Examination of Kathirin McDermod

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Identifier: 826070r075


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Killing, Words
Commissioners: Francis Wheeler
Deposition Transcription:

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Kathirin mcdermod Aged 20 years being duely sworn and Examined Sept 28 Saith
Thatt the Examinatt in the begining of the rebelion Livedty att Collbrake with her father and her sister margrett and her Brother Baldry mcdermod and ther Cam from the garison of Castle hawen A littell girll of 12 or 13 year old with A letter to the Ierish Camp and being formerly Aquinted be Cawse we Liwed both in one howse with one Mrs Stiner The said Examinatt and her sister was glad too see her and Caled her to vs and was glad shee had nott mett with any mischif by the way and the said Alce Phipeny said she was A <A> fraid to goe to the Campe for fear shee shold be Cilled and alsoe said shee was Afraid to goe home, att which words the Examinantts sister said shee shold goe with them and shee shold nott wantt butt she wold keep her soe long as shee Liwed and att thatt very time. This Examinatts father was A remowing from that place further by into the Contry and soe they took vpe Ewery on their Load to goe and Toke Alice Phipeny with them to secwer her from harm and att thatt time ther was on Cormagh mc Phillimoy ther who Asked whatt they wold doe with thatt Inglish Girll they said Ceepe her for his Mistis sake which had bine A good frind to them all and to this Cormagh too, to which Cormagh replied They might suffer for itt from the Irish and going A longe swdenly The said Cormagh Turned hawing A halfe pike in his hand and run the said Alce Throwgh the Belly and then strock her one the head att which this Examamint and her sister Cried owtt and said oh Cormach whatt hawe you done why did yow kill the poor Child att which hee Answered now I Haue Killd Her I will giue my body and soull to the dewill for itt was the diwell thatt prickt mee forward to doe itt and now I will goe drown my selfe and soe wentt Away from them and then this Examinatts father going they did not folow and Hard them Cry owtt Turned back and mett with this Examinantt and her sister and when they had told them the girll was killed he Took by stones and ran After This Examinatt and her sister too kill them be Cawse they did nott Kille the said Cormack and made mwch mone for the Child

The [mark] marke of kathiren mcdermod

This Examination befor me Abowe said is Confest to be trow by mee
The marke of [mark] Cormac mc Phillimay

Jurat et Examit
Coram nobis
ff: Wheeller

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The Examination of
Kathirin dermod Abowtt
the the murder off Ailce

Deponent Fullname: Kathirin mcdermod
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: margrett *, Baldry mcdermod, Mrs Stiner, Alce Phipeny, Cormagh mc Phillimoy
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim, Denounced