Examination of Edmond McMulmurry

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1653-12-02
Identifier: 826148r172


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Francis Willoughby, Henry Jones, J Vernon, James Standish, John Temple, Robert Meredith
Deposition Transcription:

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The examinacion of Edmond mc Mulmurry mc Swyny of Mahallogh in the County of aged Corke aged three score and six yeares or thereabouts taken the second day of december 1653
<A> Who beeing duely sw examjned
Saith that at the begining of the rebellion the examjnant beeing tenant to the Lord of Muskery in the lands of Mahallogh in the said County of Corcke the said Lord of Muskery before about Christmas were after the rebellion comanded the examjnant to take the charge of the Castle of Carrigg├┤droyle where hee continued for a while and thee that about haruest afterwards the said Lo. Muskery remoued the examjnant to Macroome where hee had the come ouerseeing of the said Lord Muskerries house and her family at Macroome aforesaid, hee saith that two hussies (whose christen names hee remembreth not and theire wiues and seuerall others English whose names hee knoweth not were liueing at Maccroome vntill harvest aforesaid and that about fiue daies before his comeing to Maccroome aforesaid the said two hussyes and theire wiues and the other English aforesaid were sent away from Macroome and in the way betweene Corcke and Blarny they were murthered

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murthered (as the examjnant heard) by some of the warde at Blarny b ut by whom he e knoweth not Beeing demanded whither or not hee saith that Mr <B> hee did advise Mr Balldwyn and George Smith did not at any tyme speake to the Examjnant not not to send any of his theires with the Convoy that went with the said Hussyes from Macroome, saith hee did not, Beeing demanded who comanded that Convoy saith, that hee knoweth not but hee heard that donnogh ├┤ Reirdan did comand the said Convoy, hee saith that hee knoweth not who appointed the said Convoy hee saith hee thinketh the Lord of Muskery was not at Macroome when the said hussys were sent away with the said Convoy, Beeing demanded whither or noe hee spoke with any of the said Convoy after theire returne saith hee did not speake with any of them, Beeing demanded whither or noe there was any inquiry made after the sai persons that comitted the said murther, by the said Lord of Muskery or any other, saith hee knoweth not of any inquiry that was made hee further saith that hee heard that there was a Youngman hanged at Macroome aforesaid but knoweth not whither or noe hee the examjnant was then there, hee saith that the said Youngman was hanged as hee heard forbeeing

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beeing a spiy but by whose order or direccion hee knoweth not, neither doth hee knowe whither or noe the Lord of Muskery was were then at Maccroome, And further saith not

Edmond [mark] mc Mullmory mc Swynes lettres
Taken the day and
yeare aforesaid, before vs
Fr Willoughby
Rob Meredith
J. Temple
J. Vernone
Hen: Jones
James Standish

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The examjnacion of
Edmond McMullmory

Deponent Fullname: Edmond mc Mulmurry mc Swyny
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Lord of Muskery, Mr Balldwyn, George Smith, * hussye, donnogh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim, Rebel