Deposition of Alice Tibbs

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

Date: 1642-01-04
Identifier: 835179r222


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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quarto die Januarij 1641
Alice Tibbs of Ringvilly in the parish of Drummully in the Barrony of Conke Clankelly & County of ffermanagh widowe (an English protestant) Aged thirty yearen Eight yeares or thereabouts, being duely sworne deposeth that her husband Maximillian Tibbs was Murthered and Slaine neare vnto Shanock in the said County by the Irish Rebells the three & twentieth day of October last, but doth not certainly knowe the man that did the same, but hard that hugh mc Cahall of Drummballagh in the said Barrony and County aforesaid did Murther him, And that shee this deponent was afterwards Robed & lost of leases of lands vizt of Ringvilly, Kilrout & Knockmakeggan in the said Barrony worth one hundreth pounds, in Corne worth one hundreth & threescore pounds, in Cattle worth ffowerscore & twelue pounds, in hay worth fower pounds, in household goods, provition & husbandry geare, worth threescore pounds, in debts thirtye three pounds in ready Monies twenty pounds in all Amounting to the some of ffower hundreth threescore and Nyne pounds.
<a> By Patrick mc Collo mc Donell of the Colledg lands in the said County gent: Art mcDonnell of the same gent, And diuerse other Irish Rebells of the Company of Captaine Rory Magwire of hassett towne in the Barrony of Lurge & County aforesaid the ffower & twentieth day of the same Month of October in the day tyme. And further deposeth that shee heard Cahall boy mc Dermott of Kilrout in the said Barrony of Clankelly and County aforesaid yeoman say that dublin Castle was taken and that they cold afford the English two or three barrells of Powder, And that the Irish within one forthnight wold have a newe Kinge or words to that Effect, which words he spoake in the hearing of this deponent & of Avis Braishawe wife to John Braishaw and Thomas Midlebrooke the five & twentieth day of the same month of October And did alsoe heare another Irishman (whose name shee

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shee knoweth not) say that it was pitty that any of the English or there breed shold be suffered to live for feare that they shold growe stronge againe <T> Or words to that effect
the marke of
Alice [mark] Tibbs
this deposed before vs
the 4th of January 1641
Roger Puttocke
Hen: Brereton
She is willing to doe any kinde of
huswifery, spin, card, knit, or otherwise
if she had any stock. or become a
seamster, or landress.

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{20 20}
Comit: ffermannagh
Alice Tibbs
Jan: 4o 1641
20 Cert fact


Deponent Fullname: Alice Tibbs
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Maximillian Tibbs, hugh mc Cahall, Patrick mc Collo mc Donell, Art mcDonnell, Rory Magwire, Cahall boy mc Dermott, Avis Braishawe, Thomas Midlebrooke, John Braishaw
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Witness, Witness, Mentioned