Examination of Nicholas O’Moyrane

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

Date: 1652-09-21
Identifier: 826128r139


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Killing
Commissioners: Francis Wheeler, Peter Wallis
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of Nicholas O’Moyrane of Lisnabenny taken the 21th of September 1652
Sayeth: That about a little before Easter in the first yeare of the warres this Examinantt then being at plough there came to him one dearmond McTeige O Mahoony and Shane McDonnoughaug & tooke him from the plough & gaue him & one Teige O Murrohow charge of Phipps an him all night And the next morneing one Phips an English man for that night, whome accordingly they kept, and the next morneing: the said Shane Mcdonnough, came to this said Examinantt & told him that he had orders from the said dearmond mc Teige for the hanging of the said Phips & therevpon bad them carry him vp to knockacullyn soe Shane Mcdonnough & dearmond O Murry went vp to knocacullyn & hanged him, & in the meane tyme this Examinantt went to fetch a shovell to bury him with. And further sayeth not:

Nicholas [mark] O Moyrane his marke
Jurat & examinant
coram nobis
ff: Wheeller
Peter Wallis

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The Examinaction of Nich: O’Moyrane
about Phips

Deponent Fullname: Nicholas
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: dearmond McTeige O Mahoony, Shane McDonnough, Teige O Murrohow, * Phips
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim