Deposition of William Ellicott John Heron and George Ellwood

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

Date: 1642-03-24
Identifier: 835103r161


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 103r


William Ellicott/ John Heron & George Ellwood
William Ellicott Late of the parish of Clunawly in the Countie of ffermanagh an English Protestant duly sworne deposeth That about the fower & twentieth daie of October Last John Ogle late of Killeknough in the parish aforesaid was robbed & dispoiled of his goods cattle & chattles at killeknough aforesaid to the values following vizt of his Lease of Killeknough aforesaid worth thirtie pounds, of Cowes of his Lease of Killeknough aforesaid worth thirtie pounds, of Cowes & houses worth threescore & tenn pounds of household stuffe & of houshould provision worth twentie pounds, And John Heron & George Ellwood Late of Bellturbatt in the Countie of Cavan being Likewise sworne deposeth that about the said day of October the aboue named John Ogle was robbed & dispoiled of his goods a and chattles at Belturbatt and neare thereabouts in the said Countie of Cavan to the values following vizt of Leather & other thinges in his Tanyard there worth an hundred & thirtie pounds of his Lease of Lands at the Belturbatt aforesaid worth threescore pounds of Cattle worth eight pounds of hay worth seaven pounds, of debts due to him from rebells, & from others whome they have robbed & dispoiled sixtie pounds the totall of which Leases amount vnto three hundred eightie & five pounds And these severall deponents say that the said robberie was done & committed by amongst many other robberies in those partes by <a> Phillipp McHugh McShane O Rely, & Rory McGwire & many other rebells of the said Counties of Cavan & ffermanagh whose names theis deponents knoweth not, And they further saie th (and (verily beleive it to bee true) that they have beene credibly informed by severall people who escaped from the said rebells that both the said John Ogle & his wife were murthered by the rebells in those parts

Signed William Ellicott his mark [mark]
Jo: Heron
George Ellwood

Deposed March 24th 1641

William Hitchcocke
John Stearne
Hen: Brereton

fol. 103v


William Ellicott et al
Jur 24° May 1641
Cert fact
Intw Hand

94 94 80

Deponent Fullname: William Ellicott, John Heron, George Ellwood
Deponent Gender: Male, Male, Neutral
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Ogle, Phillipp McHugh McShane O Rely, Rory McGwire
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel