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17th Aprilis 1650 [CENTRE HEADING]


[?XXX Smith]

Thomas Thorowgood de Lymehouse infra
parochia de Stepney in Comitatu Middlesex Nauta ubi mora
fecit per [?XXXXXX] [?vitie] sua [?sparXX] [?ibij] [?orbus] aetatis 39 annorum
aut circiter testis in hac causa productus et iuratus deponit ut

Ad 12um et decimum tertium arlos dicta allegaconis deponit That within the tyme arlate
Hee this deponent beinge Master and Comannder of the Shipp the Cresent of London
was in the Port of Smyrna att what time the Shipp the Lisbone merchant arlate
and divers other English Shipps theire stay in the sayd Port (Hee sayeth
aswell this deponents Shipp the Cresent as allsoe the said Shipp the
Lisbone Merchant with all the rest of the English Shipps then there by
the Vomannd and order of the officers of the Grand Signor were taken upp
for the said Grand Seigniors service to goe from Smyrna to Canea or
some other Port or Place uppon the Island of Candea, Whereof the arlate Sir Thomas
Bendish and Mr John [?XXXX] then Consull for the English at Smyrna beinge
informed and fearinge some ill consequence and hazard that might follow
to the English Nation there Shipps and goods then in Turkey incase that the
said Grandsigniors Comannds should be refused by them did desire and
request this deponent and the rest of the said English Comannders then at
Smyrna for prevention of further troubles and damahe that
might happen to them to undertake the said voyage which att first not onely the
producent Mr Garland but allsoe all the rest of the said English
Comannders and Warriors were unwilling to undertake Howbeit
being constreyned thereunto by necessitie they did at last all
of them undertake and goe uppon the said voyage which they did as he
sayeth for that the arlate Consull