Deposition of Roger Greene and Garrett Barry

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-12-12
Identifier: 820230r195


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Waterford
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Words
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Elwell
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 230r

The examination of Roger Greene late of Ballyhambles Parish of Killotomoy barony of Cosemore and Cosebridy and within the County of Waterford husbandman taken before vs vpon oath of the holy Evangelist by vertue of a Comission beareing date at Dublin the 5th day of March last concerneing the losses and sufferinges of his Maiesties subiects brittish and prostestants within the Province of Munster &c deposeth & saith
That on or aboute the first day of October las{t} this deponent together with the number of eleven me{n} & women vizt Alexander Crase Garrett Bary Rich West William Watts William o Hea [ ] Ann Merryvile the wife of John Merryvile vrsula Gullyferr & others were sent by directions from Sarieant major { }yard Governor of the Towne of youghall ouer the ferry of youghall aforesaid into the county of Wat{er}ford to reape & bind some of the rebells corne namely William o shighane for one, whoe noe sooner fell to woorke aboute the reapeing of the said Corne but the enemy consisting of the number of forty horse & three score foote or therabouts came and assaulted this deponent & the rest & being apprehended by them they caryed them prisoners to Dungarvan a place of the enemyes randivou{se} & being then comitted a long time then & the{re} they obserued two barques come in to Dungarvan aforesaid one wherof came out of Spayne laden with armes and amunition comanded by one capteine John Donnell a natiue of this kingdome, & thother laden with salte powder and armes newly come ou{t} of ffrance but what quantity of armes & other

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Amunition they brought into the said harbour this <B> deponent knoweth not He likewise deposeth that he then obserued one Bourke (his Christian name he knoweth not) to come thither out of the County of Clare whoe bought from the said Capteine Donell three hundred musketts sixteene barrells of powder and fiue thousand weight of Match & caryed the same away being guarded with a convay of Twelue musketiers sent with him by John Butler of Ballycloghy in the County of Tipperary then Capteine & cheefe comander of the Castle of Dungarvan aforesaid Garrett Barry of youghall in the County of Cork yeoman this day came before vs and <C> deposed likewise vpon the holy Evangelist that the premisses were true in all particulars These deponents lastly doe seuerally that they saw at Dungarvan aforesaid John Roch of Ballyfinsoge in the County of Waterford gentleman beareing armes in the Company of the said John Butler likewise they saw then & there James Butler late of Grange in the said County gentleman then in company with the rebells & further they canot depose that then & there they heard the rebells at Dungarvan aforesaid curseing the puritants & sayeing they were the cause of all this mischeefe &c
Roger [mark] Greenes marke
Garrett [mark] Barryes marke
Jurat coram nobis
12o Decembris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Thomas Ellwell

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Roger Greene late

fol. 231v

The Jointe examination
of Roger Greene and
Garrett Barry


Deponent Fullname: Roger Greene, Garrett Barry
Deponent Gender: Male, Male
Deponent Occupation: Husbandman, Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Waterford,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Alexander Crase, Rich West, William Watts, William o Hea, Ann Merryvile, vrsula Gullyferr, John Merryvile, William o shighane, Sarieant major { }yard, John Donnell, John Butler, James Butler, * Bourke
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel