Examination of Rose McAwhy

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=816274r172] accessed Tuesday 26th of September 2017 10:53 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-01-28
Identifier: 816274r172


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Meath
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Captivity, Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Abraham Yarner, William Meredith, William Petty
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of Rose mc a why, alias Geyner, now the wife of Piers Tute of Collyers Towne in the County of East Meath taken at Dublin the 28th of January 1652
The said Rose Tute aged about fifty yeeres being duely sworne and Examined saith That she was formerly marryed to Richard Geyner of Castle Moylagh That on the second of ffebruary 1647, Luke Leynam and others <A> about twelue or fourteene in all, came to Castle Moylagh aforesaid about Eleuen of the Clock at the night broke into the Bawne of the Castle, and neere the Castle gate, killed her said husband, wounded her selfe, and Cornelius Geyner and Richard Geyner her sonnes, and Carryed away with them foure and twenty Cowes being the proper goods of her sayd husband, Her cause of knowledge is that the said Luke was a principall in the said Murder and outrages, is that soone after the Murder of her husband and the wounds giuen as aforesaid, the said Luke observing that some women in the vpper part of the Castle threw stones vpon the said murderers then in the bawne tooke hold of this deponent and said to her that if shee forthwith caused not the sayd women & others to forbeare not their <B> throwing of stones he would kill her The deponent further saith that one Barnaby Martin being afterwards taken by some of the forces in Trym, & being prisoner in the

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in the Marshalsea there, did a litle before his death declare that he was with the said Luke Geynan at the time of his being at Castle Moylagh aforesaid, And that Hugh Cormock alias Bredagh Oliver Ledwich Andrew Dyse, and one Owen Boy McGelshagh now living in ffrane neere Athboy were with them at the same time and That the number of men with that Company were in all fourteene, And further saith not
The marke of Rose [mark] Tute
Depose before vs
Abr: Yarner
William Petty
William Meredyth

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The Examinacion of Rose Tute alias Geyner concerning the Murder of Richard Geyner
Comitted by Luke Leynam
Hugh Cormock
Oliver Ledwich
Andrew Dyse
Owen Boy McGelsha

Deponent Fullname: Rose Alias Geyner Tute
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Meath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Geyner, Cornelius Geyner, Richard Geyner, Barnaby Martin, Hugh Cormock, Oliver Ledwich, Andrew Dyse, Owen Boy McGelshagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel