Examination of Robert Browne

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

Date: 1654-02-08
Identifier: 819291r340


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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The Examinacion of Robert Browne of Knockingall aged thirty yeares or thereabouts taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning Patricke ffitznicholl of Balliharty in the County of wexford gent
<To the 1st Inter> The examinant Deposeth that the said Patr dwelt at Balleharty in the County aforesaid in the first Irish quarters the first yeare & the whole time of the rebellyon, to whom this deponent dwelt about halfe a mile distant which said Patr did not remooue <n> into the english quarters as Mr Nicholas Row Mr Humpheryes & other protestants did His cause of Knowledge appeares
<To the 2d inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d & 4th inter> The deponent saith that the said Patr did actually Contribute to the publicque leuyes of the Irish in the first yeare of the Rebellyon & beare his proporcion of monyes raysed that yeare for maintenance of the forces & prouiding of Armes & did likewise issue a warrants vnder his hand directed to <o> the deponents father bearing date in March after the warre brake forth for raysing of eight or nyne poundes in the peere of Kilmore where the said ffitznicholl & the deponents father then dwelt for prouiding foure musquets eight swordes & Amunition proportionable, for supply of the Irish forces which money was accordingly raysed & paid over to the said Patr ffitznicholl for that the deponent did see the said Patrickes acquittance to this deponents father acknowledging the receipt of the said monyes by which this deponent the said Patr did to his vtmost abet the rebellyon
<To the 5: 6: 7: 8: & 9> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 10th inter> The deponent saith that the said Patr had a sonne by Name <p> Martyne ffitznicholl who was ensigne to Collonell william Browne & was at the seige of Duncannon in March (1641: in that Capacity His cause of knowledge is for that the deponent was a souldyer in the said Collonell Brownes Company at that tyme, which said Martyne did liue

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with & was afterwardes mayntayned by his said father during & after his actings aforesaid, to this deponents personall knowledge
<To the 11: 12: & 13> Hee Cannot depose & further saith not
Robart Browne
Sworne before vs the
8th of ffebruary 1653
Tho Hart
Am Andrewes

Deponent Fullname: Robert Browne
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Soldier
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Patricke ffitznicholl, Martyne ffitznicholl, Collonell william Browne, Nicholas Row, Mr Humpheryes
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Confederate, Confederate, Victim, Victim