Review: 1641 Depositions Project


  The 1641 Depositions collection consists of 8,000 witness statements recorded by commissions from the outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641 and continuing through to the 1650s. The depositions were deposited in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin in 1741 where they have remained ever since (“The 1641 Depositions Project”; Darcy and Purvis; Clarke 112). They are regarded as a unique corpus of primary source documentation for the time-period; … Continue reading