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reare seemed to make upp towards the sayd 2 Englishmen one whereof [?fXXX]
twoards Dover and the other towards ffrance. And further cannot

To the 4. 5. and 6 articles of the sayd alleagtion This deponent saith and deposeth
that upon the night of the Sunday the wind being westerly and contrary the
sayd ffleet made little way so as by the Munday morning the foresayd shipps
in the reare were come up with the ffleet and being as the sayd ffleet were
forced to tack to and fro to make their Course, were sometymes to the [?XXX ?gage]
and sometymes on the wether gage of the sayd ffleet, And saith the sayd [?Munday]
morning there happened to be a small English frigot in the sayd ffleet, which
the sayd e shipps perused, till such tyme as the shipp Elizabeth came in
sight which was in the forenoone of the sayd Monday. And saith that the wind
was then still and that which blew was westerly and contrary so as the sayd
ffleet was forced to tack to and fro crosse and crosse the Channell to [?make]
their Course, and saith the sayd 2 shipps putting out the Hollands Colour [?moved]
toward the Elizabeth which from the Westward before the wind, and [?XXXX]
with her exchanged broad sides with her. And saith that when the sayd ffight
happened and before, the sayd ffleet had out their own colours videlicet the
Hamburghers Hamburgher Colours, the Lubeckers Lubeck colours and the rest the
colours of their respective Countryes, howbeit the wind was so slack it would not
beare out the sayd colours, so as this deponent and others were forced with their
hands to stretch out their Colours that the Elizabeth might see them to be from
and saith that the sayd ffleet had not any thing to doe with the sayd [?XXX]
men of warr, nor did any wayes assist them nor were under their convoy nor
privy to their designe, but struck and willingly submitted themselves to the
Elizabeth, and sent their masters aboard who shewed their papers and [?XX]
the truth of their designe, all which notwithstanding the Captaine of the Elizabeth
frigott deteyned the sayd ffleet, and hindred them in their designe and voyage
and otherwise cannot depose.

To the 7 he saith he hath heard att Hamburgh and beleiveth that the arlate John Baptista
Youncker and Mrs Ann Greave were and are Partowners of the shipp [?XXX]
aforesayd and that they with others bought the same att Hamborough a little before
this voyage. And further cannot depose.

To the eighth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that teh sayd shipp the
Brewer this deponent master was and is of Hamburgh, and the Owner thereof was
and is one Hamburgher borne and there liveth, and was sett out bu him
upon this voyage to Nantes in ffrance for wine uppon the Accompt of [?him]
and to Hamburgh was to have returned with her ladeing and saith
noe dutchman or subiect of the States of the united Provinces had at the
beginning of the sayd voyage or now hath any interest or share in the said
shipp or any part thereof. And further he cannot depose saving that the
arlate shipp david witte witteson master, and Saint Anthony Zacharie [?MXXX] Master
belong to the Port of Hamburgh, and that it usuall for Hamburghers and
Lubeckers to buy shipps in Holland.

To the nynth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the arlate
Martin who hath laded some goods in the sayd shipp the Brewer was and is an
Inhabitant and Citizen of Hamburgh and there hath lived of this deponents
knowledge fifteene yeares, and was marryed there, and hath his howse and
family there, and was and is a subiect of the free State of Hamburgh
and so accounted. And this deponent Claes van Roten master of the [?Brewer]
doth not know or hath any other reason to conceyve the saud Jurgen [?XXX]
was borne in ffrance but onely becasue he speaketh good ffrench And
further he cannot depose.