Deposition of James Kenedy

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

Date: 1643-03-04
Identifier: 839131r090


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Death, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

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James Kenedy late of Donegall in the County of Donegall Clerk sworne and examjned deposeth and sayth That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof He hath beene & still is deprived robbed or otherwise dispoyled of his meanes goodes and Chattells Consisting of the Rents benefits and proffitts of his lands farmes Church l iveings & free schoole meanes & of Cattle horses Corne hey howshold stuff debts provition implements of husbandry & other goods and chattells, & hath suffered and beene dampnifyed by the wasting consumeing & spojleing of his howseing: Whereby he hath lost for the present Six hundred Powndes ster And he is like to loose the future proffits of his farme Church meanes and schoole (worth one hundreth and twenty Pownds per annum, vntill a peace be established And further saith that the parties that soe robbed and dispoyled him were and are those that follow <a> vizt Donoghoe ô D e nedy D e d Denedie & another that was a Cowboy both servants to this deponent, whoe carryed some of this deponents Cattle t [ ]s horses & howsholdgoodes to the Rebell Manus ô Donnelle whose father Surnell Garro w o Donnelle dyed in the towne Conogher oge o Diver a Bajliffe: And his yong Cattle were Carried away by the Sept of the ô Gallaghers: And further sajth That the other parties that are principall Rebells in the presente Action in this Kingdome: & that partake with & assist the other Rebells against the Kings Maiesty and his Loyall subjects <b> are theis that follow vizt Captain Hugh ô Gallagher & the said Manus ô Donnell Captain James ô Gallagher owen ô Gallagher, and Hugh Booy ô Gallagher all Captains or Comanders amongst the Rebells & sons to Toole mc Cahir ô Gallogher Mulrony ô Meehann of the Barrony of Terhugh in the said County of Donnegal M ason & owen ô Dogherty of the same Barrony Mason: two barbarous & bloudy Rebells that

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murthere d [one] (as this deponent hath beene credibly informed) murthered John ffargison Robert Patison & Henry Ve ar Vere three Protestants And the sept of the Gallaghers alsoe murthered one John Park & one Richard Gibson John Gibson his sonn and david ffarrall the deponents tenants by mangling & cutting them in peeces: whose mangled Corps this deponent sawe & cawsed to bee buried: And Turloghe Roe ô Bojle of Boil o gh E squi re is another dangerous Rebell within the said County of Donnegall, whose brother Teige oge ô Boyle a notorious Rebell & now prisoner in the Castle of Donnegall publiquely said That they had a Comission from the king for what they did & the [ ] best mens handes in Engld Scotland & Ireland for it, And that the King should have beene in Ireland about the tenth of May next after the begining of the Rebellion And saith further that the Sept of the ô Bojles alsoe murthered one Robert Bard a protestant, And that 13 gent of good quality were murthered by the Macknelusses and the Mc Swynes all Rebells in the Bay of Tillen as they came in a boate from Sir Robert Hannah Knighte from Connaght And one William Carn{e} a gent of good Ranck, was alsoe cruelly mur hanged to death by the Septs of the ô Bojles and Mc Awards: And as this deponent was credibly informed a gentlewoman by name Mary the wife of Mr James Tweedy & her three children were all alsoe murthered by the Rebells
<mr A mr B>
James Kennedy
Jur 4to Martij 1642
Hen: Brereton
Will: Aldrich

Deponent Fullname: James Kenedy
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clerk
Deponent County of Residence: Donegal
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Donoghoe , Manus , Conogher oge o Diver, Hugh , James , owen , Hugh Booy , Toole mc Cahir , Mulrony , owen , Turloghe Roe , Teige oge , Surnell Garrow o Donnelle, John ffargison, Robert Patison, Henry Vere, John Park, Richard Gibson, John Gibson, david ffarrall, Sir Robert Hannah, William Carn{e}, Mary Tweedy, James Tweedy
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim