Examination of Denis Clansie

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

Date: 1643-10-20
Identifier: 817083r078


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Examination
Nature of Deposition: Breach Of Cessation
Commissioners: Gerard Lowther, Richard Bolton
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 83r

The Examinacon of Denis Clansie of Athlone Bucher of the age of thirty six yeares or thereabout being duly sworne and examined taken before vs the 20 of october 1643 by verty vertue of an order of the Right honorable the Lords Justices and Counsell dated the [ of same? ] 20 of october 1643
The said examinate being duely sworne and examined <a> saith that he came from Athlone with 35 head of cattle intending to drive them to Dublin and that vppon sunday the 15th of this instant October he came with the said Cattle to Kenegad in the County of westmeath where he was and his cattle were staid by the Warders of Castle of Kenegad vnder the command of Sir Luke <b> ffitzGerrald knight as they tould this Examinat being about [ ] sixteene or twenty in number and the said soildiers and warders of the said Castle at Kenegad compelled this Examinat then to pay vnto them 12 d. a head for the said Cattle amounting to 35 s. which summe they demanded as Custome and made stay of this Examinat and his Cattle vntill they constrayned him to pay the same. and further saith that <c> the same day he came along with his said Cattle to newCastle in the County of Meath where he and his said Cattle were againe staid by a ward of Soidiers about twelve or thirteene in number vnder the Command has he was tould in the Country of ffather R[ ] Rowan the Priest which said soildiers compelled this examinat to pay vnto them 12 d. a head more for custome <d> of his said cattle which and they pretended vnle and allsoe made stay of him vntill they forced him to payed the sam{e}

fol. 83v

and this examinat furthe saith not.
Denis [mark] Clansies
[Ri: ] Bolton Canc
Gerrard Lowther

<e> the said examinat further saith that comeing along with his Cattle from newe Castle towards Clancurry he ment a man on hors-backe on the way armed with a sword and a pistoll who demanded of this Examinat from whence he came with his cattle and whither he went with them this examinat tould him that he came out of Connaught and was goeing d[ ] to Dublin wherevppon he said to this Examinat <f> that but for one thing he would take his cattle from him and Commaunded him to come noe more that way with any cattle threatening him if he did to take the cattle from him and this examinat further saith that the man that soe threatned him (as he was tould) was Captaine John welch.
Denis [mark] Clansies
Ri: Bolton Canc
Gerrard Lowther

[Endorsement on

fol. 86v


Deponent Fullname: Denis Clansie
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Butcher
Deponent County of Residence: Unknown
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Luke ffitzGerrald, * Rowan, John welch
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel