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29th May 1650.

Super allegacione arlate ex parte [?XXXX] [?Anderson]
et serorum dat examinatus


Rolandus Carr de Sheild in Comitatis Palatinate
[?XXX] Nauta, asetatis 34 annorum aut
eo circiter testis productus et iuratus.

Ad primum et secundum arlas dicta allegationis deponit et dicit that
hee well knoweth the shipp the Speedwell arlate and hath soe done for theise foure
yeares last or thereabouts during which space, untill shee was taken
by a pirate (as hereafter followeth) hee this deponent was master of
her, and saith that the producents Robert Anderson, Arne Carr and
company (who are all well knowne unto him) have bin for all the time
arlate and are and ought to be the true and lawfull owners and
proprietors of the said shipp and of her tackle and furniture and
soe commonly accompted, and that in the moneth of August last
past the said shipp or barke being in her course from
London for Newcastle (whether shee was bound) was mett with surprised
and taken by a pyrat or sea rover and carried to Newport
in fflanders where this deponent (her master) and company were
put out of possession of her, they being carried thether in her.
Et alr nescit deponere, salvis subscripte.

Ad tertium arlum deponit that the said Speedwell is since the [?XXX]
and within the time aforesaid retaken by Captaine Wyer in a shipp
in the Parliaments service and brought in to Yarmouth
where this deponent hath seene her and sawe her there on
thursday last, and both by her hull, masts, anchors, iron tiller
and other signes and markes hee well knoweth her to be the
same shipp or barke that was soe taken from this deponent
and company by the foresaid pirates, alr nescit.

d 4um deponit that the said Robert Anderson, Anne Carr
and company were and are persons well affected to the Parliamen
and their proceedings, and soe commonly accompted, alr nescit.

Ad Interria.

Rowe dt.


the interrate Robert Anderson and company bought the
said shipp Speedwell of one Rowland ffollensay of Newcastle about
foure yeares since and have a bill of sale for the same which this deponent
hath seene (hee being imployed by them in the buying of her)


Ad 4 rendet that the said shipp as it seemeth had 4 guns when
Captaine Wyer tooke her, which were put into her since her taking from
this deponent and company, alr nescit salvis predepoita.