Examination of Margarett Cesar

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=834038r030] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:26 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-04-26
Identifier: 834038r030


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Louth & Monaghan
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Recognizance
Commissioners: George Rawdon, Ja Traill
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 38r


The Examinacion of Margarett Cesar widdowe taken the 26th day of Aprill 1653
The said Margarett Cesar aged 48 yeares or thereabouts being duly sworne & examined <A> by vertue of her oath saieth That about New yeares day next after the begining of the Rebellion Patricke McHenry Bane Birne now prisoner at Dundalke and about five other Rebe{lls} came into this deponent howse in CarrickmcRosse where shee and Mr William Williams and his neig{hbour} Mr Boyle a Minister and his wife Mr Jones & his wife & Gabriell Williams Anthony Atkinson & Thomas Trun were and the said Patricke and his Companion, in the sight of this Examinante pinioned the said William Williams & Anthony Atkinson together and carryed them into a Burne of the said howse and afterwards, fetched Gabrie Patricke Hogen <B> one of the said Rebells fetched Gabriell Williams in the said Burne and there the said William Williams Anthony Atkinson &

fol. 38v


Gabriell Williams and one Thomas Trent & one Mr Jones were hanged <C> the cause of her knowedg that they were hanged is That shee the Examinant went the next day to Patrick Mc fitzEdmond McMahon that was then a Marshall in the Towne to gett leave to bury the said seuerall Corps in the Church or Churchyard but could not obetyne it but saieth they were buryed in her this Examinants Garden Ditch by her servants And this deponent further saieth That <BA> the said Patricke McHenry Bane lately in descourse between him & <D> this Examinante confessed That hee did hang the said William Williams but saied hee did it by order from Patrick McEdmond McMahon the Marshall and Owen O Murphy And Entreated this Examinante to labor with Mrs Williams not to prosecute him And further saieth not

Margarett [mark]Cesar her marke
Take before vs
Geo: Rawdon
Ja: Trail

fol. 39r


Bound in 40 li. to prosecute

fol. 39v


Examination of Margarett Cesar against Patricke McHenry Bane Birne for the murther of William Williams & others

Deponent Fullname: Margarett Cesar
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Louth
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Patricke McHenry Bane Birne, Patricke Hogen, Patrick McEdmond McMahon, Owen O Murphy, William Williams, Mr Boyle, Mr Jones, Gabriell Williams, Anthony Atkinson, Thomas Trun, Thomas Trent, Mrs Williams
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim