Examination of Patricke Lacie

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1654-02-17
Identifier: 819137r170


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 137r

The examinacion of Patricke Lacie of Eniscorthy yeoman aged fiftie yeares or thereabouts taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning Edmond Murphy of Ballemackdonnoghfin in the barrony of Ballaghkeen & County of wexford gent
<To the 1st inter> The Examinant saith that the said Edmond dwelt in the said barrony of Ballaghkeen in the Irish quarters the first yeare and the whole time of the rebellyon, & did not thence remooue into the english quarters, as hee <s> might haue done as well as the english & protestants then liuing in the said barrony and neere the said Edmond His cause of knowledge is in that the deponent was a nigh neighbour to the said Edmond Murphy
<To the 2d inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d & 4th inter> Hee saith that he is Confident that the said Edmond did contribute money in the first yeare of the Rebellyon & likewise men to the trayne band that <t> was Raysed & formed by the Irish in opposing of the english according to his the said Edmonds estate & condicion.
<To the 5th interr> The deponent saith that the said Edmond was frequently with the Irish assemblyes in the first yeare of the rebellyon in order to the promoting & Aduancing the same against the english: This deponents cause of knowledge to this & <u> the former interrogatory is for that the deponent did see the said Edmond personally present at and with the said assemblies of the Irish acting and abetting the said Rebellyon.
<To the 6th inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 7th inter> The deponent saith that he beleiues that the said Edmond did take the oath of associacion it being a generall, and <w> an vnauoydable thing as he Conceiue & not to be declined of any
<To the 8th & 9th inter To the 10th inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 11th interr> The deponent saith that one Rich: wadsworth, an englishman liuing within two miles to the said Edmond, did in the first <x> breaking forth of the rebellyon fly from his the said wadsworths habitacion & vpon his goeing towardes

fol. 137v

England was with seauerall english and protestants cast away about the barre of wexford
<To the 12th inter> The said deponent saith that the aforesaid Richard wadsworth had a great stocke of Cattle & corne which were plundered & taken away by the gentlemen of the Countrey and as <y> this deponent beleiues the said Edmond was a sharer in that spoile and plunder in that the said Edmond dwelt neere to him the said wadsworth as aforesaid
<To the 13th inter> Hee Cannot depose and further saith not
Patricke Lacie his [mark] marke
Sworne before vs 17o ffebruary 1653
R: Hussey
Edward Withey

Deponent Fullname: Patricke Lacie
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edmond Murphy, Richard wadsworth
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Victim