Examination of Brine macEnry

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1653-04-25
Identifier: 830278r188


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Galway & Roscommon
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Robert Clark
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 278r

Galway the 25 of Aprill 1653
The examinaion of Brine macEnry in Barrony of Ballinehinch in the County of Galway taken before Mr Robert Clarke esquire one of the Commissioners Justice of the peace of the precinct of Galway
<A> Who being examined saith, that he was taken by force and carried by Collonell Edmund fflaherty: to this towne of Galway, where the said Edmund Came to assist the towne, against the forte of Galway, and after some stay he went to the Iles of Aron with his Company and there tarried a while, and afterwards l went with his Company to Trumlagh where one Mr Warde, an Englishman liued and laied a siege to the said Castell for two or three daies, in which tyme there came out of the said Castell Mr Wards two daughters and two Children sonns to the said Wards and an Englishman and his wife and he saith hee heard that mr Peeter Warde, and his wife was slaine in the Castell, and one of her sonns was slaine, in when he came out of the Castell . as for the rest of the English he heard that they <B> went away and knoweth not what became of them, and saieth that Ed. fflaherty with his Company plundered the said Castell, and Carried the goods to Straue Iland where they deuided it: but demied I he receaued not any parte thereof, and saieth that he neither acted. nor abetteth with the said Collonell neither was hee neere the Castell the tyme of the siege, but he saieth he staid there by the sea Sea side. and being further examined saith he doth not knowe John Browne of the Iles of Aron, neither he doth he remember that he was in the said Company, and further saieth that Teige mc Enzy Redm: Bourke, John Soy, Comer falon and Solomon fallon, well went along with Collo: fflaherty as he supposed to the said Castell, and being examined, whether he was in protection who att the tyme of his taking, and saith he was. and further saith not,
Brian mckenrie
Coram me
Robert Clarke

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The Examinacion of
Brine mc Enry
conceringe Coll
flairety takinge
the Castell of
in the behalfe
of the Comon

Deponent Fullname: Brine macEnry
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Galway
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edmund fflaherty, Teige mc Enzy, Redm: Bourke, John Soy, Comer falon, Solomon fallon, Peeter Warde, John Browne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Mentioned