Examination of George Shawe

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

Date: 1653-05-21
Identifier: 838231r278


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Death, Robbery, Recognizance
Commissioners: Ja Traill, Roger Lyndon
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 231r


The Examinacion of George Shawe of Lurgan aged 42 yeares taken the 21 May 1653 before vs./.
Whoe saith that aboute the twenty third of October 1641 beinge Sonday and the second day of the Rebellion: one Glasseney oge magneisse of Clanconell, aboute 9 of the Clocke of the same day came with a longe Tucke drawn in his hands, hee Leadinge on as a Captaine, about the number of 60 men, Armed with swords, skeanes, halfe pikes, pichforkes and other weapons, to this Examinants house, and plundred him of all his houshould stuff Catle and horses and this Examinants wife striueinge to keepe some of her Goods, the said Glasney oge Magneisses pusht her on the belly and threw her on the Ground she being big with Child after which time this Examinants wife was neuer well, but about a month after she was deliuered of her Child and then she dyed and so nne a f ter the child also And further saith that the said Glassney oge magneisse at the same time Robd and plundred this Examinants father, James Greham and William Carry the said James Greham now liues at Drombow neer Lisnegarvey and William Corry liues not farr from Greham & further saith not

George Shaw his marke [mark]

Taken before us
Ja: Traill
Roger Lyndon

The Examinant hath enterd into Recognisance of 20: lib: appeare upon warning to prosecute

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(233.B.) 21o; May 1653
George Shawe Examinant
Ext: Glassney og MacGenis


Deponent Fullname: George Shawe
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Glasseney oge magneisse, James Greham, William Carry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Victim, Victim