Examination of Richard Hore re William Esmond

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1654-01-19
Identifier: 818209r180


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 209r

Richard Hore of Clone aged thirty fiue yeares or thereabouts, deposeth Concerning the said william Esmond, that this deponent being a souldyer of Capt Tho Rosceters Company by the Comand of his master <c> Richard wadding of Ballecogley, & being att shelbeggan when one Lt Treuisoe & a partie of the english came out of the forte of Duncannon to a place called Dungulph: when & where the said Capt: Rosceter & a partie of his & other Companys drew forth to meet them yet this deponent was not in the fight but stood a little distance from them (with one william Newporte & others) about musquet shot: at which time & place the said Leiutenant Treuisoe & the men vnder his Comand (but how many men he knoweth not) were killed by the said Rosceters and <the other> Companyes at whose returne the deponent did see the said william Esmond on horsbacke hauing noe Comand that the deponent knowes or heard of, & alsoe one Anthony Hore sonne to william Hore of Harperstowne esquire & Jesper Prendergast of the Gurchins (neyther of which had any Comand) then on horsebacke with swordes by their sides <d> Coming backe with the said Companyes to shelbegan aforesaid: where the deponent the night before (to the best of his remembrance) did see the said william Esmond there, [ ] soe as he Conceiues the said william marched forth with the said Companyes <towardes> to Dungulph, at which time & place the said Leutenant & his party were killed as aforesaid: And being demanded who of the said Rosceters Companye were then present at the said killing now aliue answeareth that Mathew wadding of Pettitstowne, walter Rosceter now of Assaly: John Connicke of Magglasse R Edward Synnot of Roslare sergeant to the said Rosceters Company: James Clundake of Kilmackree: Richard Deuereux of Balmaguire

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& others that the deponent cannot remember which killing was done about a weeke After easter in the first yeare of the warre: And further saith that it was the Comon reporte of the <D> souldyery that one Martyne Synnot then <E> dwelling about Rosgarland, & John Rochford son to James Rochford of Taylerstowne, were the men that killed the said Lt Treuisoe and further saith not &c
Richard [mark] Hore
his marke
Sworne before vs the
19th of January 1653
Tho Hart
John walker

Deponent Fullname: Richard Hore
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Soldier
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: william Esmond, Tho Rosceters, Anthony Hore, Jesper Prendergast, Mathew wadding, walter Rosceter, John Connicke, Edward Synnot, James Clundake, Richard Deuereux, Martyne Synnot, John Rochford, Leiutenant Treuisoe, Richard wadding, william Hore, James Rochford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned