Examination of Gawyn Browne
- Reference: MS 821, fols 259v-260v
- County: Dublin
- Date: 23/8/1652
- Type: Commonwealth
- Nature of Deposition: Military Action, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Supporting Statement
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The Examination of Gawyn Browne of Dublin, taken the 23. of August 1652.
<A> This Examinant sworne & examined saith that he is aged ninteene yeares old: And that haueing he was in Cashell in the Co: of Tiperary when Philip o Dwyer & his party entred that towne in January 1641: That haveing seene & read the Examination of Ellice Meagher allias Joanes of Cashell taken the 23. of August 1652 he concurreth therein As to the murders & cruelties then comitted which he sawe or heard to haven beene comitted, but as to the names of persons actors in the said murders & cruelties he can not depose so particularly he being then but eight or nine yeares old. He farther saith that when the said Philip ô Dwyer & his party then entred Cashell as aforesaid, the townesmen of Cashell being drawen up in armes within the towne made shewe of resistance but that they shott powder onely without bullets, his cause of Knowledge is that he was present, & sawe none of the Enemy wounded, [
<deposed before vs the day & yeare first above written.
Hen: Jones Char Blount >
The Examinations of
Ellice Meaghir &
Gawen Browne Browne.
Aug. 23. 1652