Deposition of John Tennent

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

Date: 1653-05-03
Identifier: 837131r094


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Down
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Killing
Commissioners: Ja Traill
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examination of John Tennent of lecale taken the 3 May 1653
Who being (as he sayeth) about fyftye and foure yeeres of age; Sayeth that Christopher Bateman that was taken in the pace of Dundrum by Bryan Mackelhinny and other re some other Rebells, was this Examinats <A> partner, that he caryed out the money for the ransome of the cattle viz 28 : lib and not being able to agree with them for the ransome of the prsionners persons att the first he left them for that tyme and heard that the sayd Rebells did hang them up the prisonners to make them Vndertake for paying more money And that at last was payed to the sayd Rebells thirtye lib: for bateman and 18: lib: for Thomas Paceley
This Examinat further sayeth, that the sayd Bryan Mackelhinny since he came into the quarters did seuerall tymes acknowledge to him the sayd Examinat that both he the sayd Mackhelhinny and Thomas McDonnell did shoot att one tyme against Serjeant Gettinbee, but which of them [or w ] killed him or whither both shotts did hit him he knew not
John Tennent [mark] his marke
Taken upon oath
before me
Ja: Traill

Deponent Fullname: John Tennent
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Down
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Paceley, Christopher Bateman, Bryan Mackelhinny
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Denounced