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Pontrieux to dischardge, and comming neare that port, a small frigot
which they tooke to be English by her English colours which shee
had out, bore upon the Peter, and approaching her and the
Peter approaching the land, certaine ffrench men in two boates came
aboard the Peter to help hale her in, and made three shotts
(two with and one without bullet) at the said frigot (Leonard
Barnet commander) and afterwards shott with muskets to
hinder the said frigots company from coming aboard the
Peter, and the said three shotts hee saith were made before
the frigot shott at the Peter, And otherwise hee cannot depose
aving the said shipp Peter floated and was fastened
with two towes to the rocks upon the ffrench coast when
shee was taken by the said frigot

Repeated before doctor Clerke with his precontests.

Tomas Jacobses [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 11th of January

On the behalfe of the fore said Thomas ffowell}
and others touching the John and Ambrose.}



Nicholas Noble of Tower hill London
Grocer, aged 40 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne before the right worshipfull William Clerke
docter of lawes, one of the Judges of the
high Court of the Admiraltie, saith
and deposeth.

That in order to Enquire
after goods lost out of the said shipp the John and Ambrose there issued
out of this Court at the instance of the said Thomas ffowell
and others, a warrant directed to this deponent to bringe before
the Judges of this Court one William Moore of Bradwell and
others to be examined touching some of the said shipps goods
said to be in their hands, which warrant this deponent served
upon the said William More on New yeeres day last at
his house in Bradwell aforesaid, and required him by vertue
thereof to come up alonge with this deponent to this Court
or to give him bond for his appearance here, as is usuall in
like cases, both which the said Moore refused to doe
and said hee would not come alonge with this deponent except this
deponent would hire him a horse and put money in his
purse to beare his chardges, and further said that hee
knew well how to answer the matter without coming along
or giving bond for his appearance or to that effect.

Repeated (sic)

Nicholas Noble [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]