Examination of Torlagh McCorry

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=838172r223] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 11:34 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-05-13
Identifier: 838172r223


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: George Rawdon
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 172r

4179 4086

13th May 1653
Torlagh McCorry beinge Examined saith that about fiue yeares afore himselfe & one Hugh o Hartan: beinge then boeth souldiers of Capten Spencers Company: was & hauinge bein Neere Lisnegarvey: was as thay went homewards to theyr Garison: boeth taken by six of <A> the Enemy: whoe Carried this deponant & the said Hugh o Harton vnto one knocker McIlrott[gt?] a Cheeife man then of a party of the Enemy what was in the woods: which as some of them said gaue order to Hange them boeth: & then the said Enemy stript boeth this deponant & his Comrade & as thay weere going to Hange this deponant one Torla o Sheele of the said party Cam runing & drew his sword & would not suffer them to Hange this deponant but Hanged the other: then they sad Torlagh took this deponant vnto the said Knocker McRatt: where thay shewed this deponant the Cloethes of one Cormack o Mellen whoe thay had the day before Hanged: askinge this deponant whether he knew the said Cloeths & hee knew the Cloethes as alsoe the fishinge Rodd which the said Cormack o Mellen had: for he tould them that hee was one of his Captaines Company: This deponant did as he saith knowe butt the said Knocker o Mulcatt Torla o Shell & Donell [Mcilicury]: and further saith not

Turlo McCorry marke [mark]

Geo: Rawdon

fol. 172v

4087 [ ]

Deponent Fullname: Torlagh McCorry
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Soldier
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Hugh o Hartan, Cormack o Mellen, Capten Spencer, knocker McIlrott, Torla o Sheele
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel