|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Associated with ship(s)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||Godfrey Reader|
|Has signoff text||Godfry Reader|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||24|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/68 f.42v Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Oct 12 1653|
|How complete is this biography?|
|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||In service of the Commonwealth|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Godfry Reader (alt. Godfrey Reader) (b. ca. ?; d. ?). Mariner.
"Gunner of the Kentish frigott in the immediate service of this Commonwealth"
Resident in 1653 in Shadwell.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Twenty-four year old Godfry Reader deposed on October 12th 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty.
He was examined on an allegation in the case "The keepe of the Liberty of England by authority of Parliament against a certaine shipp or vessell named the Lewis of Rochell (whereof one Dominicas Merseria was master and her tackle and furniture and whatsoever goods wares and merchandizes aboard the same taken and seized by certain shipps in the imediat service of this Commonwalth".