Deposition of Anne Bullinbrooke

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

Date: 1642-12-22
Identifier: 839030r022


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Death, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Randall Adams
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of Anne Bullinbrooke late of Dungannon in the Countie of Tiron widdow, the Relict of John Bullinbrooke, Master of the ffreeschoole of the Countie, deceased Taken before vs the vndernamed Comission er s appointed for the enquireing out, of the losses of the distressed Protestants in Ireland, theday of Anno Domini 1642 Who being sworne and examined vppon the holly Evangeliste Deposeth and sayeth That vppon Satterday the 24th day of October 1641 shee and her said husband were Rob’d Stript and deprived of goods, Chattles, and other personall estate, to the value of fower hundred powndes and vpwards, which she and her said husband were a longe tyme lawfully possessed of, Vntill the tyme aforesaid When they were forcibly robbd of & turn’d out of all there said goods chattles, & personall estate, by the Rebells Sir Phellym Roe ô Neale, and other his vngodly & rebellious followers, then and yet Rebells of that Countie, by whom they were seuerall tymes stript naked, and left comfortlesse to the open Ayre, in which misserable estate they continued so long, That her said husband & one child at length dyed thorough hunger & colde. And further saith not that the Rebell Randall mc Donnelle Patrick <a> Mc donnell & their Companes whose names she Knoweth not did Comitt divrs outrages & Cruelties and in particuler they or some of them murthered one Mr Mather the minister of Dunnamore Mr Blith mynister of Dungannon: William Odber another minister & about 12 more english protestants in or nere dunganon aforesaid: And th is further sayth That it was a generall report amongst the Rebells att that tyme That they wold leave neithr scottish nor English in Ireland And when that was done the King of Spaine should be their King: & one that came from dublin & was a messinger for the said Sir Phelim ô Neile about the very begining of the Rebellion publiquely reported That the Spaniards were landed & had taken Dublin: And it was alsoe a generall report amongst the Rebells that when they had distroyed all the English & Scottish in Ireland they would goe with their forcs into England to help the King: And further saith That

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her said husband (to save his liffe from the Rebells) did for tenn weeks together shelter and hyde himself in the wylde woodes: where he lived most miserably & poorely And saith alsoe that it was an ordinary report amongst the Rebells that they had the queens Comission for what they did. And if they hadd not risen vp in armes as they did the Scotts would have shortly risen vp against them and either would have inforced them to goe to the Church or or would have kild them all or to that effect
signum [mark] predicte Anne
Jur xxijo dec 1641
Randall: Adams
Hen: Brereton.

Ann Bullingbrooke
Jur 22o dec 1642
Intw Cert
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Ann Bullinb{rooke}

Deponent Fullname: Anne Bullinbrooke
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Tyrone
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phellym Roe , Randall mc Donnelle, Patrick Mc donnell, Mr Mather, Mr Blith, William Odber, John Bullinbrooke
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim