Examination of John Cheevers

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

Date: 1654-02-08
Identifier: 819085v109


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 85v

John Cheevers of Colhole gent aged thirty yeares or thereabouts being duely Sworne & examined touching the foresaid Phillip & Edward Devereux deposeth that he well <q> knew the said Phillip & Edward & that they were in actuall Armes in the first yeare of the rebellion & before the 10th of Nouember 1642 contributing their persons and endeauours to the promoting & carrying on the said Rebellyon against the english in that the said Phillip & Edward were souldyers in Collonell William Brownes Company, when then same with other forces lay at a place called shelbeggan beleagering keeping in the english then in the forte of Duncanon & that they the said Phillip & Edward were in & of the said Company when a partie of the english out of the said forte issued to shelbeggan aforesaid, between whom & the Irish forces there seauerall shots of each side were made & to the deponents perfect knowledge the said Edward & Phillip were present at & actually engaged in that skirmish & further cannot deposeth that the deponents cause of knowledge is to the foresaid actions for that he the deponent was Leiutenant to the said Collonell Brownes Company at the tyme, & in the engagement aforesaid when & where he did see the said Phillip & Edward Deuereux & further saith not &c
John Cheuers
Sworne before vs
8o ffebr 1653
Tho Hart
Am Andrewes

Deponent Fullname: John Cheevers
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillip Devereux, Edward Devereux, William Browne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Confederate, Confederate