Examination of Charles Camble

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=816008r004] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 12:28 PM

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Identifier: 816008r004


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Meath
Deposition Type: Examination
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Words
Commissioners: Robert Meredith
Deposition Transcription:

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Charles Camble sworne & examined
sayth that he was beinge at Clones in the Countie of Monaghan He was there detayned prisoner by Rory oge mc ma h Patterick mcMahoone & [ ] whoe haveinge as he affirmed received directions from Sir Phelim o Neale for the Hangeing of all prisoners & accordinglie the sayd Rory Oge Mc Patterick McMahoone corsed twentie persons foorthwith to bee hangeed besides & then killed multitudes sundry others w h whoe then were they killed by one & the examinant was alsoe carryed with a [ ] to the execution but for some respects they re s p ited his Execucion & soone after was respited & afterwards was with one Robert Alderitch & one Mathew Browne two other prisoners in the companie of 100 of the Rebells carryed sent vnto the sayd Rorey Patterick McMahoone v n where [ ] vnto the seege of Drogheda where the examinat hath remayned for these three weekes last past & where he sawe & observed that the Armie then beseegeing Drogheda was freelie releeved & supplied with victualls from the Countie s of meathe & louthe &

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where as he was informed the certayne of the lords of the pale namelie the lord of Gormanstowne the lord Netterfeld & the lord of lowthe were at severall tymes in conferrence with the Northerne Rebells & the examinant further sayth that he herd sundry of the McMahoons affirme that the Earle of Antrym had as great a hand was interested in this bus i ness business meaneing the Rebellion wherein they had declared themselues as much as they & that the castle of Dublin should have been takeen by the sayd Earle the lord MaGuyre & H Hughe Oge McMahoon & likewise the examinant herd one Ever McMahoone saye that there was not a free houlder in this king e dome woorth tenn pounds yeerly rent of the Romishe religion whoe did not know before hand of this business meaneing the present Rebellion aswell as those whoe now declared themselues at the seege of Drogheda
Ch: Campbell:
& sayth that the doctrine of the preests amongst the Rebells as he was enformed [teulleth?] the people that it is noe sinn to kill the protestants whoe are damned creatures
Rob Meredith

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Charles Camble concerning murder &c.

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Deponent Fullname: Charles Camble
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Monaghan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Rory oge mcPatterick mcMahoone, lord MaGuyre, Hughe Oge McMahoon, Phelim o Neale, Robert Alderitch, Mathew Browne, Earle of Antrym, lords of Gormanstowne, lord Netterfeld, lord of lowthe, Ever McMahoone
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Denounced, Confederate, Confederate, Confederate, Mentioned