Examination of William Bentley

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

Date: 1653-09-09
Identifier: 838096v171


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Thomas Richardson
Deposition Transcription:

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William Bentley of Beneley neere Drogheda Taylor aged fforty years or thereabouts being duely sworne and examined sayth that much about Aprill 1642 to the best of his remembrance vppon report of the marching of an Army of English and Scotts

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From Lisnegarvye or those parts towards the Countye of Cavan hee this Examinant being then in Charlemount saw many Irish with seuerall droves of Cattle <E> driving thorow Charl Charlemount and amongst them many faire Oxen and Cowes and a studd of horses mares and Colts which some of the Irish then there present said in the Examinants hearing were Mr Michaell Doynes Cattle And further sayth that by the report of the English in those parts the said Michaell Doyne was very inveterate against all of the English Nacion And further hee sayth not.

William Bentley
Septe the 9th 1653
Sworne before mee
Tho: Richardson

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Mr Simpson his Examinacion touching Mr Michaell Doyne & William Bentley
Rec 12 Sept 1653 in a letter from Mr Tho: Richardson



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Deponent Fullname: William Bentley
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tailor
Deponent County of Residence: Louth
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Michaell Doyne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel