Deposition of John Johnstone

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

Date: 1653-05-07
Identifier: 837132v098


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Down
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: George Blundell, Ja Traill
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 132v

The Examination of John Johnstone of Ardglasse being aged about fourty yeeres taken the 7th May 1653
Who being sworne sayeth that about in the second yeere of the <C> Rebellion as he remembers, he heard Say, there were four Irish <A> men killed in Ardglasse, who had come into the quarters some fyue or six dayes before they were killed.
This Examinat being asked if he did heare who killed the foresayd persons, he sayeth he heard say that Edward Jackson [ ] and Will Hamilton two of Capt Wools soldiers att that tyme both now in prison; were att the killing of the foresayd persons
This Examinat being asked, if he knowes or did heare by whatt orders the foresayd persons were killed, or if Capt Wooll had any hand or was att the killing of the foresayd, he sayeth he neither knoweth nor neuer heard that Capt Wool had any hand therein, nor by what orders the fact was committed And further he sayeth not
John Johnston [mark] his marke
G Blundell
Ja: Traill

Deponent Fullname: John Johnstone
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Down
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edward Jackson, Will Hamilton, Capt Wool
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned