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hee well knoweth the arlate Nicholas Le Bretan and hath soe donne
for theise foure yeares last past or thereabouts, and well knoweth that
hee the said Le Bretan was imprisoned about a yeare and halfe
since at a place in ffrance neere Nantes at the sute of the producents
Mathew Quine and John Madyn when this deponent hath
knowne for theise 6 yeares last at least,
and saith the
said Le Bretan got there out of prison and was released, and
this deponent there sawe and spake with him after such his
release and heard him say and acknowledge that hee had bin there
imprisoned at the sute of the said Quine and Madyn, and that hee
had gotten libertie and release from prison against their [?liking], and
will, and that hee had made them noe satisfaction for their
losse and dammage sustained by him or to that effect; And that
hee was soe got at libertie without their liking and consent and
had made them noe satisfaction hee saith was commonly said and
reported at Nantes and thereabouts amongest such as knew them
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second article hee saith and deposeth that about foure yeares since
this deponent hath heard severall
of the friends and assistants of the said Le Bretan much menace and threaten the said
Quine and Madyn who were then at Saint Malo's, and hee well
knoweth as hee saith that through the sanger they were in by
the said threats and plots against them, they the said Quine
and Madyn were constrained to deser and leave that countrey
and come for England, not daring to make longer stay there
but shift away for their securitie, this deponent seeing them
embarque themsselves at Saint Malo's and came away in the shipp
the Pellican of Saint Malo's, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the first hee deposeth not, the schedule not being annexed.

The marke of
Richard P Costilly [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The 16th day of November 1654 [CENTRE HEADING]

A Busines promoted in the name}
of the Lord Protector against Pibus}
Budd Suckley}

Examined upon an allegation given in and admitted
on behalfe of the sayd Pibus.

Rp. 1us

John Warner of East Greenwich in the County
of Kent mariner Late masters mate of the shipp the Martha
whereof John Pibus was master aged twenty four yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet.

To the first Article of the sayd allegation, This deponent saith, he knew
well the arlate shipp the Martha, whereof John Pibus was master
the voyage in question, and was masters mate of the sayd shipp
the same voyage. And saith by vertue of his Oath and of his cetayn