Waterford County Museum, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland. Charity Reg: 17397
Tel: +353 (0)58 45960  Email: info@waterfordmuseum.ie
Articles    Photos
Table Of Contents
Isaack Quarrie

The Civil War (1641-1653), Contemporary Accounts

12. Isaack Quarrie
November the 24th 1652
The examination of Isaack Quarrie of Caperquin, aged about fiftie years, duly sworne & examined, saith:

About a fortneth after the Sesation, two Irish troopers coming as convoye for Captain Wane capten for ye parliment to bring him safe to Caperqueene, intised [ three of Captn Croker's sons and] Ensigne Coale of Capt Crokers company & one James a butcher & Clement a miller, & one Richard Riley [ with divers others] to goe to meet them at Mountain Castle, nere Croghnesleddy [ att a day appointed] where they might boath sell some tobacco & buy some cattell, And staying there nere ye Castle to drink a bottell of beere, One of the aforesd Irish troopers, Phillip Newman, brought Capt ffennell (since Left Coll.) with his troupe to suroun them, who then and there killed the said Ensign Coole, James ye butcher, and Clement ye miller, and hanged ye aforesd Ryly.  The cause of his knowledge is (Crossed Out Between *)*first ye a footboy escaped and tould this examt* that he heard his Capts sons & Hew Wyldes & George Gyles & John Shepard declayr & confirm the aforesd murthers soe to have been committed as abovesayd, they being taken prisoners & having quarter given at the same time by ye said ffennell.
(Mark- rude initials)
This exaicon was taken before me the day & year above written.
Joh. Harding

Author: Catherine and Liam Nugent

Join Our Mailing List

Join our mailing list and get all the latest news for free via email. Simply enter your email address in the box below and press the 'Join' button.

Make A Donation

Waterford County Museum is a non profit voluntary museum. We would be grateful for any financial donation large or small.

Social Media

Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Blogger Follow us on Youtube
© Waterford County Museum 2014. All rights reserved. Please read our Terms of Use
Website By: Déise Design