Examination of Elizabeth Stephens

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1652-06-05
Identifier: 815395r443


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Henry Prity
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 395r

The examination of Elizabeth Stephens of Crottentegan in the Barrony of Slewmargeh taken before me this 5th of June 1652
Being duely Sworne & examined sath <A> That Sir Morgan Kauenagh came with his Regiment in the first yeares of the warrs in Rebellion in Ireland to Beseidge Ballilenan in the Queenes County, And that the souldiers belonging to the said Regiment Apprehended ffiue weomen one man & one Chi{ld}, & Carried them before Sir Morgan Kauenagh, whoe gaue orders they should be Carried to, the quart{er}s of one Capt: Brenan to be executed, which Capt Refused to doe, such an inhumane {ac}t where vpon they weare Carried to Capt H{um}p{hry} Kauenagh whoe then was Car Quartered in <B> Castle towne in the Barrony of Slewmargeh in the Queenes County; whoe gaue orders to haue them executed immeadiatly, which was donne by the said Humphryes Souldiers, her cause of Knowledge in the premises, is that shee was then a Tennant to Mr Clare & dwelling in the said towne of Castletowne when the said act was donne, And ffurther saeth not
The marke [mark] of Elizabeth Stephens
Deposed before me the Day and yeare first aboue written
Hen: Prittie

fol. 395v


The Exam. of Daniel o Dowlan & Elizabeth Stephens concerning the murther committed by Humphry Cavenagh of Mr Garlandd ouer agaynst Whitley

Deponent Fullname: Elizabeth Stephens
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Morgan Kauenagh, Capten Brenan, Humphry Kauenagh, Mr: Clare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned