Examination of Shane O’Mahon

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1641-11-06
Identifier: 809118r063


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Dublin
Deposition Type: Examination
Nature of Deposition: Investigative
Commissioners: Gerard Lowther, Richard Bolton
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of Shane ô Mahon of Glan in the County of Tyrone taken before us Sir Richard Bolton knight Lord Chancellor of Ireland & Sir Gerrard Lowther knight &c the sixth day of November 1641.
<G> The said Examinant saith that he was borne at Glan in the County of Tyrone & liued the upon the Lord of Hothe his land & liued there with his mother a poore widdow woman & saith that he came to this Citty of Dublin upon Thursday was fortnight & saith that his businesse of comming to Towne at that time was that one Tirlagh mc Carell a drover hired him to help him to driue cattell to the Navan & that he beeing at the Navan a Butcher that bought those Cattell whose name he knoweth not hired him to driue the same beasts to Dublin and agreede to giue him two shillings for his paines & saith that upo{n} wednesday hee draue the beeues from the Nauan within six miles of Dublin but the name of the place <H> he knoweth not & that night the Butcher draue the beeves to Dublin & left this Examinant behind him, & the next mornin{g} after beeing Thursday was fortnight this Examinant came to Dublin after the Butcher to seeke his money but hee knowes not the Butcher{s} name nor where he dwells & after he came to this Towne he was looking for the Butcher untill Satursday morning when he was apprehended hauing noe weapons but a little skene about him
The marke [mark] of the aboue named
Shane ô mahon
Ri: Bolton Canc
Gerrard Lowther

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6to Novembris 1641
The Examinacion of
Shane ô Mahon

a light suspition

Deponent Fullname: Shane
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Tyrone
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Tirlagh mc Carell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned