Examination of James Peirce

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1654-01-25
Identifier: 819023r026


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Confederacy
Commissioners: [ ], Ambrose Andrews
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 23r

The examinacion of James Peirce of Ballellg aged about fortie yeares taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning Patricke Codd of Whitehowse in the County of Wexford gent vpon the Interrogatoryes annexed to the Comission of enquiry
<To the 1st interr> The Deponent saith that the said Patricke dwelte at Whitehowse in the said County of Wexford in the Irish quarters the whole time of the rebellyon where he yet continueth and did not thence remooue into the english quarters as he might <n> haue done as well as the english & protestants liuing neere him the said Patricke did His cause of knowledge is for that the deponent dwelte neere to and was acquainted with the said Patricke Codd
<To the 2d interr> Hee cannot depose
<To the 3d inter> The deponent saith that he beleiues the said Patricke did Contribute his to all publicque leuyes (being a man of <o> good substance) for maintenance of the Irish forces in armes against the english, the first yeare & since
<To the 4th interr> The deponent saith that he did see the said Patricke Codd in Company of the Irish assembled togeather on the bankes of Kilrane Roslare in order to oppose the english ships then <p> riding at an anchor In greenore bay & to hinder them landing men out of the said ships at which time the an{d} place the deponent did see the said Patricke to haue & carry a fowling peice, which time the examinant conceiueth to bee in the seacond or third yeare of the rebellyon, but whether he cannot well remember
<To the 5th interr> Hee deposeth that the deponent hath seen the said Patric{ke} Codd personally present at seauerall publicque meetin{gs} <q> of the Irish as well on the bankes of Kilrane & at t{he} Crosse of Killmucke as well the first yeare of the rebellion as sithence
<To the 6th interr> Hee cannot depose
<To the 7th inter> The deponent saith that he beleiues the said Patricke did tak{e} <r> the oath of associacion, being a generall thing

< Patricke Codd of Whitehowse>

fol. 23v

<To the 8th 9th> Hee cannot depose
<To the 10th inter> The deponent saith that one Haman Stafford a fryer being brother in law to the said Patricke Codd had to the deponents personall knowledge had frequent correspondency with & was releiued & sheltred by the said Patricke as a brother this deponent hauing seen the said Haman at <s> the said Patrickes howse & entertained by the said Patricke which said Haman was in Wexford at the time the same was stormed & there was killed by the english armye.
<To the 11th Interr> Hee cannot depose
<To the 12 & 13> Hee cannot depose and further saith not &c
James Pris
Sworne before vs the 8 25th of January 1653
T Dancer
Am Andrewes


Deponent Fullname: James Peirce
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Patricke Codd, Haman Stafford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Confederate