Deposition of Dennis O’Brennan

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

Date: 1642-04-12
Identifier: 815217r292


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Desecration, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: John Sterne, Randall Adams
Deposition Transcription:

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<27> Dennis alias Donnaugh O Brennan of Mountrath in the Queenes Coumpt. Being duely sworne deposeth that about the latter end of Novemb: 1621 he was robed of 2 cowes which cost him 4 li. wanting a shilling of 3 horses worth 5 li. of househould stuff worth & profitt of garden worth 2 li. the cows & househould goods taken by Dermot O Donolon of Ballephin O Lallor of Clownkeene 2 horses violently taken away by Dermot O Donolon of Ballephin the deponent & further saith that upon his knowledge there are those hereafter named are actually in rebellion: Dermotte oge of Ballephin gent: Dermot Macaboy of Ballephin Neale O Lalor of the same: Dermot O Bale of Pa the same. Daniel O Dale of the same, Murtaugh O Dwein of the same: John White of the same, who ran away from his colours in Dublin: John O Doone of Clonkeene and Edmond O Doude of the same: Pat William Ma c Edmond of the Coole Daniel the sone of the said Will: MacEdmond; Paterick McEdmond another of his sons: John O Horeahan of the Downe Cheefe Landlord of there Paterick his sone and so all the rest of his sons; all which professed themselues to be the Queenes soldiers and that they had a commission from her to doe what they did or else they would neuer goe about any such thinge And saith that about the Market house of Mountrath he saw the Rebells teare in peeces 2 Bibles with most horrible indignation telling the English dogges as they called them should neuer come to howle there more
Donnaugh [mark] O Brennan his marke
John Sterne
Randall Adams

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Deponent Fullname: Dennis Donnaugh O Brennan
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Dermot O Lallor, Dermot O Donolan, Dermotte oge, Dermot Macaboy, Neale O Lalor, Dermot O Bale, Daniel O Dale, Murtaugh O Dwein, John White, John O Doone, Edmond O Doude, William MacEdmond, Daniel MacEdmond, Paterick McEdmond, John O Horeahan, Will: MacEdmond, the queen
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned