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To the 24th he saith there were in the Company of the Gideon att the tyme
of seizure about 19 or 20 shipps that came all from Hambrugh and
beleiveth that they were and are all Hamburghers Luceckers Bremers
and other Easterlings. and otherwise cannot depose.

To the 25th. he saith that att the tyme of seizure, and before the sayd shipp the
Gideon had the Lubeck colours out, and had not any other colours out from
the tyme she came out of Hamburgh. And otherwise cannot depose
not knoweing of any Hollands shipps chased by the English that
made the seizure.



The same day

Examined upon the sayd Interrogatories.


Lawrence Peterson of Barne in Norwary Mariner
one of the Companie of the sayd shipp Gideon
aged eighteene yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne
and examined deposeth and saith as followeth videlicet

To the 1. he saith he hath belonged to the sayd shipp from her firste
building which ws about 4 or 5. yeares agoe. and ca,e first aboard att
Lubeck and was in her att the tyme of seizure.

To the 2 and 3. he saith the Owners of the sayd shipp dwell att Lubeck and are by
name, Claes Vrinson, Cort Brandt, Jasp Harts, Harman [?Head]
Claes DroCroze, Henrick Haughle, Dirick Ravenstadt and Gord
ffalcus the master of the sayd shipp, and saith the sayd shipp was
built by the sayd Owners, which he knoweth being att Lubeck and seeing
the said shipp there built by their order, and further cannot depose.

To the .4. he saith the sayd Gerdt ffalcus hath beene master of the sayd shipp
from the first building thereof. and that the sayd Owners who built her
are still owners thereof and otherwise cannot depose.

To the .5. he saith the said shipp begann her outward voyage from Lubeck
with a lading of beere and some other goods, and delivering the same
att Berghen in Norwar, att Berghen tooke in a quantity of fish
and delivered the same att Hamburgh. and there videlicet att Hamburgh
was freighted for Nantes in ffrance to returne to Hamburgh with wyne
and was foeing to Nantes in her ballast saving that she had aboard
about 100 empty casks. and otherwise negatively.

To the 6. 7. and 8. he saith the sayd shipp us in her ballast as aforesayd and
otherwise cannot depose.

To the 9th he saith he was borne att Bearne, and that place doth account [?for]
home. and otherwise negatively.

To he 10. 11. and 12th. he saith the sayd shipp is in her ballast as aforesayd
and otherwise saving as aforesayd cannot depose.

To the 13. he saith he cannot depose.

To the 14. 15. 16. and 17. he saith he cannot depose

To the 18. he saith there belonged to the sayd shipp att the tyme of seizure [?XX ?men]
anmd 2 boyes, and beleiveth that they were and are all Easterlings [?XX]
the skipper or master of the sayd shipp is as he saith a Lubecker

To the .19. he saith the sayd shipp was bound to Nantes for wyne as aforesayd and
otherwise saving as aforesayd cannot depose.

To the 20. he saith he cannot depose.

To the 21.th and 22th he saith there was noe flagg aboard saving the Lubeck flagg
but one master namely Gerdt ffalcus aforesayd. and otherwise negatively