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No. 5

21st Juny 1666/

Richardus Noble con navem vorat The Diamond}
cujus dutus Noble erat Mr ejucq apparatus et}
arressues cujus Franciscus Sheldon erat in parte}
propretarius et con dictu ffrancisnum Sheldo}
Suckley ffrancklin}

Sup Allone ex parte dei Richardi
Noble dat Examinat/


Thomas Robinson de Shadwell
in parochia de Stepney in Comitatu Middlesex Nauta
annos agens 37 aut inter dicit et deponit
prout sequitur videlicit/

Ad primum et 2cdum alos dre Allegaconnis deponit et dicit That hee this deponent
on new yeeres day last was twelve month was hired to serve and did
here at the Port of London enter upon the arlate ship the Diamond which ship hee had for some time
before knowne, and as hee was credibly informed shee was formerly
called the Flax pale, and saith that hee was soe hired to serve in her by the
producent Richard Noble her then master, who was (as wass commonly reported) made master of her sometime
before by the arlate Mr ffrancis Sheldon English merchant then residing
at Gottenborow and now at Stockholme in Sweden and saith that shortly after
the time that this deponent was soe as aforesaid hired, the said Richard Noble
this deponent and company set saile hence with the said ship to Saint Toovys in
Portugall neer Lisbone and there tooke in a Lading of salt, and went throw
to Stockholme, and there delivered the same to the factors or agents of the
foresaid Mr ffrancis Sheldon and his Partner and then tooke in part of a
Lading of DEales at Stockholme and carryed the same to Barsound in
Sweden, and there delivered part of them to one Mr Alexander Stratten
the said Mr Sheldons gactor or sevant there and then tooke in Timber
oaing stones and Tarr and after having [?XXX] at Calmer in Sweden brought the same to this Port of London
where shee arrived thereby on or about May last, And saith that the said voyage
were soe made by order of the said Mr Sheldon


this deponent (who was his gunner) and to the rest of the said shipp