Examination of William Stafford re Robert Deveraux

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

Date: 1654-03-03
Identifier: 818282r264


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Confederacy
Commissioners: B Hussey, Thomas Dowse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 282r

The Examinacion of William Stafford of Tymmun aged about 40 yeare duly sworne & examined in the behalfe of the Lord Protector and Comon Wealth of England deposeth as foll against Concerning Robert Deveraux of Ballishanan as foll
To the first and second Inter: hee saith that the said Robert Deveraux did liue at his house estate in the County of Wexford in the first yeare of the <w> Rebellion and sithence and did not remove into the English Quarters as other English and Protestants did and as hee might haue done but not without losse of his estate as the deponent conceaueth
To the third hee cannot depose
To the 4th hee cannot depose
To the 5th & 6o hee saith that hee beleeveth the said Robert was a member of some generalle Assembly, and deposeth that hee was a while one of the supream Councell and beleeveth that hee mett with and acted in the said <x> Councell as a Member thereof in his time and this deponent applied himselfe vnto him when hee had occasion at that time
To the 7th Inter hee deposeth that hee beleeveth that hee tooke the Oath of Association being generally imposed, on all men and especially on Assembly men men and supreame Councellors as this deponent conceiveth
To the 8th Inter hee cannot depose
To the 9th hee saith as formerly to the 7th that hee was a Supreame Councellor and beleeveth that hee was nominated of the County Councell and whether hee acted in that capacity or no hee doth not remember
<Robert Deuereux Ballishenan>

fol. 282v

To the 10: 11. 12 & 13 hee doth not depose
Wm Stafford
Sworne before vs
3 March 1653
Tho Dowse
B Hussey

Deponent Fullname: William Stafford
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Robert Deveraux
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate