Examination of Richard Cusack

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

Date: 1653-05-03
Identifier: 837181r138


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Down
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Multiple Killing, Robbery
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examination of Richard Cusack of Killogh in lecale taken the 3d May 1653
Who being as he sayeth aged about fyue and fourtye yeers sayeth that when the Irish party vnder the command of the l Eueagh came into Doune the first [ ] yeere of the Rebellion he had his house in Doune and that his wyfe was then in the sayd house: he further sayeth that his wyfe was in the sayd toune dwelling when the Irish killed some woemen, as he this Examinat heard reported <A> He further sayeth, that Richard Craddell told him that he the sayd Craddell had challenged Rob: Welch for a suit of cloathes which he wore of the sayd Craddells, And that the sayd Craddell told this Examinat that the sayd Welch sayd he had the sayd Cloathes from the wyfe of this Examinat; And as concerning the killing of the sayd woemen, he sayeth that he knoweth no further but that he heard saye they some woemen were killed att that tyme in Doune.
Richard Cusack
This Examinat further sayeth That he heard that Daniel Mc gennis was in Doune when it was burntt, as also alll the Mc Cartans, and Con og Mc gennis O Neil and Rory Mc gennis
Richard Cusa{ck}

Deponent Fullname: Richard Cusack
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Down
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Craddell, Robert Welch, Con og O Neil, the Mc Cartans, Daniel Mc gennis, Rory Mc gennis
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel