Deposition of Richard Chapman
- Reference: MS 831, fols 198r-198v
- County: Roscommon
- Date: 8/1/1644
- Type: Dublin Original
- Nature of Deposition: Robbery
- How to Cite
Richard Chappman of Castelmaine in the Countie of Roscomon gent aged about 60 yeres sworne and examined before his Maiesties Commissioners saith & deposeth That about the first of November 1641 when the rebellion broke out in the County of Roscomon aforesaid & since This deponent was forceibly expelled from his howses lands farme rents chardge debts Cattle horses mares sheepe and other goods & chattells worth one thowsand six hundred & forty pownds ster, And since he accompteth that he hath lost in the proffitts of his lands farme & Rent charge CCx li. In all amounting to the sume of One thowsand eight hundred & fyfty pownds And that this deponent is Like to be deprived of and Loose the future proffits of his lands farme and rent charge vntill a peace be setled (worth formerly when the Rebellion began Cxx li. per annum, And saith that the parties that soe expelled robbed and deprived him he cannott name for that they were all but loose and Idle Rogues the servants & followers of Charles ô Connor Dun of Ballentobber Esquire in the same Countie & of John ô Connor of Leitrim in the said County of Roscomon gent, and some of them were of ô Hanleys Cuntry in the same County of Roscomon <A:> Only he saith That one MrDevenish of Athlone gent sonn to Alderman devenish of the Citty of Dublin and the Kellyes and Nortons of the Barrony of Athlone robbed & deprived him of some of his goods & meanes at Miltowne in the said County of Roscomon about the first of November aforesaid And further saith that some part of the said goodes vizt a great quantetie of Corne some cattle horses & sheepe were taken from him att Richard Chapman Castlemeaghan in the County of Roscomon And his stock of Cowes and o xen & other and cattle were taken from him at Lissoucragg nere Miltowne in the said County of Roscomon which with the value of his leases the meane proffits of his landes and other his goodes & chattells doe amount vnto the totall sume of 1880 li.
<Dr J: Mr B:>
Jur viijo Jan: 1643
The examina tion of Hubert Crom hout
C. Dublin .
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Rich: Chapman Jur viijo Jan: 1643
Robbery only Intw