Examination of Edward Allen

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Identifier: 826051r050


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Robert Sanders
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 51r


The examinacion of Captain Edward Allen his M of Kinsale
<1> Beinge duely sworne and examined deposeth & sath that he this deponent haueinge a Comaund as Ensigne of a Company att Castllyons one Ann Richard Seller Came from Kilinecurragh when and tould him that her ffather mother Sister and three servants were murdered in their owne house and that she made an Iskape escape by lyeing in a ditch wherevpon the next morneinge this deponent went with a partie of <A> foote and found that that which the sayde Ann had tould him to be true and that he with his Company brought of twoe or three or foure of the Corps and that he did see that the Corne was Carryed vpp to the house wherein Mrs Bryan widdow relict of Teige of Bryan deceased of kilnacurragh liued his Cause of knowledge is for that he did see the Corne & some wooden vessells scattered betwixt the house where the murder was Comitted and the house wherein the sayde Mrs Bryan liued, and that shee vtterly with her famil y servants d and such as were in the Castle would not suffer this deponent or any of his party to Come in And further sayth not

Edw: Alleyn
This deposicion was taken
before me this Last of Novem: 1652
Ro: Saunders

fol. 51v


Capt Allen and
Richard Seller
theire deposicions

Deponent Fullname: Edward Allen
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Captain
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Ann Seller, Mrs Bryan, Teige of Bryan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Witness, Denounced, Mentioned