Examination of Donnell Magowne

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

Date: 1653-03-04
Identifier: 838062v102


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 62v


The examinacion of Donnell Magowne of Moneymigno in the parish of Loughgeell Labourer taken before vs at Colerane the 4th day of March 1652
<33:> Who being duely sworne & examined saith That the next night after the Murder at Port Portnaw being at Ballymoney & seeing all the Countrye on fire he fledd towards Culfaghtrim parish where a <A> brother of his dwelt And that about 4: or 5: nights after the he came thither saith that he see one William Erwin Collier & his [ ] wife Margaret murdred by Tirlagh ô Donnell & Phelomy ô Boyle with a pike & that after the said William Erwin was cast downe the Rocke into the Sea the said Phelomy Boyle kept him downe with a pike vntill he was drowned And that Rory ô Deaghan & Patricke Magowne were present & see them committ the said Murders And further he saith not

Tho: Coote
Rich: Brasier Major

Deponent Fullname: Donnell Magowne
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Labourer
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Erwin, Margaret *, Tirlagh , Phelomy , Rory , Patricke Magowne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel