Examination of Grace Graves

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=836151r074] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:21 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-02-23
Identifier: 836151r074


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Armagh
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Captivity, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Richard Tigh, Robert Meredith
Deposition Transcription:

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The examinacion of Grace Graues taken this 23th of ffebruary 1652 before vs whose are vnder written
<1> The examinant duely sworne saith that on the 25th of October 1641 Sir Phelim o Neale with a great multitude of the Irish repaired vnto the Towne of Armagh an English plantation, and there promissed vnto the English Inhabitants That they should haue securitye for their persons and goods they payinge theire Rents vnto the sayd Sir Phelim whoe <A> alledged that he intended the kings service and not his owne advantage. But notwithstandinge the sayd Quarter soe made the said Sir Phelims followers dayly dispoyled the Inhabitants of their goods And att May followinge. The sayd Sir Phelim with a greate Company attendin{g} him repayred againe vnto the said Towne of Armagh & then he caused the said Towne to bee sett on fire & haueing imprisoned the men & then caused them to bee carryed vnto Charleamounte to the number of aboute fforty or ffifty they the said parties were all murdered as the examinant vnderstood. And the examinant further saith that on the da{y} when the said Sir Phelim Caused the said Towne to be sett on fire she sawe a man a woman & a child murdered by certayne of Sir Phelims followers then vnder his Command
her marke
Grace [mark] Graves
Rob Meredith
Rd: Tighe

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Whoe beinge

The examination of Grace
Graues for the murthers att
Charleamounte by Sir
Philim o Neale

Deponent Fullname: Grace Graues
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Unknown
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phelim o Neale
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel