Examination of James Gray

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

Date: 1653-02-28
Identifier: 838046v045


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Death, Killing, Robbery, Succour
Commissioners: Richard Brasier, Thomas Coote
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 46v


The Examinacion of James Gray of Bushmills in in the County of Antrim Miller taken before vs the day & yeare first abovewritten
<C> Who being duely sworne & examined saith That he was protected in Ballycastle the first begining of the Irish Rebellion by Donnell grome McRandell McDonnell & Edmund รด Haggan the Countess of Antrims waiting man to keepe the said Countess Mill at Ballycastle And further he saith that he heard it credibly & commonly reported that Jennett Speir did repaire vnto Ballycastle house soone after the Murder of Portnaw, & that she was taken from the Gate of Ballycastle house by Dwaltagh McAllester who kept the Towne of Ballycastle & that he & one Henry Keill McCormacke with others murdred her on the backe of the Castle stable neere the wall of the Castle, & that the said Dwaltagh & Henry were like to quarrell about some gold which was in the said Jennetts stockins, & that both the said Dwaltagh & Henry are dead as he heares And further he saith not

Tho: Coote
Rich: Brasier Major

Deponent Fullname: James Gray
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Miller
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Donnell grome McRandell McDonnell, Edmund , Countess of Antrim, Dwaltagh McAllester, Henry Keill McCormacke, Jennett Speir
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Succour, Succour, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Victim