Examination of Art oge ô Brian re Sir Morgan Cavanagh

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

Date: 1654-02-25
Identifier: 818318r306


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Death
Commissioners: B Hussey, Edward Withey
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 318r

The examinacion of Art oge ô Bryan late of Killelogan in the barrony of Scarewailsh gent aged about fortie fiue yeares taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning Sir Morgan Cavanagh of Reylan in the barrony of Scarewailsh & County of wexford alias of Clonemullynne in the County of Katherlagh knight deceased
<To the 1st Interr> The Examinant Deposeth that he well knew the said Sir Morgan Cauanagh and that the said Sir Morgan dwelt in the Irish quarters all the time of the rebellyon till he [ ] dyed was killed, and did not <m> betake himselfe to the english quarters or adhere to them as the seauerall english & protestants that deserted their seauerall Residences & fled to the english did
<To the 2d interr> The deponent saith that the said Sir Morgan being in Dublin in the beginning of the rebellyon, did remooue himself from thence, and betooke himselfe into the County of wexford, the then quarters of the Irish: This deponents cause of knowledge is for that Edmond ô Bryan brother to this <n> deponent & seruant at that time to the said Sir Morgan Cauanag{h} informed the deponent that his Master the said Sir Morgan did escape out of Dublin, as aforesaid, where he was then kept in restraynt, & for that this deponent did see the said Sir Morgan, after his Comeing to the County of wexford seauerall times
<To the 3d & 4th Inter> The Deponent saith that the said Sir Morgan did in the first yeare of the rebellyon actually Contribute his person, & seruants in Armes, & did, contriue act & abett the said Rebellyon against the english and Raysed a Regiment of <o> ffoote whereof he himselfe was Collonel and did issue warrants vnder his owne hand (being the principall & most leading man that was in theese partes) for the Raysing of monyes and prouisions for maintenance of the forces by him soe raysed, and that the said Sir Morgan Marched with his said Regiment to Ballibegg neere Rosse and there abou t fought against the english where the said Sir Morgan Cauanagh was mortally wounded <& soone> after his being brought home thereof dyed

fol. 318v

This deponents cause of knowledge is for that the deponent did see the said Sir Morgan Cavanagh in Armes Marching in the head of seauerall Companyes in the said first yeare of the said rebellyon, and for that the deponent did see warrants <p> signed by the said Sir Morgan directed to the Constables & others in the barronyes of Goary Ballagkeen and Scarewailsh, (over which he had the sole power) for the Requiring them to leuy on them barronyes monyes & prouisions, for his partie which warrants were dated about May 1642: and further saith not &c
Art oge ô Bryan
his [mark] marke
Sworne before vs the
25th of ffebr 1653
B Hussey
Edward: withey

Deponent Fullname: Art oge
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Morgan Cavanagh, Edmond
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Mentioned