Examination of Margrett Edwards

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

Date: 1653-02-16
Identifier: 839150r104


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Thomas Newburgh
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 150r

The Informacion of Margrett Edward of Liffer in the County of Donnegall widdow taken vppon oath at Liffer aforesd the 16th day of ffebr: 1652 before me Tho: Newburgh Esquire one of the Justices of peace by Authoryty of Parlyament in the province of Vlster.
Whoe beinge duely sworne saith that at that tyme the very first day that the Rebellyon bracke out in Ireland (she beinge then at Blessingburne in the County of Tyrone a garrison where Sir Henry Tichburnes foote Company then Lay saw Hugh moynagh mcArtt and Bryan mcHugh o Donnell o Neill. Principalley Actinge amongst the Rebells whoe then attempted the takeinge of the Castle and Burnt the Towne where Mr ffrancis Lamb was slayne and sundry others of the Brittish Nacion and farther this Informer saith not
The merke of
Margrett Edwards
Tho: Newburgh

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Ex Margarett Edwards
Hugh Moynagh mc
Art &
Brian mc Hugh Donnell
o Neile
for the murther of
James ffrancis Lambe
A 8

Deponent Fullname: Margrett Edward
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Donegal
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Henry Tichburne, Hugh moynagh mcArtt, Bryan mcHugh o Donnell o Neill, ffrancis Lamb
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Victim