Deposition of Avis Braishawe

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

Date: 1642-04-04
Identifier: 835081r141


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Roger Puttock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 81r


quarto January 1641

Avis Braishawe the wife of John Braishawe and late of Agharouskie More in the parish of Drummully halfe Barrony of Coole and County of ffermanagh, nowe gone downe to Drogheda in his maiesties service as a souldier under the commaund of Captaine Towneley shee being this deponent being an English Protestant, Aged sixteene yeares or thereabouts being duely sworne deposeth that her said husband was deprived robbed and lost the three and twentieth day of October last certaine lands vizt Agharouskie Moore houlden by him in lease worth thirty eight pounds, in Cattle worth fforty five pounds, in Corne worth twenty poundes, in debts one hundreth twenty seaven pounds in household goods pvi provition and other goods worth thirteene pounds In all amounting to the somme of two hundreth fforty three pounds By Art Mc Shane Mc Donell of Eriney in the Barrony of Clankelly & County aforesaid Shane O Rorke of the same And Patrick Mc A Corrie of the Barrony of Coole & County aforesaid & Rebells that did rise and take vpp Armies with Captaine Rory Magwire (as shee hard) And further deposeth that she hard Cahall boy Mc Dermott of Kilrout in the barrony of Clankelly and County aforesaid say that Dublin Castle was taken and that they cold aford the English three or fower barrells of powder and that the Irish wold have a newe kinge within a fortnight after, which words or words to that effect he spoake in the heareing of this deponent Thomas Midlebrooke and Alice Tibbs the five & twentieth day of October aforesaid, And further deposeth that Ambrose Carleton of the Couidy in the County of Monaghan gente was present with the said Rebells when the goods were taken as shee heard

The marke of Avis Braishawe [mark]

This deposed before us
The 4th of January 1641
Roger Puttocke
Hen: Brereton

She is newly brought to bed, and is willing to live with her mother Alice Tibbs if they had any stock to work upon
1 s. given

fol. 81v


Countie ffermanagh
Avis Braishawe
Jan: 4° 1641
Cert fact
Int w

21 12

Deponent Fullname: Avis Braishawe
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Captaine Towneley, Thomas Midlebrooke, Alice Tibbs, Art Mc Shane Mc Donell, Shane O Rorke, Patrick Mc A Corrie, Rory Magwire, Cahall boy Mc Dermott, Ambrose Carleton, John Braishawe, * kinge
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Mentioned