Examination of Edward Albott

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

Date: 1642-06-28
Identifier: 813089r072


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Examination
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Words
Commissioners: Charles Lambert, Lord Lambert
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 89r

Thexamjnacion of Edward Albott of St Warboroughs streete Dublin yeoman and Elizabeth Albott his wife taken before the Right honorable Cha: Lo: Lambart one of his Majesties most honorable priuy Councell of Ireland & Comaunder of his Majesties forces in the Cittie & Suburbs of Dublin this 26th of Aug. 1642
<o> Being duely sworne & examjned vppon the holy Evangelist saith that one Walter Hussey a late Captaine soe named & made by the Irish rebells now Prisoner with this examjnant Edward Deputy to Provost Marshiall Lambart being a litle in drinke did (amongst other discourse of this present rebellion of Ireland declare & saye that the next winter would be as bloody a winter as euer was knowne in Ireland, whervppon theis examjnants jnstantly asked him, what he the said Hussey meant thereby <p> who forthwith answered theis examjnants that to his the said Husseyes knowledge there would come the next winter 5000 hable men from Kilkenny well armed & 7000 hable men from the Co: of Cavan, & theis the se partes therabouts Likwise well armed towards this Citty of Dublin, & in some darke windy night of that winter being mett together to burne the Suburbes of the said Citty, & that he the said Hussey knewe this to be <q> theire full jntention, being accquainted therwith by some of his Comrades a little before he was taken Prisoner at Rathcoffie, whervpon theis examjnants tould him the said Hussey that it was jmpossible for them the said 5000 & 7000 men to doe soe, or come neere the said Citty, in respect of the seuerall Garisons that weare placed in and about

fol. 89v

<r> about Dublin, the said Hussey then answered theis examjnants, that notwithstanding the said Garisons it was easie for them soe to doe, by rising of a Mist as by burning of wett hay or grasse which would raise soe great a mist as any such Company might very well pass by, all the said Garisons And further doe not say.
The marke of
Elizabeth [mark[ Abbott
the marke of
Edward Abbott.

fol. 90r

fol. 90v

26 Aug: 1642
The examjnacion of Edward
Abbott & Elizabeth
his wife concerning
some words

Deponent Fullname: Edward Albott, Elizabeth Albott
Deponent Gender: Male, Female
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman, Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Walter Hussey
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel