Examination of Thomas Burk

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Identifier: 830187r139


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Galway & Roscommon
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Succour
Commissioners: Peter Stubber, Robert Clark
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 187r

The examination of Collo: Thomas Burk taken before Collonell peeter stubber and Mr. Robertt Clark beinge Comissioners for [ ] the Administration of Justice in the precincts of Gallway.
Whoe beinge examined saith, that he was not in place when sargea{nt} Rouleright and the rest of the English with him, were aprehended by the Lord of Clanmoris his party, as but after they were apprehended he <A> came, [ ] to stran=more when the aforesaid party with the prisoners were Departinge the towne with the Lord of Clanmoris, he further saith he parted with himselfe from the said Company before they came to the place of execution; And further saith he was the instrument of saueinge John furlonges life beinge one of the said English, then taken prisoner, and conueyed him out of the said place; with his horse and Armes, which said horse and Armes he sent to the said Mr. furlonge aboute twoe Daies after, And further saith not.
Thomas Burke
Peter: Stubber
Robert Clarke

fol. 187v


fol. 188r


fol. 188v


The examination of
Collo: Thomas Burke
concearninge the Murther
of Sargeant Rowleright
and other English in the
begininge of the warr.
comitted to the Goale at Gallway

Deponent Fullname: Thomas Burk
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Colonel
Deponent County of Residence: Galway
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: sargea{nt} Rouleright, John furlonge, Lord of Clanmoris
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Rebel