Deposition of Donnell mc Lester

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

Date: 1653-05-20
Identifier: 837108r071


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Down
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing
Commissioners: John Dallway
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinatione and depositione of Donnell mc Lester of {Castle} reagh in the Cownty of Downe taken before me this 20th May 165{3} who beinge sworne saith
That on a sunday after the warr began abowte the latter end of december in the fi{rst} yeare of the warr, he amongst many more ridd out with Mr Jo: Edmonstone to see { } the enemy did approach, who weare then saide to be drawinge neare to Lam{ } this deponent went he saw Patrick o Tolane comeing [ ] from his howse and { } towards Donell Ores howse, but beefore he gott thither he was slayne & within less then halfe { } b{ } this deponent knoweth not, onlye he saw three or foure men standinge abowte { } whom was Andrew English with a sword & a pitchforke, and the said Pa{trick} { } & bleedinge but was past speech & more saith not
Donnell { mc Lester}
John Dallway Mayor

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Deponent Fullname: Donnell mc Lester
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Down
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Jo: Edmonstone, Patrick o Tolane, Donell Ores, Andrew English
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Victim, Mentioned, Mentioned