Deposition of Edward Slacke

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

Date: 1642-01-04
Identifier: 835170r215


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 170r

Edward Slacke of Gorteene ô Mucklogh in the parish of Kinaly, and diocesse of Kilmore halfe barony of Knockny within the County of ffarmanagh Clerke a british protestant being duly sworne saith deposeth on oath that on or about the three and twenty day of October last past about ten of the clocke in the fore-noone he was robbed off and lost viz:
In corne which I payd for a weeke before 07-13-04
In Catle to the value of 60-00-00
In bookes 20-00-00
In bounds & bills due from English & Irish 08-14-04
In houshould stuff 20-00-00
In ready mony 04-12-00
one lease granted me of a smale tate of land
& a halfe caled Mullough whinsuccoth, Drum-
dirrig and Clounteknoose by David Creighton
Esquire remayning vnexpyred one and thirty
yeares: 60 li.-00-0{0}
One lease granted me by Humphry Galbrayth
clerk and Eleazer Myddleton gentleman of a greate
tate of land and a halfe Caled Killegreagh and
Drumsilvester: both le vnexpyred 20 yeares
In all amounting to the summe of 180 li.-19 s.-{ }
<a> By & by the meanes of Bryan mc Roury mc Guyre
Dun mc Thomas mc Guyre, Shan Roe mc Thomas
mc Guyre Redmond oge mc James mc Guyre
Patrick ôge mc Donell mc Guyre and diuers
others, who Caled me a base Roague when I offerd
to resist them, when they were taking my goodes
away, & sayd what they did doe to me and
others they had authoritye for it vnder the kings
hand from Scotland: As witnesse my hand In toto: 361 li.- 19 s.-{4 d.}
<In toto
Edw: Slacks
deposed before vs Jan. 4. 1641.
Hen: Jones
William Aldrich
he is entred a soldier in the Castle
he further sayth that on the 24. of october last the said Rebells tooke this deponents byble opend it, and laying the open side in a puddle of water lept and stampt vpon it, Saying a plague ont this booke hath bred all the quarrel, saying & they hoped that within 3 weeks all the bibles in Ireland shold be vsed as that was or worse & that none should be left in the Kingdome

fol. 170v

And the the Rebells burnd this deponents howse, And after some other rebells cutt and wounded him twice in the head,
Edw: Slacke
deposed before vs as before
Hen: Jones
William Aldrich

fol. 171r

fol. 171v


{16 ?}
Edw. Slack
Com. Fermanagh
Jan. 4. 1641
Cert fact


Deponent Fullname: Edward Slacke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clergy
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: David Creighton, Humphry Galbrayth, Eleazer Myddleton, Bryan mc Roury mc Guyre, Dun mc Thomas mc Guyre, Shan Roe mc Thomas mc Guyre, Redmond oge mc James mc Guyre, mc Guyre
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel