Examination of Dorothy Scott

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

Date: 1653-01-31
Identifier: 812335r268


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Carlow & Killkenny
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Arthur Bell, Richard Stephens
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 335r

The Examinacion of Dorothy Scott of Balliraggett now wife vnto Edmond Scott of Balliraggett aforesaid aged 35 years or there abouts.
This Examinate beinge soorne and Examined saith that shee knew Edward Butler of Vrlingford Esquire this <A> sixteene or seauenteene yeares, this examinate beinge asked where shee liued the first yeare of the Rebellion, shath that shee liued in her owne house in Balliragett when there was seane English protestants brought from freshord vnto Balliraggett, and fiue of them brought to the Gallowse and there hanged, wherevpon this Examined went to Edward Butler aforesaid whoe was then come to Balliragett with about thirty of his owne Company, And this deponent earnestly begged the life of a poore Scotts gen [ ] gentlewoman and one Ann Trout, wherevpon the said Edward Boutler sent his man alonge with this Examined to the Gallowse Guarde neere the Gallows{e} where the prissoners was keept, and brought [ ] away the aforesaid Scotts gentlewoman the and the said Ann Trout to this Examinants house, where they were keepe [ ] for some time, and soe went to Ballinakill to an English Garrisson, and further saith and beinge asked by whose order the foresaid persons were Executed, saith shee knewe not, but saith there was noe Commaunder in that towne but the said Edward Butler att that time and further saith not.
The marke of
Dorothy [mark] Scott
Taken before vs the 31th day
of January 1652
Ri: Stephens
Arthur Bell

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fol. 336r

fol. 336v

[ ] 4
The Examinacion
of Dorothy Scott
wife to Edmond Scott
against Butler
persons brought prisoners to Balliraggett
Beggd the life of a Scotch gentlewoeman
& Ann Trout
Butler sent his man to the Guard
where they wear kept
brought them away.

Deponent Fullname: Dorothy Scott
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Unknown
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edmond Scott, Ann Trout, Edward Butler
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel