Examination of Knogher Agnew

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1653-05-06
Identifier: 838138r197


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Deposition Transcription:

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<symbol> The Examinacion of Knogher Agnew now liueing at Newry taken the 6th of May 1653
Whoe saith that he Lived at Ballemartin being within halfe a mile of Temple Patricke when this Rebellion began: And that about the midle of Jenuary: following on Lieutenant John Garvon with seuerall others in his Company <A> by name Nedde Johnston: Andrew ffargisson with seuerall others whose names hee knoweth: not, came to the village aforesaid: by night and in this examinents sight the souldiers tooke one Henry mcCarre Capper: & brought him before the Leiutenant aforesaid & asked him what they should doe with him, hee answeared what should bee done with him: but cut him in peeces which they since die{ } did: & further saith that this Lieutenant & the Company tha{t} was with him killed Twentie ffiue men women & children in the said Ballemartin that Night, & that none escaped theire furye in that place: but himselfe & one more yonge man who is ded since and further saith not

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Deponent Fullname: Knogher Agnew
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Down
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Garvon, Nedde Johnston, Andrew ffargisson, Henry mcCarre
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Denounced, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim