Examination of Robert Jameson

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=838286r318] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:15 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-05-17
Identifier: 838286r318


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 286r


<symbol> The examination of Robert Jameson of the Brade taken the 17th May 1653
Who being sworne sayeth that att the beginning of the Rebellion, he dwelt in the parish of Carncastle in the Baronny of Glenarme, That his father hauing sent him this Examinat, together with his brother and sister from the Castle of Balleygelly (where they were for shelter) to the barne about three quarters of a mille distant, to fetch some corne, That while they were in the barne cleanning the corne, six horsemen of the Irish came upon them whereupon this Examinant, with his brother and sister fled and were pursued by the foresayd six horse men, who did ouertake this Examinants brother and sister, but he himself escaped, by leapping into the riuer and gott ouer at a place where [ ] the horsemenn could not well followe him: This Examinat sayeth that he knewe Bryan O Mullegan and John Brookes to be ofe two of the sayd six horsemen And that Bryan O Mulligen pursued hardest after this Examinat This Examinat further sayeth that his brother Henry Jameson was [ ] caryed by the sayd horsemen (as he this Examinat after heard) to Glenarme and that he neuer saue him after that; And his sister Isabell Jameson was keept prisonner by them, seauen or Eight weekes
And he further sayeth that he heard by the Generall report of the Countrey that the foresayd Rebells, hanged his brother Henry ouer the bridge of Glenarme

Rabert Jamessone

Taken before vs
Ja: Traill

Deponent Fullname: Robert Jameson
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Bryan O Mullegan, John Brookes, Henry Jameson, Isabell Jameson
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim