Deposition of Thomasin Osbaldeston

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

Date: 1643-03-23
Identifier: 820008r006


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Waterford
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Deposition Transcription:

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Thomasin Osbaldeston the wiffe of Peter Osbaldeston gent one of his Maiesties waiters of the Port of Waterford sworne examjned sayth: That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof: Her said husband & shee were deprived robbed or other wise dispoyled of their [ ] howshold stuffe and a gelding & other meanes & goodes worth ffower score One hundreth Powndes and above And that her said husband is like to be deprived of and loose the future proffits of his waiters place worth xx li. per annum vntill a peace be established And further saith that she knoweth not the names of those Robbers that tooke away their goodes becawse they were strangers of the Cuntry, & yet as shee is verely perswaded Came into the Citty of Waterford to robb her this deponent & her husband and others of the English protestantes: by the consent & instigacon of many of the townsmen of Waterford: ffor this deponent <A> saw in Company of those Robbers one Tho: White & Henry Poore both of th & James Bannard all 3 of the said Citty of Waterford; whoe were disguised with strang Capps that they might not be knowne: And yet this deponent knew at length discerned whoe they were And further saith that this deponent (att the tyme when the Right honorable the Lady Marquesse of Ormond & her Company came with a Convoy to Waterford) heard some of the towne & others Rebells in Waterford wish say & wish in Irish That they hadd the stripping of all that brave company: And further saith that the parties that she knew to be in the present Rebellion and to partake & beare armes with the Rebells & to robb the English within the towne of Waterford aforesaid are theis that follow vizt <B> Thomas Skiddy of Waterford Merchant John Lambert farmer Thomas Madde{n} Boatman Thomas Stronge merchant Pawle Keary vintner Roger Keary Schoolmaster John Cuffe a broken merchant & Thomas Waddin Boatman all inhabitantes of the towne of Waterford And saith alsoe tha{t} the Rebells in Waterford hanged one Peter fflabin as he came back from the lord President of Munster: Becawse he went in assist{ance} to the lord [ ] said Lord President & would not goe to Masse, as this deponent was credibly informed & beleeveth: And further saith That whenas this deponent had lyen in Child bed but 7 or 8 dayes: she hearing of new Rebells comeing into the towne that would distroy all the English: fledd for succour into the hospitall at Waterford & there lay secretly vpon bare straw for 4 dayes & nights together vntill she escaped by sea with her twoe Children & brother Tho: Wragg (all deprived of their cl{othes}
The mark of the said Thomasin Osbaldeston
{ } xxiijo Marcy 1642 coram
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Thomasine Osbaldeston
Jur 23o Marcy 1642
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Deponent Fullname: Thomasin Osbaldeston
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Waterford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Peter Osbaldeston, Tho: Wragg, Peter fflabin, lord President of Munster, Tho: White, Henry Poore, James Bannard, Thomas Skiddy, John Lambert, Thomas Madde{n}, Thomas Stronge, Pawle Keary, Roger Keary, John Cuffe, Thomas Waddin, Lady Marquesse of Ormond
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned