Examination of John Butterfield

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

Date: 1653-05-27
Identifier: 837185r143


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Down
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing
Commissioners: George Rawdon, Tobias Norris
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 185r

The examinacion of John Butterfield of Newry in Com: Downe aged eight & fourty yeares taken vpon oath 27 May 1653
Who saith that he heard not of any murders in the Newry at the begining of the Rebellion except one William a dier who was hanged at the Gallowes of the Newry for attempting to run away to Dundalk in regard his house was puld down by the Irish as [ ] this examinant was informed by seuerall in the newry & doth belieue he was hanged by the orders of Donell oge Maginis being that he was Gouernor there at that time And d And further saith that one Henry Allen was Constable of the Newry at that time which this examinant belieues can relate the whole matter if he were examined & further sath not
Taken before vs
the day aboue mencioned
Geo Rawdon
Tobias Norrice

fol. 185v

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John Butterfeild
Examinacion against
Donell oge Magenis

Deponent Fullname: John Butterfield
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Down
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William *, Donell oge Maginis, Henry Allen
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Witness