Examination of Donnogh ô Breine re Nicholas mc Edmond

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

Date: 1654-02-28
Identifier: 818304r292


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Confederacy
Commissioners: B Hussey, Edward Withey, William Moore
Deposition Transcription:

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The examinacion of Donnogh รด Breine Late of B{ } gent: aged fiftie yeares or thereabouts taken vpon o{ath} on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning Nicholas mc Edmond of Rosseare in the barrony of Scarewailsh & County of wexford gent: vpon the Interrogatoryes annexed to the Comission of enquiry
<To the 1st Interr> The Examinant Deposeth and saith that the said Nicholas dwelt at Rossare aforesaid in the Irish quarters the first yeare, the whole time of the rebellyon, and from thence hee did not remooue into the english quarters as his english <b> & protestants Neighbours thereabouts & Namely mr [ Stannop ] dwelling did: The deponents cause of knowledge is for that the deponent frequently resorted to the said Nicholas his howse and dwelt within two miles to him during the said Rebellyon.
<To the 2d inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d inter> The Deponent saith that he beleiues the said Nicholas did contribute to the Irish chardges in the first yeare of the <c> Rebellyon and since, as this Deponent and his Neighbours that dwelt in the said Barrony with the said Nicholas, did, The Cause of that induceth this deponent to beleiue the same is, for that there were none exempted from Contributing to the Irish, vnder the penalty of hauing souldiers sent to lye on him or them for delinquency.
<To the 4th 5th 6th
7th 8th & 9th> Hee Cannot Depose
<To the 10th Interr> The Deponent saith that the said Nicholas had a sonne by Name Morgan, who was a souldiers in Collonel Cavanaghs Regiment for some yeares before the Lord generall Cromwells accesse to this County of wexford The Deponents cause <d> of knowledge is for that the deponent did see the said Morgan in Armes Marching with and among the souldyers of the said Collonel Cavanaghs Regiment in their goeing forth & Returne into the Countrey: But in which Capacity or office the said Morgan serued, or for how long time, the deponent knoweth not: and farther saith that the said Morgan during the time of his being

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in Armes as aforesaid, had releife from & free accesse vnto the said Nicholas as a father, which said Morgan is since deceased.
<To the 11: 12: & 13: inter> Hee Cannot depose and further saith not
Donnogh Breine
Sworne before vs the
28th of ffebr 1653
Wm: Moore
Edward withey
B Hussey

Deponent Fullname: Donnogh
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Nicholas mc Edmond, mr [Stannop], Morgan *, Collonel Cavanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel