Deposition of Peter Browne
- Reference: MS 818, fols 054r-054v
- County: Wexford
- Date: 7/1/1642
- Type: Dublin Original
- Nature of Deposition: Military Action, Robbery, Stripping
Peter Browne Late of Tomduff in the County of wexford Shoomaker duly sworne deposeth
That about 7 weekes since this deponent liveing as a tenant vnder Sir Walsingham Cooke at Tomduff aforesaid where he prospered well vnder soe good a Landlord, was there robbed and dispoiled of howseholdgoods, Leather, and mony worth xx li. and above, And was by them expulced from his howse there: & from deprived of a liveing <40 li.> whereon he should have which he had taken to his damage of xx li. more, And this deponent & his wife & 2 children were also stript of their clothes by a greate number of Rebells of the County of Wexford whose names he knows not And they the said Rebells alsoe robbed all this deponents neighbors that were English amounting to 80 howskeepers or thereabouts besides their wives children & family and amongst the rest robbed the said Sir Walsingham Cooke of all or the most of his goods, though he resisted them as long as he could, and most freely & worthily assisted his tenants and neighbors as long as he could till all the Army were ready to fall vpon him
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Jur coram nobis 7o Jan: 1641
Peter Browne Com wexford
Jur 7o Jan 1641 Cert f.
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