Letter by Jeremie Wyse

Collection: Other Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=818179r159] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 05:09 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1645-03-29
Identifier: 818179r159


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Miscellaneous
Nature of Deposition: Death, Words
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 179r

Right Worshippfull
<k> I giue you here to vnderstand the truth of our qurter in Duncannon; being driuen to that necessitie that we had neither water nor bread & haueing neuer a Chyrurgion in the ffort from the first begining to the Later end, where diuers men perrished of Curable wounds Daunted diuers of of the souldiers & besides the Smiths the Carpenders & some of our Gunners neclected their seruice & abide now with the Irish in Duncannon which neclect strocke discouragement in all, Lieutenant Larcon being dead about three weekes before the souldiers made Choyce of me haueing been a lowe Countrie souldiers to make quarter for them but Mr vnderwood my Lo: Chapplin seeing my Lo Esmond weaknes <l> he being vpon his deathbed preuented the souldiers for his owne pryuate ende and profitt of himselfe & his friends for where we mought haue had 4 or six peeces of ordinance the best ordinance & a ship broughte to the platforme to Carrie vs to what place we pleased; he freely bestowed all the ordinance vpon the Irish withall muskets pikes firelocks Musquet barrell{s?} peternells saddles bridles powder, Bullets great & smale Match with spades shouells pickactces & diuers others engines of warr onely he Caused the Generall <m> to bestowe [ ] euerie man his armes vpon & that euerie man might goe or stay at what place he pleased which was for the Generralls aduantage for theire was nere [hand?] fiftie that staide in the forte with their armes moreouer this man mr vnderwood after our Closs seige did neuer preach one sermon nor read vs anie diuine prayes pryvate nor publicke nor euer did giue vs some instruction for our soules health & where he made quarter for our baggage <n> promising vs 4 or 5 dayes libertie to sell it he thrust vs out in two dayes warrning & kept all the provission in the store to his owne vse; for general Preston bestowed vpon euerie man a Hollands Cheese but by him & Ensigne Poulton it was kept from vs
<My wyfe remembers her seruice to you & to Maior Capron she is desirous to goe to England to her Brother & sister I pray remember my seruice to Maior Caperon; with my loue & seruice to your Bedfellow & to yourselfe I am & euer wilbe
your seruant to Command
March the 29th 1645
Jeremie Wyse>

fol. 179v

fol. 180r

fol. 180v

29 Martij 1645
A lettre from Jeremy
wise to major flowre
Delivered by Sir fran:
Willoughby to the lo:
Lievt xj Apr 1645

To the Worshipfull Maior
william fflower in
Dublin thes

Deponent Fullname: Jeremie Wyse
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Lieutenant Larcon, Mr vnderwood, Lo Esmond, Ensigne Poultonit, Maior Capron, major flowre, fran: Willoughby, general Preston
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned