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Commissioner John Watson 1642.

Source:  Noel Walsh July 2011
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Commissioner John Watson 1642.

1642 Deposition in Trinity College.

With thanks to Grace Bunbury.

1642 Deposition of ffrancis Waringe of the town and parish of Hacketstown in the Countie of Catherlagh. Blacksmith, being duly sworn and examined sayth upon his corporal oath that since the beginning of the present Rebellion in this Kingdome to wit about the 16th of November last past he was deprived robbed or otherwise despoiled of the goods and Chattels of the values following vizt “of a least of a house and of” certain goods and household stuff worth 23 pounds or thereabouts: And that “it was done” by the Birnes (Byrnes) near Wicklow and their adherents and also by one Morris Bawnes of Kilclownagh in the parish of Kiltagon in the Countie of Wicklow and many more “whom” he knoweth not.

ffrancis -X- Waringe

16th June 1642.

John Watson
John Sterne
William Aldrich.

The above is a true and accurate transcript of the above document.


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