Examination of Finley O’Donnell

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=838222r269] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:32 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-06-04
Identifier: 838222r269


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Owen Wynn, Richard Bickerstaff, Roger Lyndon
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 222r


The examinacion of ffinley O Donnell aged 45 yeares or thereabouts taken before vs the 4th day of June 1653:
Who being duely sworne and examined sayth that he was at the Island of Magee, at the tyme of the massacre comitted there vpon the Irish; but heard nothing thereof till the next morning after it was acted; and that he knoweth not any persons or persons that were actors in the sayd murthers, other then by the generall reporte of the countrey, that it was Capten O Dayre and his company then quartered at Ballymanagh (as this examinant heard) were the Principall Actors in the sayd Massacre and further sayth not

The mark of ffynley O Donnell [mark]

Taken by vs
Owen Wynn
Rich: Bickerstaffe
Roger Lyndon

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(60.) B.

The examinacion of ffinley O Donnell about the murther in IleMagee
Capten Adares Company of Ballymagh

Deponent Fullname: ffinley O Donnell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Capten O Dayre
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Denounced