Deposition of Anny Mackelynen

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1653-05-07
Identifier: 837133r100


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Down
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: George Blundell, Ja Traill
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examination of Anny Mackelynen of Lecale aged about thirty yeers of taken the 7th May 1653
Who being sworne sayeth that in the second yeere of the Rebellion Capt Wool and his soldiers went and brought in from about New Castle beyond the strand of Dundrum Thomas og Rister Patr: Mc eleynen P Richard mc Dyne Patrick Mackeley who <f> had gone outt of lecale a yeere before for feare of their lyues as she this Examinat sayeth she being then wyfe to the sayd Thomas og Rister and of kindred to the rest This examinat further sayeth that the sayd four men were being w sett a worke by Capt Wool to cutt sea wrack which which they did accordingly. And that on a sabbath day in the morning they were all killed And she this Examinat sayeth they were killed by Capt Woolls soldiers but knoweth not particularly their names, But that Edward Jackson one of the sayd soldiers came into this Examinats H husbands house and gaue her husband the first strocke And that her husband [ ] broke out of his house and rune about the castle the sayd Jackson following him. And this Examinat sayeth that she saw Capt Wool upon the top of the Castle, Commanding the sayd Jackson to strick her sayd husband; using these words strick strick. And she this examinat further sayeth that Capt Woole took three cowes from the sayd four men when they were brought in as aforesayd
Anny Mc elynen [mark] her marke
G Blundell
Ja Traill

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The Examinations of Francis Keith
Rob: Merriman
John Johnstone
Patrick Russell
Anny Mc elynen
Edward Jackson
Will: Hamilton
Capt: Woolle
At Arglasse

Deponent Fullname: Anny Mackelynen
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Down
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas og Rister, Patr: Mc eleynen, Richard mc Dyne, Patrick Mackeley, Capt Wool, Edward Jackson
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Denounced, Denounced