Examination of Arthur Culme

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

Date: 1642-05-11
Identifier: 833209r154


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Captivity
Commissioners: Robert Meredith
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examination of Arthur Culme Esquire taken the xith daie of May 1642 Before mee Chancellour of his Maiesties Court of Exchequer By direction of the right honnorable the Lordes Justices & Councell.
Who beeing sworne & Examined saith that Phillip mc Mullmore รด Relie of Lismore in the Countie of Cavan told this deponent that the authoritie which the Lordes Justices and Councell granted vnto James Talbott Esquire (then deputed high Sheriffe of the said Countie) to parlie with the said Phillip for the advancement of the service then in hand hee the said Talbot did divulge & shew vnto the Rebells before the said Phillip mc Mulmore knew of itt to the great hinderance of the service then in hand & indangering of the life of the said Phillip mc Mulmore who was therevpon by the rebells imprisoned in the Castle of Ballinecarrick And thereby altogether disabled to breake the faction of the said Rebells within that Countie which if the said authoritie had beene concealed hee had done And this Examinant further saith that Cull de boy mc Cabe a notorious rebell imployed as hee hath heard for the surpriseing of the Castle of Dublin was by the false suggestion of the said Talbott gott out of the said Castle of Dublin which said Mc Cabe came to the Castle of Cloghwater where hee this Examinant was prisoner with the Rebells & said hee had escaped by meanes of the said Talbott & the said mc Cabe did much endanger the life of this Examinant by alleadgeing that Sir

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ffaithfull ffortescue ffather in law vnto him this Examinant was a great Enemie to the Lord Magwire and the rest of the Prisoners taken for the surpriseing of the said Castle of Dublin And further that the said Sir ffaithfull as hee alleadged did much solicite the State for Executeing of them which the Rebells in whose custodie this Examinant was said should turne much to his this Examinants and his wifes preiudice And this Examinant further saith that hee demanded of the said mc Cabe whether the said Lord mc Guire or hee had confessed any thing materiall concerning the buisenes then in hand wherevpon hee answeared that they were examined seuerall tymes att the Councell Table but neuer meant to confesse any thing to theire owne preiudice
Rob Meredith

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The Examination of
Arthur Culme.

Deponent Fullname: Arthur Culme
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Esquire
Deponent County of Residence: Unknown
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phillip mc Mullmore , Lord Magwire, James Talbott, ffaithfull ffortescue
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned