Examination of Nicholas Elliott

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=826143r163] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 01:30 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1652-02-13
Identifier: 826143r163


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 143r


<X> <13> Nicholas Elliott aged 35 yeares or thereabouts being sworne & examined saith, that about May was & twelue month, he was taken prisoner by Captain <C> dauid Roch Lieut: dauid Roche & Ensigne James Barry & seuen of their company & t h & kept him prisoner till the next night of which time afterwards they tooke Mr Thomas Madox & carryed them with Isaac Ellis another prisoner towards a certaine Hill westward from Muckroome, & at the foote of which hill they let them rest a while & smoake tobacco, & the said Captain his Lieutenant & ensigne drew a side to consult; & then came to the deponent & the other prisoners & drew two of their Company at then the Captain ordered the Ensigne & those two of their souldiers to take a long with them Mr Maddox, and Isaac Ellis, & march to a certaine Cabbine, distant from the party which they did; & not long after this deponent


fol. 143v


heard a shott, & did imagine they had kild either Mr Madox or Ellis; & When they returned came again to the party, & the said Isaac Ellis declared to the deponent that they had murthered Mr Madox. that they first stab’d him, & then shott him, & after cutt his throat & further saith & that they had done the like to the him & this deponent if they had not compounded for their Ransom & alsoe to this dep & further saith not.

Nicholas [mark] Elliett
his marke

Deponent Fullname: Nicholas Elliott
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: dauid Roch, dauid Roch, James Barry, Thomas Madox, Isaac Ellis
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim