Examination of Onorah Shea

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=826272r279] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 12:01 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-11-04
Identifier: 826272r279


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Francis Willoughby, Robert Meredith, William Gilbert
Deposition Transcription:

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The further Examinacion of Onorah Shea late servant to William Woodes taken the iiijth of November 1652
Whoe being sworne & examined saith, that shee hath heard read her former examinacion taken the xjth of August 1653, & saith that it is in all things true And further <A> deposeth that Dermott ô Reardan named in her former examination was a Capten or comander of the Irish Rebells vnder the Lord of Muskery at the tyme when William Woods her late Maister & William Tuite were surprised & murthered, And alsoe saith that the said Dermott ô Rearden & the rest of the partie Comanded by him were told by the said William Woods in his howse when they were robbing him that he had the Lord of Muskeries direction protection & it was in his breeches which they had taken from him which they might see if they pleased, vpon which they pulld some other sleight papers out of his pockett & would not pull out the protection but said he lyed, for he had none, or to that purpose Shee further saith that shee hath heard & beleeveth <B> that the Lord of Muskery had notice of the said murthers & made some Inquirie after the Murtherers but never heard that he executed any of them

Honor [mark] Sheas
Deposed the day & yere
aforesaid before vs
Fr Willoughby
Rob: Meredith
William Gilbert

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Deponent Fullname: Onorah Shea
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Servant
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Woodes, William Tuite, Lord of Muskery, Dermott
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel