Deposition of Jasper Synnott
- Reference: MS 811, fols 059r-060v
- County: Wicklow
- Date: 8/3/1642
- Type: Dublin Original
- Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Stripping
- How to Cite
The examinacion of Jasper Synnott late servant vnto Sir John Hoey of Donganstowne in the Countie of Wickloe knight taken before vs the 8th daie of March 1641 by vertue of his Maiesties Comission v nder the greate Seale of Ireland &c.
The saide examinate beinge sworne and examined deposeth and sayeth that his saide late Masters rents yssuinge out of his Lands [
shillings ster per annum _________________________________482 li. 10 s. per annum
Rents by the yeare att least besides his saide lands lying remote from Dublin are not like of a longe tyme after peace to be brought to the habitacion and improvment againe as they were when the Rebellion began
This examinat further deposeth that there hath beene of late built vpon his saide Masters landes aforesaid and vpon layed out in the improvement thereof the value and a the sume of three thowsand poundes att leaste of which hee can make noe benefitt by reason of this
rebellion _____________________________________________3000 li.
And this examinat further deposeth that the Rebells in the saide Countie of Wickloe viz Teige oge Birne of Ballynwally in the saide Countie gent, Donnogh Birne his eldest sonn Cullagh Birne and Edmond Birne twoe <A> others of his sonnes, Luke Toole of Castlekevin Esquire of the said Countie, Dermott mc Gilpatrick of Kilmacurn in the saide Countie gent, Hugh mc Laughlyn of Ballymorreyes in the saide Countie gent, and diuers others vnknowen to this examinate kepte their Campe att Donganstowne and robbed and spoyled the saide Sir John Hoey knight of horses mares Cowes Oxen Sheepe Corne in the haggard Corne in grounde howshould stuffe brasse pewter beddinge Chayres stooles and other goodes and haue spoyled and defaced the saide howse in takinge away the leads and other things to the value of one thousand fower hundred & twelue poundes att leaste which this examinate accompteth the saide Sir John Hoey to bee deprived of by occasion of this rebellion _________________1412 li.
And this Examinate further deposeth that there are severall arrears of rents and other debts due vnto the saide Sir John Hoey knight by specialties and otherwise in this kingdome amountinge to above three hundreds poundes, some of which debtors beinge English protestants are robbed and vndone by the rebbells and others of them beinge Irish papists are all in rebellion, Soe that those rents and debts by occasion of this rebellion as hee conceiveth are become desperate and the saide Sir John Hoey likely to bee deprived thereof _________300 li.
And this examinat further sayeth that vppon the whole matter hee accounteth that the saide Sir John Hoey hath loste by this rebellion in his yearely rentes the
some of ______________________________________________482 C li. 10 s.
And in goodes Chattles debts arrears of rentes and in buildinge and improvements
the some of ___________________________________________4812 li.
Soe that the wholle sum of the present losses besides the future amount to
Sum ma total is 5294 li. 10 s.
Jurat 8th March 1641
John Hoey knight
his losses Jasper Synnott Jur 8 Marcij 1641
Cert fact Intr