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HCA 13/72 f.219v Annotate
First transcribed 6 October 2013  +
First transcriber Colin Greenstreet  +
Folio 219  +
Parent volume HCA 13/72  +
Side Verso  +
Status uploaded image; transcribed on 06/10/2013  +
Transcription called a Councell of his Officers of both called a Councell of his Officers of both the ''Indeavour'' and ''Mary'' (whereof this deponent<br /> was one) and it was by them thought fitt that since they could not get protection for<br /> their sayd shipps from the duke of Oldenburgh and that there was noe hope to escape<br /> being taken by the danes the sayd shipps should bee blowen up which accordingly was<br /> done on or about the seaventh day of July last, after which as this deponent heard<br /> by B?oores who lived neere thereabout some of the Companyes of the said English<br /> vessells were by the sayd danes knocked on the head and slayne on shoare in the dominion<br /> of the duke of Oldenburgh and others of them as hee understood by letters sent from them and which hee hath seene taken prisoners videlicet Captaine<br /> Nathaniell Stukely Captaine of the ''Mary'' and Peter Bonfeild Gunner of the ''Indeavour''<br /> and a quarter Master and foremast man of the ''Indeavour'' whose names hee remembreth<br /> not, which Gunner and foremast man are still prisoners and the sayd Stukely and<br /> the Quartermaster aforesayd are escaped out of prison and gotten into England where this<br /> deponent hath since seene them And this deponents precontest Christopher Wallis and<br /> others of the Company of the sayd shipps ''Indeavour'' and ''Mary'' were taken prisoners<br /> afterwards by the danes in other places and carried prisoners to<br /> Gluckstadt And further to these articles hee cannot depose To the 9th hee saith that if the sayd vessells had not bin blowne up as they were<br /> hee verily beleeveth they would have bin taken by the sayd danish Generall<br /> and the reason which hee soe beleeveth is for that the sayd generall did demand<br /> the sayd shipps of the Companyes of them in manner aforesayd and<br /> threatened to give now quarter to their Companyes and to fyre the sayd shipps if they<br /> refused the delivery of them And further saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere To the 10th hee saith the ''Indeavour'' and her tackle Apparrell furniture<br /> gunnes and provisions at the tyme of her blowing up aforesayd were worth as<br /> aforesayd eight hundred pounds sterling and the ''Mary'' and her gunnes provisions<br /> tackle Apparrell and furniture were worth at the same tyme of her blowing up the summe<br /> of two hundred pounds sterling And hee saith that hee this deponent after the<br /> blowing up of the sayd shipps heard some of the duke of Oldenburghs subiects<br /> saye that the gunnes both of the ''Indeavour'' and the ''Mary'' and their Cables and Anchors were taken up out of the<br /> water and preserved on shoare by the duke of Oldenburghs order<br /> and that some of his subiects did of this deponents sight steale and cut away<br /> the sayles of the sayd shipps and bring them into the City of Oldenburgh<br /> but whether they be saved hee knoweth not And saith that there were about [?seaventy GUTTER]<br /> mariners belonging to the sayd two English shipps at the tyme when they were<br /> soe blowne up And further saving his foregoing deposition hee cannot answere./ To the 11th hee saith the owners of the sayd Vessells are (in his this<br /> deponents Judgment damnified by the sayd danish generall his pursuite and<br /> endeavour to seize the sayd shipps and their being blowne up to avoide the same the<br /> summe of a thousand pounds sterling And further hee cannot answere Repeated before doctor Godolphin/ Peter [XXXXX] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE] *************************** The 23th of January 1657 English style '''Rp. 3us''' '''John Mathew''' of Painton in the County of devon mariner<br /> aged forty yeares or thereabouts sworne as in the acts of Court<br /> and examined upon certayne Interrogatories saith as followeth To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith he well knew the shipp the ''Indeavour'' Interrogated<br /> whereof the Interrogated John Welch was Captaine and the shipp or shallop ''Mary'' Interrogated whereof<br /> the arlate Nathaniell Stukeley was Commander under the sayd Welch who had the<br /> Command of them both, And hee this deponent was purser of the ''Indeavour'' the voyage<br /> in question And saith the ''Indeavour'' was a frigott of about fifty five tonnes an<br /> carriedt fifty five tonnes an<br /> carried  +
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