Examination of William Stafford re John Cullin

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

Date: 1654-02-08
Identifier: 818324v314


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Confederacy
Commissioners: Ambrose Andrews, Thomas Hart
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 324v

William Stafford of Tamon gent being duely sworne & examined Concerning the within said John Cullin of Cullinstowne deceased deposeth that the said John did Joyne with Dermot mc Dowling <d> & his partie, in the first beginning of the Warre, which Dermot & partie went about the pl Countrey plundering of some english & Irish, & particularly they did plunder Tinterne ffetherd & tooke the castle thereof bellonging to Nicholas Loftus esquire a protestant The deponents cause of knowledge is for that Dermot mc Dowling afterwardes Coming into an vnion with the Lord of Mountgarret & the C old english of the said County of wexford, did with the said John Cullen & others of his the said Dermots Company & confederacy, come to the County Councell (to whom the deponent then was Clearke) & did take an oath Not againe to mollest or trouble the Countrey, after with the said John was [ ] Receiued into, and acted was sworne as a County Counceller, during that Councells Continuance, In which capacity the said John as he conceiues did act & abet the warre, by signing & granting warrants with others) for leuying monyes, towardes maintenance of the forces of the County then in Armes, & further cannot depose.
Wm Stafford
Sworne before vs the
8th of ffebr 1653
Tho Hart Am Andrewes

Deponent Fullname: William Stafford
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Cullin, Dermot mc Dowling, Nicholas Loftus, Lord of Mountgarret
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Confederate