Deposition of Robert fflacke
- Reference: MS 835, fols 201r-202v
- County: Fermanagh
- Date: 12/8/1642
- Type: Dublin Original
- Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
- How to Cite
Robert fflacke of Mulloghmore in the Countie of ffermanagh gent sonne & heire to Robert fflacke late of the same Clerke deceased and brother & heire to Thomas fflacke of the same Clerke deceased, and brother & heire to Phillip fflacke late of Drumrollogh in the foresaid Countie gent deceased, all three of them being murdered by the Rebells: being duly sworne deposeth & sayeth that the said Robert fflacke his father, & Thomas and Phillip his said brothers, and himselfe the first said Robert fflacke were the 23th day of October last 1641 & sithence severally & respectivly seized & possessed of diuers lands tenements goods & Chattles the particulers whearof to the best of this deponents remembrance are as followeth:
In Cowes Cattle, Oxen, & heifers to the number of three hundred worth_____ 500 li.
In horses mares & Coults to the number of two hundred & fortie well worth_____ 800 li.
In shee English sheepe two hundred well worth_____ 060 li.
In Corne viz wheat Barly & Oates in the haggard being threescore Reekes well worth____ 260 li.
In winter pro ui sion of hay being sixteene stackes and two barnes full worth_____ 060 li.
In hogges & swyne to the number of twentie worth____ 006 li.
In jewells plate ready mony household stuffe & apparrell worth_____ 600 li.
In debts vpon bonds bills and arreares of Rents that were then due the sum of___ 230 li.
In In lease hold lands for yeres of the cleare yearely rent of 8 pounds which is like to be lost vntill peace be settled_____008 li. per annum
<And were seized of> freehold lands of inheritannce of the cleare yearely Rent of threescore pounds whearevpon theare was built one fayre house or Castle which Coste the building six hundred pounds_____ 60 li. per annum & 600 li.
A the Rentes and proffite of The inheritannce of the advowsion and right of Patronage and presentation [
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And further sayeth that they the forenamed partyes being of the said particulers seuerally & respectively soe seized & possessed about the tyme aforesaid and since were theareof & euery parte & parcell theareof expelled Robbed disspoyled & deprived, by the Rebells Roory Magwyre, Hugh mc Adeggany Magwyre Preiste, Laughlin mc Cabe, Tirlough mc Cabe Roory mc Cabe, Tirlogh Magwyre, Owen mc Cabe Donogh oge mc A Teggart Coohunuaghtt [
< I > And further deposeth that he hath often times hearde some of the said Rebellious persons say that they would bee neuer submitt themselves or stande to his Maiesties mercie soe longe as theare was either English or Scotchman alive in this kingdome except some few Artificers whom they would keepe as slaues to work for them and that they would neuer have any other but then Irish then officers and magistrates to rule < J > ouer them and further deposeth not
And further sayeth that he knoweth these ensueinge persons to bee in Actuall Rebellion vizt Hugh buy mc Bryan Carragh Magwyre Donogh oge Magwyre, Thomas Magwyre, James Sollagh Magwyre, Patrick Magwyre, Edmund O Sleaveen Donogh O Monoghan Phelim oge Monaghan, James O Monaghan Patrick Magragh, Patrick mc Cragh, Patrick mc Choen, Cahell mc Choen of the parish aforesaid Redmond mc Guire Cullogh mc Guire Hugh Booy mc Shane oge mc Guire Owen Ballagh mc Leisher Donnogh ô Durnyne and Redmond ô Durnyne Collogh [
And further sayth that Robert Ricroft Tho: Slate John Bell William Bell & his sonn & 6 more protestantes here within the parrish of Maghereculimony aforesaid
murthered at 2 seuerall tymes by the Rebells; and 3 more protestantes were hanged at other se u erall tymes by the Rebells vizt by Hugh mc Adeggany Mc Guire aforenamed a preist, (whoe alsoe caused many others at other times to be hanged & did wold tell the other Rebells that he wold pardon and forgive them for killing of the heretickes meaneing the protestantes calling them English doggs) & by [
< Mr Stern, Mr Aldrich >
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