldrich to Drogheda) shee being duely sworne deposeth that her said husband was Robed and lost in Corne worth twenty pounds, in Cattle worth One hundreth pounds, in hay worth ffower pounds, in leases worth One hundreth pounds, in household goods provition & other goods in the house worth thirty pounds, in debts dewe thirtye ffifty seaven pounds in readye monyes ffifty shilings in all Amounting to the su me of two hundreth threescore & three poundes tenn shillings By the meanes of Captaine Rory Magwire of hassett towne in the County aforesaid & other Irish people that did rise into Rebellion with him, the three & twentieth day of October last, And that she her husband & Eight Children were all stript naked by some of the Rebellious Company of the said Captaine Rory the five & twentieth day of October aforesaid, And further this deponents deposeth that shee heard some of the said Company say that for what they did they had liberty from the kinge to doe the same or words to that effect

Ellinor Barton her marke [mark]

Deposed before vs Jan 5 1641
Hen: Jones
William Aldrich

fol. 72v


Comt: ffermanagh
Ellinor Barton
Jan: 5° 1641
Intw Hand


Deponent Fullname: Ellinor Barton
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Barton, Edward Aldrich, Rory Magwire, the kinge
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Mentioned, Rebel, Mentioned