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That hee this deponent being Master of and in the shipp the Peregrine in
Company and consortshipp with the shipp the dragon, being both men of warr
and in the imediate service of the Parliament of England, and lying in the Bay
of Galloway, espied a shipp comeing from thence, being the Enemies quarters
did make after her with the said shipp the dragon, and did make the first shott att
the said shipp, and in [XX] and the Company thereof defected the said
shipp and went on shore, Imediately after which hee saith that the Company of the
dragon did first board the said shipp, and then the Company belonging to the
Peregrine went also aboard the said shipp, and did then and there
take her as prize and had equall plunder and share of the pillage of the shipp,
And hee saith that by the bills of ladinge and other writings which they found abord
the said shipp she was called by the name of the ffortune, and belonged to [XXXXX]
or some Port in Zeland,. Which seizure as aforesaid was made in or about the
monthes of July or August 1650 and the said shipp was carryed by the dragon aforesaid into some of
the Parliaments quarters in Ireland where she was condemned and sould for prize, And
this deponent saith that afterwards hee this deponent as Master of the Peregrine. and the rest
of the Company thereof had theire share of the said prize duly paid or allowed
them, And further hee saith hee cannot depose./

Repeated before the said doctor Cocke./



29th of July 1651.

Captaine John Greene and company)
against the shipp the houlter church)

John Johnson Beckhout of Serdam in holland
Mariner aged 41 yeares or thereabouts, master
of the said shipp the houlter Church, being
of the sort there called Monists and here Anabaptists, and
therefore refusing to lay his hand upon the Evangelists,
undertooke and promised before the right Worshippfull William
Clerke doctor of lawes one of the Judges of the high Court of
the Admiraltie to speake the truth upon his examination on
the Interrogatories given in this busines in the name and as in the
presence if Almightie God, and then being examined upon
the said Interrogatories, saith and deposeth as followeth, [XXXXXX].

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that the said shipp the
houlter Church or B[XXXX] houter kirke belongeth to the port of Serdam in holland, and that
hee this deponent, John Johnson ?Roge, John ffrederickson, Claus
Cornelison, William Claeson and others of Serdam and two or three of
Edam and one Peterson master of Amsterdam being in number 43 persons
and all dutch men and subiects of the States of the United Netherland
pr[XXXXXXX] and not one of them ffrench were and are the true and lawfull
owners and proprietors of the said shipp the houter Church and of her
tackle apparell and furniture, and soe commonly accompted, and were
and are all very well knowne unto him this deponent, master of the
said vessell

vide deposition [XXXX XXXXXX]

To the second hee deposeth that hee this examinate master of the said
vessell was a ?Rosse in ffrance freighted by Charterpartie by a
ffrenchman whose name hee remembreth not, which Charter partie with
his seabrief and all his letters and papers were taken from him by
Captaine Greene who tooke and seized the said vessell. And saith th[XX]