Examination of Richard Roertie

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

Date: 1653-02-17
Identifier: 813210r145


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Isaac Dobson, James Donelan, Thomas Dongan
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 210r

The examjnacion of Richard Roertie now prisoner in Dublin aged twenty fiue yeares or thereabouts taken the xvijth of ffebr 1652 before vs by order of the high Court of Justice
<A> Who beeing examjned saith, That hee was not with the partie that killed the three English soldiers about a yeare of the last harvest a neere the bogg of Cloncurry or that sett vppon them, that hee had not any of the clothes, knappsacke or soldie sword that did belong to any of the said soldiers, Hee saith that Donnogh Connor Bradagh the boy a who as is alleadged was then in his Company, was neuer seruant to the examjnant but was did serue his brother James Roertie who was at the killing of the said soldiers that hee did see the said boy the next day after the said murder was comitted with a Ca soldiers Cassocke vppon him in company

fol. 210v

<B> Company with his said brother John Heuy and others John Rochfort and Thomas รด Donoghie who were at the said murder and that hee did not see the said boy in halfe a yeare before, And further saith not,
Richard [mark] Roerties
Ja Donelan
Tho: Dongan
Isaac Dobson

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fol. 211v

The examjnacion of
Richard Roertie
The murther of three
English soldier by

Deponent Fullname: Richard Roertie
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Connor Bradagh, James Roertie, John Heuy, John Rochfort, Thomas
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel