Examination of John Hill

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

Date: 1653-06-01
Identifier: 838131r192


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: John Reding, Owen Wynn
Deposition Transcription:

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<symbol> The Examinacion of John Hill of the Isle of Magee aged thirty yeares or thereabouts taken before vs the first Day of June 1653
Whoe beinge Duly sworne and Examined saith that at the tyme of the Massacree in the Isle of Magee hee this Examinant was in this towne of Carrickfergus and knoweth nothinge of the said Massacree other then the Comon Reporte that this Examinants vnkle John Kelly and Hugh Boyde (both Inhabitants of the Isle of Magee) were amoungst other actors in the Murthers Comitted on the Inhabitants of Mullaghdoo (vizt) Teige O Gilmore and most of his famuly, Patricke McIlderg and his family with other two famulyes And this Examinant further saith that hee heard it generally Reported that Robert Glascow killed Teige o Sheale, and being asked what hee knewe of the Murther of Owen Modder Magee and the other persons that were Murthered with him neere vnto this Towne saieth it was the Comon Reporte that one Broadfott and John Elson were principall amoungst those that killed them, and further saith not

John Hill

Taken before vs
Owen Wynn
John Readinge

A true Copy Examined by Tho Bringhurst by [ ] [Regine]

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John Wylye
These papers decide left at my Lo: Presidents howse open by an vnknowne hand the 5th of Aprill 1653

Deponent Fullname: John Hill
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Kelly, Hugh Boyde, Teige O Gilmore, Patricke McIlderg, Robert Glascow, * Broadfott, John Elson, Teige o Sheale, Owen Modder Magee
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim, Victim