Deposition of Knogher mcDermond

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Identifier: 824005r005


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Words
Deposition Transcription:

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<20> Knogher mc dermond aged of Belgooly aged 50 yeares or thereabouts being sworne & examined saith that he hath was an inhabitant on the lands of Belgooly aforesaid the first yeare of the rebellion warres & diuers yeares before, & more particularly at the time the Irish gent & other inhabitants of those parts assembled there, which was about Candlemas in the yeare 1641, the names of the chiefe gent <A> soe assembled were Phillip Barry og esquire John Long esquire, Richard Roche fitz dauid of Cullaine James og Roche of Cunury, James Long brother to the foresaid John Long Richard Roche of the Island dauid Barry of Dunboeg, Cormucke mc donough of Knocke neCaly, William Barry of Cooleene & he beleeues is very confident that dauid og Rea was there, but he did not see him; alsoe James Goggan fitz Pers was there, & this deponent alsoe saw James Young of Kinsale, at the said assembly alsoe Phillip Roche of <B> Pollelong & John Roche fitz dauid, John Roche of Cunnry, & another John Roche of whose habitation he know not & one Newgent Aharmartin, alsoe William Mellafont & Garrett Mellafont the sonnes of James Mellafont of Waters land; William og Mellafont, brother to the said James & diuers others whos, where he saw the said gent & diu e r s others walkeing & consulting together, which was soone after, that Robert Beer & his wife & Pasqua Trudgeon, John Lettan with & two english persons more (whose names he knowes not) were hanged there. And this deponent there heard some of the irish speakeing of the hanging of the said english persons. And askeing one another by what order it was done, wherevnto some of them answered, it was by the order of Phillip Barry og, & John Long <C> aforesaid & this deponent doth not know, nor euer heard of any cause they had to put the said english people to death and further saith that he heard that two young daughters of Robert Beer aforesaid were throwne ouer a cliff neare Cunary, the chiefe actor therein was Teige o Collaman, A tennant to

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James Roche of Cunary, which Colloman was afterwards kild in the neare the same place by some English troops & further saith not

Knogher [mark] mcdermond
his marke

Deponent Fullname: Knogher mc dermond
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillip og Barry, John Long, Richard Roche fitz dauid, James og Roche, James Long, Richard Roche, dauid Barry, Cormucke mc donough, William Barry, dauid og Rea, James Goggan fitz Pers, James Young, Phillip Roche, John Roche fitz dauid, John Roche, John Roche, Newgent Aharmartin, William Mellafont, William og Mellafont, Robert Beer, Pasqua Trudgeon, Teige o Collaman, James Roche, Garrett Mellafont, James Mellafont
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Rebel, Mentioned, Rebel, Mentioned