Examination of Joan Condon

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=812302r243a] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 12:10 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1652-04-30
Identifier: 812302r243a


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Carlow & Killkenny
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: John Farrer
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 302r

The Examination of John Joan Condon of the Cittie of Kilkenny taken the 30th of Aprill 1652 concerning the murther of Richard Barnard and <B> John Banckes.
This Examinate deposeth that about Shrouetwesday in the yeare 1641 she did see Richard Barnard about the age of eleauen yeares sore wounded and afterwards he was hanged vpon the tenter hookes where his father vsed to hang stretch his cloath by Lewes Brenan and that she knoweth noe other Cause vnless it were were that he was of English parents, the cause of her knowledge is that she liued then in Castlecommer and did see him when he was hanged and the cutts vpon him and she further saith that she knoweth that the said Lewes Brenan hanged the said John Banckes being then but younge but of what age she knoweth {not}
Joan [mark] Condon her marke
Taken befor me the day
& year abouesaid
Jo: ffarrer

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fol. 302ar


fol. 302av

Examinations against
Mallifactors touchinge
Castlecomber English
27 August
against Lewis Brenan
not in prison

[The examination of Ellen Swift also appears on

fol. 302r


Deponent Fullname: Joan Condon
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Kilkenny
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Barnard, John Banckes, Lewes Brenan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Rebel