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Nicholas Osbourne

The Civil War (1641-1653), Contemporary Accounts

6. Nicholas Osbourne
Nicholas Osbourne, late of Cappagh, in the parish of Whitechurch, County of Waterford, Esquire.
(Losses, 4750li 17s 6d , including debts-)

.......due from the undernamed persons Irish and papists, viz, Walter fitx Robert of Strehans in the county of Tipperary, gent, Richard รณ Quirk, of Killoquirk, in the sd county, gent, (a reputed captaine of the rebells), Pierce Butler of Banshada (sic) in the said county, Esquire, John Hore ffitz Mathewe of Dungarvan in the county of Waterford, gent, Nicholas White of the same, merchant, Robert nagle of the same, merchant, John Oge Gerrald of Cappagh, aforesd , yeoman, John Tobin of Calligan in the County of Waterford, and divers others [all outin actual rebellion]...........

Deponent likewise saith, that Pierce Butler of Banshada, and Phillip Marragh of Curraghnesheidy in the county of Wateford ( A chiefe man of their comittee, as they term themselves), about the end of ffebruary last, conferring with this deponent that whatsoever was don by the Irish they had sufficient warrent for, fromhis Matie, & that it would soe appear at the end; and that a certaine comission was extant with them for that purpose.........................
Nich. Osbourne.
Jurat &c 22 July 1642.
Percye Smyth
Phil Bisse

Author: Catherine and Liam Nugent

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