Samuell Lanson

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Samuell Lanson
Person Samuell Lanson
First name Samuell
Middle name(s)
Last name Lanson
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Master's mate, Pilot
Associated with ship(s) John and Elizabeth (Master: Edward Keene)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text Samuel Lanson
Has signoff text Samuell Lanson
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Language skills English language
Has interpreter
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Res parish Saint Catherines near the Tower
Res town London
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Res country England
Birth year 1608
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First deposition age 47
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/70 f.335v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Jun 20 1655
How complete is this biography?
Has infobox completed Yes
Has synthesis completed No
Has HCA evidence completed No
Has source comment completed No
Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Samuell Lanson (al. Samuel Lanson) (b. ca. 1608; d. ?). Mariner.

Master's mate and pilot of the ship the John and Elizabeth (Master: Edward Keene).

"Went masters mate and pilott of her in the voiage in controversie being designed for Palma one of the Canarie Islands".[1]

Resident in 1655 in the parish of Saint Catherines near the Tower.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Forty-seven year old Samuell Lanson deposed on June 20th 1655 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of James Cowse in the cause of "James Cowse of London merchant against the vessell the John and Elizabeth of which Edward keene is Master} and against the said Edward Keene".[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/70 f.335v
  2. HCA 13/70 f.335v