Deposition of Peter Floyd
- Reference: MS 821, fols 164r-164v
- County: Tipperary
- Date: 23/8/1642
- Type: Bisse
- Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Stripping, Lost by Debts
Peter ffloyd of Killenane in the parish of Thurls in the baroney of Eliogerty in the County of Tipperary yeaman duly sworne & examined before vs by vertue of etc. deposeth & sayth that about the twentyeth of Decemb: last past & since the beginning of this present rebellion in Ireland, he lost, was robbed, & forceably despoyled of his goods & chattells to the seuerall values following vizt. value of 50 li.-6 s.-8 d.
Of Cowes & one horse & three hoggs to the value of twenty seauen eight pownds. Of houshold stuffe & prouision to the value of twenty six pownds six shillings eight pence. Of a debts due from John the Lady Thurls sheepheard a rebell: thirty shillings & Joane Saunders spinster of Thurls a rebell the totall of his losses amounts to fifty three fiue pownds six sixteene shillings eight pence.
He furthr sayth that this deponent his wife & foure of his children were all stript starke naked & robbd at Killynane in parish of Thurls in said county by the Rebbells whose names he knoweth not be c but it was don in the darke night. & fur he also saythe that William Hall of Thurls Shoomaker, heretofore a reputed Protestant & since turn’d papist & further he cannot depose.
Jurat coram nobis 23d Aug:
Wee his Maties Comissioners app