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To the 17th hee saith that he alwaies plied his voyage himself
and never staid for company or Convoy, nor doe went with Convoy
and that the Imployers orders herein are to be observed. And otherwise
hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 18th hee saith that the prizes of the goods interrogated, at the places
Interrogated are sometimes more and sometimes lesse, and this deponent
know not of any brought there in the yeere 1652, and otherwise hee cannot

To the 19th hee saith hee knoweth the interrate hughes, and knoweth
not but that hee is an honest man and will doe his best for his
freighters., and otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the 20th hee said hee never commanded any Convoy
in the streights or elsewhere, and otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the 21st hee said hee would follow his Imployers orders.
and otherwise cannot answer.

Brian harrison [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated in court before two judges


The 13th of March 1655 [CENTRE HEADING]

On the behalfe of the foresaid}
Mr Batson, touching ffrancis ffords}

Mark Mortimer of the parish of Saint
Dunstans in the East London, Grocer, aged
34 years or thereabouts, maketh answer and
deposeth to the Interrogatories ministed on the behalf
of Richard Batson Adminstator of ffrancis fford as
followeth, videlicet

To the first 2.3 and 4th Interrogatorries he saith and deposeth that about
nine yeers since he once in London accidentally sawe the Interrate
ffrancis fford and not at any other time, and therefore
hee cannot say hee knew him at the time of his death which (as this
deponent hath bin informed) happened in or about June 1654
and as this deponent hath heard that hee was Mr Batsons servant
factor or agent at the Barbade’s, and saith that within the space
of six or seven years before his death this deponent living in
London received severall goods from the said fford living at the Barbada’s
such as Indico's sugars coffies gingers tobacoes and elephants teeth, and
the same came consigned from the said fford unto this deponent
who from time to time made him returnes thereof
according to his the said ffords orders, and this deponent hath
alsoe received severall bills of exchange from him for receipt of
money to his the said ffords use, which this deponent hath received
accordingly, namely on or about the 18th of November 1649 hee received 180 li of
Mr Batson and 14 li of Mr John wood and on or about the 24th
of ffebruary 1652 106 li of Mr Michall Davison, which severall moneys this deponent
hath returned the said fford in goods according to his order saving such
moneys out of the said foresaid bills and goods as (according to his
the foresaid ffords order) this deponent hath desired


Primary sources



C 5/175/31 Short title: Mortimer v Mortimer. Plaintiffs: John Mortimer.Defendants: Margaret Mortimer widow and John Mortimer. Subject: personal estate of the deceased Mark Mortimer, London. Document type: bill, two answers. 1691

C 6/298/80 Short title: Mortimer v Benning. Plaintiffs: John Mortimer and Joseph Jory. Defendants: Mary Benning widow and Philip Benning. Subject: lands and personal estates of the deceased John Benning, and Mark Mortimer, in Tottenham, and Hampstead, Middlesex, and Barrington, Cambridgeshire. Document type: two answers, schedule. 1688


E 214/1115 Parties: John Bensing of Tottenham co. Middx., yeoman, nephew and heir of Thomas Benning late of Willesden co. Middx., deceased and his wife, Mary. Joseph Jory of Nevis in the West Indies, merchant, and Mark Mortimer of London, merchant. AND Robert Rogers and Charles Minors of London, gentlemen. Place or Subject: Mortgage to Mortimer at Jory's nomination, of a messuage with lands and appurtenances in West Green in Tottenham, co. Middx., redeemable on the payment of 472 l. 10 s. Middx. 10 Mar 1685


PROB 11/383/35 Will of Mark Mortimer, Grocer of London 16 April 1686