Deposition of Randall Adams

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

Date: 1642-08-22
Identifier: 817045r053


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Watson
Deposition Transcription:

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The deposicion of {the} deposition I Randall Adams Clearke formerly examined [ depose th] [ ] Westmeath sworne
the deponent saith that whoe saith That That about the firist of Nouemb. 1641 hee being in companie with some of the cheefe gentlemen of West=meath neere the place of his and their residence he heard some of the said gentimen professe (and say that to some ffriars then in company) that { } they and their fellowes were the cause of this great and mischeeveous Rebellion, and [ ] shew’d to their face what litle, (and indeede no cause) they had to haue begunne so many foule, abominableus actions as ge first generally they enioy’de some of the cheefest benefits the Kingdome could afforde; and that none either of the best or greatest (all things considered) could so fully be made partaker of them as they were, and for a further cornvinceing of them & of and their damnable villany they instanced in very many particulars as first the great freedome they had in religeon without controule, and that they generally had the best horses, clothes, meats, drinkes; and all othe{r} sorts of prouision, delightfull, or usefull; soe that none other had, or could hope to haue the like upon such cheape, or easie termes, for they had all without either care, or cost of theirs; and they had these and many other priuiledges beyond any of their owne [ ] function ether Regular or [ se ] secular through the Christian world; and therefore most bitterly cursed them to their teethe & Sayeing that they hoped God would bring that vengeance home to them that they by their cursed plotts laboured so wickedly to bring upon others. the gentle [ ] men the forenamed that sopke those very same words, (or words th to the verry like purpose) were Sir Oliuer Tuite: Knight Barronette: Eduard Tuite Esquire: a Justice of the peace: and Andrew: Tuite Esquire another a Justice of the peace
Randall Adams
Jur xxijo Augusti 1642
Will: Aldrich
Hen: Brereton

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Westmeath hand w
Mr Randall Adams Jur
22o Augusti 1642


Deponent Fullname: Randall Adams
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clerk
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Oliuer Tuite, Eduard Tuite, Andrew Tuite
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Denounced, Denounced, Denounced