Examination of William Talbott

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

Date: 1654-03-20
Identifier: 819077v101


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: J Overstreet, Richard Neale
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 77v

William Talbott of wexford yeoman aged fortie nyne yeares or thereabouts being duely sworne and examined concerning the foresaid Owen Vadicke That this Deponent was seruant to Sir walsingham Cooke knight long before and at the beginning of the Rebellyon, And further saith that about Hallantide 1641: the said Owen Vadicke came vnto the landes of Tomduffe in Armes with about thirtie men in armes with him, and about nightfall, and did by force and Armes take driue and carry away two hundred cowes (& cattle of that kinde) of the proper goods of the said Sir walsingham Cooke The Deponents cause of knowledge is for that the Examinant was at that very time <d> appointed by his said Master to watch his cattle with others of his ser fellow seruants and did then and there see the said Owen Vadicke as one of the cheife of that Companie driuing and carrying away the said cattle in manner aforesaid notwithstanding any opposicion that this Deponent and his fellow seruants could make and further saith not &c
William Talbott his [mark] marke
Sworne before vs the
20th of March 1653
J Ouerstreete
Richard Neale


Deponent Fullname: William Talbott
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Owen Vadicke, Sir walsingham Cooke
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Victim