Examination of John Curtis

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

Date: 1654-01-27
Identifier: 819034r042


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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E d John Curteis of Killmanogue in the said County gent aged about thyrty yeares taken being sworne and examined touching the said James Bryan of the Skarre & Longgraige
Vpon the whole matter of the Interrogatoryes the examinant deposeth and saith that the said James Bryan in the first beginning of the rebellyon about Hallantide in the yeare 1641: came with a partie of men Consisting of about forescore (whereof he was Comander or Leader) to Killmannouogg & Kilmakee two farmes or places inhabited by the deponents mother an english woeman) & then & there seized on twenty stakes of corne or thereabouts of the proper goods of the examinants said mother & the same being seized; the said James came into the said howse & tooke away two bedsteds being all the goods that there were left, all the rest of the deponents mothers goods being plundered & taken away by the said James Bryans brother who came before the said James & in his name & rifled the said howse & saith that the selfe same day that the said James seized on the said [ ] Corne he was met by Lieutenant Esmond of the forte of Duncannon & by fight was killed & further saith not &c
John Curtis
Sworne before vs the 27th of January 1653
T Dancer
Am Andrewes

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James Bryan Skarre

James Bryan of Skarre

Deponent Fullname: John Curteis
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: James Bryan, Lieutenant Esmond
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Mentioned