Examination of John Warren

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

Date: 1653-02-21
Identifier: 836139r069


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Armagh
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Words
Commissioners: Henry Jones, J Heuston
Deposition Transcription:

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The examjnacion of John Warren of Dublin Tallow=Chandler aged twenty nine yeares or thereabouts taken the xxjth day of ffebr 1652 before vs
Who beeing duely sworne and examjned deposeth and saith, That when the Rebellion began in Ireland in October 1641 the examjnant then liued at Anaghsawry in the Parish of Loghgall in the County of Armagh, a t That soond about a fortnight after the examjnant went to the house of Thomas Cattle who was then protected by Sir Phelym ô Neale where hee continued, vntill and a while <A> after the examjnant and his father were brought by some of the said Sir Phelyms soldiers to the Loughgall, whither seuerall other protestants to the number of about forty ne re u po n beeing Come, and passing ouer the Cawsie there, Sir Phelym beeing there b present bid them wellcome, and then the examjnant with the rest were putt into the Church of Loghgall were where they continued about at a weeke with in which tyme there were seuerall other Protestants

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Protestants brought in soe that there were in all in the said Church to the number of about seauenscore and ffifteene, Hee saith that dureing the tyme the said Protestants were in the Church the soldiers who kept the doores of the said Church tould the said <B> Protestants in the examjnants heareing that when Sir Phelym came to giue them orders then they should bee sent into theire owne Country, and that soone after they came againe, and tould the said Protestants in the examinants heareing that Sir Phelym was come, and that they had receaued orders to send them away, wherevppon the next day after the said Protestants were remoued out of the Church and carryed away (except this examjnants father his m other and himselfe) who redeemed themselues ou t of the Church of Lough all by a sume of money) and that the examjnant saw Brian ô Kelly and about one hundred Rebells goe along with the said Protestants towards Portadowne and the examjnants father (supposeing that the said Protestants were to goe to theire owne Country), asked Manus ô Cahan who then comanded at Loughgall whither or nor hee might and

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and his might not goe along with them to <C> which the said ô Cahan (smileing) said you may goe if you will, but the examjnants father mistrusting thereby, some mischeife did not goe, b ee and saith that the rest who were soe carryed away were for the most parte [ ] drowned by the Rebells at the Bridge of Portadowne (as the examjnant was after tould by one William Clk Clearke who had was one of the number sent from Loughall but was released for a sume of money, And further saith not,
John Warren
J. Heuston
Hen: Jones

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The examjnacion of
John Warren
Sir Phelym ô Neale

Deponent Fullname: John Warren
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Chandler
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phelym , Brian , Manus , William Clearke, Thomas Cattle
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Witness, Victim