Deposition of Walter Bourke

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

Identifier: 831169r134


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Leitrim, Sligo & Mayo
Deposition Type: Examination
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 169r

This examinant further saith that such was theeir [ ] hatred of the Irish of the County of Mayo vnto the English that they could not endure to see a beast of English breed to live amongst them, and not onely content to destroy the Cattle, but with all derision and scoffing carriage vsed to bring a booke before the Cowe or sheepe of English straine they formerly tooke from the English, and asked them whether they could reade, and in case they were disposed at that tyme to spare the killing of them, one answered they could read and bidd their apparances should bee entred, and if otherwise disposed to kill them, in conclusion they left not a beast liveing that they tooke from English or Protestant
Walter Bourke

Libr I:

fol. 204

. 205
Lib Q: fol: 487 494


fol. 169v

X B.B. X
The Examination of Walter Bourkes
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Deponent Fullname: Walter Bourke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Mayo