Ffrances Meed

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Ffrances Meed
Person ffrances Meed
First name ffrances
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Last name Meed
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Occupation Mariner
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Training Not apprentice
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Literacy Signature
Has opening text Francis Meade
Has signoff text ffrances Meed
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Language skills English language
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Res street Horsey downe
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Res town Southwark
Res county Surrey
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Res country England
Birth year 1626
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First deposition age 33
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/73 f.173r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Jun 27 1659
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Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

ffrancis Meed (b. ca. 1626; d. ?). Mariner.

Resident in 1659 in Horsey downe in Surrey.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-three year old ffrancis Meed deposed on June 27th 1659 in the High Court of Admiralty.[1] He was examined on an allegation on behalf of Henry Colquite in the case of "Wood Bradley and Company against Colquite".[2]

ffrancis Meed stated that the ship the Desire (Master: Henry Colquite) did not come within three quarters of a mile of the ship the Alexander at the Canaries. Moreover, the Desire caused no ropes to be cut or damage to be caused to the other ship. At the time ffrancis Meed was himself in the ship the Island ffrigot, which was rising at Oratavo close to the Desire.[3]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/73 f.173r
  2. HCA 13/73 f.172r
  3. HCA 13/73 f.173r