Deposition of Reynold and Elizabeth Griffith

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

Date: 1642-01-06
Identifier: 836006r005


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Armagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Captivity, Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 6r

Reynold Griffith of Tandrogee in the barony of Oreagh in the County of Ardmagh deposeth that the 23th of october last he was robbed and despoyled to the valew undermencioned in goods viz.
in Cowes to the valew of -------------xv li.
in haye malte & other
provision -------------------------------xx li.
in howsehold stuffe & mony --------xx li.
in mony ---------------------------------vj li.
in bills and notes of debts ------------xvj li.
<77 li.>
<a> The Rebells and in spetiall were Aughye Hanlye of the parish of Tandrogee and Laghlyn Roe hanly of the same and the sept and kindred of the hanlyes in a multitude assembled of the whole Cuntry
After which robbery some fower of the said Rebells fell vpon the deponent and wounded hym & left hym for dead and having stripped hym did pursue this deponent, being recovered, some [ eigh ] sixteen miles of purpose to murther hym and this deponent wife Elizabeth Griffith sayth that she was deteyned three weekes after her husbands de escape, with the said Rebells and was forced to brewe fe the said Rebells and stealing away with her childr{en} did meeting with other Rebells the who tooke a Child of hers of 14 yeeres age s age and before her face drowned hym in a bog [ ] pitt & hold d hym downe with a sword whilst he was a drowning This was done by the Newry vpon Mr Watsons land
Reynold Griffith
Elizabeth [mark] Han
Jur 6to Januarij
John Sterne
Hen: Brereton
for England

fol. 6v


3 2
Reynold Griffith Com
Armaghe & Elizabeth his wife
5 Jan: 1641 Jur
Elizabeth Griffith


Deponent Fullname: Reynold Griffith, Elizabeth Griffith
Deponent Gender: Male, Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Armagh,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Aughye Hanlye, Laghlyn Roe hanly, Mr Watson
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned