Deposition of Margrett Farmony and Margret Leadly

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

Date: 1642-01-03
Identifier: 835104r162


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: John Sterne, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 104r


<7> Margrett ffarmony & Margret Leadly widowes both of Acrashamey in the parrish of Clownishe and County of ffermanagh sworne say That on the xxiijth day of October 1641 in the <a> morning Laghlin duff and Patrick McMaghan Laghlin Mc <C> Carroll Phillip Roe Shalie McCullen and certaine other of the Rebells within the said Countie to the number of 100 persons rebells or thereabouts robbed theis deponents of cattle worth 50 li. corne & hay 10 li., household stuff & provition iiij li., & deprived them <li.> of a lease worth 20 li., and of ffive pownds in ready money <89 li.> <+> And further say that the said Rebells bound both theis deponents hands behynd them vrging them to confesse money, And that they bonde the husband of the said Margret & draged him vp & downe in a rope, and cutt his throate in her owne sight with a skeane having firste knockd him downe & stript him, And haveing then alsoe murthered 14 persons more, all english protestants and neighbours to theis deponents: They the said Rebells alledging that they had the kinges broad seale to stripp and starve all the English And that they were the kings souldiers And as theis deponents came vp to Dublin they were strip by the Irish seven tymes in a day, and came vp half stark naked to Dublin being aged women of 75 yeres old or thereabouts The said Rebells bidding them to goe and looke for their god & let him give them clothes

Jur iijĀ° Jan 1641
John Sterne
William Hitchcock

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Margaret Farmeny & Margaret Leadly Com Ferm Jan 3 1641

7 depositions new writt over

Deponent Fullname: Margrett ffarmony, Margret Leadly
Deponent Gender: Female, Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow, Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh,
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Laghlin duff, Patrick McMaghan, Laghlin McCarroll, Phillip Roe Shalie McCullen, the king
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned