Deposition of John Brook

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

Date: 1642-01-05
Identifier: 835085r144


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 85r


John Brook of Newtowne in the county of ffarmannah being duly sworne deposeth
That about the 24th of October last past 1641 that he was robd by the natiues of the county in the place aforesaid
[of] In household Stuffe new cloth & bedding etc to the value of worth twenty & fiue pounds
In a horse the value of worth three pounds ten shill
In mony________worth seuen pounds ster
In apparell______worth twenty pounds ster
In all, 55 pounds ten shill
<a> And the said robbery was done by Rory McGuire a captaine & his souldiers who stript the said deponent & his deponent & his wife of their apparell exposing them to the cold & burnt his house & all the houses of the towne & spake these traitoreous words the y were we are the Quenes souldiers & the said John B ro oke & his wife are desirous to g oe for England

Johns Brooks mark [mark]

Jur 5 of January

Hen: Brereton
Will: Hitchcock

fol. 85v


John Brooke Com ffermanagh
5 Jan: 1641 Jur
Intw Hand


Deponent Fullname: John Brook
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Rory McGuire
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel