Examination of Ellis Buntney

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Identifier: 838176r226


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery, Words
Deposition Transcription:

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The 2 daye after the wars begone Redmond o Melon Came to our hous & toke awaye all oure Cattell & sent them away with his men after that hee came backe and held a pistell to my brest thretning to kill mee except I would tell hime wher my monnis was I beeing willing to saue my liff bad him gooe into such a place & take what hee found then hee depar{ted} from mee then wee thinking to make escape Came to Car Chrlimount bridg & ther mett with the sayd redmond o melon which toke hould of mee & bad mee giue hime all the monnis that I had & hee would saue my husband liff wherevpon I gaue him 7 or 8 pounds & tould him wher hee should find soe much more Then hee sent his brother, to deliuer vs to his wif which gaue vs noe entertainment acording to his promis but bid vs begon which sooe after shee sent three men to kill my husband which when hee had takne him forth & kild him he came in again my sist{er} asked him what hee had don with him hee answered I haue kild him which redmond o melons wiff is to giue me fortie shillings ffor killing him & I must bee kild my self if I had not kild him which shee sent hur brother to see whether I had or not

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8 March 1652

The examinacion of Ellis the wife of Nicholas Buntney neere Lisnegarvy
Redmond o Mellan

Deponent Fullname: Ellis Buntney
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Redmond o Melon
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel