Examination of Art O’Donelly

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=838197r246] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:33 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-04-22
Identifier: 838197r246


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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The Examinacion of Art O Donelly of Dunmurry in Comm: Antrim aged thirty fiue yeares of thereabouts taken 22 Aprill 1653
Who saith that as he with Dauid Boyes John Purden & others were goeing of to Dundalk about three yeares & a halfe agoe one Brian O Leuerty with seuerall others with him & vnder his comand were Lyeing in Ambush for [ ] Collonell Monckes comeing downe from Dundalk & a Post named Edm: McCormack chanceing to be sent downe to Lisnegaruy from Coll: Monck to Maior Rawden he was taken by the said Brian O Leuerty < & also this examinant & > the rest in his company & { } taken their horses & Armes according to his owne confession voluntarily vnto this examinant & also the said Brian saith that he the said Edm: mcCormack the said Post was taken to Charlemount where he was there hanged

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The examinaction of Art o Donnelly
of smal val:

Deponent Fullname: Art O Donelly
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Dauid Boyes, John Purden, Collonell Monckes, Maior Rawden, Ed: McCormack, Brian O Leuerty
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim, Rebel