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21st ffebruary 1636.

Robertus Paule de Lymehouse in Comitatu Middlesex nauta aetats 33 annorum
aut circiter testis in hac parte productus iuratus et examinatus. dicit
quod Robertus Eusome per 4 annos aetapss et William Tucker per
9 menses ult aetapps aut circiter bene respectame novit./


the Boatswayne of the arlate shipp the Hopefull Elzabeth, and one Henry
Kinge one of the common men of the sayd shipp being togeither by the oares, and
fightinge togetither uppon the decks, the arlate Robert Eusome the master of the sayd
shipp and this deponent beinge at [?XXXXX] togeither in the great Cabin the sayd Eusome called to
them to be quiett but they would not, and thereuppon the sayd Eusome went forth
to part them and strooke each of them ytwo or three blowes with a ropes end
and parted them, and in the saud voyage this
deponent (beinge masters mate) asked the sayd Tucker (to whom it belonged by his place to sett the company about the [?XX] which he did not call up the
company and sett them to worke about some of the sayd shipps busines the sayd
Tucker sayd he would not, for that if he should speake to any of them
they would be about his eares or to that effecte, and the sayd Tucker
by the space of a moneth or thrabouts after the sayd Eusome had strooke him
as aforesayd, refused to exequute and did not exequute his office of Boatswayne in the sayd shipp
as he ought to have done Et alr nescit deponere./