Examination of Jane Beer

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

Date: 1653-03-02
Identifier: 836175r082


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Armagh
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Killing, Multiple Killing, Words
Commissioners: Henry Sankey, W Allen
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 175r

March the 2nd 1652
Mris Beer further examined saith That not long after the lord Cawfeild was murderd the person that murdered him one Hugh was taken and imprissond in the geoale of Ardmagh and had 3 men set sentinell vppon him, vizt an Englishman a Scotchman and an Irishman, but by means of the Jaol l er Geoale r the said Hugh that murderd the lord Cawfeild made his Escape and the Gaoller went along with him, vppon wich Sir Phelim O Neale Caused the 3 sentinells aforesaid to be imprisoned and threatend to hang them all, but and the Scotchman and Englishman were both hanged though many intreatys and means was used to the Contrary, but the Irishman was released, and the goaller that conveyed away the murderer aforesaid afterwards returned to his place of gaoller at Ardmagh and remaind their vnquestioned and vnmolested by the said Sir Phelim notwithstanding
Jane Beere
Taken by vs the day aboue written
He: Sankey
W: Allen

fol. 175v


fol. 176r


fol. 176v


Jane Beare
further Examinacion
against Sir Phelim
O Neale

Deponent Fullname: Jane Beere
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Unknown
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: lord Cawfeild, Hugh *
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Mentioned