Examination of Neile McKeige

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

Date: 1653-02-28
Identifier: 838048v053


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing
Commissioners: Richard Brasier, Thomas Coote
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 48v


The examinacion of Neile McKeige of Ballycastle in the County of Antrim yeoman taken before vs the day & yeare first abovewritten
<8> Who being sworne & examined saith That on or about the fifth or sixth day of January 1641 being three daies or thereabouts after the breake <A> at Portnaw standing in his owne house doore in Ballycastle he see one Murghy oge McMurghy then & now of or neere Ballycastle aforesaid stabb & kill a naked woeman & her Child with a short pike in a little brooke neere his house in Ballycastle aforesaid which woman & Child he saith he did not know And further he saith not

Tho: Coote
Rich: Brasier Major

Deponent Fullname: Neile McKeige
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Murghy oge McMurghy
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel