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George Shepick of Birdport in Dorsetshire Mariner aged
25 yeeres of thereabouts sworne and examined as aforesaid.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee well knew and knoweth the shipp or
barque arlate called the John and ffrancis of london william johnson master, which
said shipp in March and Aprill last past (old stile) was in a trading
voyage and arived in the said voyage in the said moneth of March at
Barfleur in the dominions of the king of ffrance with intent (as this
deponent was informed) to take in beanes to be carried to Saint Sebastians, and
that shee carried two tonnes of Spanish iron to Barfleur, which was said
to be belonging to her owner mr Roy; mr Cockroft and mr Nappier.
The premisses hee deposeth being one of the company the said voyage. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second hee saith that about a week after such her arivall at
Barfleur the said two tonnes of iron (which was all her lading shee
brought (saving some matts to lay the beanes on) were there discharged
out of her and delivered to one mr haystum a merchant or factor
there, and that for some space after the said discharge shee was and
continewed in the quiet possession and at the disposall of her said master
and company, who might have brought her away before any restraint
happened if the winde had served, and they were purposed to come
shortly away with her after such her discharge (if the winde had served)
the said my Hays[?em] (who was to lade the beanes not agreeing for them
because they were so deare) ordering them to depart with the first
opportunitie. All which hee deposeth being one of the said shipps
company as aforesaid, and acquainted with the premisses. And further
cannot depose.

To the third hee deposeth that in about the beginning of
Aprill last the said barque was imbargoed or staid by the officers and
authoritie of the king of ffrance, and under that restraint shee
lay alonge space, and that in or about december last the said master
and company (whereof this deponent was one) had the said vesell
there redelivered unto them, and being so delivered shee was
there freighted to bringe beanes for London, here to be delivered, and
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith that at Barfleur after the said restitution
her said vessell was repaired trimmed and victualled for her intended
voyage for London, and made thight and servicable, and the said
master and company brought and sailed her into the River of Thames
where she is nowe remayning at anchor, and that shee came
from Barfleur on thursday last was seavenight and arived in the
river on this day seavenight and came to an anchor there on
tuesday last. and in her comming up a ffleming ran aboard her and
hath broken her bolt spritt, her spritt saile yard and some part of
her head. And otherwise hee cannot depose. saving the said barque
wanteth all the particulars scheduled whereunto hee hath set his marke, which shee
had when shee was staid, and wanted them when
shee was restored.

To the fifth hee cannot depose.

To the Crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee referreth himself to his foregoeing deposition.

To the second hee cannot depose saving the said shipp within the
time arlate went from London to wexford in Ireland and there laded
herrings and brought them to weymouth and there discharged them and