Examination of Walter Cusack

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

Date: 1653-11-02
Identifier: 816310r192


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Meath
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Words
Commissioners: Thomas Richardson
Deposition Transcription:

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The examination of Walter Cusack of Rathregan in the County of Meath gent taken at Dublin the second day of November 1653 Who being duly sworne saith
That about Eleven or twelve a clock at night after the xvijth of March in the yere 1645 to this Examinants now best remembrance being in the time of Cessation of Armes, hee this Examinant together with Garrett Weisley of Dengan in the said County gent (since deceased) Roger McNemarra now of Rathregan in the same County yeoman Robert Cusack now of Dengan aforesaid gentleman, & divers others whoe are since dead, were att one Richard Cowneys howse an Inkeeper, there & then came vnto them at that time <A> one Edward Weisley now of Dengan aforesaid gent & Teige fflanagan of then of Dengan aforesaid yeoman (whoe were both of them then servants to the said Garrett Weisley) Att whose comeing in their maister asked them where they had bin soe late in the night They the said Edward Weisley & Teige fflanagan in this Examinants hearing & presence then answered wee have been seeking for the price of a skeane or a soonagh called in English a Mantle, & then they shewing a Coate which they had, they further said & affirmed that they had lately mett with an English souldjers hard by Longwood & had killd him, & then also they boasted of that action & how they had brought that Coate as a signe or token thereof: And then also in this Examinants presence the said Edward Weisley sold his part in the said Coate to his fellowe Teige fflanagan, for three shillings six pence: And the said Garrett Weisley said they were Roagues & deserved hanging for the fact becawse it was done in the time of Cessation but where the said Teige fflanagan now dwelleth this Examinant cannott tell
Walter Cusack
November the seacond 1653
Sworne before mee
Tho: Richardson

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2o Nov. 1653
Mr Walter Cusacks examjnation against Edward Weisley & others for the murther of an Englishman in the county of Meath

send for Weisley and examine him

Deponent Fullname: Walter Cusack
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Garrett Weisley, Roger McNemarra, Robert Cusack, Richard Cowney, Edward Weisley, Teige fflanagan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Denounced, Denounced