Examination of Art O’Donelly

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=838278r313] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:29 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-04-22
Identifier: 838278r313


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: George Rawdon
Deposition Transcription:

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<(1)> The examinacion of Art O Donelly of Dunmury in Com: Antrim aged thirty fiue yeares or thereabouts taken at 22 Aprill 1653
<symbol> Who saith that as he with Dauid Boyes John Burden & others were goeing vp to Dundalk about three yeares & a halfe agoe one Brian O Lauerty with Turlo McGagherty & seuerall others vnder his comand who called themselves woodkernes were Lyeing in Ambush for Coll: Monkes comeing downe from <A> Dundalk into the North & chanced to meet with this examinant & the rest as they were goeing up thither & took them all their horses Armes & Cloathes & in that time of their be afterwards he released them for a sum of mony which they were to giue him & in that time of their being prisoners with the said Brian O Lauerty he with the rest of his company took on Edm: McCormack being a Post which Collonell Munck sent downe from Dundalk to Maior Raudon which they kept with them And the said Brian O Lauerty being demanded by this examinant yesterday when he was taken prisoner what was become of the said Edm: McCormack the Post which was his prisoner he voluntarily confessed that he was taken to Charlemount & there hanged

Art O Donnelys marke [mark]

Geo: Raudon

<Edm: McCormack slaine
Brian O Laverty
Turlo McGaghertys murderers>

Art O Donnelly bound in xx li. to prosecute

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The examinacion of Art O Donelly
Brian O Lauerty
Turlo McGagherty

Deponent Fullname: Art O Donelly
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Dauid Boyes, John Burden, Coll: Monkes, Edm: McCormack, Brian O Lauerty, Turlo McGagherty
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim, Rebel, Rebel