Examination of Alice Slabagh

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=826222r233] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 12:01 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-11-05
Identifier: 826222r233


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Francis Willoughby, Robert Meredith, William Gilbert
Deposition Transcription:

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The further examjnacion of Alice Slabagh taken the fifth of Nouember 1653
Who beeing duely sworne and examjned deposeth and saith that about six monthes after the begining of the Rebellion the Lord of Muskery haueing then declared for the Irish Rebells, one John Gogyn, haueing mette one John a protestant [not? of sirname <A> an Englishman an Englishman (whose sirname the examjnant knoweth not) at donderry about two miles from <symbol> kinsale goeing to see his mother, seised on the said John the Englishman the Englishman and brought him to Macroome and informed the Lord of Muskery that the said John was a spy, but of wherevppon the said John (in the examjnants heareing) declared to the said Lord of Muskery that the said John Gogyn informacion was only of Malice, and to prevent the said John the Englishman the Englishman whose sirname is vnknowne, from <b> questioning the said John Gogyn for the said robbing and dispoyling of the said John the Englishman, his father of his goods, yet notwithstan and that hee neuer was any spy beeing but lately before came out of the Iland of St. Christophers into kinsale, and noe soldier or spy that notwithstanding the said Lord Muskry (in the examjnants heareing) tould the said John the Englishman that hee lookt

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<C> lookt like a rogue, and that hee should bee hanged, and that therevppon by the said Lord Muskrys direccion the said John the Englishman was carryed out of the towne and hanged, and buryed as shee heard before hee was wholly dead, The examjnant further saith that at the same tyme that the said John Gogen brought the said John the Englishman to the said Lord Muskry as aforesaid, one Teige McCallaghan brought an Englishman a woman to the said L of (whose name the examjnant knoweth <D> not) to the said Lord of Muskry and informed him that s shee was carryeing a letter from a schoolemaster at Newmarkett to some person in Corcke, and that therevppon the said Lord Muskry (in examjnants heareing) comanded the said woman to be hanged, and that shee was accordingly hanged at the same tyme with the said John the Englishman, And further saith not,

Alice [mark] Slabagh
Fr Willoughby
Rob Meredith
William Gilbert

Deponent Fullname: Alice Slabagh
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Lord of Muskery, John Gogyn, Teige McCallaghan, John *
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim