Examination of Peter Hooper

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=819040r051] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 12:16 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1660-01-27
Identifier: 819040r051


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 40r

The examinacion of Peter Hooper of Passadge in the County of Waterford gent aged about forty two yeares taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning James Duffe of New Rosse of in the County of Wexford [ ] gent deceased
<To the 1st Interr> The Examinant Deposeth & saith that the said James with whom he was acquainted before the warres dwelt in the County of Wexford in the Irish quarters the first yeare & the whole time of the rebellyon from <o> whence he did not remooue into the english as the english & protestants dwelling in the County did
<To the 2d inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d & 4th> Hee deposeth & saith that about Michelmas after the rebellyon brake forth (to the best of the deponents remembrance) the examinant Coming with a party of the english out of the forte of Duncannon to the landes of Corroghmore when & where the deponent did see the said James on horse backe with a sword & a case of pistolls & with him the said James three Companyes of the Irish who fought with & wounded one Peirce Prendergast a trooper of the english party & further saith that the deponent pursueing the said James on horse backe made a <p> blow at the said James with his the deponents sword & therewith cut the said James Duffes belt asunder at which time the said James held one of his pistolls over his shoulder bent towardes the deponent which did not fyre against the said deponent and further saith Not &c onely that the said James had & retained the name of a Captaine in the Countrey &c
Peter Hooper his [mark] marke
Sworne before vs the 27th of January 1653
T Dancer
Am Andrewes

fol. 40v

Deponent Fullname: Peter Hooper
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Waterford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: James Duffe, Peirce Prendergast
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Victim