Examination of John Peter

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

Date: 1653-05-16
Identifier: 838227r275


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing
Commissioners: Ja Traill, Roger Lyndon
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 227r


The Examination of John Peter, aged about fourty yeeres, taken this 16: May: 1653.
<20.> Who being sworne sayeth That in January 1641 he sawe one John Dauison of Glenarme killed by one Thomas McGlary now of Glenarme, The which McGlary gaue the sayd Dauison a thrust in the syde with a pyke the head whereof strok in Dauisons syde, And that Germin Mcclister & one of those that were with the said McGlary did with a sword strick off a peece of the sayd Dauisons skull. This Examinant also sayeth, that he also saw an other of the sayd Irish company named John McKillup a Scottish higlander strick the sayd Dauison with the broad syde of his sword, upon the shoolder, And & the sayd German McClister forced him to [ ] strick the sayd Dauison, And that this Examinant was vpon the wall of Glenarme Castle, and saw what is aboue aforesa related, done below the foot of the wall

John Peter
Taken before vs
Ja: Traill
Roger Lyndon

fol. 277v


(51.) B
16 May 1653
The Examinacion of John Peter
Thomas MacGlary
Germin McClister
John McKillip

Deponent Fullname: John Peter
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Dauison, Thomas McGlary, John McKillup, German McClister
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Denounced, Denounced, Denounced