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Quarto die mensis May 1650./ [CENTRE HEADING]

Ex parte Avery et 1l}

Super Interrys ex parte William Avery
Jacobi Perrot et Johannis Dyet munistrat
ex aminatus


William Cooke of the parish of Saint
Buttolph without Alldgate London
Marriner late Master of the shippe
the Rebecca of London aged 30. yeares
or thereabouts sworne the first day of
May instant before the right worshippfull
John Exton Doctor of Lawes one of
the Judges of the high court of
Admiralty and examined upon
Interrogatories ministred on the behalfe
of the above mentioned William Avery
and others. saith by vertue of
his oath as followeth. Videlicet.

To the first second and third Interrogatories hee
saith hee cannot depose

To the 4th hee saith that hee hath heard it was
reported at [?Talloonce] (hee being there with the said
ship the Rebecca at such tyme as the Pearcy was
brought in thither) that the interrogated Captaine
Ellison should much bemoane himselfe after Symon
Bayly his mate had (without his order) called
out for quarter, saying that thereby hee was
utterly undone. and further hee cannot depose

To the 5th hee saith that hee heard some one of captaine
Ellisons company videlicet Symon Bayly as hee remembreth report at Talloone that the said
Ellison did goe downe into the hould of the said shippe
dureing the said fight, and that hee there remained
for some time dureing the fight interrogated,
And likewise saith hee heard it reported by some
of the French which belonged to the Great Alexandria
and by diverse others merchants and masters
of shippes at Tulloone that the said shippe was
lost by the Cowardlinese of the said Captaine Ellisons
company, Amd otherwise hee cannot depose