Examination of John oge Hurlye

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Identifier: 826153r175


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 153r


<A> The Examination of John oge Hurrlye taken vpon oath Sept 11th
Saith that In the first yeare of the warr he then beeing A souldier vnder the Command of one Captain Bryan McSweeny, then Commander of Kilbrittane Castell, wase by the said Captain Commanded with the rest of the Company to follow A partie of the Englishe that had taken A pray neere Coalemaine; In the persuith of who whereof one Sennockes Englishe man whose name (As this Examinant wase Informed, wase Sennockes; wase slaine by some of the Companie & his head = <B> cutt off And carried to Kilbrittane Castell (where it wase sett vpon the wall, And that Capt. Sweeny marched with this Examinant And the rest of the Companie to the foresaid Castell: And that he it the said Captain did see & know the head of the foresaid Sennockes, wase carried as aforesaid. And further saith that he heard that Sennocks desyered quarter quarter And further saith that there wase Another English man slaine that day whose name he knoweth nott, And this Examinant further saith that he well remembreth that one Goosain & two more English men weare hanged at the Gallowes neere Kilbrittane Either by Captain Sweenys order or Daniell oge Hurrlys he well knoweth not which And further saith nott;

John oge [mark] Hurrly his marke
coram nobis
John Clerke
Peter Wallis
ff: Wheeller

<This Examinant farther saith that ffynyn mc Ryeae brought home with him Mr Stepnies <C> sword, and that it was reported generally among the soldiers in Kilbrittaine Castle:/ that the said ffinin mc Ridee call e killed the said Mr. Stepny>

fol. 153v



The Examinacion of John
oge Hurrleys conserning
the death of
of kilbritten

Deponent Fullname: John oge Hurrlye
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Bryan McSweeny, Captain Sweeny, Daniell oge Hurrly, * Sennockes, Mr Stepny, * Goosain, ffynyn mc Ryeae
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel