Examination of Gregory Crooke

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1653-04-21
Identifier: 834193r154


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Louth & Monaghan
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing
Commissioners: Thomas Fugill
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 193r


The volluntarie Informacion of Gregory Crooke taken before mee Thomas ffugill esquire one of the Justices of the peace for the Towne and Countie of Drogheda the 21th day of Aprill 1653 vpon his Corporally oath volluntarly.
The said Informant deposeth. and saith that before this rebellion hee Lived with his father att a place called Ballarushe in the Countie of Monaghan betweene <A> Dundalk and CarrickmcRosse, and att the begininge of the Rebellion Thomas Parker beeinge before the said Rebellion a servant vnto this Informants father was murthered att a place called Eniskeane by one Ardell mc Mahowne and Bryan mcMahowne of Eniskeane aforesaid. who did first shoote him, and afterwards stoned him to death allmost, and then most barbarouslie and Crewelly buryed him alive; The Cause of this Informants knowledge is that hee was then in the Towne when the said Ardell mc Mahowne and Bryan mcMahowne did take away the said Thomas Parker was taken out of his howse in Ballarushe aforesaid,

Gregory Croocke
This informacion was
taken before mee Thomas
ffugill the 21th day of April.
Tho: ffugill

fol. 193v


Gregory Cooks [ ] Examinacion
to prosecute against Ardell
mc Mahon for the
murther of Thomas
Parker This Examinacion
<symbol> the 22th of Aprill

Deponent Fullname: Gregory Crooke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Monaghan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Parker, Ardell mc Mahowne, Bryan mcMahowne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel