Examination of Michael Pore

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

Date: 1653-03-15
Identifier: 838170r222


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Assault, Captivity, Multiple Killing
Commissioners: George Rawdon, George Talbott, Richard Price
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 170r

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The Examinacion of Michael Pore of Killmakeuitt, husbandman in Com Antrim, aged 55 yeares or thereabouts taken the 15th March 1652
Item hee sayth vppon his oath, that shortly after the beginning of the Rebellion, one of his Neighbours John ffulton, hauing his Cowes taken away by the Irish, he came to one James Hamilton of Carrmew, whoe with about 90 Scotts men assembled & marched towards Mr Michael Doyns where a prisoner they tooke told them the said Cowes were & early on a Sunday morning being the day Sir Phe: O Neil was before Lisnegarvie this Examinante being one of the Companie, they saw the Irish gathered vppon the Hill aboue Mr Doynes house and parlyed awhyle together & when the Enemies number was grownd greater, they fell vppon the said Capten Hamiltons men, & kild 18 of them, & wounded 8 or 9 of which this Examinante was one, & beinge demanded whoe he knew of the Irish partie, saith he sawe one Shane McCarmucke, Rory o Quin & Pat: McGeagh, & Pat: McGourke, & some of the Macdugans there, but knoweth not whether the said Mr Doyne himself was there, or Mr Humphry Sexton, but sayeth that Mr Doynes Gardner Allexander McQuillan was there And saith further the said Capten Hamilton was taken prisoner then, & carryed to Mr Doynes house as he heard & by some of Sir Phelim o Neiles Troope was carryed thence to Magherlin & hanged, & sayth of the Scotchmen there are liuing in Ireland that he knowes of John Wilson about the maine water & a sonne of the said ffultons one Robert fformans sonne, & John Stewart of Temple Patricke & more he remembers not

Geo Rawdon


fol. 170v

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The said examinant being demanded when the said Michaell Dunne went into Rebellion saieth that he went away within two days after the said murther the reason of his knowledge is because his neighbours went to burye the dead Corpses vpo n the Tuesday followeing the said Michaell Dunne being gone into Rebellion as aforesaid & his house burnt & that it was the common report that he hime selfe burned his said house

The marke of Michaell Pore

Rich Price
Geo: Talbott

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fol. 171v

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The Examinacion of Michael Pore;
Shane McCormack
Rory O Quin
Patt: McIreagh
Patt: McGourk
Alex: McQuillin


Deponent Fullname: Michael Pore
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Husbandman
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John ffulton, James Hamilton, John Wilson, Robert fforman, John Stewart, Shane McCarmucke, Rory o Quin, Pat: McGeagh, Pat: McGourke, the Macdugans, Michael Doyn, Humphry Sexton, Allexander McQuillan, Phelim o Neile
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Witness, Mentioned, Witness, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel