Examination of Richard Whittie re John Ellyott

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

Date: 1654-01-23
Identifier: 818286r268


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 286r

The examinacion of Richard whittie of Ballicheen gent aged about sixty two yeares taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning John Ellyott of Rathshyllane gent deceased vpon the Interrogatoryes annexed to the Commission of enquiry
<To the 1st interr> The examinant deposeth and saith that he well knew the said John Ellyott and that the said John dwelte in the County of wexford in the Irish quarters the whole time of the rebellyon & did not thence remooue into the english quarters as he might haue done as well as Nicholas Codd & Edmond Burdeaux walter stafford & other protestants dwelling neere him did His cause <f> of knowledge is for that the deponent was brother in law to the said John & dwelte in the said County during the whole time of the rebellyon, neere the said Johns habitacion
<To the 2d interr> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d interr> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 4th interr> The deponent saith that about a forthnight before Christmas in the yeare 1641: one christofer ffurlong of Dauidstowne with about forty men in Armes in his Company whereo whereof the said John Elliot was one, came to this deponents <dwelling> howse at Ballicheen & being denyed entrance they broke in at one of the windowes of the said howse, & entred thereunto by force & Armes, & plunderred the examinants <g> howse of all his goods therein to the vallue of twenty pounds parte of which goods the said John did take & carry away: the deponents cause of knowledge is for that the deponent was in his owne howse, when the same was broken vp & his goods plunderred as aforesaid, & did see the said John Ellyot then present with & of the said Company
<To the 5: 6: 7: 8
9: & 10: & 11:> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 12th inter> The deponent saith that the said ffurlongh & John Ellyot, & the rest in their Company were at Castletowne the howse <h> of Nicholas Codd esquire a protestant then fled into wales, being within a quarter of a mile of this examinants habitacion & did about a forthnight before Christmas 1641 as aforesaid plunder the howse of the said Nicholas Codd & from thence brought
<John [ ] Elliot of>

fol. 286v

amongst other goods) one ferkin full of powder taken out of the said Nicholas Codds howse which the said ffurlong Ellyot & their Company gaue to this deponent to keep & told the deponent that they had brought the said powther from Castletowne aforesaid
<To the 13th interr> Hee Cannot depose and further saith not
Richard whitty
Sworne before vs the 23d
of January 1653
T Dancer
Am: Andrewes

Deponent Fullname: Richard whittie
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Ellyott, christofer ffurlong, Edmond Burdeaux, walter stafford, Nicholas Codd
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim