Examination of Honor O’Donovan

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=826218r230] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 11:49 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1652-09-13
Identifier: 826218r230


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 218r


The Examination of Mrs Honor O donovan alias Carthy late wife of Teige O downy alias Carthy taken the 13th day of September 1652
Sayeth: That aboute the begining of these Troubles shee well remembers that John fford & his sonne Robert fford with their wiues & Children came to this Examinantt husband <A> to craue his safeguard & protection which accordingly was granted them for the space of fiue or six weekes about which tyme the foresaid fford desired a Convoy for himself & the rest, to goe to the Garrison of Castlehaven: which accordingly was granted: And this Examinatt further sayeth that shee heard John fford was slaine about Gortbracke by some of McTeiges men: And further sayeth that the names of those whome this Examinantts husband apointed for the Convoy was dearmond O’Leary Thomas McKnougher & donnough O Terahan, and one Teige McKnougher who wais dead: And this Examinantt further sayeth that shee was informed, that some of the Convoy had some of the money & goods that was ffords: And further sayeth that Thomas McKnougher & donnough O Terahan retorned to this Examinantts husbands house and was with him vpon his lands as formerly: And further sayeth not

Honor [mark] O donovan
alias Carthy her marke
Jurat & Examinat coram nobis
ff: Wheeller
Peter Wallis

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Mrs Honor O donovan
alias Carthy Examinacion
about fford
third X

Deponent Fullname: Honor alias Carthy O donovan
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Teige alias Carthy O downy, John fford, Robert fford, * McTeige, dearmond , Thomas McKnougher, donnough O Terahan, Teige McKnougher
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Succour, Victim, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel