Deposition of ffrancis Wyne

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

Date: 1643-11-01
Identifier: 835251r277


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Words, Succour
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 251r

ffrancis Wyne of the parrish of Clowness and Countie of ffermanaghe gent sworne and examined deposeth and saith That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof He hath bin and still is deprived robbed & forceibly dispoyled of the possession rents and proffits of his farme & the improvement & value thereof & of due debts Corne hay fewell beasts Cattle horses mares, swyne, appell howshold stuff vtensills sheepe and other goodes & chattells all of the value, and to his losse of ffowre hundred and ffifty pounds sterling, And further saith That the Rebells that soe robbed and dispoiled him were and are theis That follow vizt < a > Rory mc Gilpatrick mc Rory mc Maghan of the barrony of Dartrie in the same County of Monaghan gent, And Redmond mc Rory mc Maghan his vncle: both captaines to Hughe oge mc Maghan of the same Barrony Esquire (which Hugh was at that tyme at Dublin with the Lord Maguire) Patrick O Og ly of Clantoverin Com ffermanagh gent and their other complices trusted and imployed for takeing, and surpriseing of the Castle of Dublin and by one Patrick o Ogl y of Clantevin Com fferm ermanagh gent when and where they were apprehended) Owen mc Con mc Hugh mc Maghan < b > of the same Barrony another Rebellious Captain Owen mc Patrick mc Brian oge mc Maghan of the same Barrony gent: Which Captains & the said Owen mc Patrick with their souldjers at or about the same tyme robbed and dispoyled alsoe all his English neighbours in in & about Clowness aforesaid & strippt them naked, and murthered all the English they could meete with out of & about the same towne of Clowness: Not soe much as spareing those vnto whom some of the said Captanes had given protecions in writing And this deponent heard one Turloghe at that tyme the said Owen mc Patrick say that they had the kings Comission to do what they did, which pretence the deponent was & is confident to bee most false And this deponentt is verely perswaded he had bin murthered but that hee was rescued seuerall times by one Turloghe

fol. 251v

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O Connelly a popish preist, whoe carried him 9 myles out of the towne to a private place of saffetie: for doeing whereof some of the [ ] Rebells (after his returne) would have hanged the said preist (as this deponent hath bin credibly informed) And saith that from that place of saffty, he the deponent, fled to Sir James Craiges Castle of Croaghan in the County of Cavan where he and the other possessers of that Castle were often beseeged both in the day & night by Phillip mc Mulmore รด Rely ner of nere Kilmore, in the said countie of Cavan Esquire Edmund o Rely of the same his older brother Myles mc Edmund O Rely then high Sherriff of the County of Cavan Charles mc Coweran of in the County of Cavan gent & their souldjers whoe murthered divers of those that went out of that Castle; and deserted not their attempts untill those of the Castle necessitated by want (paying iiij d. or vj d. for a quart of water & tooke quarter and left the said Castle
ffra: wine
Jur primo Nov: 1643 coram
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton

Francis Wyne Jur
primo Nov: 1643
Intw Cf

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Deponent Fullname: ffrancis Wyne
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Rory mc Gilpatrick mc Rory mc Maghan, Redmond mc Rory mc Maghan, Hughe oge mc Maghan, Lord Maguire, Patrick o Ogly, Owen mc Con mc Hugh mc Maghan, Owen mc Patrick mc Brian oge mc Maghan, Turloghe O Connelly, Phillip mc Mulmore , Edmund o Rely, Myles mc Edmund O Rely, the king, Charles mc Coweran
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Succour, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Rebel