Examination of Teige McCormacke

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1652-09-16
Identifier: 826285r288


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 285r


The Examinacion of Mr Teige McCormacke Carthy of Carnamucke aboute the Age of 33 yeares taken the 16th of Sepember 1652
Sayeth: That in summer being in the first yeare of the troubles (he this Examinatt being then in the County of Kerry at the farme which his father Rented) at all Hollentide following retorneing <A> to his father at Carrignamucke he heard of seuerall English men slaughtered by the Irish vp & downe in the Country, Amongst the rest (he remembreth) he was informed of a party of English aboute the number of foureteene (or thereabouts) that were sent with a Convoy from Muckrompe towards Corke, And as they were vpon their Journey as farr as the Lands of kilmurry in Barretts, where (as this Examinatt was informed) one Doctor O Healy mett with the foresaid partye & Convoy, And that the said doctor should say to some of the Convoy come lett these two men goe along with me, for I haue neede of a Collier (or words to that effect). And further sayeth that he heard, that (vpon the mocion) there was two men (one of which was a Collier) as he was informed) drawne aside the rest of the Company & hanged that day some=where vpon the land or bounds of kilmurry. And this Examinatt further sayeth that one Teige Callahan (who then lived vpon this Examinatts fathers Lands) was commanded to goe along with the Convoy for the carrying of some goods (as he remembreth) Conceiveth) that belonged to the English And that he doth not well remember whither he this Examinantt had the foresaid Relacion from the said Teige or from some others, but farthe sayeth, that it was generally reported in the Country amongst the people, that the said doctor had a hand in the death of the foresaid persons And this Examinantt further sayeth, that either on that day or some day neare then abouts, the residue of the foremencioned foure=teene were murthered betwene, Taugher Bridge & Corke: And this examinantt further sayeth, that one William Oge Slabogh of Liveing vpon the lands of James ffitzgerrald <James ffitzgerrald who married the Lord Muskeryes Aunt & liues neare the Parke by Youghall>, had the Command of the Convoy & that he apointed a weaver or a Cotner (whose name he knoweth not) to slaughter the foresaid English. And further sayeth not.

Teige mcCarthye
Jurat & Examinat
coram nobis
ff: Wheeller
Peter Wallis

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Examinacion touching the Collier &
Nayler, & 14 more that
were murthered betweene
Corke & Blarny
LXIII [Hand]

Deponent Fullname: Teige McCormacke Carthy
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Doctor O Healy, Teige Callahan, William Oge Slabogh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel