Examination of James Mulree

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=816327v212] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 12:13 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1654-02-14
Identifier: 816327v212


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Meath
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Infanticide
Commissioners: Jocelin Usher, William Cadogan
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 327v

The examination of James Mulree of knocinagole Cottier taken the 14o of February 1653
The said James beeing duly sworne & examined deposeth that not many yeares past a woeman in castle Jordan that was vnmarried whose name he doth not remember, who had a wife of his owne did bear a child vnto one Tirlogh รด Doran who had a wife of his owne, which child the said woeman by the reporte of the neighbors murdered & buried it in a dunghill, from whence the said child was afterwards taken vp by a dogge, & notice therof beeing given vnto Capten George Cusacke then Governor of Tecroghan the said Capt came to Castle Jordan to examine the murder, wher e & finding it to be true, he gave order to have the said wo e man Elyn brought to Knockinwoly aforesaid, where the Marshall [ Pfeirce ] Peirce Newgent of Baltigere mett him, & by ther order she was burnt, the cause of his knowlege of what he hath deposedth beeing, that he was present at the execution, & was struck by the said Capt Cusacke for not suffering the hedge of his garden to be taken away for to make fire to burne the woeman aforesaid, & beeing asked whether Bryen Colgan the prisoner had any hand in the buisness, he deposeth denyeth that the said Colgan had nothing to doe with it but as a looker on as the rest of his neighboures & further he deposeth not.
James [mark] Mulree his marke
Taken by vs
William Cadogan
Jocelin Vssher

Deponent Fullname: James Mulree
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Cottier
Deponent County of Residence: Meath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Tirlogh , George Cusacke, Peirce Newgent, Bryen Colgan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Defendant