Deposition of Edward How

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

Date: 1642-01-29
Identifier: 835120r175


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Jones, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 120r


Edward How of the parish of Galoone in the diocesse of Clogher halfe Barrony of Coole and in the county of fermanagh Clearke a british protestant beinge dewly sworne deposeth on oath that on or about the 23 of October last past he was robbed of and lost
In books ______________________________________________30____0______0
In debtes _____________________________________________45_____0_____0
A gelldinge worth_______________________________________5_____0_____0
A parcell of land neere fathen which I he had a lease of fifty and
odde yeares I he was prefered for it _________________________100____0_____0
In clothes and other household stuffe_______________________14_____0_____0

In all amounting to______________________________________194____0_____0

<a> By the hands & meanes of Owen McMahon of the barronie of Dartry and County of Monaghan Dowell McMahon of the same barronie and County of Monaghan and ardall McMahon of the barrony and county aforesayd with many others the deponent I heard Donogh McGuire say (when hugh mcmahon of the county of Fermanagh excused my Lord McQuire and sayd that others had perswaded him of late to stirre in this action) that my Lord McQuire knew of it long before, and soe did all the nobility & men of quality that weare papists in this kingdome, moreover hee I heard Con oge McCon McHugh McMahon of aghneholagh and county of monahan say that if my lord lieftenant had not beene put to death they had not made this insurrection, & further said I heard him say that ther was an act made by the present last parlayment of England that all papists ther or elswhere in this kingdome, should all goe to church otherwise be hanged at their owne doores and therfore they would begin with us least we should begin with them heere, as they did in England, for he sayd they had hanged a jesuite in London, which was the queens chaplaine and further this deponent can not say as wittnesse my hand this the 29 th of Hanaury 1641

Edward how

Deposed before vs Jan. 29 1641
Hen: Jones
John Sterne
John Sterne

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fol. 121r


fol. 121v


Mr Edward How Com. Ferm
Jan: 29 1641

Int w

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Deponent Fullname: Edward How
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clerk
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Owen McMahon, Dowell McMahon, ardall McMahon, Donogh McGuire, Lord McQuire, Con oge McCon McHugh McMahon, queens chaplaine
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned