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The 10th day of September 1651.

Touching the losse of the shippe}
the Lawrell of which Edward Mapl[?e]sdon}
was Comander taken by the Saint}
Jago a Ship of warre belonging}
to the ffernch King}

Robert Hicks of Lymehouse in the
parishe of Stepney and County of Middlesex
Mariner and Andrew P[?earce] of Saint Mary Magdalen Bermondsey Sworne the day above said before the
right Worshipfull William Clarke. doctor of lawes
one of the Judges of the high Court of the Admiraltye
saith and deposeth by vertue of theire Oath videlicet That
they the said deponents [XXXX] belonging to and of the Companye of the said ship the
Lawrell att such tyme as shee was last at Smirna and dureing
her late voyage which shee made from thence towards Leghorne
which was in or about the Moneth of November 1649. And saith
that as the said ship was going from Smirna to Leghorne and about
40 Leagues off Messi[?n]a shee mett with a Spanishe man of warre
who comeing up with the Lawrell hawled (sic) her and commanded the
said Mapl[?i]sdon, and one [?of his Mates with] his Purser to come abord
from theire ship to his said man of warre and to bring such
papers and writings as they had abord with them which was forthwith
done accordingly and the said Mapl[?i]sdon to woe with his said Mate and
Purser sent his said papers abord the said Spanishe man of
warre which being there perused, they were all of them returned
againe with the said Mate and Purser except only a certaine
Paper which contayned a Patent or an instrument
whereby the said ship and Company had and were to have prattique and trade att
Leghorne which said Instrument was by the said man of warre detayned
and quite carryed away with him. after hee had dismissed the Lawrell
And these deponents sa[?y] that about tenne dayes next after the premisses and as
the said ship was in her designed voyage for Leghorne and when shee
was within 24 leagues whereabouts of that place shee did againe
meete with another man of warre which proved to bee a ffrench=
man who had another ship with him which hee had taken prize
which said man of warre came up withthe Lawrell (which the said
Maplisd[?e]n had then caused to stay, albeit hee might have gone cleere
off her in to Leghorne if hee had soe thought good hee being then
iust before her and the winde and in the direct course for his
Port) and hawled her demanding whence shee was and whither [?beene]
and was answered that shee was of London and that shee came from
Smirna and was bound for Leghorne, which done the Commander of
the said ffrenchman of warre sent his boat with some of his
Company aboard the Lawrell who when they came thither desired
the said Maplisden to come abord theire ship and with him to