Examination of Marcus Power

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

Date: 1654-02-08
Identifier: 819085r108


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Ambrose Andrews, Thomas Hart
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 85r

The examinacion of Marcus Power of Banow yeoman aged thirty or thereabouts taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth against Phillip Devereux of Carrickes church gent deceased & Edward Devereux of Loughmegeere his brother & heire nowe living & clayming vnder him
<To the 1st Inter> The Examinant Deposeth & saith that the said Phillip and Edward Devereux dwelt in the Irish quarters all the time of the rebellion & did not thence remooue into <n> the english quarters as diuers english & protestants in the County of Wexford did The deponents cause of knowledge hereafter appeares
<To the 2d inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d & 4th> The deponent saith that the said Phillip & Edward did in the first yeare of the rebellyon actually Contribute their persons in Armes in promoting the said Rebellyon by being souldyers in the Company Raysed by Collonell William Browne In which Company they the said Phillip & Edward serued at the seig of Duncanon in the first sumer after the rebellion brake forth & at the a place called shelbeggan in that yeare when & where <o> a party of the english out of Duncanon forte did fight with the Irish & afterwardes the said Phillip & Edward were in the Company aforesaid at the battell of Ballibegg neere Rosse at or about near the 17th of March 1642: His cause of knowledge is for that the deponent was serieant to the said Collonell Brownes Company during the time aforesaid & did see the said Phillip & Edward to be personally present at the seauerall places & engagements aforesaid against the english
<To the Rest> of the Interrogatoryes he Cannot depose: But being demanded touching the said Phillips behauiour since the english <p> accesse to the gouernment saith that the said Phillip being late drinking at Bannow the last sumer did vpon his goeing home towardes Carrickes Church by night driue some garrans bellonging to one William ffarrell of from the landes of Verueley whereof the said ffarrell hauing notice pursued and Recouered his said garrans from the said Phillip Deuereux

fol. 85v

As the said William ffarrell Related to this deponent whose examinacion the deponent desires may be taken for the clearing of the truth of that particular & further Cannot depose
Marcus [mark] Power his marke
Sworne before vs the
8th of ffebruary 1653
Tho Hart
Am Andrewes

Deponent Fullname: Marcus Power
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillip Devereux, Edward Devereux, William Browne, William ffarrell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Confederate, Confederate, Victim