Examination of Anna Bull

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

Date: 1653-04-23
Identifier: 834196r156


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Louth & Monaghan
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Killing
Commissioners: James Donelan, John Ponsonby
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of Anne Bull the younger Daughter to Anne Bull alias ffergusson taken the 23th day of Aprill 1653
The said Anne being aged 17 yeares or thereabouts and being duly sworne & Examined by vertue of his oath saieth That at the begininge of the Rebellion shee was about six yeares of Age and lived at Ballarush called the Plantacion in the County of Monaghan and doth remember that shee then did see one that shee hath heard was called Thomas Parot Parker, that was in her sight wounded by diverse of the Irish Rebells and afterwards being liued fallen to the ground they the said Irish laied his head vpon stones and then stood a [ ] good distance from him and threw stones at his head to trye whoe whoe could through nearest vnto it and afterwards they the said Irish caused this deponents mothers & her maidservant & his the said Parkers wife to dragg the said Parker to a ditch and hee being then living the Irish did throwe parte of the said ditch vpon

fol. 196v


his body and buryed him alive And further saieth not

Anne [mark] Bull her marke
This Examinacion taken
before vs
Ja Donelan
John Ponsonby

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fol. 197v


Examinacion of Anne Bull
the younger against
Ardell Beddagh mc Mahon
for murthering of
Thomas Parker

Deponent Fullname: Anne Bull
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Monaghan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Anne alias ffergusson Bull, Thomas Parker
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Victim