Examination of Henry McCawell

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=838302r331] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:15 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-06-09
Identifier: 838302r331


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Killing
Commissioners: Owen Wynn, Solomon Harth
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of Henry McCawell aged 30 yeares or thereabouts taken the 9th day of June 1653
Who sayth that he about the Christmas next after the breaking out of the Rebellion, his brother Patrick McCawell hauing agreed (as this examinant was informed) with Capten Morris and his brother Thomas Morris to carry them by water along Logh Neagh to some place that this examinant knoweth not; he being at home was seised on and bound by some of the souldiers of the Garrison of Mountioy; who took him along with them, and meeting with his brother Patrick bound them both togeither and put them into a Boat which was at Mountioy; and then pursued the sayd Morrises and their company; and could not overtake them by a Myle; by reason of a Storme that was then on the Logh, soe that they were forced to retorne with this examinant and his brother Patrick to Mountioy where they both remayned prisoners for one night and then set them both at liberty and being asked if he sawe or heard of any of Capten Morrisse his company murdered he sayth he never soe much as heard of any such thing, and further sayth not;

The mark of Henry McCawell
Taken by vs
Owen Wynn
Solo Harth

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The examiancion of Henry mcCawell

Deponent Fullname: Henry McCawell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Patrick McCawell, Capten Morris, Thomas Morris
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Victim, Victim