Examination of Ellis Daly

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=817094r085] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 06:35 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-09-02
Identifier: 817094r085


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing
Commissioners: Thomas Dancer, Thomas Herbert
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 94r

<A> The examinacion of Ellis Daly alias ffury of Kilkliegh in the County of Westmeath widdowe aged 44 yeares or thereabouts taken the secund day of September 1653 taken before Colonell Thomas Herbert and Thomas Dancer Esquire two of the Comittee appoynted by the High Court of Justice sitting at Dublin for examinacion of Massacers and Murthers Comitted in the County of Westmeath &c
Who being duely sworne and examined deposeth and sayth That at the tyme that that a parley was had betweene the Lo: of Rannallagh and Sir James Dillon knight, which to the best of this examinants memory was in [ ] September in the yeare 1642 Thomas Daly the examinants Late husband mett with then told this examinant that he mett with Oliver Magawly & Lawrence Magawly with many soldiers in their company neere vnto her sayd husbands land the next day after the sayd Parley having with them then prisoner Mr Edward Dalton son of Richard Dalton of Molluimieghan in the sayd County of Westmeath Esquire And that the sayd Oliver Magawly and the rest sayd that they would hang the sayd Edmund Dalton vpon the examinants husbands Land which her sayd husband withstood, and so they tooke the sayd Edward Dalton with them from thence And this examinant heard that they hanged him neere a place called Boolycahilroe the same day And the examinant being greeved for the sayd Edmonds death tooke a sheet with her to bury him But before she came to the place where he was hanged his owne friends tooke his dead body with them and afterwards buried him as the examinant was informed And further deposeth not
The mark [mark] of Ellis Daly
Taken before
Tho. Herbert.
Thomas Dancer

fol. 94v


The within named Ellis ffury did acknowledg to be indebted
to the keepers of the Liberty of England by authoritie of
Parliament in the summ of ------------------------------------ C li.
The Condicion to appeare after ten dayes notice to be given
her or left at her howse and to give evidence against
Oliver Magawly and Lawrence Magawly and others for the
Murther of [One] Edmund Dalton Esquire And not to depart
without licence &c

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fol. 95v


The examinacion of Ellis
ffury widdow
Oliver Magawly and
Lawrence Magawly
for the Murther of
Edmund Dalto Esquire

Deponent Fullname: Ellis alias ffury Daly
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Unknown
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: * Rannallagh, James Dillon, Oliver Magawly, Lawrence Magawly, Edward Dalton, Richard Dalton
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Mentioned