Examination of Katherin Greame

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

Date: 1653-03-15
Identifier: 838017r010


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Multiple Killing
Commissioners: George Rawdon
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 17r


The examinacion of Katherin Greame Singlewoman aged 20 yeares or there abouts, & seruant to Mrs Jane Elly of Kilmakeuit, in Com. Antrim taken the 15th of March 1652
Whoe deposeth that aboute a fortnight after the Rebellion, being the day Maior Rawdens house was pillaged; she saw one Collo o Cnogher & Pat: oge o Hallan, & 2 or 3 more whose name shee knowes not, but heard priest o Hullan was one of them, & they came into John Porters house of Kilvlta with their Swords drawne, & there kild in that howse one Hugh Wild a Tayler, & another English man a Tayler being there fled out of the house & they all followed him with their drawne Swoords in their hands & tooke him & killed him vppon a little hill not farr from the said house, but which of them killed him she did not see; nor which of them wounded the said Hugh Wild, but shee sawe their bodyes after, & the said Hugh had many wounds vppon him, & the other body vppon the Hill had 3 wounds about his hearte, & those murdrers inquired after this Examinantes father, Georg Greham, whoe was since kild in seruice, to haue kild him, but he had hid himselfe in a bogge, there being noe other men, in place but onely woemen & children, and being demanded if any of those women & children be aliue, saith she knowes of none but heard latly that one of the said Taylors wife is liuing in the Claneboys & that John Porter tould her soe./

Jur. Geo: Rawdon

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The Examinacion of Katherin Greames
Cullo o Knogher
Patt: oge o Hullan

Deponent Fullname: Katherin Greame
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Singlewoman
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Jane Elly, Georg Greham, Collo o Cnogher, Pat: oge o Hallan, * o Hullan, John Porter, Hugh Wild
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim