Examination of John Stephens

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

Date: 1653-03-19
Identifier: 838242r289


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing
Commissioners: Philip Pinchon, Samuel Bonnell
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 242r

2) The Examinacion & Deposisicion of John Stephens of the Irish Quarter in the County of Antrym: aged 25 yeares or thereabouts taken before vs this 19th of Aprill: 1653
Who sayth that hee this Examinate going to Temple Pattricke, about a month a fortnight <B> after before Cristmas last, desired to speake with John White, now liueing neare temple pattricke, & for that end, sent one to him, & that he the said John White came to this Examinante, and he this Examinate asked him whether hee were att the killing of Turlogh Magee & James Magee his sone, and that therevnto the said John White answered that what hee did hee was put to doe, and that afterward this Examinate and John White went together to Teigh O Monyes house where they stayed all that night & that the next morneinge one Quarter Master Jackson being in their Company perswaded, the said John White to giue this Examinate some money to putt vpp the busines, vnto which hee the said John White yeilded & accordingly offered this Examinate about twenty shillings, that he should not prosecute him the sayd White, in the presence & heareing of the sayd Quarter Masterr, Teigh O Money and James Payne: & further sayth not

John Stephens marke [mark]

Taken before vs this 19th of Aprill 1653
Phil: Pinchon
Sam: Bonnell

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ch. 112

The Examinacion & deposicion of John Stephens & his wife against John White

Deponent Fullname: John Stephens
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John White, Turlogh Magee, James Magee, Teigh O Monyes, James Payne, * Jackson
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Denounced, Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Mentioned, Denounced