Examination of James Collogh

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

Date: 1653-06-01
Identifier: 838208r259


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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The examinacion of Capten James Collogh of the Isle of McGee aged 50 yeares or thereabouts being duely sworne & examined before vs this first day of June 1653
Sayth That at the tyme of the Massacre in the Isle of Magee he this examinant was capten of a foot company in this towne under in the Regiment of Collonell Chichester, and that shortely after the sayd massacre, one Jennett Woodsyde wife to Robert Browne now prisoner in this towne told this examinant that one Robert Glasgow did kill Tieg o Sheale with a shot of a horsemans peece and that one commonly called Stagg fferry was at the house of Donnell McArt and as she heard killed his wife; And being asked what he could tell concerning the murder of Owen Modder Magee Henry Magee & Bryan Magee neere vnto this towne he this examinant saith that at the tyme the sayd murder was acted he was asleepe vpon a bed and cannott tell who was the actors in the sayd murder otherwise them that he was told that Lieutenant William Dawbyn doeth acknowledge himselfe to haue had a hand therein, and that he would Justifye the same for that he did it by order and this examinant sayth that the reason of his knowledg is, for that one John McClowy who was then Corporall to this examinant the sayd Lieutenant Dawbyn told him soe and further saith not.

James McCollo

Taken by vs
Owen Wynn
John: Reding:


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I June 1653

The Examenation of Capten McCollogh of the Ilemagee
Robert Glasgow
Stagg Henry
Lieutenant William Dawbin

Deponent Fullname: James Collogh
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Captain
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Collonell Chichester, Robert Glasgow, Stagg fferry, Donnell McArt, William Dawbyn, Robert Browne, Jennett Woodsyde, Tieg o Sheale, Owen Modder Magee, Henry Magee, Bryan Magee, John McClowy
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Denounced, Denounced, Mentioned, Denounced, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Witness