Examination of John Heard

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=810381r376] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 03:30 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1652-11-24
Identifier: 810381r376


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Dublin
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Recognizance
Commissioners: Daniel Hutchinson, John Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 381r

The Examinacion of
John Heade touching
the Murder at the

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fol. 381v

The examjnation of John Heard, taken before us the Dl Huthinson & Jo: Byss Esquires the 24o no: 1652
the sayd examinant beeinge duly sworne & examined sayth that about the same day or a day or two after the murder don at the furrows this examinant was at sprecklestowne, & hee sawe about fiue or six horsmen vpon the land of the wood neer Sprecklstowne, & amongs those horsmen sawe one that had a sute of Clothes Clothes that this examinant Conceiued to bee Captain Blundells Clothes this examinant hauinge heard that Captain Blundell was latly before killd at or neer the ffurows, and this examinant sayth that one francis dillon (of Sprecklstowne, beinge with this examinant & seeinge the said horsemen Caled to them & bade them to stand off, caleinge to them (in Irish, the sayd thow Charles son stand off and afterwards this examinnat was tould that It was one pat keregan that had the sayd sute of Clothes on
<on, & this examinant sayth that after hee soe did see the sayd Clothes, hee was enquiryinge, & deserous to know, which of the toryes, by name, had them for in Regard the sayd Captain was a louinge freind of this examinant, this examinant was Resolued to bee the death of him that had kild him, & further sayth nott.>
John [mark] Heard
his marke
Sworne before vs
Dl Huchinson
Jo Bysse

The said Jo Heard [ ] acknowledged Recognysenc of 100 li., to prosecute, at the next Gaole dliuery for the County dublin or the high Court of Justis
before vs,
Dl Huchinson
Jo Bysse

Deponent Fullname: John Heard
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Unknown
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Captain Blundell, francis dillon, pat keregan, * Charles son
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Witness, Rebel, Rebel