Deposition of Thomas mcCartny

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:47 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1642-04-04
Identifier: 835194r233


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 194r

Thomas mcCartny late of Laughnarragh in the Countie of ffermanagh a Brittish Protestant duly sworne and examined deposeth That since the beginning of this present rebellion in Ireland hee hath lost and beene robbed dispoiled and deprived of his goods chattles debts and proffitts of land to the values following vizt of housholdstuffe worth threescore pounds of houses which are burnt by and cast downe by the rebells at Laughnarragh aforesaid, and of the proffitt of a garden there worth thirtie pounds, of cattle worth tenn p tenn pounds, of two houses and in Iniskillin in the said County which cost him fower score pounds, the building & 2 acres of land well worth to have beene sold an hundred pounds, And the deponent further saith That the same day that the Newry was taken by the rebells this deponent as hee was travaileing from thence towards Carrigfergus Hee was robbed & stript of his cloathes worth three pounds and of sixteene pounds in <a> ready money and of his horse worth the five pounds and was verify cruelly beaten & wounded by Sir Con Magenis, James Veldon of the Newry then a Captaine rebell, another old rebell called Captain Murphie & many other rebells vnknowne to the deponent, And hee further saith That hee lost his said estate in the County of f fermanagh by the meanes of Rory Magwire & his companie of rebells to a great number whome hee cannot name in regard hee was not then at home, And hee further saith That divers persons of good estates were at the beginning of this rebellion & yett are indebted vnto this deponent in severall summes of money amounting to fowerscore an hundred pounds which hee is out of hope ever to recieve in regard some of them are robbed and dispoiled by the rebells and all the rest of them in actuall rebellion And hee further saith that hee heard some of the said rebells say that they had the Kings warrant for what they did, and that they were the Kings soldiers & the Queenes soldiers.
<in tot 308 li.>
signum predicti Tomas [mark] mcCartny
Jur 4o Aprilis 1642 coram
William Aldrich
William Hitchcocke

fol. 194v

687 80

Deponent Fullname: Thomas mcCartny
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Con Magenis, James Veldon, Captain Murphie
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel