Deposition of Edmond Pearse
- Reference: MS 821, fols 172r-172v
- County: Tipperary
- Date: 24/5/1642
- Type: Bisse
- Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost by Debts
- How to Cite
Edmond Pearse late of Cappagh in the parish of golden-bridge within the County of Tipperary gentleman (a brittish protestant duely sworne & examined by vertue of &c deposeth & saith. That on or aboute the begining of ffebruary last he was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt worth 150 li. 6 s.
Of Cowes heiffers and calues to the value of three & thirtie pounds ten shillings. Of mares horses sheepe & swine to the value of two & twenty pounds fiue shillings Of his corne & hay in the haggard or house to the value of thirtie foure pounds twelue shillings. Of houshouldstuffe & prouision in the house to the value of ten pounds of his enterest in his lease 20 li. He further sath that he was expelled & driuen away from his said farme & house where he left in corne in ground to the value of eighteene pounds which he verily conceaues to be lost vntill peace be truely settled in Ir eland. he saith that he was thus robbed & spoiled by the meanes of Robert Rosse of Cappagh aforesaid gentleman Rickard ô Qui rk of Quilyqui r ke in the said County gentleman He further saith And that Vllick Boorke of <A> Coolevongy in the said County gentleman James Roch of Cappagh in said County gentleman, & Thomas Dauis of the same gentleman Joiner all nowe in rebellion are indebted to this deponent in the sume of twelue pounds sterling. The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred & thirtie fiftie pounds six s. that the robbery aforesaid was committed by the meanes of Robert Rosse of Cappagh aforesaid gentleman Rickard Quirke of Quellyquircke in the said County gentleman Edw: Butler of Ballydauy in the said Com gentleman & further he deposeth not.
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