Examination of Edmund McHenry Roe Burke

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Identifier: 830199r146


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Galway & Roscommon
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Peter Stubber, Robert Clark
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 199r

The Examination of Edmund mc Henry roe Burk taken before vs beinge Comissioners for Administracion of Justice in the precincts of Gallway.
Whoe beinge examined saith, that he was of the Lorde of Clanmoris his party when sargeant Rouleright and the rest of the English with him were taken prisoners at Oranmore As beinge a seruant of the said Lord and was present at the place where the said persons were executed <A> and saith that he had noe other Armes but a sword; and saith that the nomber of persons which were with the said Lord were aboute the number of eight, or ten, as he conceiueth the names of the said party which he remembreth is John fitz Gerrald, John mc shida, william รด flahy of Tuam; he further saith that Rickard Burk of Gotnamackan was one of the said party, And further saith the said Lord with his party came from Killcornan aboute nine of the clock in the morneinge the same day the persons aboue said were executed; at Clarynbridge; and there accompanied him from Killcornan Collo: <B> Thomas Burk from of Killcornan; they all rideinge in full speed, & the <the said> Collo parted another way a little beyond Oran more; from the said Lord of Clanmoris, and tooke with him twoe or three from the said party, and mett the said Lord with the said party betwixt Oran more and Killcornan; aboute an howre after his Departure, and accompanied them to the bridge; and this examinant saith that when he sawe the carrs sett vpp for the execution of the men; he departed the place; And within three or foure dayes after he left the said Lords seruices And from that time further saith not:
Edmond Burke
Peter Stubber
Robert Clarke

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fol. 200r


fol. 200v


The Examination of
Edmund Mc Henry
roe Burk

concearneing the murther of
sargeant Rowleright & other
English in the begininge of
the warr. Comitted to
Goale at Gallway.

Deponent Fullname: Edmund mc Henry roe Burk
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Soldier
Deponent County of Residence: Galway
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Lorde of Clanmoris, John fitz Gerrald, John mc shida, william , Rickard Burk, Thomas Burk, sargeant Rouleright
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim