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producents rigg fitt and fournish the said shipp the Saint Julian for this
present voyage, and as sole owners thereof, and for such hee saith
they were and are commonly accounted, and saith they tooke care in getting
men to serve that said voyage in her, and were present and with the
master when hee hired this deponent to serve in her, who was in her for some
space before shee sailed, and well sawe and perceived that shee had never
made voyages before, for shee was not wholly rigged when hee came
first aboard her. And further saith that the said producents John James du
Cornovaille and John de Mescham, Sieur de Landegarneau are and
ffloran de Cornovaille (lately dead) was ffrenchmen and subiects of the
kinge of ffrance and for such commonly accounted, and that the
said ffloran de Cornovaille came in person in her this voyage
from Brest for London where hee is lately dead.

The marke of M John Tiffany. [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the said allegation.

Rp. 6

John Petun of Morlieu in Bretany Mariner, aged
22 yeeres or thereaboutes, sworne and examined.

To the said allegation hee saith that hee well knoweth the vessell the
Saint Julian allegate, and hath soe donne ever since her first
building which was begun about three yeeres since, but shee was never
fitted and rigged till shee was set out upon this present voyage which
is her first voyage: And saith hee well knoweth James de Cornovaille
and John de Mescham, and well know ffloran de Cornovaille (who
is latly dead) and that they caused her to be built, and furnished
the wood from the ground of the said Messieurs de Cornovaille
being their place neere Brest, called kirinau, whense this deponent
sawe a greate part of it brought and afterwards sawe it wrought
and imployed in building the said vessell which this deponent sawe launched
and did help at the launching thereof, and saith the said Messieurs
James and ffloran de Cornovaille to the death of the said ffloran
(which happened about a weeke since) and the said John de Mescham
Sieur de Landarg[?areom] were and the said James and John are the
owners of {the} said vessell and of her tackle apparell and furniture
and that they set her out on this present voyage, which is her
first voyage, and wherein ffloran de Cornovaille
came in her for London, where the said ffloran died, which hee
knoweth being one of her company. And saith the said producents
were and are ffrench men, and subiects of the kinge of ffraunce and
for such commonly accounted. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

The marke of the said O [MARKE] John de Petun [MARKE, RH SIDE]

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee came first aboard the said shipp to serve in
her about the beginning of January last, Albert Meler then Master