Deposition of Richard Costalla

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-02-23
Identifier: 829173r105


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Captivity
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard Williamson
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 173r


Richard Costalla late of Durragh in the barony of Gooly in the com of Kilkenny <formerly> footman to Robert Wall clerk of Durragh irish papist Duly sworne & examined before vs by vertue etc (being takn prisoner this day in in the morning by Capt Bridges; deposeth & sayth that since Michaelmas last he hath serued as a pike man in the company belonging to the said Viscount Inkerrin <and came to Sir Edw ffz Harris his house the 19 day of ffebr [ ] Michaelstowne> who sayth that he knew not of this designe of spoyling the towne of Downe rayle, before he was come in the march within two miles off the place he sayth that the Army Cheife officers of the Army were these to his owne knowledge, as Leiutenant Generall Purcell and Seriant Maior Generall Butler abouesaid <and Edmund Butler of Balladrehy in com of Tipperary his Leiutenant Col:> eldest son to the Lord Inkerrin Patrick Walsh Seriant Maior Capt: James Birne of Cranavohaghnan in the parish of Loughlin & Com of Catherlough Capt Leiutenant to the Lord of Cahir Capt Tho Butler son to the Lord of Dunboyne Capt James Butler of Kilmoylre in Com of Tipperary Capt Owny O Duyer of the barony of Kilnemannagh in same Com Peirce Power of the Com of Waterford, besids [ ] diuers others Capt in all to the number of 20 companyes: vizt 7 companyes out of the Com of Kerry, 5 out of the Com of Limerick, 6 out of the Com of Tipperary and 2 out of the Com of waterford he sayth <also> that Capt Edmund ffennell was there also with 40ty horse & further he cannot depose

the marke of Richard [mark] Costalla
[apud] Castl: Downerayle
Jurat coram nob: 23 o ffebr:
Phil: Bisse
Ric: Williamson

Deponent Fullname: Richard Costalla
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Servant
Deponent County of Residence: Kilkenny
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Robert Wall, Capt Bridges, Leiutenant Generall Purcell, Seriant Maior Generall Butler, Lord Inkerrin, Patrick Walsh, James Birne, Lord of Cahir, Tho Butler, Lord of Dunboyne, James Butler, Owny O Duyer, Peirce Power, Edw ffz Harris, Edmund Butler, Edmund ffennell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel