Examination of James Hamilton

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=821243r163] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 02:10 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1652-11-15
Identifier: 821243r163


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Tipperary
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Captivity, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 243r

James Hamilton of Cashell. saith The Rebells Entred Newyeeres Eue to Cashell, & he saw Tybott Butler & Donnogh ô Duyer come in with the first of them. that he <A> saw no Murders comitted there, being vnder a guard kept in a house vpon pretence of safety, that seuerall Townesmen came into the house where he was. & told him particularly of the Murthers of seuerall English in all about 18. That the gate of Cashell was first broke ope before the said Butler & Duyer came in, That the said Butler came in with the first armed with sword & target; that the Keyes of the Towne were deliuered soone after about 12 a clock to Philip ô Duyer; That their first action was to rifle plunder & secure the English. That the Examinant & seuerall English were together prisoners in William Youngs house. whither Much of the English goods were brought <B> & layd vp fo r in a Magazine towards prouiding for the Warre That they fought Rory mc Shane was Cheife man in commanding the guard & Teige ô Maher were Masters overseers of the Magazine was also then one <of the Commanders and Teige o magher was present whilst the goods were Carying out of the house> That they gaue out they were for the King whom the Parliament as they said had abused That Teige ô Maher was with the Rebells at that time. That he heard by Comon Report That Vlick Bourke hang vp William Moone for a while. & after let him downe.

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fol. 244r


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Examination of mr
James Hamilton in
Court about the murthers
of Cashell Nouemb: 15

Deponent Fullname: James Hamilton
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Tipperary
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Tybott Butler, Donnogh , Philip , Rory mc Shane, Teige , Teige , Vlick Bourke, William Young, William Moone
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Victim