Examination of Henry Higly

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=816248r156] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 02:19 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-01-12
Identifier: 816248r156


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Meath
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Killing
Commissioners: Richard Hunt, Richard Tigh, Robert Meredith, Thomas Sadler
Deposition Transcription:

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Thexaminacion of Henry Higley of Cookstreet Dublin in Colonell Husons Troope Aged ffower & twentye yeares being duely sworne sayeth
That beinge in company of Corporall Andrew Harvye about the third of this instant January instant in the Garison of Garistowne; the said Corporall comanded him to ride out with him; and he further sayeth that att Creekstowne they tooke one Patrick Russh and Richard Dignan whoe confessed to the said Corporall & this deponent that they tog i ther with one Tege Malloy Pa t rick Goch & one Ty r rell were att the takinge formerly of one Phillipp Carr an Englishman tog i ther with one Teig Molloy Patrick Cahan Goch & one Tirrell as the said Carr was goeing from Manooth to Balsoone about Maye last and that [ ] afterwards the said Patrick Russh & Richard Dignan went towards Tecroghan to with intent to send in there to the Garison to demand an exchange from y or a ransom for the said Carr, and that before their retorne back againe to the other three Malloy Goch and Tyrrell, the said Molloy Goch & Tyrrell had murthered the said Carr (as they said) without their consent & or privity: And further the said Richard Dignan did confesse that the cloathes & hatt he then wore were the cloathes, & hatt of the said Carr, & that he had bought them of the other three for one and thirty shillings, whereof he had never there was paid six shillings, and further this deponent sayeth not
The marke of [mark] Henry Higley
<Sworne & examined by vs this xijth of January 1652
Tho: Sadler
Rob: Meredith
Ric: Hunt
Rd: Tighe
Edw: Pyers>

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Deponent Fullname: Henry Higley
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Meath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Colonell Huson, Patrick Russh, Richard Dignan, Tege Malloy, Patrick Goch, * Tyrrell, Phillipp Carr
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim