Deposition of Peter Harrison ex parte Thomas Wakefield

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

Date: 1642-01-13
Identifier: 809306r193


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Dublin
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Words
Commissioners: John Watson, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 306r

Peter Harrison of Dublin Bricklayer beinge duely sworne deposeth and sayeth That vpon or about the 16th of November last past hee this deponent beinge a servant and workman and vnto Tho: Wakefield Merchant nowe Mayor of Dublin at the said Mr Wakefeilds house at Killabeggs in the Countie of Wexford one William Doyle of fforchester in the said <A> Countie of Wexford gent (accompanied with Thomas Wafer of Killebeg Morris Byrne of ffortchechester Carpenter Dennis Day of Gurtinwood Carp. & Mathewealias Longe Mathewe servant to the said Wi lliam Doyle & a cheife Rebells v nder his comand William Doyle ffrancis Day servant to the said Tho: Wafer and the said Wafers <B> Plowman & divers other Rebells whose names this deponent knoweth not came to the house of the said Mr Tho Wakefeild at Killabeggs aforesaid and in a rebellious manner tooke possession of the said house saying he would sett the slater to Cover the how said howse And that the said Tho: Wafer tooke away some of the said Mr Wakefeilds goods out of the said house And he saith that the said William Doyle and Tho: Wafer are reputed Captaines amoungst the Rebells, And this deponent further saith that all the goods vpon the Land belongeinge to the said Mr wakefeild at Killabeggs aforesaid were taken away by the Rebells vnder the Commaund of the said William Doyle and Tho: Wafer By the losse of which his fyne, p d & rent paid his great charges vpon the lands, & his expulcon from thence, over and besides his losse of debts, this deponent is verely perswaded that the said Tho: Wakefeild is dampnifyed above sixteene hundreth Pownds [ ] And further saith that the said Wafer and divers others of the Rebells then said it was the Kings pleasure that they should doe what they did: & that his Maiesty would send noe ayd into this Kingdome to the pr and that it was their Religion they fought for
Peeter Harison
Jur 13o Jan: 1641
Joh Watson:
Will: Hitchcock


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18 45
Peter Harrison Wexford, for
Mr Maior
Jan. 13


Deponent Fullname: Tho: Wakefield
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Peter Harrison, William Doyle, Thomas Wafer, Morris Byrne, Dennis Day, ffrancis Day, Mathewe *
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Proxy, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel