Deposition of Richard Winter
- Reference: MS 829, fols 172r-172v
- County: Limerick
- Date: 16/12/1642
- Type: Bisse
- Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Stripping
Richard Winter late of Cloughoge in the parish of Mangeridge & within the County of the Citty of Limericke Mazon a brittish protestant duly sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth that about Christmasse last & since the beguining of this present rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed & forceably dispoyled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt value of 155 li.
Of Cowes one Mare & Colte & swine to t h e value of six score & eight pounds Of houshould & prouition to the value of fiveteene pounds Of Corne & hay in the haggard to the value of eight pounds Of Corne in ground lost by meanes of this rebellion to the val ue of foure pounds The deponent saith that by meanes of this rebellion he hath lost h is lease of the land of Clancadr in The totall of his losses amounts to seuen score & fiftee ne pounds And further hee deposeth that one day digging some Rootes neere the Castle of bealnacarrogh there Came foure men one wherof was called James o healdhe a butcher of Limericke, whoe layd hould on him the deponent drawing him by maine force out of shott of the said Castle where they stripped him of his Cloathes from his backe, he lastly saith that one Tho: Helper of the Citty of Limerick baker being a protestant ere this rebellion is since turned papist & further he deposeth not
Jurat coram nobis
16o December 1642
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