Examination of William Gaegan

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

Date: 1641-12-18
Identifier: 817057r063


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Captivity
Commissioners: Francis Willoughby
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 57r

(directly following the examination of Garret Tirrell on the same page)
The Examynation of william gaegan
<C> sayth that he Came from the County of westmeath from his maysters hows namely mr terrill the lawyer and that he lay at mr skurlocks howse the nyght before he came to this towne sayth his buisnes was for som bookes of his maysters that lay in his maysters hows hear in towne
sayth that his maysters brother garret terrill came alonge withe hym partly to help to carry the bookes and partly to buie hymself some clothes to which purpose he browght mony in his purs, but finding that this Examynant had a sute ready made he bowght that of hym which is the sute nowe on his backe
<D> gaegan being demaunded where he had that sute sayth to have bowght it of a marchant in this citty named Edmond warren but knowes not howe he came by it and alsoe that he bowght other Clothes of hym besides
sayth that the Clothes have layne at his maysters hows mr Thomas terrills this two terms
sayth that he Counseled garret terrill not to were those Clothes that day by reason it was fowle weather and that he terrill was to give hym gaegan ten pound for the sute.

fol. 57v

<E> being demaunded howe he intended to carry the books home to his mayster sayth that he meant to put them into a trunke. and to set them in on locks hows till they cowld convenyently be sent for to mr skurlocks hows and soe home to his maisters, sayth that he resolved withe mr terrill to goe owt of towne that day but hearing that mr terrill was in restraint he stayed dinner <F> in towne,further sayth that the people at mr Delamers toeld hym that mr terrill was Commyted to the Castell but for what they knewe not vnles it were for wearing such a sute of clothes and going vp and downe the street, And being demaunded whether any other persons Cam hyther in there Companyes Confesseth that there came a yong gentelman withe them on Nicholas terrill of Kilbreyde of the age of 20 years and was lodged as this Examynant thinks at locks hows, and the 2 footmen & this yong terrill was all the Company that they had
sayth that he met sir James dillon and sir Lucas fitz garret in the way betweene manuthe and Kilcoke having by them som 20 hors of whome they desired a tykket for there better conduckt whoe boath alighted and syned a tikket which this geagan hymself writ
<G> the Leive and sarieant that went to looke for this gaegan say that the people of the hows where he was denyed hym, the Leive vnderstanding that he was there made haest to a bake gate as ymagining he myght be Conveyed owt that way (which happened to be soe) for noe sooner was the Leive Com thither but gaegan went owt that way & soe he tooke hym
<H> yong nvgent that was before apprehended and comaunded to depart the Citty stayd long after in towne and went vp and downe the streets in mr terrills company that day that he went to vewe the wealls as was suspected
<I> mr warren of whom gaegan bowght the Clothes as he says is in the Cvntry at bally bin at mr burfords the lawyer richard rogers that is mr warrens partner sayes that the Clothes did belong to on mr spencer of whom mr warren had dyvers goods in payment of debts he owght mr warren desires to see the Clothes and he will give account of them

fol. 58r

fol. 58v

dec 1641
Examjnacion of Garet Terell
william Geoghegan
Rec 18 dec: 1641

Deponent Fullname: william gaegan
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: * terrill, mr skurlock, garret terrill, Edmond warren, Thomas terrill, mr Delamer, Nicholas terrill, James dillon, Lucas fitz garret
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned