Deposition of Amy Manfinn

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1643-03-02
Identifier: 815109r182


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Waring Copy
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Edward Piggott, Henry Brereton
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 109r

<Exr 167> Amy Manfinn of Monasterevin in the Barrony of Clanmalerye within the Queens County a Brittish protestant, duly sworne saith That since the begining of this present Rebellion vizt vpon the second and third daies of December in the yere 1641 she was robbed and spoiled of Cowes, swyne, ready money debts howsholdstuff, provision and other thinges, In all Amounting to the summ of xxiiij li. By the handes and meanes of Lishagh McWoney and Henry Mc

fol. 109v

McWoney bretheren granchildren to Sir Terrence รด Dempsy whoe dwelt at Clanmaleroe in the said Countie, The said Lishagh sending his plowmen to kill this deponents husband which being done, they cawsed her to stand in her husbands blood <symbol> And alsoe cawsed her to stripp herself, And after they tooke her by the haire of her head, and dragged her throughe thornes, And then bade her gett her thence, The deponent asking whither, they answered to your daughter, whoe then dwelt at Geshell. And further sayth That one Michaell Jones of Ballybrittus carrieth Armes with, and assisted the Rebells in robbing thEnglish and Comitting other outrages and cruelties, Whereof this deponent was an ey Witnesse
<Exr> Jur 2o Marcij 1642 coram Henr Brereton et Edwardo Pigott

Deponent Fullname: Amy Manfinn
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Lishagh McWoney, Henry McWoney, Michaell Jones, Terrence
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned