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and the sayd two shipps (which att that tyme wore the dunkirke Colours
but the say following putt put the Prince of Orange his Colours) pursued
the sayd dover frigot. And further he cannot depose.

To the third article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the sayd two
shipps wearing the dunkirke Colours as aforesayd sayled after and
continued about a league on sterne of the sayd Hamburgh ffleet till about
three of the Clock in the afternoone, and about that tyme this
deponent observed two small vessells which he tooke to be private
Men of war of England come into the sayd ffleet, and saw them
afterward upon discovery as he taketh it of the sayd two shipps
in the reare flee away one towards ffrance and the other towards
dover, and the sayd 2 vessells or shipps with the dunkerke Colours
pursued that small English private man of warr that fledd towards
the ffrench Coast, continueing all that afternoone att a good distance
to the reare of the sayd Hamburrow fleet. And otherwise cannot

To the 4th article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the wind being
westerly the sayd Hamburgh ffleet made little way upon the Sunday
night so as the next morning the foresayd two shipps, which wore the
dunkerke colours upon the Sunday as aforesayd, were come up in the
sayd Hamburrow ffleet and then wore not or hadd out
any colours. And saith that, as it grew light that morning videlicet
Monday the third of October old stile, he this deponent saw in the
sayd ffleet a frigot of 16 gunnes of which one Errington was
Commander wearing the English colours, And saith that upon discovery
of the sayd frigot with English Colours the foresayd two shipps with
the Prince of Orange his Colours made chase after her and she fledd
before them with all the sayle she could make. And otherwise he
cannot depose.

To the 5th article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the sayd
two shipps without colours upon the Munday forenoone fott the
weather gage of the sayd ffleet and about nyne of teh Clock the Elizabeth
frigot arlate appeared to the Westward of the sayd ffleet which
still held on their Course till the wind being short the sayd ffleet
was forced to tack about to and fro to gather wind boarding
to and fro in the English Channell and saith that the sayd
two shipps without Colours not overtaking the sayd Erringtons shipp
and espying as it seemes the Elizabeth frigott did putt out
the Prince of Oranges Colours and tacked upon the Elizabeth and at
last mett and exchanged a broadside with her. And otherwise
he cannot depose.

To the .6. article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that about two
howres before the sayd fight. and att the sayd ffight the foresayd
Hamburgh shipp had and wore out the Hamburgh Colours and the
sayd Lubeck shipps the Lubeckes Colours and saith it was then so calme
that the winde would not beare out the sayd Colours so as the Company
of the sayd ffleet did many of them spread out their Colours with [?XXXX]
that the Elizabeth frigot might take notice of them as [?freinds]
and saith the premisses notwithstanding the Elizabeth frigot chased
them, And the sayd ffleet immediately struck their sayles, and [?XXX]