Examination of James Dalton

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

Date: 1653-08-13
Identifier: 817118r099


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing
Commissioners: Robert Meredith, Thomas Herbert
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 118r

The further examinacion of James Dalton of Mooreton in the County of Westmeath gent taken the xiijth day of August 1653 before Sir Robert Meredith Knight and Colonell Thomas Herbert two of the Comittee appoynted by the High Court of Justice sitting at Dublin for taking examinacions of Massacres and Murthers
Whoe being duely sworne and examined deposeth and sayth that on wednesday last he mett with one Diermott mc Keigan of Lukan yeoman at the ffayer of Palmerstowne and having some speech with him concerning the Murther of Mr Eddmund Dalton, the sayd Diermott told this examinant that one John Magawly of Balliloghloe in the County of Westmeath sheapheard vnto Henry Magawly of the same gent, was the man that hanged the put the rope about the neck of the sayd Edmund Dalton and hange{d} him vntill he was deade And this examinant demaunded of the sayd Diermott what other company he had to help him to Comitt the sayd Murther, vnt{o} whom he answered, that there were two more then in his company, but sayd that h{e} could not asyet [ ] Learne out their their names And this examinant further sayth not
The mark [mark] of Jam{es}
Rob Meredith
Tho Herbert

fol. 118v


The frist and secund
examinacion of James
Dalton of Mooreton in the
County of Kildare against
Oliver Magawly and
others for the Murther of
Mr Edmund Dalton

Deponent Fullname: James Dalton
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Diermott mc Keigan, Eddmund Dalton, John Magawly, Henry Magawly
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Witness, Victim, Denounced, Mentioned