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die pred super allegacone pred examinatus./


Beniamine [?Rosie] de dukes Place London
gen. aetatis sus 32. annorum aut eo circiter productus
et juratus.

Ad nonum arlum dei lili deponit et cicit that hee this deponent
being at Talloone att such tyme as the shipp the Pearcy was brought
in thither And saith that then and there hee did heare the Companie
of the said ship generally Comend and applaud the Vallour of Captaine
Ellison in the defense of the said ship from and against their enemies. saying
withall that he hee behaved himselfe Gallantly and stoutlye in
the fight betwixt his said ship and the ffrench man of warre. And
soe much hee saith hee hath heard the arlate William Avery oten tymes
saya nd declare as hee was comeing homewards in the sayd shipp the Rebecca
from Talloonne aforesaid Et alr nescit deponere.