Examination of Nicholas Magran

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

Date: 1652-12-02
Identifier: 826120v128


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Killing
Commissioners: William Gookin
Deposition Transcription:

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This deponent answered that he this Examynant was fearfull & not ffitt to watch, or take Chardg of the said Phips, the said dermod Replied, that he should not be Long Chardged with them him after the said dermod had soe said, he departed, Leauing the said Philps in the Custody of this Examynant & the said Teig ô Murryhee & the said John mc donnogh, whoe stayed parte of that night <C> with them, & afterwards left them, And the next morneinge the said John mc donnogh Came vnto the howse of the said Nicholas and Teige, And tould them that by vertue of a Command from dermod ô Mawhowne, they were to Execute or hang the aforesaid John Phips, Whervppon the said John mc donnogh, & Teige ô Murryhoe Carryed the said John Phips, to KnockaCullane wood, being neare halfe a mile from the Cabbin or place wher he was kept prisoner the night before, And this Examynant went for a shouell and Spade, accordeing to the directions or Command of John mc donnogh wher he Sawe the Sawe John Phips, draweing vpp a Cros the Lymb of atree by the necke, whervnto this example gaue his assistance, & Likwise in the buryall of him & further he Sayth not.

Nicholas [mark] Magran
Thes depositions were taken before me the in Corke
the 2th of december 1652
William Gookin

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Nicholas O Moyran aged abot 36 yeares duely sworne & Examyned Sayth
<B> That in the Spring tyme as he Remembers in the Second year of the Warrs, dermod o Mawhowny & one John mc donnagh the said dermods Seruant brought John Phips to this Examynant & to one Owen Teige ô Murryhee, to their howse they, both dweling in one howse, & further Sayth that the Said dermod Chardged this Examynant, & the said Teige ô Muryhee to watch with him, & keep him Saffe that night vppon payne of death

Deponent Fullname: Nicholas O Moyran
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: dermod o Mawhowny, John mc donnagh, Teige , John Phips
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim