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To the seaventh article and schedule annexed hee saith and deposeth that after the
said seizure the said W[?eichall] Audrick was examined before this deponent duely
and fairely by an Interpreter who well understaood and spake both ffrench and
English,which hee knoweth because hee this deponent alsoe well understandeth
ffrench, and the answers and confessions of the said Captaine Audrick were
put into writing, and the contents thereof made knowne unto him by the said
Interpreter, and hee understanding the said contents did readily and freely
subscribe his name thereto in testimony of the truth thereof in this deponents
presence, and that the paper hereunto annexed was and is his originall
examination or confession and by him subscribed, the said examination being
as taken in this deponents presence and hearing. And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the righth article hee saith and deposeth that the said shipp and her
lading were taken and seized neare the Iland of Cha[?rsre] in the Streights
And the said Captaine of the Saint Martin and most of his company were
sick and diseased, and many of them infected with a fowle distemper
soe that they could noy with safetie to them [XX XXXXX] and to cuch as should
be in their company and aboard be conveniently brought to this port
of London. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition and to the Acts
and orders of Parliament touching ffrench shipps and goods seized
by the Parliaments ffleete.

To the second hee heard say that there were some Armenian passengers
aboard the said shipp when shee was taken, but howe many hee knoweth not,
And otherwise hee cannot answar, hee knoweth not what to beleeve therein.

To the third hee neither knoweth nor heard ought to the effect interrogated touching
the Armenians mentioned in this Interrogatorie

To the fourth hee saith hee hath bin at Ligorne and Smyrna, and otherwise
hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition and otherwise cannot depose

To the sixth hee saith hee hath bin often in ffrance and lived some space
there in which space hee learned the ffrench language during which time
(which was about three yeares) this deponents father kept a ffrench marchants
sonne at Portsmouth in [?leui] of him. And saith the said examination of
the said Audrick was not taken upon oath) and otherwise hee refrreth
himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the seaventh hee saith that some of the ffrench that were of the company
of the Saint Martin were in health, but this deponent was necessitated to
spend three [XXXX] amongest the fellowes because hee could not be admitted
pratticke [XXX] Trapany in Sicily whoile they were aboard, And otherwise hee
cannot answar saving as aforesaid.

Repeated before doctor S[?hephear]



The seaventh of September 1651.

The keepers of the libertie of}
England by authoritie of Parliament}
against the Royall}

Examined upon an allegation given in on the behalfe of
the keepers of the Libertie of England etcetera.

[XXXX] dt.

Captaine Edward Hall Rere Admirall of the ffleete of the Commonwealth
of England in the Streights and Admirall of the Convoy aged 50
yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined.