Deposition of George Gould

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Identifier: 824009r011


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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<x> <26> George Gould of Kinsale aged 30 yeares or there abouts being sworne & examined saith that about the first winter quarter in the yeare 1642: [ ] he liued in Kerry & came thence to <A> Blarny to buy tobacco, & did see about sixteene english persons, men, women, & children, that he vnderstood were sent from Muckrcompe by order of the Lord of Musgraue, With a guard to Blarny where they were deliuered to the commander there by (viz) one Lieutenant John mcWilliam o Reardan, as (this deponent beleeues) whoe was to send them to Corke; this deponent did not see the said persons conveyed with a guard from Blarny towards Corke but he saw foure irish men of the ward of Blarny aforesaid towards euening, returneing from wards Corke to Blarny, Charying diuers clothes much bloody, on their backes wherevpon this deponent asked them whence they came, to whome th some of them answered in irish, that they hade dispatched the said english persons. they should neuer eate more bread wherevpon this deponent t urned aside to & one to James Nagle (now of dingle) being in his company, (turned aside from them ) to & said vnto him that that was noe place for them to stay in, for he beleeued the vengeance of God, would fall thereon, for such actions, & immeadi therevpon they went away together. this deponent being further examined saith he knowes neither the names of those english persons, nor the names of those irish that murthered them neither doth he know any other officers name or other person or other person then commanding at Blarny sakne except the said Lieutenant, & the Engsigne (vizt) Humphrey Callahan; & whether those officers be now liueing or noe he knowes not & further saith not

George Goulde

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Deponent Fullname: George Gould
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Lord of Musgraue, Lieutenant John mcWilliam o Reardan, Humphrey Callahan, James Nagle
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned