Philip Taylour late of the parish of Kilbride, & within the Com of Roscommon Clerk duly sworne & examined before vs by vert u e etc. deposeth & sayth, that about the 29th of October Anno Domini 1641, since the beginning & by means of this present rebellion in Ireland, he lost, was robbed & forceably despoyled of his goods & chattells to the seuerall values following vizt worth 1752 li. besides Church meanes worth 100 li. per annum Part of his said goods consisteth of debts oweing by Robbed Protestants
Of Sheepe Cowes horses, & mares to the value of seau’nty nine pownds. Of houshold-stuffe and prouision to the value of twenty pownds. Of debts to the summe of one thousand six fiue hundred & [ seu’n ] sixty one pownds, which ere this rebellion were esteemed good debts but now become desperate, by reason some of the debtours are Impouerisht protestants, as Mr Wilson of Kibeggan Esquire. Mr Beans Alexander Beane Clerk Robert Osburne clerk Henry Dillon Esquire, John Hodder Esquire, John Collin s, William Holyday clerk Walter Reily Clerk Henry K niue ton gentleman Richard Gazely, William Burnham, Edw: Ingry Esquire Augustine Kingsmill clerk John Warren Esquire Geo: Bortock gentleman John Mearne yeoman Robert Taunton, Elias Cotterell, Digory Triggs & Richard Aldwell and the rest papists & out in actuall rebellion, as James Mag ner of Ballywollaghan nere Newmarket gentleman and Anthony Magner Philip, & Edw: Magner of the same gentleman, Richard Barry of the old Abbey, in the parish of Mourne abbey gentleman William Kirke of Ballyha gentleman. besids Richard Lane of Tul s ke in said County of Roscommon Esquire, heertofore a reputed Protestant, and since this rebellion is gon out in action among the Rebbells, as the deponent is credibly informed, by Capt Willough by his Ensigne of the fort of Gallway: & therefore this deponent knoweth not any way how to gett any way satisfaccion from any of them the totall of his said losses amounts in goods & debts to the summe of one thousand seau’n hundred and ten pownds: besids, also he sayth that by means of this rebellion he is dispossessed of a lease nere Athlone wherein he had a tearme of 19, or 20 years vnexpired, worth aboue the landLords rents 18 li. eighteen e pownds per annum, damnifyed he r e in to the value of one hundred pownds: also by means of this rebellion he hath lost in the rent of a house in Downerayle t o the value of 12 li. per annum , dam: her e in one [ ] twelue pownds the totall of his losses in goods & chattells to the value of one thousand seau’n hundred fifty & twelue two pownds besids the Losse of the benefit of his vicaradge of Kilbride aforesaid worth Comunibus Annis one hundred pownds per annum which he leaueth to consideracion he sayth that one of his horses worth 20 li. was tak’n away by Cahir O Callaghans seruants and afterwards possessed by one Daniell O Keefe of or nere Drumtarragh-bridge gentleman, which Daniell aforesaid vpon a conference had between him & the deponent, did playnely confesse that he had the horse from Cahir O Callaghan aforesaid: he also sayth that one Michaell Hudson of Moyallo yeoman was, in the defence of a house in Moyallo aforesaid against the Irish army, killed by Teig Mc Na Crawer of Dunnanineeve one of Cahir O Callaghane’s seruants. he also sayth that one of Capt Jephsons Gepson s foot Company call’d ffrauncis Willoughby was kill’d nere Ballyhay on good friday last, by the Rebbells of Sir Edw: ffz’ Harris his forces and one of Capt: Jephsons troope Robertwas killd by the Lord Roch. his forces nere Castletowne Roch. He also sayth that Thomas Priddle another of Capt: Jephsons troope was hurt at the battle of Liscarroll by the Enemy, where of he after dyed. & further he cannot depose.
Jurat coram nob: 8o7o Mar: 1642.
Phil: Bisse Tho: Bettesworth