Examination of John Peter

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=838225r271] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:32 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-05-07
Identifier: 838225r271


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing
Commissioners: George Blundell, Ja Traill
Deposition Transcription:

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Aprile May the 7th 1653
The Examination of John Peetter of Glenarme aged about fortie yeeres
<16> Who being Examined sayeth that in the yeere 1641 the 10th day of Janwary or thereby one ffellomie mcEuire now in prison was at the drowneing of Seavin personns at the bridge at Glenarme which personns wer the wife of William Simps{on} & her foure Children with two other strangers whose names he knew not: And he further sayeth tha{t} {he}saw the foresayd seauen persons throwen ouer the bridge of Glenar{me} into the riuer. And that the sayd Phelemie McEuire was all then upon { } bridge, and this examinat sayeth, that he saw the sayd McEuire after a litle w{ }

<at the river syde and push off with his pyck one boye, who by sweemming and the current of the water was come to a stone which he layd hold on

John Peter

G. Blundell
Ja: Traill>

<17.> Alsoe the said John Peetter further sayeth that { } hard by Comon report amongst the Irish and Sp{ }lly by one Jane Hunter who was prisoner with th{} that John McKentie now prisoner with seuerall o{thers} in his Companie Murthered one John Hutchesone and his mother and family then dwelling at Carnallagh mill in the Baronie of Glenarme

John Peter

G. Blundell
Ja: Traill

Deponent Fullname: John Peetter
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: ffellomie mcEuire, William Simpson, Jane Hunter, John McKentie, John Hutchesone
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Denounced, Mentioned, Witness, Denounced, Victim