Examination of Robert fformunt

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

Date: 1653-06-01
Identifier: 838094r169


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Captivity, Multiple Killing
Commissioners: George Elliott, Samuel Bonnell
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of Robert fformunt Yonger of or neare Antrym: aged 30 yeares or thereabouts who being duly sworne this first of June 1653 saith
That in the begininge of the Rebellion hee Liued with his ffather in Carmavy and was one of that party Comanded by Mr James Hamilton, of Cormavy, and marched with them soone after the Rebellion towards the house of Michaell Doyne, and saith that vpon their March the saw a party of ffoote comeinge hastily from Castle Robbins towards them, and att the same tyme this Examinante alsoe sawe many persons comeing from the house of Michaell Doyne: & Joyned with the Party that came from Castle Robbin as aforesaid & fell vpon the said Mr Hamilton & his Party, and killed eighteene persons amongst whom this Examinante alsoe knewe John Key:, William Harpur, elder, William Harpur yonger and that Mr Hamilton was then taken prisoner & brought to Mr Michaell Doyne his house, and was afterwards killed as hee hath beene Informed, and further this Examinante that a party some persons goinge vpp the next <day> followeinge to bury the Corps that were slaine as aforesaid & sawe the said Michaell Doyne his house on fire and the said Michaell Doyne as hee hath heard it reported then went into Rebellion: and more saith not

Robert fformunt his marke

Taken before vs
Sam: Bonnell
Geo: [Elliott]

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June: 1o: 1653
The Examinacion of Robert ffomrunt yonger concerning Michaell Doyne


Deponent Fullname: Robert fformunt
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: James Hamilton, John Key, William The elder Harpur, Michaell Doyne, William The younger Harpur
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel, Victim