Deposition of Edward Wilson

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

Date: 1642-10-12
Identifier: 839025r017


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Words
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 25r

gent Toole { } . . . Canna his brother. and generally all the Sept of the McCannaes And that deponent further saith that there were murthered att Aghalowe aforesaid by the rebells of men women and children to the number of 100 persons or thereofabouts some whereof they killd with swords others they hanged others they shott to death, others they hung vpp by the armes thumbs and with theire swords did hack them to see how many blowes they would endure before they died and others they knockt in the head with hatchetts. And further this deponent saith that he hath credibly heard it reported by men of creditt that the Rebells said that the king of England should no longer be theire king saying further most traiterously (hang him roague) he hath been our king to longe already, and that the king of Spaine should be theire kinge, and druncke his health in the house of a scotchman whome they first murthered. And further saith that he hath also credibly heard yt reported that the rebells at other times said that {Sir Phelim o} Neile should be theire kinge.
Edward Wilson
Jur 12 { }

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her children were before her death hanged over her shoul{der?} and her the other 2 children were knockt in the head and so kill{d} att [ ] and at the same tyme 14 of her owne servants were by the rebells also mu rthered in her company. But the { deponent } further saith that the person Rebells that so robbed and tooke away the s ai d goods were the Inhitants of the Newry.

Edw: Wilson Jur 12o { }
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Deponent Fullname: Edward Wilson
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Unknown
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Toole *, Canna *, Sir Phelim o Neile
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel