Deposition of Michael Laxton

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

Date: 1645-07-14
Identifier: 814262r164


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: King's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 262r

Michael Laxton of Camgort in the kings County gent deposeth, That hee hath heard John Carroll & Daniel Carroll sons of Rory Carroll Late of Ballydungirh Esquire deceased & diuerse others of the territory of Ely o Carroll often say That the County Councell there had ordred, that the howse of knocknemeis belonging to Sargeant Maior Peisley should be burnt downe, And that it had beene burnt long since accordingly, but that the said John Carroll then living therin with his familye preserued it, by vndertaking to fire the same vpon the first approach of any English Army into those parts. And this deponent saith, that the cause which induced the Countrey to such a resolucion was (as hee heard the said John, & Daniell & diverse others saie) because noe Engish Garrison should be placed there at any time after.
M: Laxton
Jur July 14th 1645 coram
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton

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Kings County
Mr Mich: Laxton’s deposicion Jur
24 Julij 1645

Deponent Fullname: Michael Laxton
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Kings County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Carroll Carroll, Daniel Carroll, Rory Carroll, * Peisley
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned