Examination of Teig mc Murrough

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1654-02-18
Identifier: 819130r161


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 130r

The examinacion of Teig mc Murrough of Templeshannon yeoman aged fortie two yeares or therabouts taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning the aforesaid Edmond Synnott of Garriniske gent
<To the 1st Interr> The Examinant Deposeth that the said Edmond Dwelt at Garriniske in the County of wexford in the Irish quarters the first yeare & the residue of the rebellyon distant about ffiue miles from the examinants then habitacion: which Edmond did not <b> not remooue into the english quarters hauing power libertie soe to doe as well as his english & protestant Neighbours: His cause of knowledge appeares
<To the 2d interr> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d & 4th Inter> The deponent saith that the said Edmond did contribute his share of publicque leuyes & chardges as of men, Armes money & such like in the first yeare of the rebellion for releife & pay of the Irish against the english: The <c> deponents cause of knowledge is in that there was a general{l} order that each gentleman possest of three hundred accres (& soe proportionably for grater or lesser quantities) should at his proper cost prouide, Arme & maintaine a souldyer for the Irish seruice against the english which was in the first of the rebellyon
<To the 5th inter> The deponent saith that he did see the said Edmond at <d> diuers publicque meetings of the Irish assembled in the said Barrony in the first yeare in order to promote the Rebellyon
<To the 6th Interr> The deponent saith that he beleiues the said Edmond was present with the Irish assemblyes, when they met to choose <e> men for the generall assemblyes & prouinciall Councells for that he was a man of good estate & well affected to the Irish cause
<To the 7th inter> The deponent saith that he beleiues the said Edmond did take the oath of associacion for that it was a generall thing
<To the 8th interr> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 9th inter> The deponent saith That the said Edmond was head collector <f> of the publicque leuyes for the Irish Armie in the vpper quarter of the barrony of Ballaghkeen in or about the yeare 1648:

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His cause of knowledge is for that the deponent paid his the deponents proporcion of them publicque leuyes to the said Edmond & was a subcollector to the said Edmond
<To the 10th inter> Hee Cannot depose
To the 11th interr> The deponent saith that one William Sacheuerell (since a Captayne in the parlyaments Armie) dwelte at Balliknockan the next villadge to the said Edmond from whence the said William flying to Dublin for <g> safeguard of his life left behinde him his goods & substance to a great vallue which were spoiled by the & taken away by the Irish and as the deponent supposeth the said Edmond had an hand in the plundering thereof for that he was his nigh neighboure
<To the 12 & 13> Hee Cannot depose and further saith not
Teig mc Murrough his [mark] marke
Sworne before vs
18o ffebruary 1653
R: Hussey
Edward Withey

Deponent Fullname: Teig mc Murrough
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edmond Synnott, William Sachenerell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Victim