Examination of Donnough O’Terahan

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

Date: 1652-09-16
Identifier: 826191r209


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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The Examination of donnough o Terahan about 53 yeares of Age & liueing at dunmanway taken the 16th of September 1652
Sayeth That about ffebruary 1641: he then liueing with his Master McTeige o downy alias Carthy, well remembreth that John fford & Roberte fford his sonne, with their wiues & three Children were taken by his <A> said Master into his protection vpon ffords desire: And that aboute sixe weeks after the said fford desired a Convoy for himselfe & his family to the Garrison of Castelhaven which this Examinantts Master granted hime And further sayeth that the names of those that were apointed for the Convoy were dearmond mc knougher Oge, Teige Mc Knougher Mc O hey who is dead, & this Examinantt And this Examinantt further sayeth, that according to their Masters Orders they Convoyed, John fford & Roberte fford his sonne & their wives & three Chilldren to Gurtbracke with their goods: And there seeing the Irish some <B> of John McTeige alias McTeige’s men comeing towards them. This Examinantt sayeth, he threw downe his loadeing of from his Garryn & Leapt vp & ridd away: And further sayeth: That John fford was with this Examinatt when he vnloaded his Goods: And that when he saw McTeiges men were comeing as aforesaid, the said John fford went backe a little space to dearmond O Leary (who he had vpon his Journey trus trusted with some money for its better safety about fiue pounds as he remembreth) for the better safety to aske the said dearmond for it: And this Examinatt further sayeth, he did not see dearmond vntill about twelue of the Clocke the next day, And that he About which tyme he heard that John fford was Murthered And about two dayes after he heard that John fford was murthered, And that this sonne with the rest went all safe to Castelhaven: he further sayeth, that he <C> heard that one William Reagh & Teige Oge, either Murthered him or was in Company with them that did it: And being further demanded what became of the money & goods that belonged to the said fford saith, that th he this Examinantt with the rest that were apointed for the Convoy did aske the foresaid dearmond for their share of the money that he had from fford, to which the said dearmond Answered that he had none, or of if he had he would give them none. And further sayeth not./.

donnough [mark] o Terahan
his marke
Jurat & Examinat
coram nobis
Peter Wallis
ff: Wheeller

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The examination of donnough
O Terahan of dunmanway
about fford./.

Deponent Fullname: donnough o Terahan
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Master McTeige o downy, John fford, Roberte fford, dearmond mc knougher Oge, Teige Mc Knougher Mc O hey, William Reagh, Teige Oge, John McTeige
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel