Examination of Robert Stewart

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

Date: 1653-05-27
Identifier: 839084r054


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Roger Lyndon
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 84

The Examination of Collonel Robert Stewart taken the 27th of May 1653
Who being deuly sworne and Examined saith: that hee heard it Creddibly, and publiquely reported that Turlough Grome O Quin now a prissoner in Carrickfergus did the first night of the Rebellion, surprise the Castle of MontJoye, takeing then to his assistance all or most of his scept or Kindered, Liuing in the Barrony of Dunganon, in the County of Tirone, but this deponent did not <A> see the acting thereof, for that hee then liued about 10 miles distant from MountJoy, Hee saith that hee likewise heard that Bryan Modera O Quin, then one of his the said Turlough Gromes followers and assistance in takeing the said Castle and forte of MountJoy did within fewe dayes after the takeing the said Castle, murder or kill ten or twelue persons of the English prottestants, men, weomen and Children. Hee further deposeth and saith that hee saw the said Turlough Grome O Quin liuing within the said Castle, after hee and Company had surprised the same, which doth cause him verily to beleeue, that hee the said Turlough & followers did take it from the English then there. And that the said murde{rs} was committed by the said Bryan and others of that party, they being all then vnder the said Turloughs Commande. And further saith not.
Robert Stewart
Taken by mee the day &
yeare aboue sett downe
Roger Lyndon


fol. 84v


(14). B.
27o May 1653
Leutenant Coll Robert Stewarte
his Examination
Torlagh Grome o Quin
Bryan Modera o Quin

Deponent Fullname: Robert Stewart
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Colonel
Deponent County of Residence: Unknown
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Turlough Grome O Quin, Bryan Modera O Quin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel