Examination of Mathew Wadding

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

Date: 1654-02-10
Identifier: 819273v321


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Ambrose Andrews, Thomas Hart
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 273v

Mathew Wadding of Pettitstowne yeoman aged thirty yeares or thereabouts being duely sworne & examined Concerning the foresaid Thomas Rosceter of Rathmaknee esquire deposeth that the said Thomas Rosceter was a Captaine of foote for the Irish against the english in the first beginning of the Countrey Rebellyon In whose Company the deponent serued as a priuate souldyer being prest thereunto And further saith that the said Rosceter and Company were at the seige of Duncannon forte in or about Christmas 1641: & along time afterwardes During which seige, & about Easter after the said Captain Rosceter in his owne person & a partie of his & other Companyes (whereof this deponent was one) drew forth from the Camp at shelbeggan towardes a place called <w> Dungulp against which [ ] some english out of Duncannon forte were then shooting, by which partie then vnder the said Rosceters Comand one Lieutenant Treuiso & some of the english with him (how many he doth not know) were killed & with them a woeman that bellonged to the said forte And that the said Rosceters Company was among other Companyes of the Irish) at the killing of Captain Aston & some english at the Hooke that bellonged to Duncannon forte which was about July 1642: but that the said Rosceter was not there in his person at that time His cause of knowledge is for that the deponent was then & there present as one of the said Rosceters Company and further saith not &c
Mathew Wadding his [mark] marke
Sworne before vs the
10th of ffebruary 1653
Tho Hart
Am Andrewes

Deponent Fullname: Mathew Wadding
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Rosceter, Lieutenant Treuisoe, Captain Aston
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Victim, Victim