Examination of Edward Jones

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=813216r148] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 12:05 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1654-07-05
Identifier: 813216r148


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Words
Commissioners: Edward Bolton, Gerard Lowther, James Donelan
Deposition Transcription:

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The examjnacion of Edward Jones of Turnings in the County of Killdare aged forty two yeares or thereabouts taken the 5th day of July 1654 before vs Sir Gerrard Lowther knight Sir Edward Bolton knight and James Donelan Esquire Comissioners for the Administracion of Justice at Dublin &c
Who beeing duely sworne and examjned deposeth and saith and that hee liueing in the Turnings aforesaid and heareing of some difference betweene Thomas ffeneghan and John Hagan, the examjnant <A> repayred to Margarett ffenaghan now liueing in the Turnings aforesaid mother to the said Thomas and about the first of June last past and tould her that hee had heard of a difference betweene her said son and the said John Heagan, wherevppon the said Margarett tould the examjnant that it was best for the said John Hagan to lett her son Thomas ffenaghan aloane or else hee should hang it would bee worse for him for that her said son had not killed two or three soldiers as hee had don, which she would iustifie, The examjnant further saith that the same day hee went to the said Thomas ffenaghan, and asked him wherefore hee did not make an end of the difference betweene him and the said John Hagan, the said ffeneghan therevppon tould the examjnant that <B> if the said John Hagan would not lett him aloane hee the said John Hagan and his brother Daniell Hagan should hang as high as any of theire generation, and the

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the examjnant demaunding for what cause The said Thomas ffenaghan answeared that hee would make that appeare heereafter, And therevppon the examjnant repered to the high Constable of the Barrony of Salt in the County of Killdare and had the said John Hagan and Daniell Hagan apprehended and sent to Dublin where they now remayne prisoners, And further saith not,
Edward [mark] Jones
his marke
This examinacion taken before vs
the day & yeare before written
Gerrard: Lowther Edw: Bolton Ja Donelan

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Edward Jones his Ex
John & Daniell Hagan
for murther of
Three soldiers

Deponent Fullname: Edward Jones
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Kildare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas ffeneghan, Margarett ffenaghan, John Hagan, Daniell Hagan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel