Examination of Conly Magoghogan

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

Date: 1641-11-09
Identifier: 809162r086


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 Conly Magoghogan of Donore in the County of Westmeath gentleman taken before us Sir Richard Bolton knight Lord Chancellor of Ireland & Sir Gerrard Lowther knight Lord Chief Justice of his Maiesties Court of Chief Place the 9th day of November 1641.
This Examinant saith that hee dwelleth at Donore in the County <T> of Westmeath & is owner of the Castle of Donore which is a great strength and the lande thereunto belonging which Castle is a place of great strength which & in former Rebellions hath beene much desired by the Rebells And this Examinant hearing of the stirres & rebellions raised now of late in the bordering neighbour C Northren Countyes resolued to addresse himself to the Lords Justices to receiue their directions for the maintaining & holding <V> of his said Castle for his Maiesties seruice & thereupon upon Friday last he began his Journey accompanyed with Brian Magaghagan his Couzen german & Donnogh Magaghan this Examinants seruaintg man & Donnell Horrogho his footboy & that night they lodged at Tannekilly in the Queenes County at & the howse of James Donnell & the next day beeing Satursday hee came to Lacca & there [ ] lodged at his Mothers howse that night & stayed there all Sunday & lodged there Sunday night also and on Monday in the evening this Examinant & his Company aforesaid came to Dublin betweene four & fiue of the clocke <W> & came to the howse of one Tieg Connor in St Francis street and desired to haue a Chamber & a fire & beeing brought to a Chamber & hauing a fire made it drawing towards Supper time the Good wife of the howse came to this Examinants Chamber & asked him whether he would be pleased that some other gentleman which were in the howse might suppe together with him

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<X> whereunto he answered that he was contented that they should whereupon Brian ô Hara Donnogh Kego Dermott Cavenagh & Morrice Cavanagh & one Bermingham none of which except Bryan ô Hara did hee ever see before supped with him After Supper dermott Cavanagh desired this Examinant to goe with him to the said Dermots Chamber & to drinke some beere with him there but there being noe fire they went to the Common Hall where they found the said Bermingham & others <Y> & one of them whose name this Examinant knoweth not would needs bestow a shillings worth of beere upon them to which they refused to accept of and shortly after that party departed from them & left them there and within a short time afterwards they were apprehended This Examinant hauing a sword & his seruant Donnogh hauing a sword & a pistoll & his footboy a rapier & <Z> a pistoll and this Examinants Couzen Brian hauing a sword but what weapons the rest of persons abouenamed had he knoweth not. And this Examinant further saith that two other of his seruants namely James Goghegan & Terence Flyn came with him to Lacca in the County of Kildare & noe further.
Conly Geoghegan
Ri: Bolton Canc
Gerrard Lowther

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9o Novembris 1641
The Examinacion of
Conly mc Goghegan

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Deponent Fullname: Conly Magoghogan
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Brian Magaghagan, Donnogh Magaghan, Donnell Horrogho, James Donnell, Tieg Connor, Brian , Donnogh Kego, Dermott Cavenagh, Morrice Cavanagh, * Bermingham, James Goghegan, Terence Flyn
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned