Examination of Woona Stephens

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=838242r288] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:30 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-04-19
Identifier: 838242r288


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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The Examinacion & deposicion of Woona Stephens wife to John Stephens of the Irish Quarter, aged: 23 yeares or thereabouts taken before vs this 19th of Aprill: 1653
Who sayth that Turlogh Magee father to this Examinante in the second yeare of the Rebellion liued att sixe milewater & aboute Candlemas, one Andrew McIlwyan with aboute a dozen more came to the house of this Examinantes father, and tooke away all the Goods that were in the house <A> with two horsses and a Mare, and further sayth, that hee the sayd Andrew now Liueinge in Temple pattricke & the party then with him tooke the <A> sayd Turlogh Magee, father to this Examinante, forcibly from his house alsoe James Magee Brother to this Examinante, as prissoners to temple pattricke, where they were killed: & further this Examinante sayth that her mother, namely Katherin Magee with two Children followed her father to temple pattricke & were murthered there alsoe & saith that the Cause of her knowledge is that she was in the house & saw: the aforesaid Andrew McIlwyan take away her ffather & Brother, & further sayth not./


Deponent Fullname: Woona Stephens
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Stephens, Turlogh Magee, James Magee, Katherin Magee, Andrew McIlwyan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Victim, Denounced