Examination of Roger McSwynne

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

Date: 1652-11-26
Identifier: 831095r092


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Leitrim, Sligo & Mayo
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Stripping
Commissioners: Charles Holcroft, John Eyre
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 95r

t he examinac ion of
The Examinacion of Roger McSwiny before two of the Commissioners of Reuenewe { } Captain Charles Holcrofte and Mr John Eyre taken on 26o 9bris 1652
Saith that in the begining of this rebellion he liued at Arnaglass, And <A> further saith that being in company with the English and scotch tha t were in the Barrony of Tirrau l y att there passage to Sligoe he saw Bryne McSwine and Patrick Dowd in in the Company of those that made opposicion to the passage of the said English and scho scotch beyond Castle Connor
And further saith that he doth not remember came in the Company of the said English & scotch to Duneale & there lefte them, And that he doth not remember any house he went into in the said Duneale but imediately departed there hence as soone as the said English did light, and whether they went in this examinate knoweth not

fol. 95v

And on that a night he supped at Donoghtrane and there he <B> lay, vntill the next morning at which tyme he came back to Duneale, an where he found Mr And: o Dare & Sir Robert Hannay in the Castle, and two Ministers namely Mr Mongomery, & another whose name the examinate remembereth not striped naked in the streete. And he saith that Gullne duff o Hart now in Carbery was then, Commaunder of the said Castle, and <C> when the said English & scotch came to Arnaglas, where and there being opposicion was made by Bryan McSwynie, Alexander oge McSwyny, now in the County of Sligoe Therlogh O Bolane Morris oge McKinnallie about <Castlelackin> Dualtagh McSwynie in Tandergee in the Barrony of Tirrestragh with many others to the passage of the said British alleadgeing that it was to good a booty for them to loose, this examinate by much perswation preuailed with the aforesaid

fol. 96r

to giue way to the passage of the English & scotch aforesaid, which being done the said English and s cotch comeing to Skreane, parte And he saith further that parte of the said English & scotch were s l a goeing a by way to Skreane were slayne by some souldiers of what Company he Knoweth not
Roger McSwynne

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The examinacion of Roger McSwynne conc. the murder of the brittish in Terawly (query whether prisoner)

Deponent Fullname: Roger McSwiny
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Sligo
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Bryne McSwine, Patrick Dowd, And: O Dare, Robert Hannay, Mr Mongomery, Gullne duff o Hart, Bryan McSwynie, Alexander oge McSwyny, Therlogh O Bolane, Morris oge McKinnallie, Dualtagh McSwynie
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Denounced, Denounced, Victim, Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned