Deposition of Anthony Stratford: supplement (see fols 36r-36v)

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

Date: 1643-02-07
Identifier: 839024r016


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Words, Supplement To Original Deposition
Commissioners: Randall Adams, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 24r

<See 36 [getting] this in context>
Anthony Stratford of Castle Caulfeild in the parish of Donoghmore in the County of Tyrone made Esquire made faith before us <a And further sayth> that, Tirlogh Groome ô Quin, Randall mcDonell & his sonnes, Con mc Hugh boy his two sonnes Art and James, of the parish of Donoghmore aforesaid, Captaine Tirlagh ô Neale & Bryan mc Art oge ô Neale of Carrinteale; Toole mcCann, & Shane ô Neale of the parish of Killeman in the Com. aforesaid, are were all in actuall Rebellion att the tyme of his taking, & imprisonment, & saith that some of them were very bloody. As
<I> Randall mcDonell of Donaghmore, who hath by his direccion bin the cause of the murther of divers hundreds of protestants which the deponent hath bin informed of by some that were but lat ely his owne servants, but then were under the said Randalls Commaund. And amongst these of the fower Ministers following, Mr Madder of the same Donoghmore, Mr Blyth of Dongannon, Mr Darragh of Ardbo (as he takes it,) & Mr Samuell Hastings who sojourned at the widow Blaneyes neare Donganon; Bryan mc Art oge ô Neale of Carrinteale, who hath by his directions bin the cause of severall murthers both of English & Scottish, as hath bin credibly affirmed unto him this deponent by men of quallity & some under his Commaund:
Shane ô Neale of Killeman, who hath by his directions byn the cause of the murthering of hundreds of protestants, [as] [ ] as Bryan Harpy and John Begg that served the sayd Shane often told him, making their boast that they killd for their share above sevenscore old & young in that same parish,
Toole mcCan of the same, by his directions caused the like murthers to be committed in the said parish of Killeman; as hath bin assured unto him the deponent by Mr Patrick Dory & others that were prisoners there.
Anth: stratforde
Jurat vt supra
Randall: Adams:
Will: Aldrich

fol. 24v

Deponent Fullname: Anthony Stratford
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Tyrone
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Tirlogh Groome , Randall mcDonell, Con mc Hugh boy, Art *, James *, Tirlagh , Bryan mc Art oge , Toole mcCann, Shane , Bryan Harpy, John Begg, Mr Madder, Mr Blyth, Mr Darragh, Samuell Hastings, Patrick Dory
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim