Examination of John Ellott

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

Date: 1653-05-03
Identifier: 838177r227


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of John Ellott of Kilvlta in Com Antrim aged 30 yeares or therabouts taken this 3d May 1653:
Whoe being in Donnganon at the begining of this <A> Rebellion was prisoner with the Irish at that time & one Randell garue mcDonel being then Gouernor of Doonganon, sent Mr Bly ffrancis Sparkes <Randell Garve McDonel> Robert Gurly Mr Chiuers, & others whose names he does not remember, with a partie of his companie out of the towne, which party but murdred the aboue named persons within a mile of the said Towne, & this Examinante after they returned; heard them tell that they murdred the aboue men & further saith that he knew one of the soldiers named Gilaspuck Mcffargineglue; but doth not remember any other that he heard confess the said murder & further saith not; being demanded if he knew of any protestants killed at that times saith that Pat: Moderre o Donelly was sending one Hugh Allen, from Castle Caulfield to Toom; <Patt: moder o Loghran> Pat: Moderre o Loghran meeting him by the way killed him, & saith that he heard amongt them that Pat: Moderre o Donelly heering of it, sent for the said Pat: Loghran; but could find him; by reason that he afterwards fled away;

John Ellott his marke [mark]

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The Examiancion of John Ellott
Randell Garue McDonell
Patt: Moder o Loghran

Deponent Fullname: John Ellott
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Mr Bly, ffrancis Sparkes, Robert Gurly, Mr Chiuers, Hugh Allen, Randell garue mcDonel, Gilaspuck Mcffargineglue, Pat: Moderre o Donelly, Patt: moder o Loghran
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Denounced, Rebel, Rebel, Denounced