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The third day of ffebruary 1653.

Examined upon the foresaid allegation


Thomas Rowe of Horsey downe Water man aged 61 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined

To the third article hee saith and deposeth that about tenn weekes since hee
this deponent beig aboard the shipp the Greate Christofer arlate then lying
at Saint Saviours Mill staires (upon which shipp hee this deponent was then
and still is a waiter for Mr Pickering) heard the steersman of the said
shipp raile gainst Cornelius Petersen the Cooke and say that if hee could meete
with him hee would kill him for a roague as hee was, for hee deserved
hanging, and should have bin hanged in his owne countrey but that his
Skipper bought him or in words to that effect and hee further expressed his threates by biting his
naile and using oathes of what hee would doe to the said Cooke, all
this was in broken Dutch and English soe that this deponent (albeit hee
understandeth but a little dutch) could well understand him. And further
that about a moneth before the premisses, the said Cooke being lodged at [?XX]
Prins at Horsey downe, the said Stiersman and one Christian one of the said
company got him out of the said howse and were by force haling him away
and one kilway out of Captaine Swaines men and this deponent comming by
and seeing the same, they rescued him and put him the said cooke Cornelius
Peterson againe into the said house. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories.

To the first hee saith hee hath bin a waiter aboard the said shipp for
the said Mr Pykeringe for theise 15 weekes last and is soe still, and
wisheth that right may take place, not withstanding hee be somewhat [?XXXX]
in her taking, having a servant that was one of the takers company, [?whose]
share hee expecteth. And otherwise saving as aforesaid.

To the second hee hath not soe deposed


Repeated before doctors Clarke and Godolphin.


The 4th of ffebruary 1653.

Examined upon the fore said allegation.


Nicholas Hutton of the parish of Saint Olave in the Borough
of Southwarkke Waterman aged 48 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first and second articles of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth
that in a day happening in or about the moneth of September 1653
hee this deponent being aboard the shipp the greate Christofer' arlate
then lying a little belowe Ratcliffe [?Check] sawe a tall yellowish haired
palefaced man (whom hee hath since heard to be named Mr Lewes)
come aboard, and heard him aske for the stiersman, who commin [?to]
him, hee asked what they had got aboard, and the said stiersman answered
hemp and pot ashes, the said person that soe came aboard, [?said] that
the goods were his, to which this deponent making answer, howe can that [?be]
seeing the shipp was bound for dunquirke, its noe matter said the other
the goods were to come to [?XXX] or to that effect, And otherwise hee cannot depose
Upon the rest not examined by direction of the Producent.