Examination of Stephen Linch

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

Date: 1653-01-19
Identifier: 830201r147


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Galway & Roscommon
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Peter Stubber, Robert Clark
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of Stephen Linch marchant of Gallway taken the 19th of January 1652 concerneing the Surprisall of Captain Captain Clarkes shipp.
<symbol> Being demanded whether the Councell of Eight satt the day before the surprisall of the ship, concerneing the manner how it should be done. The Examinant made answere that they had otherwise the he had never gonn vpon the designe and that they satt att the Mayers howse, who did <A> promis to saue the vndertakers harmeles being Examined who they were that went aboard the day before this Examinant went for to surprise the said ship who made answere tha{t} there were Some 40 men, viz the Sheriff John Martin, and likewise to his best remembrance the other Sheriff Mathew Martin, but cannot call to mynde the rest but he saw them all coming into the gate, and further that hee went att that tyme downe to the poynt with his musket to goe aboard the ship (thinkeing that the worke for the Surprisall of the vessell had bin done) for to gaurd the Ship, who demanding of those that came from aboard the ship. what the reason was that they had not Surprised the Ship, made answere to him that it could not be done by reason that the forecastle and Steridge were shutt vp and soe were preuented
Stephen Lynch
Taken before Collonel
Peeter Stubber &
Mr Robert Clarke.

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The { } Examinacion of
Stephen Linch fitz
Andrew taken the
19th of January 1652

Deponent Fullname: Stephen Linch
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Galway
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Captain Clarke, John Martin, Mathew Martin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel