Examination of James Peirce re Richard Joyce

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

Date: 1654-01-25
Identifier: 818281r263


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Commissioners: Ambrose Andrews, Thomas Dancer
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 281r

The Examinacion of James Peirce of Ballell gent aged about forty yeares taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning Richard Joyce of Roslare in the County of wexford yeoman &c
<To the 1st Interr> The Examinant Deposeth & saith that he well knoweth the said Richard Joyce & that the said Richard dwelte in the said Countie in the Irish quarters the whole time of the rebellyon & from thence did not remooue into the english quarters as many english & protestant{s} <t> dwelling in the said Countie did His cause of knowledge is for that the deponent was & is well acquainted with the said Richard Joyce
<To the 2d interr> Hee cannot depose.
<To the 3d interr> Hee Cannot depose.
<To the 4th inter> The deponent saith that this examinant did see the said Richard was in actuall Armes, in or about the seacond yeare of the rebellyon, amongst the Irish of the Countie assembled on the seabankes of <u> Kilrane, in order to oppose and hinder the english from landing out of their ships then riding at Anchor in Greenore bay in which place the said Richard & the rest did keep watch for many nights in Armes as aforesaid
<To the 5th> and the rest of the Interrogatoryes he Cannot depose, and further saith not &c
James Pres
Sworne before vs the
25th of January 1653
T Dancer
Am Andrewes

fol. 281v

Deponent Fullname: James Peirce
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Joyce
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel