Examination of John Hitchcocke

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

Date: 1652-09-18
Identifier: 826286r289


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 286r


The Examination of John Hitchcocke of Killmurry in Barretts about 25 yeares of age, taken the 18th of September 1652
Sayeth: That in summer 1642 then liveing with his ffather at kilmurry in Barratts, remembreth that there was a party of English sent along from Muckrompe with a Convoy towards Corke, And that one doctor O healy (as this Examinant was informed) mett with the said <A> party & Convoy vpon the Lands of kilmurry, where, discourseing with some of them asked one of the said English what Trade he was, who answered, a Collier, to which the doctor replyed, that is well, I haue neede of such a one: And then he asked another of the English what Trade he was, who answered, that well alsoe yow two he was a Nayler, wherevpon the doctor replyed that’s well too, for you two will doe well together and I haue needs of such two; and further sayeth that the foresaid Collier & Nayler were hanged that day vpon the bounds of kilmurry within halfe a myle of the place where the doctor tooke them from their Company: And this Examinatt further sayeth, that the residue of the English that were with the Convoy aforesaid, were murthered that day or the day following betweene toure Brige & Corke. And being asked who they were that were of the Convay, Answereth, there was one Richard <B> Slabogh & Mlaughlyn O Bohill then both of Muckrompe, And the names of any of the rest he knoweth not: And further sayeth not:

John [mark] Hitchcocke
his marke
Jurat & Examinat
coram nobis
ff: Wheeller
Peter Wallis

fol. 286v


{The examinacion of John Hitchcocke}
about the Murther of the Collyer &
Nayler & the rest that were
murthered betweene Toure
Bridge & Corke
of Killmory in baratts

Deponent Fullname: John Hitchcocke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: doctor O healy, Richard Slabogh, Mlaughlyn O Bohill
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel