Deposition of Isabell Allen

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1644-01-31
Identifier: 817212v168


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Arson, Assault, Killing
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, Henry Jones
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 212v

Isabell Allen late wiffe of Francis Thomas Allen Late of the town & county of longford gent deceased sworne and examined deposeth and sayth in all thinges as Elizabeth Trafford in her examinacion next before written hath deposed: And further saith That the said ffrancis Thomas Allen her then husband was at the tyme of the surrendring of the said Castle dangerously wounded by the Rebells and then carried and forced into to the gaole of Longford, where he was kept for 3 dayes & promissed his liffe by the said Conaght ffarrell Roger Nangle Rory mc Gerald <A.> ffarell and the rest, yf he would take up armes & imployment vnder them & goe to Masse: But he refuseing to doe either the souldjers of the said ffrancis ffarell & the rest hanged him to death And further saith that the Rebells of that County burned the said Castle of Longford, and beatt downe the bawne & flanckers thereof
signum mannual predictæ
Isabella [mark] Allen
Jur vltimo Januarij 1643
Hen: Jones
Hen: Brereton

Elizabeth Trafford and
Isabell Allen Jur vlt
Jan: 1643
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hand Intw
29 oct


Deponent Fullname: Isabell Allen
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Longford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Allen, Conaght ffarrell, Roger Nangle, Rory mc Gerald ffarell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel