Examination of Teig mc Murrough

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1654-02-17
Identifier: 819137v171


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. 137v

Teig mc Murrough of Templeshannon aged fortie two yeares or thereabouts being duely sworne and examined Concerning the aforesaid Edmond Murphy deposeth and saith as followes
<To the 1st Interr> The examinant Deposeth and saith that he knoweth that the said Edm: dwelt in the barrony of Ballaghkeen in the Irish quarters the first <z> yeare and the remainder of the rebellyon and did not thence remooue into the english quarters as [ his ] his english and protestant neighbours did: for this deponents dwelling was within halfe a Three miles to the said Edmonds habitacion
<To the 2d inter Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d & 4th Inter> The deponent saith that the said Edmond (hee is Confident) did contribute freely his share of publicque chardges as well to <a> the raysing of men for the Irish seruice as alsoe money & prouisions for their maintenance, as well the first yeare of the rebellyon as sithence: which this deponent is induced to beleiue & confidently to averre in regard that each estated man according the vallue of his Reuenue & houlding were was by a generall order to prouide men & maintaine them at their owne chardge over & aboue their proporcion of publicque leuyes

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<To the 5th Inter> The deponent saith that he hath seen the said Edmond at seauerall <b> publicque meetings of the Irish assembled in the said barrony the first yeare of the rebellyon and sithence in order to promote and propogate their designes against the english
<To the 6th Interr> Hee Cannot Depose
<To the 7th interr> The deponent saith that he beleiues the said Edmond did take the oath of <c> associacion for that it was a generall thing and as he beleiues Conceiues not to be auoyded by any
<To the 8th 9th & 10th> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 11th & 12th Inter> The Deponent saith that one Richard Wadsworth, an Englishman & a protestant dwelling about two miles distant from the said Edmond deserted his habitacion for preseruacion of his life & vpo was drowned and lost with diuers other english <d> vpon the barre of wexford as they were goeing towardes england: And that the said wadsworth was possest of A great substance of corne and Cattle at his departure which were totally plundered by the said wadsworths neighbours and as this deponent beleiues the said Edmond had an hand in the plunder and destroying of the said goods for that he the said Edmond was nigh neighboure to the said wadsworth as aforesaid.
<To the 13th Interr> Hee Cannot depose and further saith not &c
Teig mc Murrough
his [mark] marke
Sworne before vs the
17th of ffebruary 1653
R: Hussey
Edward Withey

Deponent Fullname: Teig mc Murrough
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edmond Murphy, Richard Wadsworth
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Victim