Examination of Phillip ô Ring

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

Date: 1653-11-02
Identifier: 826167r187


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Succour
Commissioners: Dudley Loftus, Francis Willoughby, Robert Meredith
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 167r

1888 1888

The further examination of Phillip ô Ring of Macroome in the County of Cork whoe being sworne & examined saith
That he hathe heard read his former Examinacion taken <A> the Sixt of december tenth of September 1652 & saith that the same is in all thinges true. And further saith that att the tyme when Mris Hussie in his said former examinacion mencioned & her Company came with a Convoy from Macroome near Blarny with a Convoy, a new party or Convoy of men were sent from Blarney (whereof Murtoghe ô Rearden of Clohindah neare kilcrea in the County of Cork had as he beleeveth the cheefe Comand) to convoy the said Mris Hussie & her Company to Corke; & that the said Rearden was assisted by Dennis Long since deceased & others whom hee cannot name And that Captaine John Reardan of Castlehinchey in the said County of Cork whoe was then Comander of Blarny sent out that Convoy out of the Castle, And saith that when the said Mris Husssie & some of her company were murthered the said Murtogh ô Rearden saved some of the rest from killing & carried them from the rest of the Murtherers but afterwards the other Murtherers mett with overtooke them againe & killd them against the will of him the said Murtogh as he the said Murtogh affirmed to him this Examinant And this Examinant Liveing at Blarny when the Convoy went out & retourned knoweth that some of the same <B> Convoy acquainted the said Captain John Rearden with the murther of the said Mris Hussie & the rest yet he the said Capten made nothing thereof, nor ever questioned the murtherers for the same: The number of all those Murthered were about fourteene persons whereof eleven were slaine in one place about a Myle from Blarney & the other three were slayne nearer there therevnto All which this Examinant & others that assisted him buried [ ] Hee further saith that he knoweth very well that they the said Captaine <C> John Rearden Mortogh Rearden & Dennis Long stayd

fol. 167v


<D> & continued at Blarny aforesaid as souldjers & servants to the Lord of Muskery for severall yeres vizt vntill the same Castle of Blarny was taken from the Lord of Muskery, & yet [ ] yett hee never heard nor beleeveth that ever the Lord of Muskery ever questioned or brought the said Captain John Rearden Mortoghe ô Rearden Dennis Long or any the rest of the Murtherers to triall or punishment for the same & this Examinant Lived at Blarney aforesaid for about tenn weeks after the said Murther Comitted & hath afterwards lived at Macroome the Lord of Muskeries Land till about harvest last past

The mark of the said
Phelip [mark] ô Ringe
Deposed unto the
second day of November
1653 before us
Fr Willoughby
Rob: Meredith
Dud. Loftus

Deponent Fullname: Phillip
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Mris Hussie, Murtoghe , Dennis Long, Lord of Muskery, John Rearden
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Succour, Rebel, Mentioned, Denounced