Examination of William Penrust

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

Date: 1654-02-28
Identifier: 819057r076


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Edward Withey, R Hussey
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 57r

William Penrust of Eniscorthy yeoman aged fifty year{es} or thereabouts taken vp being duely sworne & examined Concerning the within said Collough mc William of Clorog{e} gent deceased deposeth and saith
That this deponent knew the said Collough and his foure sons, Namely Gerrald, Charles, Dominicke & Owen and that the said Gerrald, son and heire to the foresaid Collough mc William did in the moneth of December in the yeare 1641: with seauerall others in his Company in Armes, plunder and robb this deponent, one Mrs Alcocke & other protestants that were Comeing from the town of Rosse to Eniscorthy aforesaid of seauerall parcells of plate Rings and such like that the said Mrs Alcocke the deponent and the rest with him were bringing from Rosse <p> to Eniscorthy aforesaid for securing thereof, Hee this deponent and the said Mrs Alcocke being at that time Protestants and the said Gerrald being in Armes and distant foure miles or thereabouts from his said fathers habitacion And that the said Gerrald after his actings aforesaid had releife from and Correspondency with his said father Collough mc William & enjoyed his fathers estate since his fathers decease to this deponents personall knowledge and further saith not
William Penrust his [mark] marke
Sworne before vs 28o february 1653
R: Hussey
Edward Withey

fol. 57v

Collough mc William of Cloroge 3

Collough mc William
of Cloroge

Deponent Fullname: William Penrust
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Collough mc William, Gerrald mc William, Charles mc William, Owen mc William, Dominicke mc William, Mrs Alcocke
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Rebel, Confederate, Confederate, Confederate, Victim