Examination of Christofer Murphie re William Esmond

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=818206v175] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 03:12 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1654-01-06
Identifier: 818206v175


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: John Walker, Mathew Stothard, Thomas Hart
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 206v

The examinacion of Christofer Murphie of Duncormock aged 40 yeares concerning the aforesaid William Esmond & Peter Esmond, taken vpon oath,
Saith That hee this examinant was at the begining of the rebellion servant to Mr Nicholas Maylor of Duncormock & about Christmas 41 the said Maylor went as a Cap of a Company against Duncanon ffort, & as Lt Coll to Peirce Butler vnder whom this examinant marched as a private soldier, & shortly after was made a Sergeant to Capt Tho: Roch in the service of the Irish against Duncanon, where hee contynued halfe a yeare or thereabouts, In which tyme hee saith hee did <m> often see William Esmond both afoote & on horseback with his sword by his side Acting & ioyning with the Irish against the English then in the fort of Duncanon & this examinant further saith That the said William Esmond was present when a partie of the English that had beene towards Dungulpe, were on theire return mett with by the Irish, & killed, with their Comander Lieuetenant Treviso, the said Esmond being then Actuall in that service,
Christofer [mark] Murphie
Sworne before vs 6o
Januarij 1653
Tho Hart
John walker
Mathew Stothard

Deponent Fullname: Christofer Murphie
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Servant
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Esmond, Nicholas Maylor, Peirce Butler, Tho: Roch, Peter Esmond, Lieuetenant Treviso
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Victim