Examination of Thomas Lowe

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1646-02-12
Identifier: 810308r324


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Dublin
Deposition Type: Examination
Nature of Deposition: Investigative
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 308r

The examjnacion of Thomas Lowe of Dublin seller of strong waters taken at the Board 12 febr 1645
<d> The said Thomas Lowe saith that on tuisday last Jonathan Palye Jeremy Smith and an ould man named shepard; a mayd whose name the examinant knoweth not, but saith shee lives in the house of Mistris Eaton at Lowsy hill, and the examinant took boate at Lowsy hill in a boate belonging to Leonard Graves seaman, in which boate were then the said Graves and three boatemen, All which <e> persons & the examinant then went in that boate to the shipp called the Nicholas comanded by Capten Bray, and to the shipp called The Swan comanded by Capten Clerck both which shipps then lay & now lye in the bay of Dublin, Hee saith that the occasion of his going to the said shipps was to the end to receive a little reliefe sent him from one Samuell Lowe brother to the examinant by the hands of one who is Masters mate to in the said shipp called The <f> Nicholas, whose name the examinant remembreth not, Hee saith hee now remembreth that there was another ould man (besides those formerly mentioned) that went along in the said boate at the said time with the examinant and the other persons aforesaid to the said shipps, but his name the examinant knoweth not, and hee heard some of the said boatemen say <g> that hee is a Cooke, Hee saith that he received lettres about six monthes agoe signifying to him that a little relief was sent him by the hands of the said masters mate, of whom hee never since heard, vntill th from Owner Androes & Mr Lin at their [ ] returne from the

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<h> the said shipps hee vnderstood hee was in the said shipp, Hee saith hee knoweth of noe provisions letters or messages sent to or from any of the said shipps, only hee saith that the said shepard carryed with him in the said boate to the said shipps a bagg of turnipps, and hee saith there was another another bagg & a blankett tied vpp <i> which were then carried in the said boate to the said shipps but what the said bagg or blankett conteined the examinant knoweth not nor doth he e knowe which of the comp an y carried it Hee saith that two yong men whose names the examinant knoweth not, came along from the said shipp called The Nicholas in the said boate to Dublin but what they are or what their busines was, or to <k> whom sent the examinant knoweth not, Hee saith hee had noe licence to goe to the shipps other then this, that Gabriel Meade of Dublin merchant tould the examinant that hee the said Meade had a licence from the lo: lievtenant for him the said Meade, and one servant to goe to the said shipps to procure admission for the said Meade to goe to sea with his shipp, and the said Meade tould the examinant that that was a sufficient licence for the examinant to goe to the said shipps, the said Meade then desireing the examinant to moove the said Captens of the said shipps therin, which the examinant did but prevailed not therin
Thomas Lowe

12 febr 1645
Examjnations of Jonathan
Paly, Jeremy Smith
and Thomas Lowe

Deponent Fullname: Thomas Lowe
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Seller of strong waters
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Jonathan Palye, Jeremy Smith, Mistris Eaton, Leonard Graves, Capten Bray, Capten Clerck, Gabriel Meade, Owner Androes, Mr Lin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Witness, Witness